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Director of Mobile Visual Design / User Experience

at Applico in New York, NY   —   Apr 22, 2014   |  
Overview
As a member of the Applico team, the Director of Mobile Design will be responsible for providing leadership to a mobile team of visual and interaction designers. This person will be tasked with cultivating our design first culture as well as pushing the boundaries of our digital products. The Director of Mobile Design will encompass designing user experiences and setting standards for Applico’s mobile teams as well as working collaboratively across business units to serve each of their needs.

We help businesses use the Connected Revolution to their advantage.

When Applico was founded in a dorm room in 2009, our goal was simple – build the best apps possible on the market. Since then, our business expanded to include everything our clients need to successfully dominate in this age of the Connected Revolution.

Under one roof we offer all of the services necessary for building, implementing and evolving solutions that disrupt markets and invigorate internal cultural shifts. Strategy, design, development, analytics and consulting are all leveraged as needed by our clients to competitively thrive in the Connected Revolution. And as a mobile industry visionary and thought leader, we help position our clients to compete in where the market is going – not just where it is today.

Applico is paving the way for a new type of mobile services company.

Watch this video to learn more!
http://www.applicoinc.com/applico-makes-headlines/

Recent article in Gotham Magazine:
http://bit.ly/112O7wN

Applico Summer Intern Video 2013
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQkm9IX4Cjw
Responsibilities
Work with our partners to refine goals and work towards establishing design narrative for their digital products
Champion User Experience thought leadership for Applico, our clients and the industry
Manage, mentor and inspire a creative team that constitutes user experience, visual and interaction designers
Understands and can drive key mobile information architecture
Drive innovation across mobile based product lines
Work with UI/UX teams to bring engaging user experiences to life
Partner with clients on business goals from a visual perspective
Collaborate with senior management on the long term vision for what constitutes a mobile experience
Is able to quickly adapt to multiple SDLC’s (Agile vs. Waterfall)
Values user testing as much as we do!
Experience
5-10 years of industry experience
Expert in Photoshop, Illustrator, Keynote and inDesign
Experience with agile and scrum type tools
Experience managing large teams, including identifying, recruiting and mentoring creative talent
Platform experience, with experience moving a set of features from one platform to another (iOS, Android, Windows Phone)
Possesses effective and clear communication skills
Current and thorough understanding of consumer internet, enterprise, mobile, and connected technologies
Ability to comfortably articulate, pitch and sell ideas
Demonstrated portfolio of award winning projects
Education
* Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Communications, HCI, Fine Arts or related area
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