Digital Designer, Interaction Design

Location: San Diego, CA Posted: May 17

Job Description

AVID® Center is currently seeking a Digital Designer, Interaction Design. This position is located in the San Diego office. Under the direction of the Director of Interaction Design, Technology Services, the candidate selected for this position will plan, implement, and refine digital content – in particular, online curriculum and professional learning resources – to effectively deliver products to internal and external audiences, elevating the value and reputation of our online resources. They will serve as the expert in producing interactive content for various creative solutions, researches online publishing options, and will make recommendations based on business drivers and technology requirements. May function as a team member in the development of more complex multimedia programs.

Essential Duties:

• Illustrates concepts by designing layout of art and copy regarding arrangement, size, type size and style, and related interactive elements for digital delivery
• Researches and recommends online digital publishing options that best meet business drivers and end-users’ needs
• Determines the message the design should portray in online/digital environment
• Develops graphics that identify a product or convey a message, keeping in mind branding and intended audience
• Develops graphics for product illustrations, print and web uploads, and websites
• Works with content owner(s) to develop online interactive publication guidelines
• Incorporates changes recommended by the content owner(s) into the final design
• Reviews designs for errors prior to online publishing
• Packages files to publish for online/digital delivery
• Understands high-level instructions and delivers high-quality, interactive digital products developed through InDesign, including Online Publishing
• Collaborates across the organization to showcase standards of digital creativity

Minimum Qualifications:

• In-depth digital design capabilities with demonstrable industry experience
• Expertise in InDesign, including Online Publishing
• Expertise with other apps in the Adobe Creative Suite – in particular, Illustrator and Photoshop; experience with InCopy a plus
• Proficiency with HTML and CSS
• Willingness to learn and innovate to stay on cutting edge of design knowledge and skills by reviewing competitive products across industry sectors
• Must be a team player, comfortable working under pressure and to deadlines, taking ownership of issues and seeing them through to meet business outcomes
• Expert level skill with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite and After Effects
• Four-year college degree
• 5+ years direct experience in digital publishing – building interactive digital books and resources
• Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to quickly grasp project issues and work well under pressure
• Ability to convey complex topics in easy-to-understand ways and strong writing skills

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NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.

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