Creative Design Lead

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Feb 03, 2014
Closes
Mar 05, 2014
Contact
Tracey Baumwell
Category
Social Media
Duration
Full Time
Are You an Arbiter of Brand Identity, Visual Identity and Creative Design???? The SocialCode Creative Design Lead…

Is an out-of-the-box thinker who can take complex concepts and produce simple, compelling and unique visual-design solutions that surprise and delight.

Strong grasp of visual design principles, information design, typography, color, imagery and iconography and can effectively conceptualize, design and create high-quality visuals in a variety of formats.

Understands the balance of business and user requirements and is able to express requirements into highly engaging and compelling design concepts.

Responsibilities

Produce high-quality visual designs—from business requirements to concept to execution, including for desktop, web, print and mobile (icons, graphics, and marketing materials).

Lead corporate visual identity, style guides, and adoption/consistency across the company.

Lead visual production of marketing/sales assets; occasional creative support to client teams.

Collaborate with UX managers to ensure product design aligns with corporate design.

Manage design and production resources, deadlines and budgets.

Required Skills/???Experience

BA/BS degree in Design (e.g., interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), or a related field or equivalent practical experience, with minimum 3+ years experience.

Completely comfortable owning the role of creative design lead.

Experience in social media, advertising or marketing industries desirable.

Core design skills; ability to establish visual hierarchy, layout, typography, and color effectively.

Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, Microsoft Office, HTML and CSS.

Verbal and presentation skills to communicate with all employee levels.

Self-motivated, flexible and adaptable to new situations in a fast-paced environment.

Ability to work with minimal supervision while maintaining focus and productivity.




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