Sr. Digital Art Director

Employer
Guidehouse
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Dec 07, 2018
Closes
Dec 10, 2018
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
Overview What do you get when you bring together the brightest minds and place them into an exciting, fast-paced environment that fosters intellectual growth and rewards based on impact, not tenure? You get one of the fastest growing consulting companies in the United States. While we may be a new name in consultancy, we were born from a storied one. Guidehouse was founded in 2018 as an evolution of PwC Public Sector with a mission to help our clients deliver on their mission; providing bold new strategies that catalyze transformative results across all ends of the enterprise. We embrace brilliance. We embrace independence. Join us. Responsibilities The Digital Art Director is responsible for creating and maintaining the highest quality of design throughout each phase of a project. In this role you will have the opportunity to bring your creative and strategic vision to life using your expert knowledge of visual design, user experience, and emerging technology. This candidate will play a key role in building the visual design team. You must be well-versed in the art direction and creation of large, complex responsive websites, mobile and web applications, as well as digital touch screens. The Digital Art Director will have advanced knowledge of inspired, cutting edge design, with strong ideation, and conceptual ability. You will work in an open and collaborative team environment to produce innovative, thoughtful, and relevant work for our clients as well as leading design teams in shaping experiences across all platforms and creative deliverables. This position requires a strong background in strategy and design as well as project management and organizational skills. Qualifications Required Skills & Experience: * 10+ years of professional design experience (government and/or agency background)*Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, XD, After Effects, Illustrator) Sketch and Principle*Extensive experience building design systems that integrate with complex data*Strong background in usability testing, building prototypes (Use of Invision, Principle, After Effects, etc.)*Expert at applying user-centered design processes while working collaboratively with our customers*Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment*Proven experience designing for web accessibility (WCAG 2.0. A, AA, etc.)*Experience with data visualization, and dashboard design*Experience working with Augmented Reality and/or other emerging technology*Proven track record in building, managing and mentoring a team*Extensive experience working with research, strategy, data and analytics to help inform design decisions*The ability to problem-solve, prioritize, and manage multiple tasks simultaneously*Proven record of success demonstrating the ability to self-motivate and take responsibility for personal growth and development*HTML, CSS and/or JavaScript skills are a plus Education: Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts or Graphic Design or equivalent professional experience Years of Experience: 10+ Disclaimer Guidehouse an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

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