Designer/Senior Designer, Digital Communications

  • Anywhere

Dallas, TX

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08)

Additional Locations: None

Requisition ID: 65941


Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!

The Designer for Digital Communications is a unique role and is responsible for various digital channels such as our corporate intranet, newsroom and email communications. You will use your UX/UI design prowess to publish content, maintain platform designs innovation and deliver email messaging in engaging ways. This role will participate in creating thoughtful videos which tell our stories visually for mobile all the way up to immersive large format displays. This role is fast paced and high energy. Your coding, UX, and designs will be visible to the entire corporation, and you will work at the heart of American’s communication center.

**Why you’ll love this job**

+ Responsible for delivering brand-focused, immersive digital experiences.

+ You’ll transform how we connect with team members and help us evolve our digital channels in new and exciting ways.

+ You will take a mobile-first approach to content experiences and have a knack for connecting content strategy and information architecture to thoughtful design

+ Collaborate closely with other designers and developers to deliver engaging communication solutions that shape how team members connect with the company.

+ Indulge your passion for technology, leverage your keen eye for design and cross disciplines to deliver on our goal of connected and elevated digital experiences.

+ This role is fast paced and high energy. Your coding, UX, and designs will be visible to the entire corporation, and you will work at the heart of American’s communication center.

**What you’ll do**

+ Create exciting, interactive webpages for our intranet and newsroom sites.

+ Use your UX/UI skills to push the envelope and make content look amazing.

+ Create thoughtful videos and design animations to tell stories for various screens.

+ Be an innovator. Always be looking for new technology we can bring to the table to create exciting ways to engage our team members and keep content fresh.

+ Provide strategic recommendations on new and interesting ways to drive web content engagement and help to innovate our approach to CMS and publishing systems.

+ Help lead usability testing and research; translate findings into functional improvements

+ Collaborate with stakeholders to develop elevated digital experiences that incorporate digital best practices that align with business and design goals

+ Embrace challenges and always be looking for ways to improve the product

+ Champion American’s internal visual design and brand standards and maintain consistency and ease of use across all internal platforms

+ Embrace the creative process through discovery; explore and create conceptual models, flows, sitemaps, and navigation schemes

**All you’ll need for success**

**Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience**

+ Bachelor’s degree in computer science, design, marketing or relevant field or equivalent experience/training

+ 3+ years experience in developing engaging web-based interfaces

**Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience**

+ Master’s degree in relevant field or equivalent experience/training

**Skills, Licenses & Certifications**

+ HTML5, CSS, Javascript, WordPress, basic jQuery and demonstrated web design experience

+ Thorough knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop, XD, After Effects, and Premier

+ Experience working with SharePoint, WordPress, Axios HQ, and other platforms

+ Strong visual design skills including animation/ motion graphics, video, screen layouts, information design, and typography

+ Experience with responsive/adaptive design techniques

+ Ability to collaborate with other designers and manage a web development project from initial design concepts to implementation

+ Experience with user testing to inform design and development

+ Experience with organizing large amounts of content to deliver user interfaces that are meaningful and easy to use/navigate

+ Ability to perform in a fast-paced, Agile based, iterative environment

+ Portfolio of work that demonstrates required skills and detailed attention to typography, color, imagery, motion, and graphic elements

**What you’ll get**

Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer:

+ Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.

+ Health Benefits: On day one, you’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that’s just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts and more.

+ Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.

+ 401(k) Program: Available upon hire and, depending on the workgroup, employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year.

+ Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more

**Feel free to be yourself at American**

From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.

Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.

Additional Locations: None

Requisition ID: 65941

Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. American Airlines, Inc fully considers all qualified applicants including those with a criminal history.

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