Sr. Designer

Job title: Sr. Designer
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Portland
Discipline: Creative
Remote: No
Reference: 414754
Contact name: Rianne McDonough
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

24 Seven is partnering with an exceptional creative agency who is looking to find a Senior Designer.

They are a social-first (even the introverts) creative agency. We believe Social has the power to break down barriers and connect people all over the world to share passions, beliefs and incite change. We make creative that sparks two-way conversations because we want audiences that speak back. We feed the content hungry machines that drive the demand of today’s advertising through innovative and transformative creative.

With offices in Portland, Atlanta, Miami and DC and clients across the US and the globe, we bring diverse thinking and cultural perspectives to all that we do.

We are looking for a Sr. Designer to join our full-service creative team of photographers, videographers, designers, writers and motion specialists.

Primary Job Description:

The Senior Designer will guide the experience that connects users with content. They will create projects from concept to completion, ensuring creative continuity and success for all clients. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with creative teams to concept and execute strong campaigns from start to finish
  • Create innovative design solutions for any given brief
  • Take a leadership role when presenting to internal teams and clients
  • Execute photo retouching, comps, mood boards, storyboards, design files, and motion pieces
  • Work with team members to ensure the creative vision is consistently executed at a high standard
  • Lead brainstorm and working sessions to create thoughtful executions
  • Ability to work independently or with team members to see projects through
  • Mentor junior team members to help develop their design skills
  • Demonstrate original thinking and meet challenges with resourcefulness
  • Build and maintain a team rapport with creative, account, strategy, & project management team members

Experience and other Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or a related field
  • At least 5+ years of design experience. Agency experience is a plus.
  • Portfolio including integrated campaigns focusing on digital and social executions
  • Portfolio demonstrating innovative creative concepts and design solutions
  • Understanding of current design trends and emerging technologies
  • Advanced skills in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong hand skills including sketching, drawing or hand lettering
  • Familiarity with popular social media platforms
  • Effective and clear presentation skills
  • Concise verbal and written communication

Requirements for all Sparkloft Media Positions:

  • Care more: exceptional customer service skills
  • Curiosity: a high level of interest in constantly learning new things
  • Problem solving: ability to identify and understand problems and willingness to solve them
  • Sensitivity: a high level of awareness for the needs of colleagues, clients and the Sparkloft Media business
  • A global perspective and understanding of different cultures (ideally obtained through lots of travel)
  • The absolute willingness to occasionally work nights, weekends or holidays (social media never sleeps)
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