Room 214

Interactive Designer

Type of work: Full-Time
Location: Boulder
Company URL: http://www.room214.com
Date Posted: July 9th, 2013
Description:

Job Description
Support design and front-end development, as needed for web properties, mobile devices, social media applications and client projects. Serve as the key creative member, touching all visual aspects of company brand and design (programmers need not apply). The creative team works on a variety of projects in the agency including: branding, infographics, Facebook applications, presentations, digital strategy and concept development, website & microsite design and banner ads. We are seeking a highly creative and passionate graphic designer to join our team. This person will be responsible for developing inspired creative work on-time and in-budget to meet client needs.

Primary Functions:
Work directly with business unit leaders, account teams and technical programmers to produce great web-based properties and applications.
Create conceptual designs (comps) for social/mobile applications and marketing assets to be approved by clients; including blogs, mobile apps, landing pages, icons, Facebook pages, interactive infographics, etc.
Assist in the optimization of design for cross-browser compatibility, as well as usability testing.
Contribute to strategic processes and client interactions when necessary.
Develop or assist in the development of agency or client print and digital presentation materials as needed (workbooks, product sheets, letterhead, proposal formats, powerpoint, pages, docs and keynotes)

Ideal Requirements:
2-5 years of related experience in an agency environment
Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite with emphasis in Photoshop and Illustrator
Knowledge of HTML/CSS/Javascript and its capabilities and limitations
Knowledge of information architecture, usability and development processes
Strong desire to make every project the best project you've ever done
Extreme passion for design, illustration and photography
Meticulous attention to detail (every pixel counts)
Copywriting abilities
Drawing skills
Candidate separates from the pack with:
Flash experience
Current understanding of industry trends and technology
Impressive portfolio of work with a digital focus
Experience in still-motion photography and video production/editing

What it takes to be successful at Room 214:
We have a high “competence” culture. We value the individual as an expert and we set high expectations on performance. We value each other as a team and encourage debate, but we don’t believe we must have consensus on all decisions. To be successful here, you should be someone who:
Does whatever it takes to do the job and works to be on top of their game.
Is focused; can turn off distractions and socializing, but still likes to have fun.
Is motivated to go above and beyond the call of duty without being told.
Is comfortable working on their own and can quickly learn expectations.
Understands the difference between productivity versus activity and drives deadlines with productivity.
Can handle the pressure professionally and can become more engaged as situations get tighter.
Is not concerned about job titles and climbing the ladder.

How to apply:

How to Apply
Please send a link to your own website and online portfolio, Twitter handle, LinkedIn account, etc. to jobs@room214.com. If you do not have a website with examples of your own interactive design - you will not be considered. This email should include your resume and any other creative expressions of your skills and personality.

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