Active Network is seeking a Visual Designer with a passion for design, quality products, mentoring, and helping establish and maintain the visual style of our products. As a Visual Designer you will report directly to the Associate Creative Director in North America. You will work closely with your designers and their product teams through out all stages of development, both in North America, and our growing team in China. You will be instrumental in the visual design direction of product UI across the company.
•Innovating, conceptualizing, designing and bringing next generation of products to life
•Contribute to product vision and strategic decisions in collaboration with other team members and stakeholders •Review all visual design work in Chendgu
•Work directly with the Associate Creative Director to deliver quality work across all of ACTIVE’s products
•Collaboration and communication with peers across the UX team
•Team communication (China and N.A.) via phone, Skype, WebEx, and email
•Contribute to growth and maintenance of ACTIVE product style guide
•Maintain stringent Visual Design QA standards
•Work with development leads on implementation and execution of styleguide
•Attendance and contribution to monthly, global Visual Design team meetings
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
•Written and spoken English skills required
•BA/BS/MFA degree in Graphic Design, Communication Design, Interface Design or equivalent experience
•Prior design leadership position preferred
•Adobe Creative Suite expertise required (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
•A strong portfolio featuring your design work required
DESIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALITIES
•3-5 years related design experience (desktop, software and/or mobile)
•Creative, inspirational, confident, design leader
•Ability to articulate and protect business goals and user needs
•Communicate with your team, as well as with key product owners in the company
•Impeccable eye for design aesthetics and a great attention to detail
•Understanding of fundamental design principles: typography, composition, hierarchy, and color
•Ability to review and deliver quality work efficiently and in a timely manner
•Ability to train the overall team on styleguide and execution methods
•Experience working in a scrum/agile environment preferred
•Knowledge of current Internet standards, including web browsers and browser specifications, screen resolution, and file optimization
•HTML, and CSS skills a plus. Must have working knowledge
•Strong presentation and communication skills
•Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects concurrently
OTHER •Location – Dallas area
•Travel within North America and/or China may be required 15-20%. Perks and Benefits
•Great work environment.
•Competitive compensation + benefits, including medical insurance, 401k with match.
•ACTIVEx, our award winning employee participation program, will help you grow personally and professionally.
•Our ACTIVE Advantage program will help you save on activities, gear and travel. ACTIVE Network is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
This is a national posting for the following markets under consideration: San Diego, Las Vegas, Miami, and Dallas.