SENIOR INTERACTIVE DESIGNER
If you’re an experienced interactive designer with a strong foundation in UX, we’d love to hear from you. And if you care about things like climate change, poverty, education, and healthcare, then we’ve got some projects to work on that you’ll probably find meaningful and rewarding.
MSDS («old link») is a boutique branding and interactive agency that specializes in high-end
user experiences for nonprofits, universities and education. Since 2000, we’ve dedicated ourselves to advancing the missions of cause-driven organizations who make the world a better place. We’ve a highly collaborative studio that emphasizes teamwork, strategic and creative thinking, and a commitment to creating superior work that helps make our world a better place.
Of course your design should look great. But if you’re a strategic thinker who’s fluent with the fundamentals of information architecture and UX, then you’d fit right in. If you love doing good work for good clients, have a strong history of designing content-heavy, information-rich sites (ideally for nonprofit clients), and are looking to join a studio with a strong reputation for producing outstanding work, then we’d like to meet. If you love data visualization and infographics as much as we do, even better.
This position would begin with a three month, full-time, on-site freelance contract that would then convert to a salaried position provided both parties agree there’s a strong fit. The salaried position comes with strong pay, a top of the line retirement plan, a generous vacation policy and great professional development opportunities, not to mention the opportunity to work with a diverse, tight-knit group of talented professionals to create great work.
High-polish, versatile design sensibilities
Strong design grid & typographic fundamentals
Awareness of interactive technologies & trends (coding not required)
Well spoken and articulate about design decisions
Rock-solid Photoshop (and Creative Suite) skills
Strong understanding of information architecture
Data visualization design a big plus
Design for Mobile/Tablets a strong plus
Experience with non-profits or academic institutions a plus
5 years minimum interactive design experience
B.A. or higher in related field
Must be available to work in our NYC office