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Jan 08, 2019

New York City

Freelance

Agent: Eric S.

Job #: 142335

Job Description

Our agency client is seeking a mid/senior-level designer for a 3-month freelance engagement with the possibility of extension. Candidate will be responsible for the development, design and execution of creative concepts for leading-edge Marketing and Web solutions. Will also play a design leadership role on an account/track of work, managing junior designers and collaborating with developers, IAs, copywriters and content strategists as a part of the creative process.

 

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Lead execution and production of existing concepts to provide complete deliverables, creating style/brand guides and templates where applicable 
  • Ensure quality, creating standards and prepare deliverables for handoff to developers, client, printers, etc.  
  • Create layouts by exploring appropriate design principles such as color, typography, and photographic selection for the brand, organizing elements and usability 
  • Provide rationale for design choices; assure design meets business objectives as stated in creative brief 
  • Work collaboratively with UX, copywriters, project managers, other designers and production team 
  • Ability to be both hands-on and provide clear direction to others 
  • Interpret and translate wireframes into tangible and compelling experiences 
  • Create storyboards for animations (identifying the range of assets to be used, the story to be told, etc.) 
  • Develop ideas based on criteria in creative brief; present ides with rationale to senior leadership and to clients 
  • Develop style of the presentation for existing concepts/directions; determine the best format to execute ideas 
  • Support Art Directors with directing and managing 1-2 junior designers 
  • Evaluate a brand’s visual language (color palette, logo, font, etc) across a range of media (may include print, online marketing, Web site, packaging, etc.) with little guidance and oversight 
  • Compare the brand’s expression across different channels; create summary scorecard to depict findings 
  • Sketch logo and wordmark ideas with some direction 
  • Document stylistic rules appropriate for the brand and the audience of the medium with oversight including color palette, typography and logo-wordmark guidelines 
  • Potential to work with print manager to spec projects and assist in press checks when needed 
  • Could be asked to print and bind comp mock-ups as needed

Experience Guidelines:

  • 3+ years of industry experience 
  • Strong design portfolio with 4+ years industry-related education preferred 
  • Ability to multi-task and work efficiently under pressure with careful attention to detail is a must 
  • A solid working knowledge of the latest versions of applicable programs -- Mac OS, Photoshop and Illustrator, etc. 
  • A good working knowledge of interactivity and the Web 
  • Passion for design and eagerness to collaborate with other creative people 
  • Self motivated, organized and accountable

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