We are seeking a super-talented Art Director!


If you are passionate about working for an entrepreneurial team of self-starters, if you are looking for a high energy environment that prides itself on premium and elegant user experiences, and if you are someone that is looking to collaborate with like-minded designers and strategists, then Echidna may be the right place for you to bring your talents. If you are looking for someone that wants to make a difference and help design the future of experiences for top brands across the world, we would love to hear from you!

Currently, we are looking for an Art Director to join our creative team. The Art Director at Echidna is in a unique position to concept experiences across a range touchpoints (web, apps, tablet, mobile, display, print, social), as well as drive internal & external branding efforts. This role will participate in prototyping, creative branding and content creation. Going beyond creative output, the Art Director must strive to grasp the total customer and user experience.

The Art Director works with UX staff, business development and marketing, as well as external clients. They present concepts to internal teams and clients through presentations & visual compositions. The Art Director will be part of a collaborative team of Visual Designers, Information Architects, User Researchers, Front-End Developers and Digital Strategists. Balancing creative thinking with interpersonal skills, the Art Director will demonstrate an ability to meld into current brand styles & conventions, as well as create new brand concepts.

This position is based in Minneapolis, MN.

Please apply today for immediate consideration. Work samples required.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work to design engaging and high quality visual solutions and campaigns
  • Create multiple sketches, illustrations, visual compositions etc. to show intended concept or user experience
  • Develop conceptual design storyboards, mock-ups or prototypes as needed to illustrate the behavior of the user experience
  • Collaborate to create beautiful visual designs with our UX design team
  • Maintain current, relevant knowledge of user design trends, standards and techniques
  • Working within the technical constraints of the various platforms
  • Strong presentation, writing and effective client relations skills

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Must be abe to design beautifully, as well as visually engage the user's senses.
  • Experience in design, communication or UX
  • Demonstrated achievement with innovative design
  • Knowledge of interaction design trends and design culture
  • Mastery of application design tools (e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator, Keynote)
  • Solving interface problems for usability and user goals, considering ease-of-use and user goal-driven designs
  • Multi-device design experience (web, tablet, phone, display)
  • MUST be proactive with a collaborative spirit
  • MUST contribute to the passion, culture and growth of Echidna
  • Echidna delivers innovative eCommerce solutions, helping clients meet their immediate goals and achieve long term success with continued engagement.

    Based in Minneapolis, New York & Bangalore – Echidna, Inc is a digital services company that specializes in user experience design, multi-device development, and custom services for businesses across the world. We combine the strategy & creative imagination of an interactive agency with the diligence & tenacity of a technology solutions provider. With leadership experience in retail and user experience at Sam’s Club, Best Buy, Anthropologie and others, Echidna is looking for a passionate individuals to help take us to the next level!