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Jan 18, 2019

New York, New York

Temp To Perm

Agent: Amanda F.

Job #: 142861

Job Description

A digital marketing agency that equips healthcare professional and patients with information is looking to add a Senior Designer to their growing team in NYC!

  • This client is based in Chicago and 2 1/2 years ago, they opened up an office in NYC!
  • Right now they are in the process of working on new business. 
  • 100 people total. In NYC there are 4 employees (two Creative Directors, 1 production designer and 1 account executive) 
  • Start: 2 weeks or less after interviews
  • Temp to perm: figuring 3 months temp then convert to perm employee
  • 4-6 years’
  • Sketch & InVision
  • Their clients fall under the pharma/healthcare category, but you do NOT need to have experience in these industries! 
  • Looking for someone who:
    • is a self-starter, take direction and execute CD’s vision
    • has great design chops in both digital and print design
    • can EXECUTE the work
    • has attention to detail 
    • has a thorough understanding of digital world, different tactics involved
    • is super collaborative 
  • You are not managing a team, not managing anyone remotely
  • Projects include: websites, email campaigns, UI design, app development
  • Big part of the role is winning new business, helping with pitches. create assets and concept development, presentation decks
  • Originating concept, managing brands, campaigns for patients and healthcare professionals
  • Since majority of the team sits in Chicago, you will be communicating day-to-day on Zoom
  • Team = ranges from 6-10 people in Chicago, project management, development, account, creatives, all partner together
  • Great opportunity to grow here
  • Partner very closely with dev team back in Chicago, work hand-in-hand in an agile fashion

Job Spec

At the company., a Senior Designer is instrumental in establishing the creative foundation of individual projects from concept through execution. The Senior Designer is responsible for consistently delivering exceptional UI and visual design under the direction of the Creative Director. A Senior Designer is responsible for capturing, synthesizing, and implementing feedback from senior members of the Creative Group. This person in this role will lead the way in translating conceptual direction into tangible design solutions. The Senior Designer must be comfortable operating autonomously when necessary, has a sense of ownership over the work, is self-motivated, and strives for design excellence.

As a member of the Creative Group, a Senior Designer is a consummate team player–providing support where necessary and thriving in a collaborative environment. This person is an active participant and strong presenter in project critiques. At times, the role acts as a facilitator for group reviews. With a strong attention to detail and passion for design, a Senior Designer is a systems-level thinker and problem solver excited by the opportunity to push the boundaries of constraints.

This specific Senior Designer position is in our New York City office, working much of the time with team members in Chicago. A commitment and ability to use email, Microsoft Teams, and video conferencing software to effectively communicate as a remote team member is essential to the success of this position.

THE OPPORTUNITY

  • Leads the creative development and execution of individual projects — both interactive and print design — in close collaboration with Writers and Production Designers under the guidance of the Creative Director
  • Participates in internal group reviews, strategy discussions and client presentations
  • Clearly articulates design decisions that are backed up with strategic supporting evidence, insight, and rationale
  • Communicates with various vendors to coordinate the execution of print and digital deliverables
  • Works collaboratively with interactive developers and motion media team in the creation of interactive projects like email campaigns, websites, user interfaces, mobile apps, and videos
  • Responsible for the development of client-facing presentation documents
  • Supports new business pursuits — supporting and participating in creative concepting, asset development, and presentation decks
  • Plays a critical role in advancing our success as a creative and strategic partner to the clients we serve

THE TEAM

The Creative Group at our company believes in close collaboration with one another and strong cross-functional partnership with other teams at the agency. We are a nimble group of creative problem solvers, excited by solving creative challenges in order to help our customers meet their marketing objectives and goals. The team is exceptionally passionate, thoughtful, and steadfast in our approach to communicate ideas clearly — all informed by strategic insight aligned to best practices.

THE SKILL SET

  • College or university degree in visual communication/graphic design
  • Minimum of 4–6 years of experience as a graphic designer (agency experienced preferred; marketing background a plus)
  • Online portfolio with a heavy emphasis on interactive work—responsive web design samples, interface design and campaign-focused projects
  • Pharma marketing and healthcare examples in portfolio a plus
  • Strong presentation skills to both internal and external clients
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required
  • HTML/CSS/javascript coding experience is a plus
  • Expert-level proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proficiency with UI tools like Sketch and Invision for both low- and high-fidelity design comps and prototypes
  • Proficiency with Mac and PC platforms

ABOUT OUR COMPANY

We are a new type of strategic lead agency that brings a smarter, insight-driven approach to pharma marketing. We think as marketers, work like a tech company and perform like a strategic partner. We create better and more connected customer experiences because of the way we blend creative and technology, brand strategy and multichannel execution, data and storytelling. We do this all in the service of marketing that makes a difference.

 

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