Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
2/27/2018
Job Category:
Design
Industry:
Other
Compensation:
110000.00
Art Director
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iStaff | Atlanta, GA
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Job Description

Our client, a leader in the media space, is looking to add an Art Director UI/UX to their team. In this role you will be responsible for the creative vision, design and art direction for one of their new products and other emerging digital products. You will set the design standard for the company and the industry in an unfettered, creative-forward environment. The creative vision set would be across TV, mobile and desktop environments allowing for ultimate creative expression.

You will be working in a collaborative Agile environment with developers to understand technological capabilities, with product managers to understand business strategy, and with senior leaders from editorial and marketing to capture the other elements of creative expression. You will also work with audiences testing design ideas and assumptions and validating prototype mockups to help deliver a best-in-class media experience.

You should be a Subject Matter Expert in UI, UX and motion graphics for enterprise-class tools and products.

What you'll be doing

  • Defining the design and creative vision for their new product and other emerging digital products

  • Leading and driving design decisions for multiple brands across various platforms from content to UI and UX

  • Driving the execution against the design plan and ensuring vision is achieved through collaboration across functional teams

  • Creating innovative user experiences for new and extended product offerings

  • Providing internal partners with design standards, tools, and guidance on communicating brand image and identity

  • Facilitating collaboration and engagement between members of the team to ensure sound design, editing, motion graphics, composition layout and interactivity align with product vision

  • Creating information architectures, wire frame screen flows, prototypes, design briefs, design specs and guidelines with minimal direction

  • Collaborating seamlessly with internal cross-functional and external agency teams in an Agile environment to deliver against creative vision

  • Influencing product teams and the organization to achieve solutions that produce great results in terms of user adoption and engagement

  • Proactively identify architectural weaknesses in the UX and recommending appropriate solutions

  • Creating full graphic packages using Adobe After Effects for video content that is complementary to the app experience.

What you'll need

  • At least 7-10 years of professional experience in motion graphics, UI/UX design, brand development and project management

  • An undergraduate (Masters preferred) degree in graphic design, art, human-computer Interaction, communications or a related field

  • Experience with Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows

  • Proven experience and strength with Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects), any interactive prototyping software

  • Experience in conceptualizing and executing graphics packages for video content is a plus

  • Demonstrated experience developing and communicating UX patterns, design guidelines, and templates

  • Ability to design and deliver a UX that is rich, immersive, pleasing, simple and easy to navigate

  • Experience creating early conceptual designs, demonstrating innovation

  • Experience designing a complete suite of screens that effectively deliver on business goals and requirements

  • Experience facilitating the development of product prototypes for usability testing and proof-of-concept purposes

  • Experience gathering and assessing business requirements from product and segment representatives

  • Experience developing cohesive brand experiences by creating and maintaining style guides

  • Experience designing mobile and tablet apps for iOS and Android platforms

  • Experience producing detailed page schematics and specifications

  • Experience with site mapping, interaction flows/maps, and wireframing

  • Excellent multitasking and communication skills

  • Experience working with technology teams to understand the documented technology standards for the platform and browser/OS specifications

  • Experience ensuring all design assets track to technology and program standards

Would be great if you had

  • Experience working within in an Agile environment

  • Expertise with Adobe After Effects

  • Experience conceptualizing and executing graphics packages for video content

  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills for screen architecture/layout and technological hurdles

Qualifications

Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location