Manager, Design

Snap   •  

Los Angeles, CA

Industry: Technology

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8 - 10 years

Posted 40 days ago

Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.

Snapchat is the camera used by millions of people every day to Snap with family, watch Stories from friends, see events from around the world, and explore expertly curated content from top publishers. In short, we are a passionate team working hard to build the best platform in the world for communication and storytelling.

We’re looking for a Design Manager to join Team Snapchat! Working alongside the Content team in our Los Angeles, CA headquarters, you will oversee the art direction and animation of visual assets for original content.

What you’ll do:

  • Oversee the art direction and animation of visual assets for original content
  • Supervise and provide creative direction to a team of internal visual artists
  • Make creative decisions that shape the style of projects and properly represent our brand
  • Collaborate with external partners to maintain Snapchat’s visual aesthetic
  • Collaborate with producers in regards to workflow, production pipelines, and planning
  • Design and animate graphics for Live Stories, Shows, and Discover
  • Work with engineers to innovate on new visual formats

Minimum qualifications:

  • Previous experience as a Creative Lead/Art Director
  • 7+ years of experience in design and motion graphics
  • Experience leading and supervising a team

Preferred qualifications:

  • A do-er — someone who will roll up their sleeves and get the work done
  • Someone who loves Live Stories and Shows, and can bring their own creative ideas to Snapchat-produced Live Stories
  • Deep knowledge of digital media
  • Expertise in content design and programs such as Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Cinema 4D, and After Effects
  • A passion for Snapchat and creativity!