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Brand Experience Art Director

Apply Later Location Kirkland, Washington; Scottsdale, Arizona; Hiawatha, Iowa

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GoDaddy powers the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures. With 19 million customers worldwide, GoDaddy is the place people come to name their idea, build a professional website, attract customers and manage their work. Our mission is to empower entrepreneurs everywhere, making opportunity more inclusive for all. To learn more about the company visit www.GoDaddy.com.

GoDaddy is looking for a Brand Experience Art Director with an eye for aesthetic and years of high-performance creative who wants to make their mark on the world. Join us in our mission to help people from all around the world with the help & tools to make their own way. We're seeking a skilled craftsman and leader who question the status quo and re-imagine how we connect our digital experiences to support our mission of “Empowering Everyday Entrepreneurs Everywhere”. As a Brand Experience Art Director you will drive creative strategy with our brand experience design team to develop and produce industry-leading digital creative solutions that will drive our business. You bring a deep understanding of user experience, ecom, visual merchandising, integrated campaigns, creative performance, content production, user research across digital channels and interactive media. The successful candidate is a leader who shows their qualities through their actions. They must be an excellent collaborator, keeping up-to-date with innovative work across industries, and sharing internal and external best practices with GoDaddy, while inspiring others toward creativity and continually imagining new ways for us to be engaging, always. We are consistently striving to deliver bold, creative solutions anchored by principled research. Drive innovative, set the bar of aesthetic, bring to life experience that pay off our mission. Be the change maker.

Responsibilities:

 Be the strategic creative thinker and raise the bar of visual design

and digital brand experience creative for GoDaddy.

 Brainstorm, pitch, design, develop, deliver and manage "best-in-

class" creative.

 Translate, present, and persuasively sell marketing and business

objectives as dynamic creative strategies.

 Create a visual design & user experiences for GoDaddy.com, future

state prototypes, microsites & landing pages, social and mobile

applications, digital content, style guides and presentations.

 Work collaboratively with teams & stakeholders within GoDaddy

including brand, marketing, product & technology teams to drive

work to live environments.

 Lead Design Sprint methodologies and creative process with

teams. (Insights, Ideate, Design, Test, Launch, Learn in a user first

design approach)

 Design a cohesive visual style, interface, and interaction flow of

applications and experiences.

 Identify and remove barriers in the context of an integrated team

that owns the project from idea to execution.

 Develop and maintain detailed user-interface specifications and

design patterns.

 Create use case scenarios, complex user flows/information

architecture, wireframes and mock-ups.

 Convey your ideas effectively through sketches, prototypes, and

animations.

 Conduct user research to validate working concepts.

 Analytically track design changes to inform future work and

choices.

 Identify whether, when, and how external resources may be

needed, and manage their deliverables and timing when

necessary.

 Collaborate with the business team and others to ensure that apps

and web experiences complement one another.

 Maintain a customer-centric (as opposed to product-centric) focus

on unique customer personas and their needs.

 Attract, recruit, and retain creative talent to grow the creative

capability, and mentor junior team members

Qualifications:

-Minimum of a bachelor's degree required, specifically in design-related

discipline such as Interaction Design, Graphic Design, Visual

Communications or Advertising.

-Strong mix of creative and operations experience, with proven ability

to lead an office and expand a portfolio with 10+ years of digital

Industry experience.

-Proven leadership experience to grow, build, and expand an existing

business.

-Ability to positively influence the culture, and provide strong mentoring

and collaboration across disciplines.

-Must be well-versed in all user-centered design methods and

techniques.

-Have a strong ability to champion design sprint processes .

-Strong sense of visual aesthetic and proven track record for the craft of

design.

-Proven industry experience in a well-established, creative leadership

role with a clear track record of success.

-Experience across digital channels of (websites and mobile).

-Solid verbal communication skills, with experience and a high degree

of comfort presenting to all levels of clients, stakeholders, and/or

colleagues.

-Knowledge of marketing requirements, eCom and visual

merchandising.

-Must possess a deep understanding of related creative tracks, such as

user experience, copywriting, user testing and content production &

strategy.

-Must be proficient-to-expert in: Sketch, InDesign, InVision, Microsoft

Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Principle/FramerX, etc.

-Must have proven client-facing role experience working with teams on

large scale, long-term projects.

-Possess excellent writing and communications skills.

-Have the ability to gracefully handle multiple projects in a fast-paced,

constantly changing, high-stakes environment.

-Must have a passionate attitude with willingness and enthusiasm to

plot and achieve your own growth.

-Must align with GoDaddy's vision and core values.

-Ability to travel up to 15% required

GoDaddy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, medical condition, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status or civil partnership/union status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, genetic information, military and veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law. GoDaddy will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with local and federal requirements.

If you need assistance completing an application for a position with us, please reach out to our Recruiting Team at Recruiting@godaddy.com

Please note that GODADDY does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.

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