JOB: Sr. Interactive Designer/Creative Director, PCD Group - Portland, OR, Full Time

29 Oct 2007 - 6:57pm
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Danielle Bastron
2007

Senior Interactive Designer / Design Manager / Creative Director

PCD Group, a Portland Oregon interactive marketing agency specializing
in custom websites, intranets and online applications is looking for a
Senior level Interactive Designer with leadership experience in guiding
and directing the Graphical and User Interface design solutions for
websites and web applications.

The Senior Interactive Designer will be responsible for working with PCD
Group's Principal and directly with our clients in requirements
gathering and definition and for designing solutions. Ideally, we want
this individual to play a leadership role in creative direction and
solutions for PCD Group's interactive projects.

The Senior Interactive Designer MUST have the following Experience and
Skills:

- Professional website and web application design (Please do not
apply if you do not have actual web application design experience)

- Experience interacting and gathering requirements from
clients, creating documentation, information architecture, U/I and GUI
design

- Strong knowledge of user interface design and usability

- Ability to conceptualize, design and execute engaging
interactive experiences

- Excellent design skills and a keen eye for attention to
detail, plus a development technology understanding

- Experience with leading/directing other designers or being in
a management role with decision making authority

- Experience working with corporate and Fortune 1,000 clients

- Software Requirements: Applicant must have knowledge of Mac,
Windows, Photoshop, Flash and In-Design. Experience with Visio,
PowerPoint, Action Script, Adobe Acrobat (editing) and Illustrator are a
plus.

At a big picture, the individual must be able to design creative
solutions that meet business objectives and brand guidelines, all the
while keeping in mind the end user. Individual must able to visually
communicate a message, extend brand and inspire action through design.
Individual must be able to articulate ideas clearly, think
strategically, be open-minded and upbeat, reliable, creatively
consistent, solutions oriented, flexible and collaborative.

Individual must have experience working with Web Programmers and Project
Manager on a web development team. A degree in graphic design,
communication design, interactive design or similar is desired, but
excellent portfolio examples and strong work history will qualify.

The Senior Interactive Designer will be responsible for:

- Conceptualize the strategic direction of every interactive
experience

- Develop, design and/or improve the user experience of
websites and web applications

- Ensure the overall creative quality of output

- Manage client expectations and communicate design
deliverables to clients

- Lead the creative direction for projects

- Manage, mentor, and expand the team of interactive designers
and freelancers (in future)

Please submit cover letter, resume and portfolio of work to
pcdjobs at gmail.com. Here are the types of work we would like to see:

- Website or Intranet design

- Web Application design (Forms / Account Opening experience is
a real plus!)

- Marketing or Sales Oriented Website

- Newsletters

- Reporting Functionality / Report Results

- Productivity Tools

- Flash / Motion Graphics / Banners

- Spot graphics, buckets, calls to action

- Shopping Cart

- Calculator or Game

This is a full-time position, with a competitive salary and excellent
benefit package offered. If you enjoy working in a collaborative team
environment with other bright and talented professionals and meet the
above requirements, we look forward to hearing from you!

www.pcdgroup.com <http://www.pcdgroup.com/>

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