Interactive Art Director
Remote Worker - N/A Marketing
Job Type
Full-time
Description

Streetsense is an experience-focused strategy and design collective. We create brands people love and places people love to be. Our interdisciplinary nature allows us to collaborate constantly and approach every challenge with collective intelligence.


Streetsense seeks a highly collaborative Interactive Art Director to serve as UX/UI design lead on large website design projects and provide mentorship to more junior designers. A successful candidate should be creatively driven, have an incredible attention to detail, and be able to turn an idea from a sketch into a beautiful but functional design. We are looking for individuals who are team-focused and are able to deliver high-quality creative work in a fast-paced environment. This role is part of an integrated team of graphic designers, social media marketers, copywriters, and interactive specialists. Streetsense clients range from local entrepreneurs and restaurateurs to global hoteliers, real estate developers, travel/tourism destinations, and consumer packaged goods, but for this particular engagement we are looking for assistance with the redesign of our own website. 


To be considered, candidates must submit a portfolio of relevant work along with a resume. 


KEY TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team of designers, developers, product owners, and marketing professionals to translate business requirements and user needs into compelling visual experiences.
  • Create process responsive, mobile-first visual design mockups that effectively conceptualize and communicate detailed interaction behaviors.
  • Identify and solve common design problems with minimal guidance.
  • Collaborate with copywriters, UX and UI designers, UX strategists and developers to create elegant experiences; you should thrive on feedback, critique, and iteration.
  • Present to both internal stakeholders and clients and communicate design decisions to several functions of the business with detailed mockups and prototypes.
  • Communicate within and across teams clearly, effectively and respectfully.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as requested to achieve business objectives.
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in design (e.g., interactive, graphic, visual communications), or equivalent professional experience which can be demonstrated via a portfolio showing exceptional design work.
  • Experience in an agency setting.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a senior level user interface designer and/or user experience designer, interactive designer, visual designer, or similar role working with real time web and/or mobile applications.
  • Fluency in best practices for web and mobile interface design.
  • Exceptional visual design skills, including the ability to establish visual hierarchy, layout, typography, and use color effectively.
  • Masterful knowledge of design software/tools, such as Adobe Creative Suite and Figma.
  • Experienced in creating web application interface prototypes using aforementioned tools, as well as interactive prototyping tools like Invision.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects without missing deadlines or details.


BONUS SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • You communicate extremely well in person, but also through tools such as Basecamp and Slack.
  • Experience designing with cross-browser compatibility and accessibility in mind.
  • Experience with Accessibility WCAG 2.0.