Interactive Designer

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Interactive Designer needed in San Diego (Torrey Hills) CA for a Temp-to-Perm role.

Our client is a global medical technology company. Their growing in-house advertising firm is looking for an exceptionally talented Interactive Designer with a well-rounded design background to join this highly creative team.

The Interactive Designer’s role is to initially collaborate on overall campaign ideas with the Creative Director/Art Director and lead interactive-specific ideas. This designer will be ‘hands-on' creative for an interactive design project or online creative campaigns, working closely with the Creative Director and Art Director. The ideal candidate should have developed solid problem solving abilities to a degree where each design project is not seen in isolation. They will also be able to look at the ‘bigger picture' in a creative or advertising campaign, incorporating best design and technology practices to provide cohesive support of overall creative strategies.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Qualified candidates will have 3 to 5 years experience at minimum and formal design training with solid typography, graphic and UI/UX design experience. In-depth knowledge of the full Adobe Creative Suite including Flash (AS3) as well as other web authoring/motion graphic tools is necessary. Understanding of HTML5/CSS3, AJAX, popular JavaScript libraries (jQuery Ext JS, etc.), cross-browser compatibility and mobile (touch) interfaces are a plus.

• 3-7 years' of experience in agency or in-house corporate environment.
• Strong concept development and graphic design ability
• Excellent understanding of composition, color, imagery and typography
• Strong working experience with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash and image optimization for web
• Experience creating and working with site maps, online ad rich media storyboards, user flow, wireframes and other information design documents for web sites and online advertising
• Experience working with various online ad design specs and media requirements
• Excellent understanding of user experience issues
• Solid experience creating Web graphics, animations, user interfaces, icons, style sheets, color schemes, templates and layouts for use in online advertising and web site projects, ensuring site-wide color and typeface standards and consistency
• Projects include HTML evites, ROS banners, Flash development for Online or Video use, HTML5 experience for the concepting and development of small campaign-based or event based microsites for TV.