Senior Digital Art Director

Alloy Digital, LLC
New York
Jun 17, 2013
Jul 17, 2013
Digital Media
Full Time
Senior Digital Art Director (Web and Mobile)

About Us: Alloy Digital is looking to hire an enthusiastic and organized Sr. Digital Art Director / Design Manager for Web and Mobile with a great eye for digital design to join our Product and Technology team here in NYC! Alloy's portfolio of owned and operated and partner sites provide pop culture editorial around fashion, beauty, music, humor and celebrity. We have websites and mobile apps geared towards the millennial market (guys and girls) and women 18-35.


- Manage design process and oversee design direction for all mobile and web projects for Alloy properties

- Work with project managers to scope projects, establish timelines and prioritize tasks for design team

- Collaborate with product managers, developers and stakeholders to establish design direction and usability strategy

- Create creative briefs and manage creation of style guides based on brand needs

- Stay abreast of innovative trends in digital design and usability

- Manage 2 in-house designers and occasional freelance designers


- Great communication and management skills

- Ability to mentor and inspire a team of two designers and define their design process

- Appreciation for the millennial/ youth market and the women's demographic 18-35 yrs

- Strong sensibility for color, type choice and digital design trends

- Ability to translate business goals into design solutions

- Ability to multitask in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment with tight deadlines and concurrent projects

- Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop and Illustrator a must)

- 5+ years of experience as a Digital Designer, Digital Design Lead, Art Director, UX Design Manager and/or Digital Design Manager

UX experience is not required but is a bonus:

- Design wireframes and execute best practices for usability

- Incorporate SEO best practices and analytics research into UX recommendations

- Helpful to have knowledge of cross-browser, cross-platform, cross device implementation techniques

This is a full-time position based in NYC with benefits (Medical/Dental/Vision/401K).