9 Month Temporary Position
LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. is the leader in educational entertainment for children. LeapFrog’s award-winning product portfolio helps millions of children achieve their potential by delivering best-in-class curriculum through engaging content, fun multimedia learning platforms and toys. The Learning Path, LeapFrog’s proprietary online destination for parents and extended family, provides personalized feedback on a child’s learning progress and offers product recommendations to enhance each child’s learning experience. Through the power of play, LeapFrog’s products and curriculum help children of all ages prepare for school and life success. LeapFrog’s products are available in more than 45 countries and have been used by teachers in more than 100,000 U.S. classrooms. LeapFrog is based in Emeryville, California, and was founded in 1995 by a father who revolutionized technology-based learning solutions to help his child learn how to read. Come see the learning at www.leapfrog.com .
The Designer is responsible for creating visual Web based marketing and product solutions that speak to LeapFrog’s customers; parents and children. More specifically, the Designer will work with Art Directors and other designers to develop and refine visual design concepts, participate in critiques, and contribute toward the larger department’s goals of creating high-end commerce-driving solutions.
The ideal candidate will have strong visual design skills, the ability to both concept and ideate, as well as follow existing design systems. This person will also possess a research-oriented design approach, a strong understanding of graphic design (type, color, layout, composition, interaction), a current understanding of the Web and how it relates to consumer facing brands, an understanding of Web and mobile technology, and an ability to work collaboratively. This person must be able to take direction as well as push back, and must also be able to produce quality work within tight timeframes. Experience working in an online retail environment is a huge plus.
Duties & Responsibilities
Concept and design for both new and existing web projects that range from marketing campaigns, to overall site design.
Translate UI flows, wireframes and prototypes into intelligent and beautiful visual designs.
Must be able to collaborate with teams to plan, analyze, organize and execute assigned projects.
Education & Experience
A Bachelor’s Degree or advanced degree in Graphic Design or other related areas from an Arts College or accredited University
5+ years of visual design experience
3+ years working with consumer facing brands
A blended background of in-house and agency experience is a plus
Design involvement within online retail is a plus
Experience designing for mobile is a plus
LeapFrog is a leading designer, developer and marketer of innovative, technology-based educational products and related proprietary content....