SketchDeck: Senior Designer

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Role Description
Senior Graphic Designers at SketchDeck are strong conceptual thinkers who are passionate about design and visual problem-solving. Our Senior Designers are collaboratively-minded creatives highly skilled across a range of disciplines and detail-oriented while possessing a holistic understanding of design principles and best practices.
As a Senior Graphic Designer, you will be responsible for the design and development of a wide range of deliverables for our clientele including, but not limited to—identity & brand design, presentation design (PowerPoint, Keynote, and Google Slides), infographic design, long-form editorial design (eBooks, annual reports, etc), and various other print and digital assets (digital advertising, social media assets, brochures, one-pagers, etc).
This is both a conceptual and executional role.
In this role, you will
  • Work closely with the Project Manager (PM), Design Director (DD), and other designers
  • Have the opportunity to work on our premium projects with VIP clients
  • Be responsible for the conceptualization and execution of design solutions for our broad range of clients
  • Ensure that the quality of work that we are bringing forward meets our (and clients’) high level of standards—attention to detail is key
  • Have time and project management skills—must be comfortable simultaneously managing multiple projects for various clients across time zones
  • Be responsible for setting and maintaining a clear and consistent visual direction for other designers to follow
  • Be expected to comfortably and thoughtfully present work to clients
Requirements 
We are looking for
  • 7+ years of experience (not a requirement, but preferred)
  • Well-versed in design principles
  • Strong conceptual + execution skills
  • Branding + strategy-based design thinking
  • Strong illustration skills; able to both follow existing brand illustration style guides and create new illustration style concepts
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent time/project management skills
  • Able to interpret briefs and ideate design solutions based on the them
  • Enthusiastic about collaboration with a remote team of project managers, design directors, and other designers based all over the world
  • Receptive to direction but enthusiastic about pushing boundaries and ideating design solutions — inventiveness is key
  • Excellent communication skills — able to write/speak about your design thinking and rationale
  • Experience in motion design/video/animation is a strong plus (familiarity with AE + C4D)
  • Experience with Figma is a strong plus
  • Designers who are based in or able to work across US time zones are preferred but we’re open to other time zones if the candidate is an exceptional fit
  • Open availability (20+ hrs/week minimum)
This is a part-time freelance position. Strong, consistent work from our designers typically results in developing a good relationship with our clientele and the continued opportunity for more work. This is a great opportunity for designers with existing clients.
Please include your resume with a link to your portfolio.

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