Interactive Art Director

Curriculum Associates - Remote - Full time

Interactive Art Director

At Curriculum Associates (CA), we believe a diverse team leads to diversity in thinking, making our products better for teachers and students. If you read this job description, feel energized by what you see here, and believe you could bring passion and commitment to the role, but you aren’t sure you meet every qualification, please apply! Above all, we are looking for the right person!

Curriculum Associates is looking for a talented and collaborative Interactive Art Director to create and direct clear, engaging, and equitable art content for our Digital Math Instruction program. Working closely with the Director of Design, an Art Director at Curriculum Associates is a strong analytical and conceptual thinker who works across multiple products and demonstrates strong technical and organizational skills.

Key responsibilities include partnering with the Design leads to art direct highly effective visual content, evolving and refining our art styles, and developing our art style guides. The right person will relish working closely with subject matter experts, editors, product managers, and engineers to transform educator and student user needs into powerful interactive learning experiences.

The impact you’ll have:

  • Creating and managing dynamic animated spot art, contextual art, and tech art for Math Instruction for a variety of ages (Kindergarten through 8th grade)
  • Applying strategic, scalable approaches to art program development and production in collaboration with editorial, design, and product
  • Managing and directing internal and external illustrators
  • Using iterative and collaborative design techniques to transform new concepts to final art through the creation of storyboards, sketches and production-ready assets
  • Ensuring all visuals are research-driven, user-focused, highly engaging, and relevant to students of various abilities and varied demographics such as gender, ethnicity, race, and age
  • Maintaining, updating, and improving existing content
  • Creating and managing art style guides and art processes
  • Managing at least one direct report

Who we’re looking for:

  • 7+ years art directing compelling visual content, preferably for educators and students in the math instruction space
  • A track record of creating innovative and thoughtful products that improve user experience
  • Experience in using research to drive creative decisions
  • Strong visual thinker with the ability to art direct for a variety of age groups
  • Highly detail-oriented and developed organizational skills including the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Strong information design and communication design skills
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills and a love of collaboration
  • Proven ability to work as part of a production team in a highly collaborative and fast-paced environment
  • A passion for exploration and consumption of all forms of media, apps and interactive software and the vision to apply them to K-8 education
  • Proficient in Adobe CC, especially Adobe Animate, or similar motion program with a willingness to learn Animate

Compensation & Benefits: Competitive salary with great benefits including health, dental, and vision insurance, employer contributed 401K.

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Role

Curriculum Design

Experience Level

Mid Level

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