We’re hiring in New York City.

Looking for an Art Director to join our NYC office. Must create digital works of art on the regular.

Your task.

Kettle is close-knit and innovative creative group devising products and experiences for some of the world’s biggest brands. We’re growing, and on the lookout for a seasoned Art Director with a portfolio that demonstrates intuition for user interactions in product, web and mobile applications.

  We need you to:

  • Bring a fresh design thinking to Kettle’s product team.
  • Work closely with clients and internal teams to develop and define creative visions.
  • Develop thoughtful, unexpected and original design directions for apps, websites and mobile experiences.
  • Deliver end-to-end client solutions that balance business goals and user needs.
  • Utilize the latest best practices in design and technology to deliver best-in-class experiences.
  • Manage and mentor direct reports within the product team 
  • Work closely with developers to see projects through. 
  • Participate in quality assessment sprints, working with developers to ensure the highest quality in design, experience and engineering.

Your skills:

  • Be a collaborative, flexible, positive and eager team member.
  • Able to proactively solve problems with an obsessive attention-to-detail.   
  • Manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Presentation-fluent, with a keen ability to verbalize vision to clients and stakeholders.
  • A strong aesthetic vision and sense of typography.
  • Experience in creating responsive web experiences that don’t sacrifice functionality
  • Expertise in product design tools such as Sketch, Figma and the Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Proficiency in developing wireframes and understanding of UX best practices.
  • Experience creating interaction animation and prototypes with tools such as Principle, Invision, Keynote, etc.
  • Big Plus: Illustration skills, video & storyboarding abilities, strong understanding of CSS

Required experience:

  • Must have 5-7 years interaction design experience in either agency or product related environments. 
  • Experience managing projects from inception to launch.
  • Experience communicating with clients directly.

A little about us:

An independent digital agency with offices in New York City and San Francisco. We’re a team of makers, doers, and passionate problem-solvers with a simple mission: to make tomorrow better. We spend countless hours tinkering and asking questions until we unequivocally know the product is in its purest, most elegant form. Our strengths are creating user-centric products, keeping it simple, and telling great stories. Our weaknesses are baked goods, french fries, and karaoke.

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