Wireless Generation creates innovative tools, systems and services that help educators teach with excellence. With its solutions, educators can easily apply research-based, proven practices such as frequent progress monitoring and needs diagnosis, data-informed decision-making, differentiated instruction, and professional collaborations across classrooms, grades, and schools. The company has helped educators address and solve some of the most pressing challenges in teaching and learning. Wireless Generation currently serves more than 200,000 educators and three million students.
Wireless Generation is seeking an Art Director to lead design initiatives for next generation educational applications. We're looking for creative visionaries with a broad interactive, mobile and graphic design background. The Art Director will report to Design Directors and the Creative Director, and is responsible for translating both 'user' and 'stakeholder' needs into functional, creative design solutions, while managing a team of designers to communicate both brand consistency and unique approaches to curriculum design. The ideal candidate will push the limits of creativity and storytelling with a deep understanding of new technologies.
Responsibilities of Art Director:
Develop original creative concepts and approaches with the project team, including product owners, UX designers, and programmers.
Develop original design concepts and oversee project design from concept through execution.
Design innovative and intuitive layouts and interfaces that utilize a diverse range of visuals (photography, illustration, 3D graphics, animation, infographics, and icons).
Produce exceptional work in short timeframes, manage time efficiently while multi-tasking across different projects and clients.
Communicate conceptual ideas and design rationale to other members of the design, development and client teams.
Design according to internal style guidelines and contribute to the creation of a digital brand strategy.
Bachelor’s degree in design or equivalent work experience
7+ years of experience in design and art production
1-2 years’ experience managing others, formally or project-based
Online portfolio and a well-maintained sketchbook for in-person presentation
Strong conceptual thinker, with knowledge of visual storytelling, typography, iconography, color theory, proportion and layout for mobile, tablets, print (and the production methods associated with each)
Experience designing for mobile applications
Experience creating and working with wireframes, sketches, UI and final visual design
Positive, enthusiastic attitude
This position may be funded, in whole or in part, through American Recovery & Reinvestment Act funds
Wireless Generation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
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