Integrated Design Director

Los Angeles, California | Freelance | Job ID #62340 |
Posted Last Month
 

Our client, a cutting edge cable network, is seeking a Director of Integrated Design for a new role. You will report to the SVP Design alongside the VP Print.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the creative management and extension of brand and series originals visual branding across all media
  • Lead design strategy for visual, user experience and interaction design as it applies to key digital marketing tactics and initiatives
  • Bridge the gap between the Marketing and Design teams, collaborating with Digital and Social teams, Creative Directors and Art Directors to translate the brand aesthetic and brand experience across the digital platforms, and push innovation in visual and user experience design
  • Partner with Print and Motion Design teams in the development of cross-platform content & design deliverables
  • Understand campaign strategy and design decisions to create new materials for building out and extending branding series Originals across all non-traditional media
  • Create style-guides that bring print, motion design, and integrated/digital brand packaging elements into a cohesive brand resource
  • Provide guidance relating to creative decision making, use cases, and quality control to all internal and external creative partners
  • Collaborate with departments across company and external partners on all tactics in development that require custom brand creative
  • Lead interactive design research and effectively communicate findings, conceptual ideas and designs to digital design and marketing teams
  • Strategize methods for utilizing design to help maximize ROI in digital marketing initiatives to optimize the users’ connection, acceptance, interaction, and engagement with the core brand and all products/content

Must Haves:

  • 4 year college degree in Graphic Design, Visual or Interaction Design, Digital Media, or related field of study
  • 6+ years of professional experience in creative design & branding
  • 3+ years of professional experience in creative team management and brand management
  • Experience as an Art Director at an Advertising Agency highly preferred
  • Experience in content development and design for social and digital platforms preferred
  • A strong portfolio showcasing excellent design sensibility and typography, visual branding, excellent balance of form & function where design is interwoven with trending technologies and forward-thinking solutions
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft Office, Keynote and Wiredrive/Box/Aspera/Frame.io.
  • Knowledge of Digital & Social platforms and technologies
  • Computer programming and web development skills preferred
  • Must have excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Resourceful self-starter, seeking new ways to innovate and stay ahead of the curve
  • Must have ability to multitask and work effectively under changing priorities, heavy deadlines and daily time constraints
  • Bring strategic marketing abilities, technical knowledge of digital platforms, and the ability to translate branding across media. Ideal candidates have experience in leading creative design teams, digital design, and brand management or brand extensions as part of 360 campaigns

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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