Location: Chicago, IL
Got big ideas about digital design? Ready to deliver great work for engaged clients? Duo Consulting is looking for a new Creative Director—a talented and driven candidate—to head up our interaction design team.
You report directly to the COO. You’ll excel in areas like:
Bringing Your Own Creativity to the Table
Provide compelling visual graphic design for our clients
Strategically guide our clients through user experience design choices
Supporting our business goals
Lead the development of engaging, fresh new visual designs
Explain what IxD is capable of, why we rock, and what we’re trying to accomplish -- both internally and externally
Frame IxD services with everything else Duo offers clients
Keep us on track with the latest complementary IxD services and staying in tune with future developments
Growth and evolution of the IxD team
Establish and carry through a single unifying vision for the IxD team
Interviewing and hiring new IxD team members when we’re looking for new people
Mentor and support IxD team members
The success of our projects
Define IxD strategy for engagements
Find where team members fit best in each project
Establish and maintain standards and best practices
Ensure quality of IxD deliverables
A Little About You
You understand and can communicate the why design and user experience are so important.
You’re great at holding the client’s hand through the design project.
You understand business limitations and how they impact solutions.
You understand technical, design and UI aspects within a given project.
You are a reliable leader with strong interpersonal skills, a knack for details, the ability to multitask, good judgment and a strong work ethic.
You follow standards and best practices to a T.
You’re a great communicator, both on paper and in person.
You can commit to Duo’s business goals and to teamwork and team building, the latter of which you value over your individual desires and goals.
At least 5 years in a digital design or creative leadership role.
Excellent presentation skills and communication abilities.
Strong ability to provide clear creative direction to the creative team.
Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent work experience)
Strong understanding of interaction design, typography, and color theory in creating motivating online communications
Solid background with the web and web technologies including a basic understanding of the technical systems and architecture which underlie dynamic websites
Must be extremely detail-oriented, and be able to think strategically about solutions
Portfolio presentation is expected, including URLs of websites or samples of user interface design that reflect candidate’s work as well as documentation that led to the site, including wireframes, site maps, navigation flows, interaction design specs, etc.
Experience working with responsive design or mobile based design
Previous agency experience a plus
Open Book Management
Casual work environment
Ongoing education support and training
Short/Long term disability insurance
Workers compensation insurance
7 paid holidays, 401K, Transit benefit, & more
Duo Consulting is all about individual excellence — and individual recognition — in a team environment. We foster an environment that encourages cooperation, and reward team accomplishments.
If you think you’d be a good fit, we’d like to hear your story.
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