The primary responsibility of this position is to elevate our interactive creative product and the digital competency of the entire Creative Services department. In this position, you will lead the agency in UX/UI design strategies and contribute to traditional creative concepting and design. While guiding our client's interactive creative process, you will work and collaborate communications between the Creative Services and Digital departments.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Utilize client and industry expertise to strategize, supervise, plan, and execute strategic interactive design concepts for clients. Recognize growth opportunities and collaborate with stakeholders to develop strategic growth plans. Anticipate potential problems and challenges before they arise and propose solutions.
Work to become a leader for digital projects (e.g., websites, landing pages and email campaigns), that deliver the highest quality user experience for clients and their customers.
Seek and present educational opportunities to the Creative Services and Digital departments.
Play an active role in Interactive proposals and pitches for new business.
Consult with other departments as needed to be certain client objectives and brand identities are clearly understood and effective strategic solutions are developed.
Monitor project progress and provide updates to senior management as required.
Foster and maintain strong client relationships and assume leadership role in presenting UX/UI strategies.
Stay abreast of general interactive design and digital marketing trends and best practices.
Review all elements and stages of interactive projects (e.g., wireframes, sitemaps, design, templates, implementation and QA).
Perform other duties as needed, including traditional marketing and advertising creative concepting, as well as, print design and production. (e.g., brand identity, annual reports, brochures)
Coach and mentor junior design staff.
Art direction on specific client projects.
Perform the duties and responsibilities of the Interactive Designer as needed.
Five (5) to ten (10) years of creative interactive design and/or UX/UI experience; preferably in an advertising agency environment.
Experience managing and directing design staff.
Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office 365, Adobe Creative Suite, Website prototyping tools
Client Interaction and Presentation
Verbal and Written Communication
Attention to Detail
About HDJ & Associates, Inc.
HDJ + Associates is consistently named one of the top recruiting firms in the Pittsburgh area. We are a professional employment and search solutions company focused on recruiting the best possible talent available in today’s demanding market place.
Our clients often tell us that finding the right candidates to join their company is one of the most difficult tasks on their already overburdened task list.
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