Creative Director - Vancouver | Atimi Software Inc. | | 20/08/14
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Creative Director Full-Time

Location: Vancouver
Company Name: Atimi Software Inc. ()
Category: Graphic Design, User Experience

Atimi Software is searching for a Creative Director to lead our UI/UX department. We are seeking a natural-born leader responsible for guiding a multi-disciplinary team of 4-6 designers. You’ll be directing the design of premium mobile applications for Fortune 1000 companies from conception to the mobile app store. A successful candidate will enjoy client work involving regular communication and consultation on a daily basis. Your role is composed of a combination of leadership, creative direction, production, and administration duties.

Job Description

Creative Direction
Provide mentorship, direction, and creation of visual designs from style and layouts to workflow.

  • Work with Senior management to define and streamline processes
  • Liaise with Sales to create bid materials, estimates, quotes and schedules
  • Project resourcing for upcoming project and delegation of task on active projects
  • Lead creative team in all client discovery meetings, defining product features and strategies.
  • Interface with the design and engineering teams to create a spectrum of product concepts and estimate their associated costs.
  • Estimate hours required to complete UI and UX tasks for upcoming projects
  • Communicate design concepts to clients, design team, project managers, developers, and QA.

Use UI/UX best practices to direct and produce concepts and materials from inception to completion.

  • Create app maps, wireframes, user journeys, application flows, conceptual prototypes and build pixel-perfect visual designs.
  • Improve and maintain UI/UX documentation and templates.
  • Conduct user-centric and demographic research, reporting, and documentation.

Oversee the improvement and maintenance of people and processes

  • Conduct interviews and hiring
  • Conduct analysis of department successes, challenges, and individual performance
  • Conduct probationary and annual performance reviews for all UI/UX staff
  • Organize team building activities for the department
  • Stay up to date with current and upcoming trends in design and technology to provide technical leadership and world-class solutions to the clients.

Required Experience

  • Require 5+ years of Interaction/Digital Design Experience (UX and UI Design principals) including Mobile (iOS/Android)
  • Experience leading and managing a medium-sized team.
  • Must be an expert in standard design tools (i.e. Adobe CC)
  • Experience with rapid prototyping and user testing.
  • Experience consulting clients
  • Able to coordinate and manage multiple concurrent projects
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