Digital Designer - WGBH Boston

Position Overview

The Digital Designer will help craft the visual design and user experience across a spectrum of digital products. They will work with different types of content on projects that demand flexibility and passion for user experience, web design, education and game design.

Position Overview

The Digital Designer will help craft the visual design and user experience across a spectrum of digital products. They will work with different types of content on projects that demand flexibility and passion for user experience, web design, education and game design.

Responsibilities

• Work closely with editorial, product and development teams in a creative and collaborative way to design and build digital experiences for general audience and kids with an emphasis on education.
• Support our audiences by crafting great experiences with a focus on engagement and interaction with our content.
• Facilitate our users to have memorable and fun experiences while learning.
• Work with Lead Designers to create visual design assets and user experience documentation for websites, apps and games. Help translate existing brands into new digital products.
• Add passion, curiosity and creativity to our teams – help us research and brainstorm new ideas.
• Set visual style and quality that helps elevate our overall design aesthetic.

Requirements

• Commitment to quality and to the craft of design – you care about the details
• Passion for communicating through digital interaction and helping kids and adults learn
• Demonstrable ability to build meaningful web products from concept to completion
• Self-starter – someone that will help brainstorm and iterate rapidly
• Self-managed – work independently, help set priorities and manage your own timeline
• Generous team player that shares your own knowledge and seeks learning opportunities from others
• Understand best practices in responsive design and mobile application design
• Experience with game design, children’s media, illustration and animation
• Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects
• Microsoft Office Suite

Skills Required

Experience working in a fast-paced environment, preferably with online media. Candidates must demonstrate enthusiasm for, and strengths in, interaction and game design for learning. They should have a strong sense of games design, animation; a command of formal design, typography, interface and information design; and be up-to-date with design tools and technologies for web, mobile and touch screen interfaces.

Candidates should have strong communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively, quickly and creatively under deadline.

Facility with Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and Sketch
HTML5 and CSS coding skills a plus

Apply at http://www.wgbh.org/about/employmentOpportunities.cfm


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