Art Director

Sound good to you? Apply with 3 things: your Dribbble username, samples of your work, and a letter about why Blacksmith is the right place for you.

Make sure you show us you have:

  • Great visual chops and a focus on simple, clear, responsive UI.
  • Comfort with data: you know when you don’t know enough to make a design decision, and you seek out answers.
  • An interest in exploration: you think about what to build now and what to build in the future.
  • A solid perspective on how users engage with online communities.
  • Made useful prototypes and wireframes (send us samples!) and experience working with style guides.
  • A way with icons or illustration.
  • 5+ years of professional product design experience.
  • Worked remote or want to give it a shot.
  • Well-rounded knowledge of design concepts – layout, typography, color correction, etc as well as a strong grasp of web design and UX best practices
  • Experience in print production and familiarity with pre-press requirements
  • Proficient in creatively transforming strategic direction/requirements into visual designs
  • Ability to multi-task and deliver under tight deadlines
  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Positive attitude and a willingness to learn and improve design knowledge and skills
  • An amazing portfolio – will be requested!