Powershifter Media - Vancouver, Canada Area
We work with a fantastic roster of both in-house and out-of-house folks and are currently looking to add a full time in house Digital Art Director to the mix. As an Art Director, you’re passionate about amazing ideas, and driven to find creative solutions with your concepts. Your design ideas go beyond the pixel, and you are able to not just 'paint between the wireframe lines', and are able to add value and additional UI/UX design to the final product. You will need to work with the Creative Director, Strategist, and Technical Leads to translate creative concepts into visual solutions, matching innovative thinking with equally innovative execution.
Work closely with the Creative Director, Strategist and Interactive Producer to understand client's goals and target audiences for each individual project in order to create effective, innovative, standards-based and on-budget design solutions
Provide a design point of view and communicates it to creative team; creates multiple design solutions for a given brief
Take a leadership role when working or presenting work to creative team
Work closely with the Information Architect/User Experience Designer to contribute to the navigational and functional flow of websites and applications
Desired Skills & Experience
Bachelor's degree in Graphic or Interactive Design preferred
Have experience with designing responsive and mobile only websites
4+ years in digital agency experience and designing interactive projects
Expert level of knowledge in Adobe Creative Suite products (Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, InDesign),
Exceptional design portfolio of recognizable work on top brands in both the desktop and mobile space
Ability to interact and collaborate with other departments within the agency to solve problems
Creativity is an absolute must! You must successfully come up with effective design ideas that are visually arresting and conceptually engaging
An eye for detail, typography, colour and knowledge of layouts, graphic fundamentals, typography & limitations of the web
Required technical skills: Photoshop, Illustrator, knowledge of Flash and your tried and true process of creating design
Able to estimate accurately on the effort required to meet the challenge of the brief
Strong working knowledge of user experience design
We're a digital agency that creates amazing web and mobile experiences.
We are located in Vancouver and work with top tier brands to produce award winning desktop, mobile and responsive websites, iOS apps, and other digital thingy's. When we say ‘different’, we mean we’re regular guys with a different process. In our opinion, it’s a better process because it’s free of the thick layers that can suppress and mute the communication between the ideas people and those who are looking for solutions.
The key is frequent check-ins during the creative process to ensure the ideas are original, clear and relevant. Working this way has not only achieved great success stories for our clients, but has also built long lasting relationships.
Simply put, we’re small, agile, creative and smart. Our clients love the different things we do and we think you will too.
Posted:January 5, 2013Type: Full-time Experience: Mid-Senior level Functions: Art/Creative Industries: Design Compensation:SalaryJob ID:4515259