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Senior Manager of Visual Design

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Aquent's mobility client located in Palo Alto, Ca has a very exciting role as a Senior Manager of Visual Design. This role is responsible for 10 + direct reports. The role is a temp-to-perm opportunity.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Leads and champions the visual design direction for our client's music product division across a variety of devices (phone, tablet, TV, desktop PC/Web).
• Define, prioritize and drive deliverables aligning to our product roadmap including all visual design assets to support decisions and the development of our products.
• Drive decisions for the visual experience with cross functional engineering and product management teams, and lead executive design reviews leveraging data and customer insight.
• Project manages visual design team activities across a variety of projects.
• Manages and mentors a team of visual designers responsible for product user experience and occasional marketing design activities.
• Leads visual design development of projects through entire product lifecycle, from initial concept explorations through final design deliverables, including the delivery of visual design specifications and visual assets.
• Communicate design strategy and rationale to key stakeholders.
• Works in collaboration with the User Experience Design Manager as well as multiple project owners across the company to ensure corporate design and business goals are met for each project.
• Leverage external research and trends for potential opportunities to consider or implement.
• Maintains the integrity of the corporate brand(s) by implementing and enforcing strict visual design guidelines.
• Manages a system for archiving and storing project and assets.
• Develop visual design standards and ensure all visual and brand standards are met within a fast-paced environment.


Qualifications:
• 10+ years of experience in visual design for a diverse range of interactive products and/or services. 5+ years of visual design experience for mobile devices. 5+ years of managing a visual design team of at least 8 designers. Experience as a Creative Director or Visual Design Manager preferred.
• Proven experience designing visual interfaces for Android mobile devices (phone and tablet).
• Significant and recent experience with an in-house corporate (i.e. – non-agency) product visual design team is required.
• Excellent communication, planning, time-management, project management, prioritization, meticulous attention to detail, multi-tasking and follow-through skills.
• Strong working knowledge of the latest Adobe Creative Suite (including superior knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator), Microsoft Office, Flash, and HTML
• Familiarity of industry standards for Android mobile design
• Ability to concept both creatively and strategically.
• Ability to manage and work with multiple departments to deliver the best product.
• Strong interaction design understanding.
• Must work well under pressure and be able to meet aggressive deadlines.
• Must be able to travel internationally at least once a quarter.

The Senior Manager of Visual Design will report directly to the Director of User Experience.

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