#152574

Interactive Senior Art Director

Location:
Cupertino, CA
Job Terms:
Project
Posted By:
Sara Truesdale
Date:
09/30/2019

Job Description:

Our client is looking for an Interactive Senior Art Director at their Cupertino location.

 

Description:

Has an excellent standard of craft, demonstrating an attention to detail and precision within their discipline
Clearly and consistently understands / executes against the basics of design (Type, composition, hierarchy, balance etc)
Demonstrates original ideas, avoids repetition or 'cookie-cutter’ ideas
Demonstrates an excellent and consistent ability to understand and incorporate thelatest technology or industry trends into their thinking
Experience working across multiple formats / ecosystems
Attitude:

Team player that thrives in a fast-paced, high-growth, entrepreneurial environment where quality and speed of decision making and execution are critical
Diligent, flexible, resourceful, independent worker with a strong work ethic • Has the ability to think quickly and calmly under pressure
Instills a clear sense of positivity
What ever it takes attitude - willing to wear multiple hats and get their hands dirty in order to get things done
Communication:

A desire and willingness to build great relationships with and collaborate with the
other departments to make extraordinary work.
Communicates clearly and effectively when talking about work / experience
Possesses a strong ability to tailor a conversation / presentation to the context and the audience

This position requires a proven record in graphic design and art direction for the web, particularly for the marketing of major brands; a strong knowledge of interactive creative development processes; and experience developing creative solutions with a relatively high level of autonomy.Key Qualifications•You have at least 7 to 10 years of (preferably agency) experience specializing in visual design for the web.•You have a diverse portfolio of daring, ground-breaking work that is consummate in its craft.•You have numerous outlets for which to express your designs and concepts –hand sketches, digital comps, rapid prototyping, 3D rendering.•You are a natural collaborator and mentor who thrives in a group environment and knows how to bring out the best in the team –design, copy, ux, and development.•You set a blistering design pace on every project; casting vision, minding the details, and solving the work in a deep and meaningful way.DescriptionAccountable for successful conception and execution of visual creative direction. Regularly reviews creative work with the group’s senior creative staff to get feedback on direction, and to ensure the work is aligned with other activities in the group. Delivers the art direction of an interactive project, from concept through to code. Develops innovative and on-strategy designs and experiences that meet the objectives of the assignment. Solves problems conceptually in collaboration with the broader interactive team, including writers, UX designers, creative technologists, and developers. Presents persuasively and clearly articulating design rationale. Communicates effectively —verbally and in writing —with other creatives and product managers, engendering trust and respect. Manages the work of interactive designers and art directs photographers and illustrators as necessary.Education & ExperienceBA or BFA in Graphic Design or other related design discipline preferred

This position requires a proven record in graphic design and art direction for the web, particularly for the marketing of major brands; a strong knowledge of interactive creative development processes; and experience developing creative solutions with a relatively high level of autonomy.Key Qualifications•You have at least 7 to 10 years of (preferably agency) experience specializing in visual design for the web.•You have a diverse portfolio of daring, ground-breaking work that is consummate in its craft.•You have numerous outlets for which to express your designs and concepts –hand sketches, digital comps, rapid prototyping, 3D rendering.•You are a natural collaborator and mentor who thrives in a group environment and knows how to bring out the best in the team –design, copy, ux, and development.•You set a blistering design pace on every project; casting vision, minding the details, and solving the work in a deep and meaningful way.DescriptionAccountable for successful conception and execution of visual creative direction. Regularly reviews creative work with the group’s senior creative staff to get feedback on direction, and to ensure the work is aligned with other activities in the group. Delivers the art direction of an interactive project, from concept through to code. Develops innovative and on-strategy designs and experiences that meet the objectives of the assignment. Solves problems conceptually in collaboration with the broader interactive team, including writers, UX designers, creative technologists, and developers. Presents persuasively and clearly articulating design rationale. Communicates effectively —verbally and in writing —with other creatives and product managers, engendering trust and respect. Manages the work of interactive designers and art directs photographers and illustrators as necessary.Education & ExperienceBA or BFA in Graphic Design or other related design discipline preferred
Description:

This position requires a proven record in graphic design and art direction for the web, particularly for the marketing of major brands; a strong knowledge of interactive creative development processes; and experience developing creative solutions with a relatively high level of autonomy.

Key Qualifications

You have at least 7 to 10 years of (preferably agency) experience specializing in visual design for the web.
You have a diverse portfolio of daring, ground-breaking work that is consummate in its craft.
You have numerous outlets for which to express your designs and concepts – hand sketches, digital comps, rapid prototyping, 3D rendering.
You are a natural collaborator and mentor who thrives in a group environment and knows how to bring out the best in the team – design, copy, ux, and development.
You set a blistering design pace on every project; casting vision, minding the details, and solving the work in a deep and meaningful way.
Accountable for successful conception and execution of visual creative direction. Regularly reviews creative work with the group’s senior creative staff to get feedback on direction, and to ensure the work is aligned with other activities in the group. Delivers the art direction of an interactive project, from concept through to code. Develops innovative and on-strategy designs and experiences that meet the objectives of the assignment. Solves problems conceptually in collaboration with the broader interactive team, including writers, UX designers, creative technologists, and developers. Presents persuasively and clearly articulating design rationale. Communicates effectively — verbally and in writing — with other creatives and product managers, engendering trust and respect. Manages the work of interactive designers and art directs photographers and illustrators as necessary.

Education & Experience
BA or BFA in Graphic Design or other related design discipline preferre

 

Client Description:

Our client, a leader in consumer electronics, is one of the greatest, most innovative, world-changing companies ever created! More like a cluster of start-ups versus a large company, they are single-handedly credited with creating some of the most impactful products of this generation.

Working alongside some of the brightest and most talented people, the work you do here will add up to something big that could not be done anywhere else.  There is no doubt that your best work will be brought out achieving some hefty goals at a heroic pace.

One thing we know is that you WILL NOT ever be bored.​

Here are some more things you can expect:

  • Wi-fi equipped shuttle service
  • Free parking
  • Onsite cafeteria

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)