•Responsible for the creation of design solutions, from concept to final design, for all aspects of our NxA and game-related online presence, with a clear focus on designing, maintaining, and suggesting new opportunities for our static and dynamic web pages.
•Create and deliver visual layouts, graphic designs, style guides, wireframes, and product integration guidelines for multiple properties and on multiple platforms. Responsible for the production and repurposing of text/graphic/audio content on all our sites; create and deliver final art and files to be given to the Developer to meet appropriate deadlines.
•Provide design and technical consultation/expertise to creative and other teams during design phases: scope/planning, research, concept, prototyping, design, and web publishing; keep current on new trends in web, service, and interaction design and provide this knowledge to relevant teams.
•Ensure that design efforts and project schedules are clearly planned and communicated to other team members and stakeholders so project pipeline flows smoothly.
•Analyze and evaluate front-end designs for usability challenges; propose and implement effective design solutions and compelling interfaces for better user experience.
•Create clear communications for design rationales and specifications for other designers, developers, producers, etc. Make related presentations when applicable.
•Collaborate with members of creative, game, marketing, database, and other teams on the planning, development, and execution on a range of designs efforts including online advertising, web features for game properties and portal, assorted print collateral, and other deliverable assets.
•Other duties as assigned
•2 – 4 years website design experience
•Entertainment industry experience preferred, but not required
Education, Professional Training, Technical Training or Certification
•Bachelor’s degree in related field required or equivalent experience
•Knowledge of user-interface and information architecture principles; including websites, intranets and online communities to support usability
•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
•Strong project and time management skills
•Ability to manage multiple priorities
•Proficient in Microsoft Office
•Strong proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, web applications and wire-framing tools
•Familiar with visual effects and motion graphics software (e.g. Adobe Flash, After Effects and 3dsMax)
•Able to design web sites with multi-layered information and functionality