Interactive Art Director

Employer
RPM Advertising
Location
Chicago
Posted
Feb 12, 2014
Closes
Mar 14, 2014
Category
Advertising, Other
Duration
Full Time
RPM Advertising is looking for a Interactive Art Director to lead and maintain our agency web and interactive capabilities. The right person would have a design background with a focused interest in web and digital mediums. Experience with HTML and CSS is required and a strong knowledge of JavaScript and libraries is preferred. Experience working with MySQL, simple PHP, and frameworks such as the Facebook SDK would be considered a plus but is not required.

The candidate would be comfortable designing and then developing websites for mobile and desktop platforms, working with developers for CMS integration, and integrating content into Facebook tabs. We are looking for someone who wants to be part of a team and is comfortable contributing creative concepts, suggesting new deliverables for projects and helping support the advancement of our digital capabilities.

RESPONSIBILITIES

* High level of control over web design and development solutions, workflow, and internal capabilities. We are looking for someone who wants to help drive the department.
* Ability to identify a website purpose and develop a successful design and interface based on client goals, needs, and target market.
* Self-motivated desire to make intelligent choices for UX and information architecture. Expertise not required in these areas.
* Advise on project scope, feasibility, development requirements and project deadlines.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

* Attention to detail is essential. Typographic skills are a must and attention to elements and principles are required. Pixel-perfect isn t a must but we are looking for that level of commitment to accuracy and decision-making.
* 3-5 years of experience as a digital designer/programmer; agency experience a plus
* Proficiency designing and developing compatible and compliant HTML and CSS
* Working-to-advanced knowledge of JavaScript and JQuery
* Familiarity with PHP, MySQL, Facebook SDK, and other platforms a plus
* BA



Perks:
* Please list anything that makes working for your company unique or special - i.e. Can people work from home, do you offer special benefits (company car, expense account, stock options, etc).