The New York City Information Architecture Meetup Group Message Board › Art Director Job Opening
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Company: Annalect, An Omnicom Media Group Company
Position: Art Director
Location: New York, NY
Do you want to stop being part of the marketing technology machine and begin driving it instead? Annalect is a major new organization within Omnicom, dedicated to delivering unparalleled business value through technology, data, and analytics. Annalect brings together some of the smartest minds in the industry to lead the new media fundamentals across the globe. Annalect will help Omnicom’s clients such as Estee Lauder, Intel, HP, Mercedes, Porsche, Unilever, J&J, GlaxoSmithKline, Visa, Pepsi, and McDonalds accelerate their businesses using a unique combination of big data, smart analytics, and industry leading marketing performance visualization.
Annalect is looking for an interactive Art Director to join our product team. Your goal is to bring our UX to life through visual design, embody the brand and ensure intuitive experiences and data interpretation. Applicants should have a passion for user interface design, data visualization, infographics, software design, UX and Adobe CS. You will be collaborating with our experience design team and product team to deliver marketing technology, big data, and innovative interfaces in an agile development environment. As an Art Director at Annalect you will report to the Creative Director and are tasked with conception, design and execution of interfaces for our software products as well as innovative data visualization outputs and infographics.
Specific Responsibilities Include:
Create designs and visual treatments using Photoshop/Adobe CS (this is a very hands-on role)
Help develop and maintain graphic standards
Conduct visual quality assurance testing of all designs
Collaboration with user experience and front-end development teammates on a project-by-project basis
Work well under tight deadlines and in a fast-paced environment
Comprehensive portfolio with emphasis on UI for complex interaction design infographics and data visualization (not just marketing and communications projects); mobile design is a plus
A solid understanding of designing intuitive site functionality, interaction, affordances, user interfaces, and navigation
Ability to develop multiple concepts for design solutions
Strategic and conceptually-minded approach to design
Excellent analytical and process-oriented skills
Excellent oral and written communication/presentation skills
Ability to oversee multiple projects and tasks simultaneously and ensure deadlines are met
Impeccable standards of delivery
Stay on top of the new techniques and trends in design, UX and technology; disseminate information to others in the company
Education & Experience:
Applicants should have 7+ years combined experience as a senior level visual designer or user interface designer and art director. Applicants should have a degree in design or equivalent.
Annalect is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative action Employer promoting diversity in the workplace. We invite and encourage response from women, persons of color, veterans and the disabled.
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