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Interactive Art Director (UI/UX)

Wide Eye

Wide Eye

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Design
Posted on Friday, January 13, 2023

Why work at Wide Eye?

  • Work on meaningful causes, campaigns, and organizations
  • Opportunities to work with a highly-creative, award-winning team
  • Potential for growth in the role and within the company
  • Competitive salaries & benefits
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Paid sabbatical starting at 6 years of service
  • Work from home
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Potential to participate in the company 401k and profit-sharing plans
  • Annual professional development budget

Responsibilities

Strategy & UX (50%)
  • Contributes to and leads the development of strategy deliverables including workshops, briefs, personas, and audience, and brand engagement strategies.
  • Contributes to and leads user research, tree tests, usability tests, and surveys.
  • Designs clear user experiences by creating sitemaps, wireframes, and prototypes that are informed by user experience best practices, brand and content strategy, and audience needs.
  • Collaborates with the Engineering team to create user-centered experiences that are achievable, accessible, and scalable. 

 

Design & Production (40%)
  • Creatively lead interactive projects and digital design system projects from start to finish—developing a clear design vision for a project, and communicating concepts and ideas to clients.
  • Produce web mockups, style treatments, inner page designs, supplementary components, and project documentation for interactive client projects.
  • Provides project guidance and advice to more junior designers and helps them hone their craft, presentation abilities, communication skills and strategic understanding.
  • Work in partnership with Project Management and Engineers teams to oversee the final execution and delivery of digital deliverables, quality assurance, and ensure that they support all user-facing needs and goals.
  • Push the company forward on overall trends in technology and design.
  • Perform trainings with clients, as needed.
  • Occasionally design and manage client brand assets (logos, style tiles, style guides, illustrations, email templates, social media graphics and online ads) 

 

Secondary Responsibilities (10%)
  • Seek opportunities for innovation, and to streamline and document our internal design process.
  • Collaboratively with Creative Director(s), introduce new solutions to streamline our design process (including collaborations with third-party content strategists, researchers, and illustrators).
  • Oversee and approve creative work produced by more junior designers and/or freelancers, providing guidance on design direction and process.
  • Ability to manage a designer
  • Contribute to case studies and Wide Eye social media.
  • Exemplify user-centric design culture, values, and principles for the broader Wide Eye team.

Experience / Qualifications

  • Minimum 6 years experience in interactive and digital brand design
  • Strategic thinker as it relates to digital content strategy, content architecture, product design, websites, and user experiences
  • Healthy understanding of nonprofit organizations and campaigns
  • Ability to concept and create compelling and scalable design systems
  • Demonstrated ability to turn data & insights into unique, creative solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and direct design thinking for a wide range of digital products
  • Demonstrated ability to manage large content architectures with complex and content-rich websites and/or digital products
  • Experience collaborating directly with engineers to build websites and/or digital products
  • Knowledge of identity design, layout, and brand principles and techniques
  • Strong team leadership skills
  • Strong knowledge of responsive design and mobile UI
  • Expert-level knowledge of Figma and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to perform in a fast paced and high-impact work environment
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, and ability to present work to executives and larger groups
  • Highly-creative and resourceful
  • Passion and pride in your work
Bonus Points
  • Interest in progressive politics and progressive causes
  • Knowledge of CSS, front-end preprocessors, and frameworks
  • Working knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Experience with WordPress theme-ing

 

Annual salary: $100K-$120K plus benefits

 

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