Associate Designer

Washington, DC
May 19, 2017
May 26, 2017
Full Time
AKQA Associate Designers are web and interactive designers and conceptors. They share a talent for transforming great ideas into engaging creative that captures imaginations across the world. You will bring exceptional creative thought and craft output, delivering projects from brief to consumer in partnership with the Client, Technology and wider Creative teams. ROLE REQUIREMENTSAssists mid- to senior-level Designers by implementing primary design direction and incorporating the best design and technology practices to provide cohesive support of overall creative strategies.Proactively researches and pursues ideas for professional development.Works with the creative team to learn about art direction and illustration.Conducts searches for potential resources for project assignments.Learns the AKQA process for translating information architecture and schematics into design while evolving design principles, standards, and best practices.Demonstrates competent execution of innovative and effective digital communications and interface design across different digital platforms; proficient in the most up-to-date design programs.QUALITIES AND CHARACTERISTICSAn excellent portfolio demonstrating digital and/or traditional projectsBachelor of Fine Arts degree in graphic design from a four-year university or a two-year portfolio schoolExceptional design aesthetic and solid typography skillsProficiency with the latest versions of Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and other design programsAbility to use animation programs desired, but not requiredStrong organizational skills and extreme attention to detail

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