A digital transformation agency in NYC is seeking a Senior Visual Designer to help them out for the next few months!
Client: financial services firm
Start: ASAP lasting through end of year
Team: CD as a direct report and then collaborative efforts with other designers, copywriters, PMs.
Focused on visual design for web, UI focused, working with Citi on digital products.
Aesthetics are everything. Looking for elevated visual/UI design - website design samples are nice to see.
As a Senior Designer, you will be responsible for the development, design and execution of work for leading-edge Marketing and Web solutions. You will be collaborating with developers, IAs, copywriters and content strategists as a part of the creative process.
**This team is specifically looking for a freelance rockstar Senior Visual designer with an eye for fresh design thinking. This digital native must have a range of work spanning site experiences to digital activations. Concepting experience is a plus, but candidates should have an expertise in digital-first design.**
Lead execution and production of new design concepts to provide complete deliverables, creating style/brand guides and templates where applicable
Ability to thoughtfully present work in client presentations and aid in positioning the agency as thought leaders for our client’s business
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 ideas with rationale to senior leadership and to clients
Develop style of the presentation for existing concepts/directions; determine the best format to execute ideas
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 on broader 360º creative work including print, video, social and content
4-6 years of industry experience
4+ years industry-related degree preferred
Strong design portfolio
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, Adobe CS, Sketch, Principle, Flinto, Keynote, Powerpoint
A good working knowledge of interactivity and the Web
Passion for design and eagerness to collaborate with other creatives