We are currently seeking a Senior Visual Designer for contract and full-time opportunities to join our Philadelphia area team of professionals. Working under the supervision of the Creative Director, Senior Designers are responsible for look & feel exploration, conceptual and visual development, and final execution of design directions. In addition, they assist in asset creation and presentation preparation.
Our ideal candidate will have creative flair and the willingness to expand their skill base to include design for static, dynamic and interactive websites and other projects. Qualified candidates have 4+ years experience in a design strategy role with a robust creative background at a digital agency. Required skills include strong visual design skills, interaction design, typographical skills, a sound understanding of technology and user experience integration and functionality, and an in-depth understanding of cross-platform functionality. Excellent interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills are a must, along with an enthusiasm to be ahead of the ever-evolving digital design arena in order to achieve creative excellence. Experience working in the ecommerce or media and entertainment arenas would be a plus!
4+ years of experience (preferably agency and interactive work);
BFA/BS/BA Graphic Design, Art, Marketing or closely related field;
Strong conceptual thinking;
A solid understanding of designing intuitive site functionality, interaction, site architecture, user interfaces, and navigation;
Driven to define the look and feel of large, industry-leading sites;
Advanced knowledge of relevant industry tools including but not limited to Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash;
Remains current on creative trends as well as the latest techniques/technologies that help to drive cutting-edge creative;
Strong leadership capabilities with the ability to manage/lead junior designers;
Must have the ability to successfully organize, prioritize and manage multiple projects in a deadline-driven environment;
Self-motivated, driven; ability to work independently;
Excellent communications skills; ability to interface with clients on a regular basis;
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Responsible for the conceptualization and design of interactive projects from concept to completion;
Strong understanding of Internet technologies and is able to communicate with UX & Development teams;
Work closely with Developers, Project Managers and other internal teams to deliver exceptional results ensuring the creative product meets strategic goals and client expectations;
Demonstrate high standards of workmanship, attention to detail and adherence to company process and industry standards/best practices;
Manages overall creative tasks for multiple projects and clients;
Contribute to new business pitches when necessary.
Flexible office hours, plenty of PTO, summer hours, and company holidays;
No dress code;
The chance to work with cutting-edge technologies while solving real problems for an exciting client list;
Catered weekly meals and snacks (including home brewed beers!);
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Long Term Disability;
The chance for an annual bonus and 401k matching plan.