Art Director/Senior Designer

Location: Atlanta, GA
Date Posted: 01-10-2018
Macquarium is an Atlanta based innovation and marketing agency. Our team of passionate dreamers, thinkers, and doers create digital experiences that make customers’ lives easier. Over the past 25 years, we have partnered with Fortune 500 companies to create differentiated web, mobile, e-commerce and in-store self-service experiences. We are currently looking for an experienced Senior Visual Designer to join our Crew.

The Senior Visual Designer will possess excellent visual design skills with a strong sense of graphic, web and screen design, and a high level of understanding of visual solutions for smaller portable screens. The SVD will contribute to the visual design aspect of projects and pitches and have an appreciation of interaction design.  An excellent understanding of typography, layout, animation, design standards and user interaction design will be needed to help the team create the best work possible.

•    Create compelling interactive visual solutions that balance emotional engagement with usability
•    Create, design, and produce marketing communications tools and business applications using the elements of type, illustration, photography, video footage and motion graphics
•    Translate creative strategy and brand standards into design concepts and storyboards
•    Create graphic elements, icons, and design comps based on wireframes and images for production
•    Develop the Visual Interface Design through personas, storyboards, scenarios, mood boards, iconography, photography and illustrations
•    Create style guides and brand guidelines to supplement prototypes for our implementation partners 
•    Closely collaborate with other disciplines, including information architects, project management and front-end developers
•    Take ownership and responsibility for the work
•    Effectively meet client deadlines without sacrificing quality
•    Support the team throughout the execution of engagements
•    Offer input to creative meetings and sharing of ideas

•    Outstanding portfolio of digital work displaying superior creativity and talent with a solid understanding of color theory, composition, typography, user interface design, animation, motion graphics and legibility of text and use of unique themes
•    Ability to present and explain digital design concepts to team members through sketches and illustrations
•    Previous experience working in an agency producing digital work
•    The motivation to maintain and improve digital design standards
•    The willingness to listen to feedback and use it to improve
•    Familiarity with HTML/ CSS, jQuery and JS 

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