Job Summary

Director Digital Design

  • Location:
    Los Angeles , California
  • Category:
    Sr. IT Management
  • Contract Type:
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_6_17404_58565258

Our client located in Los Angeles, CA has an opportunity for a Director of Digital Design who will oversee the visual branding across all digital platforms and will lead design strategy for visual, user experience and interaction design as it applies to all digital marketing tactics and initiatives.
 
The Digital Design team is essential in strategizing, establishing, and creating Network and product branded assets across all digital platforms.
 
The Director of Digital Design will bridge the gap between the Network’s Digital Marketing team and the Design team. They will collaborate with Digital and Social teams, and Creative Directors and Art Directors of Design to translate the brand aesthetic and brand experience across the digital platforms, and push innovation in visual and user experience design so that it is presented as a premium brand at the forefront of the expanding digital world.
 
This position is for someone who has keen insights and excellent understanding of design language (interaction design, usability, visual and motion design) and development architecture across web, mobile, tablet and connected device form factors. Successful candidates will have passion for users & design, typography, coding, emerging technologies, digital media platforms, and an ability to instill this passion in others.
 
They understand that emotions are as important as utility and ease of use in the creation of effective marketing tactics and great user experiences. They are team players who bring charisma, empathy and curiosity to their work.
 
They are fearless in challenging the status quo and meticulous about all aspects of execution and delivery with an unwavering attention to detail. They must be resourceful self-starters who push boundaries, and are always seeking new ways to innovate and stay ahead of the curve.
 
Responsibilities:
 
¿ Strategize cross-platform design initiatives with a 360-degree digital design overview.
 
¿ Collaborate with Design Directors and Digital Teams in the development of branded marketing campaigns and individual tactics to achieve the best result in the digital space – bringing design and user experience knowledge and insight to help inform and improve the design strategy and aesthetics holistically across all medium.
 
¿ Create and direct the design and delivery of digital design assets utilizing both original and existing brand packaging, artwork, and various other creative assets.
 
¿ Lead interactive design research and effectively communicate findings, conceptual ideas and designs for our digital design and marketing teams.
 
¿ Help strategize methods for utilizing design to help maximize ROI in digital marketing initiatives. Optimize the users’ connection, acceptance, interaction, and engagement with the brand and our products/content.
 
¿ Investigate and interpret the latest research and user testing to advance the brand presence and user experience in the digital space.
 
¿ Where necessary, aid in the design of user interfaces and information architecture. This may involve producing user requirements, personas, storyboards, scenarios, flowcharts, design prototypes, and design specifications.
 
¿ Work with our Digital, Technology and Digital Product teams, and use analytics to identify problems in existing design, and flows to identify potential improvement areas.
 
¿ Lead and mentor design teams internally and across multiple development partners in the United States and internationally to improve the work we produce and continue advancing our collective knowledge and skills across multiple consumer facing platforms.
 
Qualifications:
 
¿ Bachelors in Digital Media, Visual or Interaction design or related degree.
 
¿ 6 - 8 years of professional experience working in digital design, experience in cross-disciplinary teams preferred.
 
¿ Strong people management skills, past experience managing design teams.
 
¿ A portfolio showcasing excellent design aesthetics, user-oriented design, visual branding, excellent balance of form & function where design is interwoven with trending technologies and forward-thinking solutions.
 
¿ Experience designing products that extend across multiple platforms: native mobile, tablet, responsive Web and connected devices for 10-foot experiences a plus.
 
¿ The drive to lead others and simultaneously get hands on and creating value as an individual contributor.
 
 


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