Interactive Designer

Redwood Shores, CA
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Suzy Thompson

Job Description:

Our client’s in-house interactive team is in search of an interactive designer with a strong background in creating innovative web-based designs for premiere B2B brands with a keen eye towards mobile and responsive design techniques.

This is a dream job for an experienced digital designer – you’ll get to make a real impact at an enterprise level company creating designs for marketing digital touch points.

A key requirement is that you believe that creativity redefines the way brands connect with consumers. It’s your job to translate business strategy into breakthrough user centered design solutions that address complex business, marketing, and user needs.

You thrive among thinkers, dreamers, designers, storytellers, inventors, artists, superheroes, font nerds, and developers. You're not afraid to be disruptive and push yourself outside your comfort zone to put your creative superpowers to use for a good cause.


You have a healthy disregard for the status quo and thrive in an environment that encourages calculated risk. You distill complex problems and propose simple, elegant visual solutions that work across multiple mediums.

You are a pioneer in new technology, unexpected ideas and pushing boundaries in your quest for continued innovation. You're passionate about elegant design that is rooted in strategy, telling meaningful stories. You are a design thinker.

What’s in it for you:

  • make a big impact on a major high-tech's brand on mobile and web marketing properties
  • run with a talented and fun team that gets to innovate and define branding on digital, web, and mobile solutions
  • and get paid (well) for doing it

What you’ll be doing:

  • Working independently and as a part of a larger team
  • Seeing a project from start to finish; be comfortable with doing detective work and research when needed, and interacting clearly and confidently with internal clients to determine visual needs and present ideas
  • Creating innovative and effective design solutions, including website and email design with a key eye on overall unifying branding and UX patterns
  • Collaborating with design, UX, font end and editorial teams to marry design with content
  • Successfully extending designs across different devises: desktop, tablet, mobile, via responsive and native design techniques
  • Skillfully produce visual content for email, web, and social
  • Driving brand consistency while creating new digital design patterns

Client Description:


WORKING WITH AQUENT: long-term assignments with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:

  • You're paid weekly
  • Subsidized health (including term life and LTD) and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)
  • Access to Fidelity 401(k)
  • Access to FSA Program
  • Direct deposit for your pay check
  • Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)
  • Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.com/
  • Access to free online courses via Lynda.com
  • Aquent support: your Aquent Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations (we're also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you're close to wrapping up)


  • 4+ years of interactive web design work experience with premium brands
  • Killer visual design chops
  • robust web responsive design work (examples shown in your portfolio)
  • ability to think through design problems and arrive at elegant solutions
  • be a self starter. Manage time wisely with an eye for detail. Thrive in a deadline-driven environment
  • ability to adopt and understand corporate branding and brand guidelines to web properties
  • good understanding of coding technologies and responsive coding capabilities
  • be able to receive feedback and art direction
  • strong spoken and written English communication skills
  • zen-like mastery in Photoshop and Powerpoint, with working knowledge of Illustrator
  • understanding of CSS and HTML, user interface design, and user experience flows
  • a clean and modern design aesthetic is preferred
  • a sense of humor and good listening skills a plus