Senior UI Designer

Location
New York, NY, United States
Date Posted November 11, 2019
Category Creative
Job Type Direct Hire

Description

If you’re someone who loves to design disruptive digital experiences for major top-tier brands who want to sell things, with a personality that is both hardworking and hilarious, this opportunity is for you.

 

Our client is seeking a Senior UI Designer experienced with e-commerce + experience design, a typography champion, and aesthetically masterful who loves fashion + tech. Their culture: Laid back but responsible. The goal: Create. Tell. Sell.

 

In this role you will be responsible for owning the overall look + feel of digital experiences from concept to completion + support business development team on a variety of high-profile projects & pitches, and lead teams to the finish line. This is an opportunity to drive key design processes and create trends across Fashion + Tech categories. The ideal candidate is energetic, hard-working, loves to laugh, obsessed with digital trends, with a portfolio of standout digital work under their belt. If you’re an innovative visual “storyteller”, a thinker AND a doer, looking to join a fast moving, collaborative team of eCommerce experts – you are going to love this agency.

 

What you’ll be:

  • Lead teams in solving clients’ design challenges, build strong client relationships, and communicate design deliverables clearly and succinctly
  • Think holistically about the experience and collaborate with production and cross-functional teams to ensure the brand message is at the forefront of all content and campaigns.
  • Deliver design solutions that establish an aspirational and emotional bond between user and system while overtly and clearly communicating the intended message and motivating consumers to carry out their tasks.
  • Oversee creative work execution through implementation, adhering to creative direction, requirements, timelines, and budgets.
  • Design innovative user interfaces that result in improved user experience/productivity
  • Contribute to the creation of innovative (digital and physical) concepts through active participation in various idea-generating design sessions.
  • Ensure a consistent and coherent brand message across all forms of communication and digital experiences.
  • Deliver formidable designs rooted in consumer insights.
  • Stay current and strategically employ the latest industry and design trends to continuously improve aesthetic and production processes.
  • Contribute to a fluid and scalable design system of style guides, pattern libraries and other brand-specific components – establishing a vision for various components fit together to deliver a cohesive and clearly identifiable brand experience.
  • Design visual artifacts including, but not limited to mood boards, concept “sketches”, comps, storyboards, animation, print material, apparel designs, and presentations.
  • Assist the business development team in client-facing pitches, deck creation, estimations, and proposals
  • Communicate with staff to provide direction, feedback, and design decisions
  • Have strong interpersonal skills with internal and external stakeholders, including client management

Who you are:

  • 5-10 years professional experience (or equivalent post-graduate education) in Creative Design, Interactive Design, Digital Media, or similar.
  • E-commerce experience AND agency experience is a must.
  • It’s all about the work: Exceptional digital design portfolio that demonstrates conceptual thinking and ability to define aesthetic for connected experiences.
  • Master of color, composition, type, form and narrative.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and tasks (ad hoc and/or planned) in a fast-paced, collaborative, agile development environment.
  • Ability to manage complex content schedules and deliver projects on time and on budget; be reliable, and react quickly and smoothly to changes.
  • Experience supervising and mentoring a team include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
  • Expert knowledge of creative design and development process.
  • Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, Sketch, Zeplin (ideally)

 

PS: You’ll hate this job if you’re a robot.

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