#143700

Senior Designer (temp)

Location:
Seattle, WA
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE
Start date:
02/11/2019
posted by:
Melanie Fox
Date:
02/06/2019

Job Description:

This Global Coffee company is looking for a Sr. Designer to support the design team in generation of unique design and promotional concepts that promote brand identity and enhance the experience for the consumer. This person would support the development execution and evolution of the Brand Expression. Professional experience with a design firm advertising agency or marketing department. 5+ years 

BACKGROUND: 
• This team will be creating their own shadow studio for retail social media campaigns 
• They are looking for a jack of all trades – graphic design, photography, copywriting, and illustrating
• This talent will be the creative person on a business and marketing team 
• The core team will be the conduits to the other cross-functional teams across the organization 
• The main point of intersection will be the marketing team 
• There will be no needed communication with vendors as all communication will take place within the organization 
• Conducts project research from a creative and brand perspective. 
• Actively seeks out and applies appropriate social media trends. Ability to effectively connect these trends to this brands characteristics. 
• Develops design grounded in this brands visual attributes 
• Will push designs to/for the team to review and publish 
• Collaborates with social media content writers, and community managers to generate channel appropriate creative executions that are effective in communicating this brand differentiators, visual attributes, and brand characteristics 
• Partners with social media strategists in appropriate phases of creative content development
• Executes thoughtful, relevant, channel appropriate visual solutions within an allotted time frame and budget for social media (primarily Instagram) 
• Is mindful of project schedules, timelines and budgets. 
• The team is bringing in and building up their own internal creative team 
• This talent will be the first to help this team with their creative/ design workload 

Qualifications 
• 5+ years of agency or in-house experience working for a major brand as a photographer, designer, or art director. (Social media content creation preferred) 
• No disqualifiers at this time 
• Feedback will be provided in realtime, meet weekly with manager and meet weekly with Marketing team 
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 
• Ability to use everyday tools (DSLR camera, smartphone and apps) to make extraordinary and share-worthy creative content and expressions 
• Ability to use Adobe Creative Suite 
• Ability to work in a team environment and collaborate with others 
• Ability to balance multiple competing priorities and meet deadlines 
• Understanding of social media channels and relevant trends 
• Can use business objectives & strategy to inspire creative concepts and executions 
• Attention to detail and photo styling that shows up effortlessly in the work 
Summary of Experience 
• Versatility is helpful, but photography is the core skill 
• Strong visual skills 
• Experience with consumer brands 
• Understanding of the nuance and norms of digital communication platforms and capabilities 
• Ability to execute against brand guidelines 
• Ability to bring brand to life in a consistent, ongoing manner across platforms 
• Team player 

TOP 3 SKILLS: 
1. 5+ years of agency or in-house experience working for a major brand as a photographer, designer, or art director. (Social media content creation preferred) 
2. Understanding of social media channels and relevant trends 
3. Ability to balance multiple competing priorities and meet deadlines