Job Description

Creative Director
Job Number: 21-06694
 
Make your mark where innovation is the rule.  Our client is looking for a Creative Director in New York, NY.
 
Eclaro’s client is a leading educational non-profit, committed to advancing educational opportunities around the world. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
 
Responsibilities:
  • Lead the ideation, art direction, and design of our core design standards, systems, and global UI elements
  • Create the overall visual and UI strategy for product design in collaboration with the rest of the design leadership team
  • Work with Directors in UX, Content Engineering, and Strategy to help create visual direction through digital experiences
  • Develop strong stories to present and communicate design strategy to stakeholders, and team members
  • Support research and audience validation efforts, to determine the success of your design approaches
  • Work with other directors and designers to ensure brand alignment across teams
  • Mentor and guide designers on day-to-day projects, as well as career paths and goals
  • Help foster an environment for collaboration by partnering with business and other creative units to align visual design approach with project goals, and the Client brand
 
Qualifications:
  • 7+ years of hands-on experience in design, interaction design, or art direction for agencies
  • Advanced understanding of visual design systems, hierarchy, typography, aesthetics, illustration, and motion design
  • Understanding of user experience fundamentals, and their impact on UI and interaction design
  • Understanding of the physical, cognitive, cultural, and social factors that impact design decisions
  • Experience working within a distributed design team -collaborating with designers on different product teams to create a cohesive system that all can contribute to and pull from
  • Sharp design sensibilities, critical thinking, and an eye for details
  • Demonstrable experience designing for large-scale, omnichannel applications
  • Experience crafting design specifications and leveraging presentation and specification tools like Zeplin
  • Fluency in creating visual content for mobile, responsive design
  • Experience designing CMS driven websites, leveraging a design system
  • Mastery of industry-standard design tools, e.g., Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, et al
  • Experience in high-fidelity prototyping using tools like Principle, Invision, Figma, After Effects, or others
  • Appetite for problem-solving and love for fast-paced, agile, iterative design environments
  • Experience with, and interest in, mentoring, and overseeing the work of other designers
  • Demonstrable experience working with video and motion graphics
 
If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits:
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
  • Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
  • Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through Eclaro
 
If interested, you may contact:
Carlos Montecillo
Carlos.Montecillo@eclaro.com
646-755-9388
 
Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status

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