This job is located in Philadelphia.
At Hero Digital, our designers are passionate about elegant, purposeful, modern design. We are pioneers of experience design methodologies, which means our designers have a significant voice in defining the customer experience. Our success is guided by a firm understanding of user-centered design processes, interaction design principles, and relentless collaboration that flows across disciplines.
As an Associate Creative Director, you will lead and work alongside design teams to solve complex design problems and craft large-scale design concepts that inspire and delight. You will contribute to the ongoing evolution of our experience design practice, helping direct our growth and vision for the team.
What you'll do
- Facilitate client presentations of our work, lead client workshops, and lead the design team to innovative, user-centered design solutions
- Direct a team of designers to produce development-ready assets, design annotations/specifications and champion the quality of our design deliverables throughout the process
- Lead by example in a rapid prototyping environment where collaboration and effective communication is paramount
- Conceive and design powerful presentations for your ideas and designs, screen layouts, navigation systems, interaction models, visual prototypes and user interface elements
- Advocate for our user-centered design process that results in effective, strategy-driven design solutions that delight and inspire
- Collaborate with interdisciplinary project teams, working with project management and engineering to implement designs into technology
- Inspire a team of Experience Designers and manage their career growth and trajectory
- Participate in new business presentations and pitches
Who you are
- You're a user-centered design leader with proven success designing innovative experiences and leading multidisciplinary, digital design teams
- You have a breathtaking body of work that showcases strong ideation, design process and creative direction, with experience creating solutions for leading brands
- Your work is driven by highly refined visual design skills, critical thinking and expertise in experience strategy
- You're a creative and curious thinker who is also optimistic, and entrepreneurial by nature
- You're a natural in effectively navigating client presentations, leading design reviews and concept presentations, and inspiring internal and external stakeholders in the design process
- You're at your best in a fast-paced, iterative development environment where you can juggle multiple different projects at once
- You're super strong in Sketch, InVision, Adobe Photoshop, and Illustrator, with solid knowledge of HTML/CSS to pair
Who we are
Hero Digital is a digital consulting firm focused on creating digital brand, product, and service experiences. We are headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Philadelphia, New York, Seattle, Dallas, and LA. In addition to competitive salaries and a full range of benefits, we offer an entrepreneurial environment that requires a passion for working hard, thinking fast, and delivering ferociously on behalf of clients. We enjoy working with one another as much as we enjoy hanging out at the end of the day.
Hero Digital is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees