Publicis Groupe Associate Director, Experience Design in Boston, Massachusetts
Digitas is the Networked Experience Agency, built on the vision that we create magnetic experiences that earn the right for brands to exist in human networks. Today, and tomorrow. We deliver Networked Experiences by leveraging comprehensive data, technology, creative, media and strategy capabilities. Digitas delivers ambitious outcomes via unique solutions that include Creative Experiences, Integrated Media, Addressable Relationships, Social Marketing and Total Commerce. Celebrated by Ad Age as Data and Insights Agency of the Year, U.S Campaign’s Brand Experience Agency of the Year, Media Network of the Year and celebrated by Forrester and Gartner, Digitas serves the world’s leading brands through a global network comprised of more than 5,500 employees across over 65 offices in 43 countries.
Our Experience Design team crafts digital experiences people love to use. We are collaborators and innovators who thrive in multidisciplinary teams. We can start from a blank page and help realize the vision for a great experience, and aren’t afraid to get our hands dirty making that vision a reality.
Our experience runs the gamut from site to mobile, eCom to campaign, marketing to editorial to product, with one foot in beautiful visual expressions and the other in rock-solid user experience. At heart we are designers who love creating new, meaningful experiences and are well versed in the practice of modern digital experience creation.
We’re looking for a leader who will help set the vision for their teams and their projects. You’ll be as comfortable sweating the details of a design interaction as you are presenting your teams’ work. You’ll be a mentor and a manager, developing talent to be their best. And you’re passionate about growing your own talent, as well.
Sound good? Good.
Things we want to see in you:
A portfolio of beautiful, usable experiences designed for all kinds of devices and contexts, showcasing impactful experiences for products and platforms, campaigns and content
Hybrid design experience: strong UX fundamentals paired up with refined UI and visual design skills
Well versed in the fundamentals of visual design: color, typography, illustration, motion, etc.
(Not so) basic prototyping capabilities
Exceptional ability to create, maintain, evolve and use a design system
Strong experience in discovery-based activities, user research, and agile processes
Demonstrated ability to think holistically about an experience to ensure user and business needs are met
Competency to create site maps, wireframes, user flows, journey maps and other experience models
Complete comfort sketching and riffing with a team to arrive at exceptional design solutions
Experience partnering with other capabilities to strategize, design and build the work, including annotating complex interactions
High level of proficiency in Figma, InVision, Sketch and Adobe CC
Amazingly awesome written and presentation skills that showcase passion, informed opinions and design rationale
Strong experience leading project teams of designers and content strategists to produce on time and quality deliverables – you must be able to get briefed on a new project, collaborate with a team to tackle the challenge, and manage, organize and defend the work of your team members, while also contributing to the day to day outputs
At least a couple years of experience managing and mentoring direct reports and junior talent in their career growth
6–8 years of experience being amazing at your craft