We’re Hiring
August 21, 2017

Digital Director

Hum Creative seeks a talented professional to help us build top notch digital experiences that thoughtfully align usability and emotional brand expression for our clients. Hum’s digital director will oversee and/or execute development on projects ranging from microsites and minor updates to robust websites with extensive interactive features. This client-facing, hands-on position is responsible for the overall quality of all digital and interactive projects, from scoping to building, deploying, and support.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain a high awareness of industry issues and trends, particularly in regard to accessibility, usability, and emerging technologies
  • Guide clients and creative team towards innovative technical solutions
  • Work with clients and end users to gather requirements, resolve issues, and define strategic technical recommendations based on best practices
  • Select and managing contract development team
  • Oversee the development process including: scoping, defining and presenting the project, conducting regular status meetings, and managing and/or executing development through launch and beyond
  • Providing technical support for clients and internal teams as needed

 

Qualifications

  • Degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, Design, or other relevant subject area
  • 5+ years professional experience in website and mobile development
  • Proficiency using modern web development technologies and techniques, including HTML5, JavaScript, CSS3, jQuery, APIs, Responsive Design, ASP.NET Web Forms and web services, and code versioning tools
  • Experience with content management systems, ecommerce solutions and site generators including WordPress, Craft, and Shopify
  • Experience with learning management systems (LMS), and customer relationship management (CRM) platforms
  • Deep knowledge in information architecture, human-computer interaction, and mobile usability design principles
  • Understanding of good design principles and ability to adhere to complex design specifications during implementation
  • Experience and ability to successfully communicate with technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Ability to accurately estimate and scope development work
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, and a keen attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, individually and as part of a team
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time
  • Strong written & oral communication as well as presentation skills

 

Hum is a top independent team of talented, engaged creatives based in Seattle, Washington. We make smart, impactful creative for local and national clients alike, including KEXP, Theo Chocolate, and Patagonia. We value personal and professional wellbeing, and offer a full benefits package including paid family leave, health insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, and the ability to work from home when needed. We try to stay flexible, both mentally and physically. Every day at 3:11, we stretch to the song Amber by the band 311.

 

How to Apply

  • Email jobs@humcreative.com with the subject line “Digital Director”
  • Include a cover letter, resume, and personal website as appropriate

 

***Due to the volume of applicants, we are unable to reply to all inquiries.***

 

 


 

 

Designer

Hum Creative seeks a conceptual thinker and hands-on creative to translate thoughtful strategies into engaging design solutions. Designers at Hum collaborate on projects ranging from micro-campaigns to overarching identity systems spanning all touch-points for national brands. Designer will develop creative ideas and designs, and execute them across branding and marketing materials such as signage, publication/print, packaging, and web. This role demands up-to-date knowledge of industry trends, software and a professional approach to time and deadlines.

Responsibilities

  • Research, ideation, concepting, design, and production for print and web in line with defined strategy
  • Participation in critiques and conceptualization sessions with team members
  • Effective communication with team to ensure reasonable workload and met timelines
  • Maintain high awareness of design issues, trends, and emerging technologies with a view to incorporating these into projects

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in design or design related studies
  • 4+ years professional experience in a design, web design, marketing, advertising, public relations agency or in-house studio
  • Extremely strong design portfolio demonstrating stylistic depth and a mastery of typography in both digital and print media
  • Proficiency of Adobe Creative Suite and related design software
  • Knowledge of printing processes, paper stocks, and proofing methods
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, a creative and collaborative mind, and a keen attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to self prioritize tasks and successfully manage time
  • Ability to work under pressure, individually and as part of a team
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time
  • Strong written & oral communication as well as presentation skills

 

Hum is a top independent team of talented, engaged creatives based in Seattle, Washington. We make smart, impactful creative for local and national clients alike, including KEXP, Theo Chocolate, and Patagonia. We value personal and professional wellbeing, and offer a full benefits package including paid family leave, health insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, and the ability to work from home when needed. We try to stay flexible, both mentally and physically. Every day at 3:11, we stretch to the song Amber by the band 311.

 

How to Apply

  • Email jobs@humcreative.com with the subject line “Designer”
  • Include a cover letter, resume, and personal website as appropriate

 

***Due to the volume of applicants, we are unable to reply to all inquiries.***