Digital Creative Director , Editorial Development Group

New York
Jan 10, 2014
Feb 09, 2014
Full Time
Digital Creative Director – Editorial Development Group
Conde Nast has the highest quality digital magazines available through all channels on all major devices at launch. In this role, you will manage all Conde Nast corporate digital products, with a specific focus on the UI/UX and dynamic content development for Conde Nast’s digital magazine features and platform development. Responsibilities include creating and communicating concepts, developing interactive design solutions and leading projects from start to finish. You will concept and design for existing and next generation app design and ideation, and work with a collaborative team of producers, developers and editorial clients.
UI/UX Development
Development of design and features for CN digital magazines and apps
-         next-generation experiences for Digital Publishing Tools
-         enhanced reader experiences on tablets, mobile phones, and web
Collaborate with Consumer Marketing and Tech to design flows and experiences that can be prototyped and refined to align the consumer purchase experience with reading experience
-         improve the consumer transaction process to create higher conversion rates (both purchase and authentication)
Dynamic Content Development
Work with the editorial creative teams to design interactive dynamic content with scale to integrate across all Conde Nast digital editions
-         leverage SIP, video, HTML, social and exclusive content as well as promotional
considerations for each title to improve engagement for frequently-updated content
Other Duties
Direct and balance core creative services disciplines (design, information architecture, user interface, user experience and production) for a small team of designers and developers to support the initiatives and products defined above
Collaborate with the Design Director, Mobile to align initiatives and outcomes for distribution partners
-         maintain the highest quality digital magazines
-         improve rankings in partner stores for ratings, sales and all other metrics
Collaborate with the Design Director, SIPs on content distribution initiatives and additional print/digital integrations
-         5-7 years of senior digital/interactive design experience
-         Senior experience working with outside partners in the tech and design sphere (Adobe, Apple, Amazon, etc)
-         Solid understanding of UI/UX design and high interest in inventing and developing new experiences for all devices
-         Experience with online media, digital editions, social networks and digital trends
-         Experience in the media industry is essential
-         Proven background in designing high-quality content
o   strong portfolio showing previous visual and interaction design work
o   good aesthetic sense, strong typography skills and motion design ability
-         Technical aptitude and a familiarity working with HTML, javascript and CSS
-         Proficient in Adobe DPS, the full Adobe Creative Suite and Keynote
Conde Nast is renowned for provocative, influential, award winning content-across brands, across platforms, and across continents. In the United States, Conde Nast publishes 18 consumer magazines, four business-to-business publications, 27 websites, and more than 50 apps for mobile and tablet devices, all of which define excellence in their categories. The company also owns Fairchild Fashion Media (FFM), whose portfolio of brands serves as the leading source of news and analysis for the global fashion community. Conde Nast has won more National Magazine Awards over the past ten years than all of its competitors combined.
We’re committed to attracting new talent to keep us at the top of our business. If you are looking to be part of a culture of excellence marked by journalistic integrity and superior design, we invite you to explore this career opportunity and see how your talent and aspirations might fit within Conde Nast. Visit and follow us on Twitter @CondeNastCorp and @CondeNastCareer.
Conde Nast is an equal opportunity workplace. Duties and responsibilities may be adjusted based on years of experience. Salary is also commensurate with experience



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