digital art director / ux/ui designer

atkins international llc - San Antonio, TX

Full-timeEstimated: $71,000 - $94,000 a year
The Atkins Group is seeking a Digital Art Director to work with our design & marketing teams to create fun, smart, and customer-focused digital and brand experiences. Youll collaborate with cross functional teams to develop websites and web apps that utilize cutting edge technologies and thoughtful UX/Design. The Digital AD can both direct UX specialists and digital designers as wells as concept, design, prototype and present work individually.

Position-Specific Responsibilities/Duties

Maintain and create digital designs and the digital creative thinking, UX, and designs for The Atkins Group
Can articulate and defend design decisions internally and to clients, advocates for technologies in an informed way and always promotes a user-centered approach to solving problems
Can create initial concept design and prototypes as well as pixel-perfect design systems in a fast-paced environment
Has great attention to detail and can visually execute within established brand tone/style guidelines
Can handle multiple project deadlines simultaneously
Keeps abreast of changing digital technologies, design software and trends
Expert proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe XD, Sketch, Invision
Can prototype in either XD, Invision Studio, After Effects or similar.
Has some understanding of motion design particularly in relation to UI interactions (i.e. page transitions, micro-interactions, mobile patterns, etc)

Desired Competencies:
3-4 years experience in creative leadership role
Experience in digital creative advertising, UX and design
Portfolio reflecting a refined aesthetic sensibility and understanding of branding, user-experience and technical functionality
Great communication skills
Proven mentoring, supervisory, and team-building skills