Art Director
Electronic Arts - Redwood City, CA

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Art Director (Origin)

Electronic Arts’ Origin group is seeking a multi-talented Art Director that bridges interaction, interface and graphic design to lead the visual design of a digital, cross-platform service. As a senior member of the design team, you will be responsible for owning the visual expression of Origin, as a service, across multiple platforms. You will work closely with Product Management and the Interaction Design Team from conception to final production. You will start from industry best practices and then endeavor to improve and innovate. You must be a hands-on designer with a proven understanding of a wide range of digital interfaces and a portfolio that illustrates the ability to lead a coherent, consistent design vision for websites, mobile applications and interactive experiences.

Responsibilities:
  • In partnership with the Creative Director, help create and drive Origin's visual design direction across multiple platforms: PC, Mobile, Social Media among others.
  • Help create and define visual design guidelines, style guides and best practices for the Origin service across all platforms
  • Lead, mentor and manage a team of visual designers
  • Ensure an efficient resourcing and scheduling process for all visual design projects
  • Partner with the Interaction Design team on all projects
Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 5 years digital design experience at the Art Director level.
  • Highly proficient in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Experience in managing designers as direct reports.
  • Experience designing mobile applications
  • Strong project management, communication and presentation skills
  • Experience with mobile games is a plus
  • Bachelor's degree in a design program is required.

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