Senior Graphic Designer

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

At Red Six Media, our mission is to bring out the best in brands and each other. Our agency is growing, and our work is receiving local and national accolades. We work hard, we work together and we enjoy the spoils of working downtown amidst great bars and restaurants. We’re looking to build our team with imaginative, curious, skilled and optimistic people who can do incredible work for our clients. Specifically, we’re looking for a Senior Graphic Designer with 4+ years of experience.

The Senior Graphic Designer will work closely with Red Six Media copywriters, account managers, video editors, web developers, and other staff to coordinate and execute award-winning special projects and campaigns. The Senior Graphic Designer will transform a blank page into a modern work of art. They will be responsible for delivering stunning visual solutions for a wide variety of creative challenges, either by executing them or by working with team members to bring their vision to life. They will need to be flexible, well-organized, in tune with the latest design trends and technologies, adept at putting together a great client presentation, able to solve problems in a fast-paced environment, and capable of guiding a project to completion on time and on budget. Experience concepting, planning, and managing digital projects is critical.

RESPONSIBILITIES

CREATE

  • Starting from a creative problem or brief, formulate creative design concepts and presentation approaches for visual communications media, such as print, video, and advertising
  • Work with a team and independently
  • Take direction and create from scratch, sometimes all in the same day

COLLABORATE

  • Work with a copywriter to take a creative project across the finish line
  • Present work to the creative director/team and explain/defend decisions while remaining open to alternatives/further explorations
  • Work with the interactive director to understand the constantly changing online media and bring designs to life
  • Collaborate with creative team in a positive and productive manner
  • Work alongside the creative director, copywriter, and art director to create ads that use art and copy in harmony to deliver powerful messages
  • Work with creative directors to concept and create graphics for video, from commercials to longer form brand films
  • Always find more exciting ways for us to present our work
  • Work on branding projects giving companies and campaigns a unique visual identity – font pairings, photo treatments, color palettes, design elements, textures, etc.
  • Share job knowledge, tools, and best practices with a growing digital team
  • Have fun!

MANAGE

  • Work from a project timeline and hit deadlines
  • Manage vendor relationships including printers, editor’s promotional items, etc.
  • Make sound, timely decisions and solve problems
  • Design and organize assets, build brand elements with growth and easy internal/external access in mind

RESEARCH

  • Research clients’ products, services, competition, and target audience to understand their market, opportunities, and challenges
  • Research design trends and inspiration for specific campaigns and projects to make decisions that are exciting, sensible and that you can defend
  • Research new tools to streamline the design process and share digital assets

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in a marketing/advertising graphic design role, agency or in-house with examples of previous work, preferably in an online portfolio
  • Strong knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite with an emphasis on Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign
  • Ability to work within a project management system for day-to-day task updates, time logs and project updates
  • Keen eye for aesthetics
  • Ability to work independently, plugging in team members and freelancers as needed
  • Ability to explain design concepts to non-design clients and team members
  • Inclusive: showcase strong interpersonal skills to build team and client relationships, be a team player, listen, contribute, collaborate, respect others, keep momentum going
  • Curious: genuinely interested in agency work, research when needed, strive to improve skills
  • Skilled: detail oriented, organized, quick learner with strong verbal, written and presentation skills and proficiency in Powerpoint, Word and Excel
  • Constructive: maintain a positive attitude in a fast-paced environment, graciously offer and receive advice and/or feedback and adapt to change
  • Imaginative: think creatively, inspire others and be a problem-solver
  • Dependable: Ability to multitask, prioritize, meet deadlines, anticipate needs and act without direction when required and operate with integrity

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Motion graphics experience with Adobe After Effects
  • Web design experience including wireframe, prototyping and full site design in Abode XD or Figma
  • Experience designing a digital ad campaign with examples

PERKS

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Simple IRA Retirement plan with employer match
  • Comprehensive Medical/Dental/Vision/Disability
  • Work in a historical downtown office surrounded by bars, live music and restaurants, all within walking distance
  • Fully stocked kitchen with snacks and drinks galore
  • Invest in our employees via professional development courses and conferences
  • Top-of-the-line computer setup
  • Great co-workers and a fun work environment
  • Free parking

Red Six Media is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, service member status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran, or any other protected classification under applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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