Digital Designer

Digital/Interactive El Segundo, California


Description

 

David & Goliath

DIGITAL DESIGNER

 

SUMMARY

Works across all clients to help formulate digital and social concepts and execute conceptual work as it relates to digital. Works on the digital production team in executing creative for interactive and social media including motion graphics and live action video, web sites, banner advertising, email campaigns, and other interactive executions.  Experience executing a variety of creative formats (video, website, banner advertising, digital/social assets) across all digital mediums.

 

The Digital Designer reports to The Director of Digital Production.

 

On the project level the Digital Designer will work with Digital Producers to develop the production approach, timelines and effort required to complete projects. This individual should be able to manage their own time and be able to communicate with their producers if there are issues that will put their projects in jeopardy. The digital designer should be comfortable developing design approach, style guides, able to build design assets according to best practices, and create animations and other moderately complex motion content.

 

Key to success in this role, the digital designer should have the ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, websites, technical procedures or regulations.  Exceptional written communication skills to communicate creative ideas, project status, etc. Ability to verbally present creative work internally and to clients.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from colleagues.  

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Helps to develop concepts for interactive media that reflect strategy; are appropriate for the brand’s personality and are extremely creative.
  • Execution of concepts from beginning to delivery.
  • Ensures that ideas/designs are produced timely with the degree of quality promised to the client and according to industry standards.
  • Maintains interaction with creative directors, production on scope of projects.
  • Produces all types of interactive media and content.
  • Experienced with Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premier (cinema 4D would be a plus).
  • Remains current on industry trends and technology.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graphic design degree (BFA, MFA, other)
  • 2-3 years of related work experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • Samples of previous work that demonstrates, strategic, intelligent creative executions for brand and retail clients.
  • Understanding of web technology, usability, and information architecture
  • Understanding of animation, video production techniques.
  • Understanding of common banner ad and email creative formats