#142158

Senior Communication Designer

Location:
Menlo Park, CA
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE
Start date:
ASAP
posted by:
Suzy Thompson
Date:
01/03/2019

Job Description:

Description:

Aquent's Client hosts some of the industry's most talked-about events. Creative Services is the team of designers, photographers, film producers, and editors that creates content you see on and off the stage.

Senior Communication Designers will work with speech writers, executive speakers, and other designers to create compelling and visually stimulating presentations that effectively communicate complex ideas.

In your role, you will:

  • Create compelling and visually stimulating presentations that effectively communicate complex ideas.

  • Work with other designers, motion graphic designers, communication and legal leads, and industry thought leaders who will rely on the designer to craft keynote presentations.

  • Understand presentation design nuances and principles, specifically, how to tell a story.

  • Create consistent layouts with strong attention to detail.

  • Provide creative, thoughtful, and informed solutions to overall storytelling hurdles.


Qualifications

Required:

  • Undergraduate or MFA degree in design or a related field.

  • Minimum 5+ years’ agency or in-house (or similar) experience in a comparable role.

  • Experience creating presentations.

  • A portfolio demonstrating strong design skills and a personal aesthetic.

  • Possess an appreciation for clean and impactful aesthetic. Specifically, hierarchy, typography, color pairing, and layout.

  • Extremely strong illustration and art direction background.

  • Experience with motion-based story telling preferred.

  • Advanced proficiency in Adobe CC, particularly Photoshop and Illustrator.

  • Intermediate proficiency with Keynote (or equivalent presentation design experience).

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Strong work ethic and organizational skills with a self-starter personality.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with various personality types and work with non-design partners.

  • Ability to provide solutions and collaborate with partners in a positive manner.


Preferred:

  • Experience in Tech.

Education:

  • Undergraduate or MFA degree in design or a related field

Client Description:

This TOP social media company, headquartered in Menlo Park, CA, was built to help people connect and share. Over the last decade their tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the world communicate. With over two billion people using the service and more than fifty offices around the globe, a career at this company offers countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization.

Working here, you’ll:

  • Be part of their mission of community building
  • Work on the most visible apps and services in the social media industry  
  • Work in an Agile environment, in constant iteration and problem solving mode
  • Take part in global internal conversations that are happening with stakeholders, wherever they may be located, who are the best at what they do

Additionally, check out all you’d have at your fingertips:

Paid Time Off:

  • Freelancers are eligible to accrue up to 15 days of PTO per 12-month period.  Accrual begins on your first day of assignment thereafter. Non-exempt workers (hourly) accrue 1 hour of PTO for every 16.67 hours. Accrued PTO can be used after your 91st day on assignment. PTO can be used for holidays, personal time off, vacation, and sick time.

Transportation:

  • Transportation to and from San Francisco/Oakland to their campus in Menlo Park CA.
  • Communal beach cruisers are parked everywhere, making it easy to get across the 57 acre, 11 building campus.
  • Bike Repair Shop.

Eats:  

  • Meals are provided (and we’re not talking about a small cafeteria)! It is like Disneyland with all of the amazing options you have available. You will never get bored with all of the restaurants you have to choose from.

Roof Deck:

  • The football field-sized grass roof deck is available for you to use at your leisure! With beautiful views and tons of space, it is great place to relax and enjoy your lunch every day.

 

Requirements:

Please include digital portfolio.

Please ensure full legal name is on resume.