Working at eCity

eCity Interactive is a full-service digital agency working to build websites, marketing campaigns, applications that get results and amaze our clients. Our team members are excited by the opportunity to make big impacts and thrive when given the chance to innovate. If this sounds like something you’d like to be a part of, then keep reading to learn more! Perks include:

  • Competitive salary with profit sharing
  • Excellent benefits: medical, dental, vision, disability, life, FSA, HSA
  • Transit benefits
  • 401k with company match
  • Paid vacations
  • Great location in Center City, close to great restaurants, bars, public transit, and shops
  • An amazing and talented team that is committed to our core values
  • Third Thursdays: a monthly social gathering to hang outside of the office
  • A casual and flexible work environment that is committed to work/life balance
  • Free coffee, espressos, cappuccinos and the like from a very fancy coffee machine
  • Beer on tap from local Philly breweries

Current open positions include:

Creative Director

eCity is looking for a passionate Creative Director to lead and inspire the creative and design departments to constantly challenge and exceed the expectations of our clients, internal teams, and the agency. In this role, you will be responsible for the following: Design Department Leadership & Management

  • Proactively and respectfully lead, mentor, motivate and collaborate with Art Director and designers, both in-house and freelance.
  • Foster an environment of multidisciplinary collaboration and creative problem-solving
  • Accurately forecast design resources needed based on upcoming projects, and recruit and prepare team members accordingly
  • Advocate for innovative processes and technologies across projects; excitement about new trends in technology but interested in real creative value, not just hype
  • Push for new uses of media in spaces, especially opportunities beyond screens
  • Comfortable with close client collaboration, and willingness to workshop, sketch, and discuss concepts at every level
  • Draw from a range of experience and references in and out of our field, including knowledge of best-in-class media projects alongside art, film, installation, etc—let your passions push us forward
  • Serve as a strategic partner to clients
  • Understand and optimize the design and development handoff process

Business Development

  • Play a key role in presentations to both existing and potential clients
  • Be accountable for the quality of all creative deliverables of every size for the complete length of the project
  • Seek to raise eCity’s industry profile (through public speaking, awards judging, blogging, and other thought-leadership activities)
  • Work with company leadership to develop growth plans for the design staff

Requirements

  • 8+ years of experience designing for award-winning interactive digital media
  • History of successfully executed projects in a leadership role
  • UX or experience design background
  • Adept at articulating concepts across a wide range of mediums
  • Strong leader with the ability to manage multiple clients and projects
  • Knowledge of digital technologies and how they can be used to support superior user-centered experiences
  • Skilled at clearly presenting design approaches to the team and client
  • Ego-free leadership style proven to motivate
  • Adept at mentoring others in developing, communicating, and selling industry-leading concepts to clients
  • Exceptional ability to understand, communicate, and develop creative solutions that address specific client goals
  • Solid understanding of and appreciation for the distinction between creative expression and business objectives
  • Up-to-date portfolio that includes recent successfully executed projects (please include portfolio link)

To Apply: Please submit resume and link to portfolio to info@ecityinteractive.com.

 

Freelance Designers

eCity Interactive is seeking to identify one or more exceptional designers to develop engaging and effective digital experiences, including websites, ebooks, and in-house marketing materials. Ideal candidates would collaborate seamlessly with our design, development, marketing, and project management teams, located in our Philadelphia offices. Responsibilities:

  • Ability to take a website project from concept to development hand-off, including site mapping, concepting, wireframing, designing, and prototyping
  • Ability to design responsively for varying users and devices
  • Ability to identify and solve problems
  • A strong attention to detail, including a command of grid systems, typographic systems, and content organization
  • Ability to not only work independently, but successfully collaborate with a full team in a new environment
  • Ability to collaborate between strategy and design
  • Ability to interface with clients directly and present work in professional manner
  • Ability to work with project managers and adhere to project timelines
  • Ability to tackle projects of varying types
  • Ability to experiment and explore independently

Skills/Requirements:

  • 4+ years experience designing for responsive web
  • 2+ years experience working with or within a creative agency or digital product environment
  • Experience with wireframing and designing responsively in Sketch
  • Expertise within the general Adobe creative suite
  • Experience working with InVision and Zeplin a major plus
  • Baseline knowledge of HTML/CSS a plus
  • Excellent communication skills
  • May work remotely, but must be available to be on site when necessary or for project milestones and client reviews

To Apply: Please submit resume and link to portfolio to design@ecityinteractive.com.