#175864

Creative Producer

Location:
Menlo Park, CA
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE + Benefits
Start date:
02/01/2022
Posted By:
Heidi Glynn
Date:
01/04/2022

Job Description:

Aquent's Client is looking for a Producer to join the Visual Systems team focused on shipping best-in-class iconography systems, visual expressions and communications for the app.

The Producer will establish and maintain operational procedures and tools specifically for the Iconography team on Visual Systems, align with cross-functional teams to ensure smooth and consistent communication between all key stakeholders, as well as identify and manage external creative teams to support the product. The Producer role requires broad knowledge of design and development processes, excellent communication and project management skills.

Responsibilities:

● Work closely with creative leads to set strategy and goals for creative development efforts

● Establish and maintain project production schedules to ensure a smooth end-to-end development plan that meets product goals and quality bar, and ensures that all assets are delivered on time and implemented to spec

● Establish and maintain an efficient and flexible project process that facilitates the creation, review, feedback, revision, deployment cycle of asset production

● Strategically source and manage resources to keep projects on-track

● As point of contact for team communication, establish clear communication channels and process across creative and cross-functional teams, including PMM, PD, Eng, QA, Legal and Policy

● Manage and address cross-functional feedback and stakeholder approvals

● Predict and/or identify roadblocks and obstacles, and proactively establish meetings or integration points between teams to address and resolve them

● Work closely with cross-functional product and engineering teams to unlock future possibilities that marry emerging technologies and creative expression

● Facilitate, document and disseminate decisions to key stakeholders

● Prioritize competing needs with good reasoning and creative solutions

Requirements:

● 3+ years of experience working with artists, designers and engineers to design, build, and deliver products and effects that use emerging technologies

● Experience with (or exposure to) working with icon systems at scale

● Experience articulating design direction to artists and non-artists alike

● Experience working with external vendors (individual artists and agencies) including sourcing and contracting, advising on/defining schedules, assessing proposed production processes, managing assets as they are delivered, and being the daily point of contact for the internal team

● Experience in project management and relationship building

● Experience establishing and managing ongoing production processes

● Ability to work in a fast-paced environment that requires time management, task prioritization, and ability to identify problems and work towards solutions

● Knowledge of creative & production tool sets - e.g., Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Asana, Figma, G-suite, Microsoft Office products, etc.

Hiring Criteria:

● Demonstrate strong visual storytelling and the ability to communicate a creative vision in a compelling way

● Experience with icon systems at scale

● Empathetic with the ability to design for a global audience

● Drive a project from concept to completion, with a strong POV

● Direct icon work - leading other designers to do inspired work

● Work in close collaboration with XFN partners

Client Description:

Based in Menlo Park, California, this top social media company builds technologies that help people connect. Their mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. 

With a culture of constantly iterating, solving problems and working together to connect people all over the world, it’s important that their workforce reflects the diversity of the people they serve. Hiring people with different backgrounds and points of view helps make better decisions, build better products and create better experiences for everyone.

Working here, you’ll:
• Be part of their mission of community building
• Work on the most visible apps and services in the social media industry
• Work in an Agile environment, in constant iteration and problem-solving mode
• Have a hand in developing products that empower more than 3 billion people around the world to share ideas, offer support and make a difference

Why work with AQUENT? Check out our awesome benefits: https://aquent.com/find-work/talent-benefits

Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.