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Digital Experience Design Director

Gensler


Location:
New York, NY
Date:
07/26/2017
2017-07-262017-08-24
Job Code:
10636
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Job Details

Gensler — Career Opportunities


Digital Experience Design Director

Careers Site Location: New York, NY, US

Description

Digital Experience Design Director


Studio Profile
Gensler’s Brand Design studio is a collaborative team of designers, strategists, and storytellers that engages with a wide variety of clients on projects of all sizes
—from product packaging and immersive digital experience to campus signage systems and international brand positioning. As Gensler brand designers, we help our clients tell their unique stories effectively via every channel available in today’s diverse media landscape. Our approach combines design and architectural expertise with a unique point of view and strong communication skills. We believe that this approach results in brands that build trust, inspire confidence, and forge lasting relationships.

 

What You Will Do


The Digital Experience Design Director will be responsible for leading fast-paced interdisciplinary teams of developers, graphic designers, technologists, brand strategists, and more to deliver projects ranging from immersive interactive environments to mobile applications. The Director will craft strategies and digital design solutions centered on the user and the interactive experiences that occur on many scales – from the web or mobile screen to large-scale, complex systems and environments that evolve over time.  The Director will demonstrate exceptional vision and technical knowledge, oversee projects from conception to completion, and ensure successful project outcomes. The Digital Experience Design Director will deliver creative solutions, focusing on digital content, strategy, and conceptual thinking across a diverse range of markets including aviation, education, entertainment, hospitality, retail, sports, and workplace.

 

Your Qualifications


  • Minimum 10-15 years’ experience in a variety of interactive design formats & methodologies— including websites, software applications, mobile/tablet UI and apps, installations, immersive experiences, and touch/voice/gesture-based interaction—with a professional degree in interaction design or a related field

 

  • Demonstrated leadership experience on projects that have successfully merged design and technology to create stunning, interactive, user-centered solutions

 

  • Impressive ability to think technically and collaborate with developers and technologists to determine the benefits, possibilities, and constraints of common coding languages, network resources, and user interfaces; actual coding experience, while not necessary, is a plus

 

  • Exceptional design sense and design strategy with the ability to provide clear, critical design reviews to project teams
     
  • Excellent communication skills and experience as the main point of contact for clients, vendors, consultants, and project teams
     
  • Ability to lead complex, multifaceted projects while exhibiting financial stewardship and adhering to demanding project schedules
     
  • Ability to work closely with design leadership across Gensler to promote an interdisciplinary design philosophy and to facilitate its advancement both inside and outside of the firm
     
  • Desire to develop, motivate and mentor young design professionals
     
  • Demonstrated success building, nurturing, and sustaining client relationships and ability to initiate business development opportunities.

 

  • Strong presentation, communication, and relationship management skills

 

Life at Gensler

At Gensler, we are as committed to enjoying life as we are to delivering best-in-class design. From curated art exhibits to internal design competitions and hackathons, to “Well-being Week,” our offices reflect our teams’ diverse interests.

 

We encourage our employees to lead a healthy and balanced life. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, flex spending, paid holidays and paid time off. We also offer a 401k, profit sharing, employee stock ownership and twice annual bonus opportunities. 

 

As part of the firm’s commitment to licensure and professional development, Gensler offers reimbursement for certain professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees. In addition, we reimburse tuition for certain eligible programs or classes.   We view our professional development programs as strategic investments in our future. 

 

Gensler is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

 

 










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