Interactive Art Director

Overview

Translating the strategic vision of your co-workers and clients, you’ll be leading and managing designers as you efficiently execute your artistic vision across multiple channels. You are a strategic thinker, a mentor (you will have direct reports), and a close follower of the latest digital breakthroughs—but most of all you possess an exquisite sense of design.

Responsibilities include:

    •Leading the design input, executing design directions, and managing the design process

    •Seeing and communicating the artistic vision of the team and client

    •Effectively inspiring the team and the client through ideas, designs, and quality mindsets

    •Translating client business goals into intelligent user experience recommendations

    •Deftly juggling multiple assignments

    •Proactively identifying needs and potential issues—thinking ahead

    •Collaborating with other creatives, project managers, and developers to deliver a flawless product

    •Managing and mentoring other designers

    •Recognizing and acquiring new design talent for the team

Attributes:

    •Passionate in regards to the work and executing it to pixel perfection

    •An eye for detail, typography, and color

    •Very well organized with an extraordinary attention to detail

    •Solid work ethic, self-motivated and looks for opportunities to jump in

    •Exceptional client and people management skills

    •Communicates well and strives to articulate meaningful rationale for creative decisions

Skills & talents:

    •Expert knowledge of current interactive design trends and techniques

    •Expert understanding of information architecture and user experience

    •Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud and the ability to share that knowledge

    •Basic knowledge of print production setup and printing oversight

    •Basic knowledge of digital printing and variable data considerations

    •Expert knowledge of all color space considerations

    •Strong people management skills

    •Strong presentation skills including persuasive speaking

    •Proficiency in HTML/CSS/JS and development considerations

    •Proficiency in Flash/After Effects and motion design

    •Experience managing photographers and illustrators

Education & experience:

    •Bachelor’s degree or higher

    •5+ years experience defining and driving the design process and direction of both small and large interactive projects for Web and other digital media

    •Creating and designing interactive campaigns across multiple platforms

    •Managing and directing designers and other team members

    •Portfolio that demonstrates expertise in a range of design skills and styles

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