Head of Digital Design & Usability HuffingtonPost.com
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AOL Huffington Post Media Group UK is a division of AOL Huffington Post Media Group International that is responsible for AOL?s consumer media businesses outside of North America. AOL Huffington Post Media Group UK includes the editorial business operations of AOL?s consumer media business In UK, which include The Huffington Post UK, MyDaily, Parentdish and the AOL UK network of sites.
AOL UK is a top five digital media company in terms of audience, top three in IPA Media Owner Effectiveness Awards, and has continued to grow its rankings in each editorial vertical building brands such as MyDaily into the UK?s biggest women?s fashion and beauty site.
The Huffington Post in the US was launched in 2006 and quickly grew to become one of America?s most respected online newspapers. The Huffington Post UK was launched in July 2011.
Purpose of role
The Head of Design & Usability is a key roles in AOL?s content strategy, ensuring that our content brands that include the Huffington Post UK, Mydaily, Parentdish and AOL, have the most compelling and innovative user experience and design solutions.
Key Role Accountabilities
Manage a team of two front end web designers
Manage and prioritise design requests from multiple departments across
Provide consultancy and support to product owners, editorial, marketing and project stakeholders for design solutions and user experience
Design requests will range from small to large requests:
o Small: Graphic requests such as banners or marketing material
o Medium: Web page redesigns within a website or infographics for editorial team.
o Large: Full-site redesigns from conception through wire framing and mocks
Will work collaboratively and in an agile environment as part of project teams
Position team as a place to come to for inspiration and innovation, creating market leading design solutions
Advise senior leadership team on design trends and consult on strategy
Coordinate with AOL International design teams to ensure brand consistency
Provide support for Huffington Post UK as needed
Experience of managing design and usability teams
Experience in web technologies; Javascipt, Flash, CSS, HTML
Management of large scale website redesign projects from wireframing to design
A flair for design and highly creative with a keen eye for detail
Innovative with a passion for emerging technologies
Examples of UI and visual design work
Experience with mobile and multi-screen projects a plus
Experience designing in a news or editorial environment a plus
BA or BSc degree (or equivalent)
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