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Freelance Associate Design Director/Design Director - Product

At Code and Theory, Designers create and inspire work that is distinctive, effective and clean. They cut through the crossed wires and static to facilitate a clear and coherent working environment, often juggling simultaneous client projects of varying proportions. We will always choose an open mind and desire to inspire and learn over a mile-long resume. 

WHAT YOU'LL DO

The bread and butter of our visual design team is the development of platform-driven client sites, mobile and media applications, and internal tools that deliver smart and forward-thinking design solutions. At the Associate Director and above levels, we’ll likely to ask you to:  

  • Lead efforts to develop creative concepts and implementations in a cross-disciplinary manner, working with planners and strategists to establish smart, creative approaches for each assignment 
  • Develop strategy, vision and concepts, set design direction and provide hands-on guidance to both internal and external teams
  • Champion and generate ideas around innovative and effective digital communications, interface design, and interaction design
  • Inspire and mentor designers of all levels to create usable ideas that streamline solutions across existing and emerging platforms

ESSENTIALS

While we are an open and creative group at Code and Theory, we do have some concrete asks for this position.

  • 8+ years experience in the creative/design industry with an exciting portfolio rooted in digital visual design
  • Extensive tenure designing for multiple interface and platforms in an agency, studio or product-side environment, with a deep understanding of all creative disciplines, including conceptual and executional 
  • Effective communicator, whether it’s verbal, written, cross-departmental or across the globe
  • A professional and mature presence in all aspects of team and client relationship building, 
  • Passion, curiosity, and understanding for digital media as well as the marketing industry, and a desire to adapt to the changing landscape of technology

 


ABOUT US:
Code and Theory is a digital-first strategic and creative agency that designs products, content, and campaigns across physical and digital environments. Founded in 2001 and operating out of offices in New York, San Francisco, London, Atlanta, and Manila, we believe a mix of technology and creativity can solve complex business problems to drive forward innovative change.
 
From helping to redefining the publishing landscape through our work with media companies such as NBC News, WWE, Bloomberg, The BBC, The Outline, Vogue, and The Guardian, to creating award-winning marketing programs for brands such as Maybelline New York, Victoria’s Secret, and Burger King, to developing unique customer experiences for NYLife, Quest Diagnostics, Citibank, Dignity Health, Reebok and Colgate to designing physical products for companies like Brown-Forman, Hearst, and Comcast, Code and Theory is a creative agency built for the entire ecosystem.
 
At Code and Theory, we strive to only be limited by our own ambition and creativity. We believe in pushing beyond the easy and obvious answers in order to deliver the solutions that are right for our clients, their businesses, and their users.
 
Code and Theory is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. We don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

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Code and Theory is a strategically driven, digital-first agency that lives at the intersection of creativity and technology. We solve consumer and business problems with end-to-end solutions that flex to meet the needs of today’s ever-changing digital landscape.

Our Services

We provide a range of offerings built to support the entire ecosystem.

Data, Analytics and Research

Our data-driven approach enables us to understand every aspect of end-to-end consumer journeys, and powers our work from start to finish.

Business & Organizational Consulting

We work with our clients not only to define and deliver products, services and communications, but also to design the business itself.

Transformational Technology

We help our clients reinvent their technical infrastructure and roadmap in order to deliver for the needs of today and tomorrow.

Services, Platforms & Products

We create best-in-class platforms built around both the user and the business goals, often extending into connected physical expressions.

Integrated Marketing

We deliver the right messages to new and existing customers across the entire ecosystem.

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Code and Theory is a proud member of The Stagwell Group, a private equity firm that manages investments in new media and digital marketing services. Its portfolio includes dozens of collaborative, digital-first agencies and over 9,000 employees around the world. Led by a group of agency and industry professionals, Stagwell is a group of leading companies that are insights-based, practitioner-led and collaborative by design. Learn more about Stagwell at www.stagwellgroup.com

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