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Lead Visual Designer (permanent)


May 08, 2018

San Francisco, CA


Agent: Gloriane Y.

Job #: 132586

Salary: DOE

Job Description

A top design shop in SF is looking for a Lead Visual Designer to join its team on a full-time, permanent basis. In this role, the Lead Visual Designer will essentially be the chief-of-staff or right hand for the Design Director. The ideal candidate has traditional brand consultancies in their background (think Wolff Olins or Pentagram) but has the adaptability to work in a startup-like environment, with a fast fail philosophy that embraces experimentation.  


  • Lead multiple projects simultaneously (up to 4)
    • Lead specific activities on projects ranging from brand development (brand strategy, naming, visual identity and system design), to brand activation/implementation (print collateral, packaging, digital communications, environmental graphic design)
  • Provide mentorship for 3-4 junior designers 
  • Have a confident, persuasive voice when partnering with clients
  • Travel internationally to present in front of executives (travel up to 5-10%)
  • Work with founder on client requests/projects without the director's oversight

Required Qualifications & Experience

  • 9+ years of experience working in a design studio
  • Strong and deep experience in creating a brand identity and a system
  • Must have worked on recognizable brands
  • Must have an outstanding portfolio that showcases exceptional branding work 
  • Highly proficient at Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Keynote, Google Docs, Microsoft Office

Want more details about this and other San Francisco, CA opportunities? Meet Gloriane Yi!

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