WASHINGTON, DC

Art Director (Web)

Description
Insomniac Design is a global digital agency headquartered in Washington D.C., with offices in London, Bucharest and Chisinau.  We’re an agile, determined and innovative team organized by functional areas of expertise — Creative, Technology, Strategy, and Management. We specialize in human-centered design with deep focus on design thinking and digital transformation. 

The Art Director is responsible for working closely in a hands-on web design production and creative project leadership role with our creative team. You’ll manage and guide our work and team across multiple client projects, collaborate with project leads across our internal teams, and expertly present our work and creative rationale to clients. 

Do you thrive in working closely with a creative team to help take projects to the next level? If so, this role could be for you — we’d love to chat!

Success in this role is gauged by an ability to collaboratively work with and guide a team of creatives to develop stellar interactive design solutions to complex project challenges. You’ll inspire and elevate our level of creative execution on projects, and love to help make our team and clients happy. This role reports to the Creative Director, and is remote eligible, with preference towards candidates in the DMV area as we maintain a hybrid office structure.

Portfolio: An online portfolio is an absolute must if you’re applying for this position. We want to see what you’ve got! 
Skills & Responsibilities
  • Guide and collaborate with creative and project teams to deliver interactive design solutions for complex web platforms and design challenges.
  • Connect creative solutions to meet our clients business and strategic goals.
  • Develop creative briefs, establish and maintain a creative vision for our projects.
  • Integrate creative strategy, information architecture, user flows and functional requirements into dynamic and systemic interactive design solutions.
  • Guide our work from concept to execution within the project’s creative scope.
  • Consistency and diligence in meeting deliverables deadlines.
  • Manage and delegate responsibilities to other creative team members, and provide creative feedback and direction.
  • Consistently and accurately manage and implement our internal design processes, systems and standards.
  • Maintain and ensure the highest standards of interactive creative design execution.
  • Elevate and maintain an industry-best level of creative work and client delivery.
  • Follow and integrate current interactive design trends and best practices into our work.
Experience
  • 6-8+ years experience in creative direction across brand, interactive, and web.
  • Strong background in interactive design, UX/UI, and digital art direction.
  • Experience creating design systems, component libraries, and visual frameworks.
  • Background in collaborating closely with strategy, account and technical teams.
  • A strong understanding of how visual design solutions translate into technical and functional requirements.
  • Experience across creative tools including Adobe CS, Sketch, Marvel, Zeplin and Miro.
  • Passion for following web design trends and bringing them into our work.
  • Highly skilled in leading a team of creative talent, providing feedback and direction.
  • Agency experience is a plus.
Benefits: What we can offer you is the chance to work on incredible projects for global clients that help make the world a better place. Plus:

— A smart, dedicated team to learn from and grow with, who’ll always have your back. 
— Flexibility in working from home vs. the office (hey there everyone outside the DMV!).
— An individual, yearly professional development budget.
— Medical/dental/vision insurance, 401(k) with matching, flexible PTO, and all the standard holidays.

Applicant Eligibility: Please note, only candidates who are US citizens or able to work on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship are eligible to apply. No recruiters or staffing agencies please.

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