Creative Agency in Oakland is looking for a mid-level Visual Designer (2-5 years expeirence) in a full-time, temp-to-perm capacity. Likely conversion to permanent after 1-2 months.
2+ years of design experience (preferably agency or editorial) and a solid understanding of design principles and key tools.
Experience in concept and design for editorial content/layout
Experience in data visualization
Experience in branding, visual identity and design systems
Basic understanding the web design process, from sitemaps to wireframes to full visual design and an understanding of design systems.
Strong conceptual thinking: Designers are expected to not just execute teammates’ ideas but also be a part of the initial creative process.
Leadership skills: Our designers have the opportunity – and responsibility – to come up with great ideas and work with other designers to see them through to the finish.
Excellent communication skills: You work both autonomously and as part of a team – you’ll need to do both here, so we want need people who can get their marching orders and go as well as communicate and collaborate.
Highly organized and with strong attention to detail.
A book of relevant work that leaps off the screen.
High level of proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator and Google Slides (Plus if you know Indesign, Sketch, Principle or After Effects)
Ability to effectively manage your time around multiple projects
Ability to present and execute your ideas
Ability to work onsite in Oakland. Some flexibility is included.