JESS3 LA is Expanding: We Are Hiring Interactive Designers!

We’ve announced open roles here in LA for Creative Directors and Art Directors. Add to the list: Interactive Designers. Details below, more job openings to come so stay tuned!

Year of Experience: 5 – 7 years
Position Type:
Full-time and part-time available

Core Responsibilities:

  • Formulate design strategy for interactive projects, including but not limited to: input on the user experience, business rules and creative deliverables.
  • Contribute to internal brainstorms with well-reasoned insights and executable concepts through inspiration, sketches and mocks.
  • Execute wireframes and GUI designs for interactive projects that span mobile, tablet, web and large-scale installation.

Your Craft:

  • Served as Senior Designer or Art Director at a vanguard studio, digital agency and / or brand.
  • Design experience must be blended with a proven track record of interactive excellence including, but not limited to: frontend development languages, wireframing, user experience design and developing full-scale color comps. Ideal candidates will also have effective writing skills for business and technical documents as they relate to creative work.
  • Highly experienced with Adobe Creative Suite; strong track record of preparing and handing off a perfect file each and every project to the engineering team.
  • Conceptual thinker who can expertly navigate experimentation with control, visual problem solving, visual communication and visual narrative development.
  • Proven ability to manage and execute against multiple projects, and work efficiently against tight deadlines; ability to stay on the edge of the latest technologies and trends in the interactive space.

The Ideal Team Player:

  • Proven ability to partner with designers as well as interactive strategists, engineers, project managers and account managers to drive results.
  • Applicants must be open to collaborative design efforts and be comfortable building upon the work of others and allowing others to build upon their own work (JESS3 is a collaborative environment; team members often build upon each other’s creative work).
  • Able to leverage feedback from multiple stakeholders and arrive at effective design solutions. Must be ready to balance client’s goals and constraints with creative desires and opportunities.
  • Solution-oriented, proactive and team spirited.

To Apply:

  • Send your cover letter, resume and a link to your online portfolio to [email protected] with the subject line: “YOUR NAME Applying for Interactive Designer” (example: Jane Doe Applying for Interactive Designer)
  • Your cover letter should address a summary of the requirements above with examples, as well as answer these five questions with supporting examples: (1) Why do you want to work at JESS3?; (2) What sites do you go to for inspiration?; (3) What do you consider your wheelhouse on the spectrum of detailed interaction wireframes to full-color comps to implementation in HTML and JavaScript? Illustrate with a project; (4) What is a recent trend that you’ve seen in interactive/UI that you love? Why?; (5) What is a recent trend that you’ve seen in interactive/UI that you hate? Why?

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