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Associate Design Director - User Interface and Visual Design

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Aug 20, 2018

LA area

Permanent

Agent: Liz M.

Job #: 136916

Job Description

Do you have a passion for and proven experience leading design teams to create amazing digital products and user interfaces? Are you are obsessed with how good design can drive positive experiences?
If you answered "yes!" to both of those questions and you have a passion for sports, we have the job for you!

Our Associate Design Director combines expert level design skills, design thinking, and strategy to run the day to day operations of the design team, and drive the team to execute at the highest level possible. You must be the embodiment of the design team and must uphold the values, culture, and systems of the team. You will contribute to the visual development of digital media and product strategies and drive the team to exceed expectations on all levels.

Your responsibilities:

  • Create engaging user centered, cohesive, interactive experiences for applications, software, and web interfaces.
  • Advance the overall quality of design thinking, processes, and execution across the team, while fostering the User Centered Design process.
  • Manage a team of visual and user interface designers
  • Master the ability to prioritize work and resources across engagements based on short and long-term goals.
  • Collaborate closely with the user experience, research, and technology teams.
  • Rapidly prototype and test concepts with users and design iteratively on them.
  • Strong ability to provide clear creative direction and provide timely feedback to keep teams moving forward on schedule.
  • Work within an agile system and work with Product Managers to accurately run sprints.

Skills and qualifications:

  • Expert communicator, storyteller, craftsmen, leader, and design thinker.
  • Expert in product and creative design (experience, interaction, visual) with an ability to mentor, guide, and delegate to other product and creative designers.
  • Comprehensive awareness of design and technology trends and best practices. Constantly look to drive innovation while delivering user value.
  • Highly refined interpersonal skills, and the ability to build and manage relationships with stakeholders, clients, and vendors.
  • Polished presentation skills and communication abilities at all levels of both internal and external organizations.
  • Advocate and expert of the user centered design process/product design processes.
  • Be confident but flexible in applying process to facilitate harmonious collaboration across disciplines.
  • Working knowledge of the capabilities of different platforms including mobile, tablet, web, and connected televisions/set-top boxes.
  • Have experience working within an agile system.
  • Posse the ability to manage time and resources effortlessly.
  • Have experience designing solutions for a wide variety of technologies.
  • A positive disposition and need to continuously improve one’s skills.

If this sounds like the perfect role for you, please send a link to your portfolio and why you think you'd be a fit for this role. 

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