Job Description

Director of Digital Product Design
Job Number: 21-09362
 
Make your mark where innovation is the rule. Our client is looking for a Director of Digital Product Design 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!
 
Position Overview:
  • Lead the User Interface designers in work across a variety of digital products to form a compelling visual system and contribute to the development of user-friendly designs and interfaces for the audiences and customers.
  • Brings to the team the demonstrated ability to develop a compelling, world-class, and product-focused visual system.
  • Support the design team and lead the development of the design system.
  • A Product design-focused with hands-on lead spot and will supervise designers.
  • A lead designer with a niche is interactive design.
  • Experience designing CMS driven websites, leveraging a design system
  • Play a crucial role in setting the direction for and building out the design systems.
  • A creative problem solver who can think strategically but also loves getting into the details that take the design from good to great.
  • Able to react effectively to stakeholder feedback and findings from research in order to enhance the efficacy of design approach.
  • At the same time, able to persuade stakeholders to act in favor of on-brand, user-centric design decisions and can demonstrate the impact of these decisions through thoughtful and compelling presentations and dialogue.
  • Work in a highly collaborative environment, someone who can also work independently, self-manage and find ways and means to support the client’s goals.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Lead the ideation, art direction and design of the client’s 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 various teams 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's brand.
 
Required 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, AfterEffects, 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 is a big plus.
 
If interested, you may contact:
Carlo Flores
Carlo.Flores@eclaro.com        
6466952934
Carlo Flores | LinkedIn
 

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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