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Senior Graphic Designer

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Our NYC based education client is looking for a semi-remote, freelance to perm, Designer to join their team ASAP:


Start = ASAP

Duration = freelance to perm

Semi-remote, Tues-Thurs onsite at NYC office; (Monday & Friday remote)


Designer -


  • They are looking for someone preferably with an agency background and with experience interfacing with internal / external clients in previous roles


  • Design work will be primarily digital.


Job Description:


The Senior Specialist, Graphic Designer is a problem-solver who thrives on delivering conceptually powerful, compelling, on-strategy, and detail-oriented executions against creative briefs. Beyond a mastery of design skills and software, the designer is proactive, self-motivated, passionate, a team-player and hungry. They are constantly cultivating a strong knowledge and mastery of the education sector, design and advertising industry practices and technical skills alike.


Key responsibilities include:


Develops strong, strategically sound concepts from brief to production for small and large campaigns


Excellent communication skills; engages right team members at the right points, manages up as needed


Consistently delivers work on time, to the right degree of finish at each stage, and high quality


Efficiently manages project workload for day-to-day needs


Effectively expands upon the boundaries of our design work with respect for the core tenets of our brand to deliver inspired, fresh creative that still maintains brand consistency


Collaborates with other agency teams including digital, social, video, and project management


Maintains strong working knowledge of media as appropriate to ensure work maintains best practices by platform


Effectively manages and directs copywriters, photographers, illustrators, printers, retouchers, and other vendors as needed on a per-project basis


Effectively manages and directs freelance and junior designers in support of the organization’s short and long term goals


Strong presentation skills, clearly explaining how concepts will deliver against the strategic/ business/ creative goals to senior stakeholders


Liaise with stakeholders and project managers to ensure deadlines are met


This employee will have the following characteristics:


A minimum 3-5 years of experience, ideally in an agency environment


Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field


Strong conceptual and design thinking skills


Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite, designing for Google Suite, and relevant design software


Strong knowledge of best practices for digital (web, landing pages, email), print, social media, and video formats


Excellent organizational and communication skills; attention to detail, multitasking, prioritization and project management


Thrives in a fast-paced, self-motivated, deadline-driven environment.


Problem-solves with enthusiasm


Addresses feedback quickly and collaborates effectively


Stays up-to-date with industry developments and tools