Sr Designer, Interactive Retail

Silicon Valley
Job Terms:
DOE + Benefits
Start date:
Posted By:
Erika Fematt

Job Description:

AQUENT is looking for a Senior Designer to work on an interactive retail team, you will work in close collaboration with other creative and technical disciplines to create considered and elegant customer experiences for the website, app, and other digital platforms.

The ideal candidate possesses strong communication and presentation skills, an impeccable design aesthetic, experience leading a small team of designers, the ability to inspire positive collaboration with multi-disciplinary stakeholders, a deep understanding of user experience concepts, style guides, systematic design rationale, and an exceptional attention to detail.

Key Qualifications:
• Highly proficient in the formal elements of design, including typography, layout, balance, hierarchy, proportion, emphasis, and unity
• Ability to thrive in a challenging, fast-paced, creative workplace and deliver quality design at a high volume in a tight timeframe
• Photoshop expertise, including intelligently organizing files for design iteration and web production
• Reliable judgement to see when work may be “off track” and collaborate with others to find solutions
• Passion for nurturing relationships and rallying teams to align around a vision
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to speak to both creative and technical audiences
• Ability to create simple prototypes that convey preferred states, motion, and behaviors for interactive concepts
• Strong understanding of front-end web and mobile development, including HTML, CSS, iOS, and other technologies
• A minimum of 6 years experience design, including web, mobile or app design

• Create original designs that align to project goals, creative direction, fluid templates, and brand standards
• Collaborate with Art Directors, ACDs and the larger project team to explore concepts and iterate on design layouts.
• Prepare for creative reviews by outputting optimized files, preparing printouts and presentation materials
• Guide ideas to meet both creative and business goals within the project scope
• Present persuasively and clearly articulated design rationale for project creative solutions
• Consult with technical disciplines to ensure designs work within given limitations, and files are prepared with all necessary information to support the design intent
• Review final deliverables with an exacting eye, ensuring that layout, images, and typography are flawless
• Continually seek opportunities to refine design thinking and improve workflows

• Preferred: BA or BFA in Graphic Design (or equivalent).

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.​

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)