Senior Digital Designer

Carlsbad California
Required Experience: 5 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 5 days ago
Job Description
Spy Optic is looking for a Senior Digital Designer with strong UI/UX knowledge, well-versed in responsive and mobile-first design with a deep understanding of e-commerce best practices. This position requires extensive experience designing emails and creating static and animated marketing assets for the digital space. The Senior Digital Designer will be responsible for bringing creative solutions for all Spy Optic digital experience including product launches, homepage takeovers, emails, social paid ads, banners, partner websites and overall visual site enhancements.

The candidate should be a conceptual designer who has solid core design skills and a working knowledge of front-end development in HTML and CSS. Teamwork will be essential in order to coordinate and facilitate digital launches while working with both the internal marketing department and outside agency partners.

Job responsibilities (including, but not limited to the following):

• Maintain high standards for digital design, user experience and innovation in the digital space.
• Work with internal and external developers to ensure aesthetics are aligned with usability, accessibility, and web standards.
• Ensure that design elements, templates and finished solutions work within various browser types and screen settings.
• Create digital content using interactive applications, animation and videos including redesigning/repurposing print media for use in a digital environment.
• Select methods and techniques best suited for responsive/mobile-first design.
• Create wireframes and prototypes to communicate page layout and functionality.
• Create memorable online experiences to maximize user engagement.
• Conduct usability tests to ensure optimal user experience.
• Stay current with best practices and trends in digital marketing and advocate knowledge across the organization.
Job Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in digital media, web design, graphic communications or related field.
• 5+ years of experience designing for email marketing, websites, digital advertising.
• Design experience at digital agency or in-house web team for product-driven business.
• Strong portfolio of digital design work. Great sense of typography, layout and color theory.
• Strong knowledge of HTML/CSS. JavaScript/JQuery is a plus.
• Proficient in Adobe CC products: Photoshop and Illustrator (knowledge of After Effects, Premier, and inDesign a plus)
• Experience with Wireframe/Prototype tools such as InVision, Proto.io, etc
• Email design and development experience. Comfortable working with ESPs such as Mailchimp, Cordial or Constant Contact.
• Experience with CMS platforms. Salesforce Commerce Cloud is a plus.
• Strong work ethic and personal accountability.
• Strong attention to detail.
• Team worker with good time management skills.
• Works swiftly within a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

*Please submit a link to your portfolio with your application

Perks
We offer medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K, paid vacation, holidays, and sick time, as well as daily laughter and awesomeness.