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Web Designer - Huemen

Date: Mar 22, 2019

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 115678 

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A Career at HARMAN

We are ONE HARMAN. We are greater than the sum of our divisions or brands. We proudly talk about our many iconic brands and describe how our technologies are transforming the car, the workplace and everywhere in between. We work hard. We create useful, playful, beautiful things. We strive for excellence and we aim to win as a team. No matter the position, every employee at HARMAN is expected to demonstrate our core competencies: leadership, change-orientation, collaboration, judgment and a results-driven mindset. At HARMAN, we expect brilliance. You can expect a career full of brilliant possibilities.

Huemen Design:

HARMAN has always placed great value on the design and execution of its products and services. In 2018, the three internal design groups across the 4 divisions were reorganized into a single agency-model design organization. This design organization is named “Huemen”. Huemen will continue to deliver and lead the world-class design across all of HARMAN in the disciplines of Industrial Design (ID), User Interface and User Experience (UI/UX), as well Marketing Services and Future Experiences in Auto and Home.

 

Position Summary:

Huemen is looking for a Web designer to join a new team focused on all creative efforts for the Harman portfolio of global audio brand which includes JBL, Harman/Kardon, and AKG.

The Web Designer will work with the Art Director and Team lead to develop compelling and culturally relevant creative for multiple cross platform campaigns across, web, mobile, and social. The Web Designer will be a key proponent in the evolution of the agency, and the elevation of our clients marketing efforts.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This role will have no director or indirect reports but will be part of a 5 person creative team
  • This team will be focused on servicing Harman marketing efforts and elevating the marketing services offering within Huemen

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain web guidelines for a variety of brands and initiatives
  • Develop breakthrough, culturally relevant visuals for creative campaigns and for general branding in web, mobile, social, and for company presentations
  • Support the web design needs of all Huemen divisions (Lifestyle, Professional Solutions, Connected Car, Connected Services) and all Global Marketing teams (Brand Development, Consumer Insights, Ecommerce)
  • Successfully translate concepts and ideas into visuals for web, social, video, and promotions
  • Collaborate with Art Director to create the visual expression for all Harman brand campaigns and creative initiatives
  • Demonstrate effective work in multiple formats including but not limited to mobile applications, social media applications, rich format advertising, standard format advertising, websites/microsites, emails, and retail applications
  • Develop and maintain visual tone, consistency, and quality across all internal and consumer facing communications
  • Work with other designers, user experience architects, and Marketers to achieve the vision
  • Adopt responsibility for agency-wide initiatives. 
  • Self-motivated, well organized, and up to challenges of ever-changing timelines, requests, and deliverables.
  • A flexible attitude to collaboration is essential

 

 

Performance Measurement:

This role will be measured on:

  • Strength and delivery of creative content
  • Project delivery on time and on budget

 

Position Requirements:

  • 5+ years design experience with a top-notch visual aesthetic
  • Multi-platform experience
  • Mastery of InDesign, photoshop, and Illustrator are a must.
  • Mastery of typography, layout and general design principals.
  • Working knowledge of information Architecture, HTML, and Javascript
  • Demonstrated ability to translate client message into effective communications across full range of creative disciplines (social, web, mobile, etc.) 
  • Demonstrate a fresh and culturally relevant perspective on design & innovation, and the ability to understand and translate the latest pop culture, fashion, graphic, and design trends into creative marketing outputs
  • Should be aware of the mobile landscape and stay current on the rapid changes in social media and communications technology 
  • Must be industry aware: current events, trends, and general advertising culture 
  • Fluent verbal and written English essential; other languages desirable
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Design

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience from a client service organization
  • Consumer electronics industry experience
  • A design focused degree is a plus

 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Domestic and Global travel (5-10%)
  • Employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

 

HARMAN (harman.com) designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things.  With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics. HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status.  HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with HARMAN!  (www.harman.com)

 


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