Full-Time

Art Director

Critical Mass

Critical Mass

1,001-5,000 employees

Digital experience design agency

Data & Analytics
Consulting
Consumer Software
Fintech
Real Estate

Senior

Calgary, AB, Canada

Required Skills
UI/UX Design
Communications
Sketch
Product Design
Requirements
  • Strong design portfolio
  • 5+ years design and interactive work experience
  • Experience leading a team of designers, production specialists and writers to creative excellence
  • Well-developed communication skills
  • Ability to think creatively and justify concepts to clients and team members
  • Experience with strategic brainstorming, campaign development, creative brief development and creative execution
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proven aptitude for quick creative thinking with acute attention to detail within demanding deadlines
  • Solid working knowledge of the latest design tools including Adobe CS, Sketch, Principle
  • Passion for interactive storytelling, ecommerce, product design, or design systems
  • Experience using video, motion samples and/or prototyping to sell your creative ideas to team members and stakeholders
  • Comprehensive understanding of interaction and UI design
  • Committed to the profession of visual communication
Responsibilities
  • Develop concepts, communicate ideas, and design solutions that meet or exceed strategic objectives in a highly collaborative and iterative studio environment
  • Balance strategic development with client business objectives
  • Direct & delegate to core creative services disciplines (design, information architecture, audio design, production and copywriting)
  • Directly contribute to project design and development:- create storyboards / initial graphic concepts- conceive functional design solutions- create site grids and interface demos
  • Provide quality assurance of all creative deliverables
  • Mentor and coach team members through project development and performance management
  • Build and maintain a rapport with clients, partner agencies and vendors
  • Contribute to the innovative development of the creative department

Critical Mass was founded when a design visionary and a successful entrepreneur came together with a focus on digital experiences in a rapidly evolving space. Critical Mass has helped global brands reimagine digital and transform their businesses though strategic consulting, innovative creative ideas and cutting-edge technology thinking.

Company Stage

M&A

Total Funding

$238K

Headquarters

Calgary, Canada

Founded

1996

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

3%

1 year growth

12%

2 year growth

45%

Benefits

Professional Development Spending Account that can be used for conferences, courses, subscriptions, books

Competitive pay and benefits

Match charitable donations up to $100USD

Flexible, reasonable work-from-home arrangements whenever possible