Designer Director

Employer
Location
North Miami
Posted
Aug 15, 2014
Closes
Sep 14, 2014
Contact
Frank Quadreny
Category
Design
Duration
Full Time
Directs and oversees a team of designers. Develops, implements, and manages project design strategy. Knowledgeable about principles of design and animation. Ensures team assignments are completed on time and adhere to the established specifications and standards. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.Hands on design and execution of motion animation graphics
2.Collaborate with Creative Directors on design strategy (concepts)
3.Collaborate with Creative Directors on marketing strategy (branding)
4.Collaborate with Creative Directors on client strategy (client management)
5.Project leadership – able to lead teams to realize design vision
6.Ability to independently manage – from conception to completion – all assignments with minimum ECD/CD supervision
7.Recruitment of staff and freelance members of team
8.Participation in sales and marketing via sales trips and industry conventions

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITES REQUIRED:

1.Minimum of 8 years experience producing creative projects for network branding, promotion and advertising animation
2.Must have strong working knowledge of After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop, Typography, Photography, 3D software and Graphic Design/Animation/Final Cut Pro as well as technical broadcast standards
3.Must be detail oriented and communicate clearly with clients and in-house personnel.
4.Possess expert understanding of multimedia design and composition
5.Possess a killer portfolio with variety of industries and deliverables represented
6.Have the ability to manage multiple projects and remain flexible through multiple revisions while keeping a keen attention to detail
7.Work well within a team environment
8.Previous management experience preferred
9.Live action shooting and directing experience preferred


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