Sr. Interactive Designer

Woonsocket, RI
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Christie Bridges

Job Description:

Reporting to a Sr. Manager in Creative Ideation, the Sr. Interactive Designer will lead the creative ideation for various digital projects and initiatives across Brand and Marketing communications while mentoring and inspiring a talented pool of designers. This individual must be a talented and experienced senior-level digital designer who can bring a high level of creative aesthetic and advanced knowledge of Marketing and Branding communications to life. Must have the ability to influence creative concepts, provide creative direction, and have a broad knowledge of digital platforms and best practices. Demonstrate strategic and creative problem solving with a deep understanding of design to develop compelling ideas that are on brand and meet business objectives. Must have strong presentation skills with the ability to sell creative ideas. A strong portfolio of .COM, digital product, and the ability to speak to user experience is required. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 
• Lead the design integrated digital packages, hubs, and pages 
• Generate impactful creative ideas and executions that deliver and adhere to the brand vision and brand standards while ensuring consistency. 
• Presents design concepts, serving as subject matter expert in formal meetings with senior and management level team members, for design reviews and approval. 
• Manage, lead, mentor and inspire a pool of talented designers. 
• Bring ideas and creative to life across a wide scope of unique projects through innovation and collaboration with internal stakeholders and external agencies. 
• Develop and maintain trusted partnerships with peers, internal business teams and external agencies. 
• Apply deep and demonstrated experience in design for a broad range of deliverables that include paid, earned and owned channels that include: signing, print, email, DM, social and digital. 
• Successfully use skills and knowledge to create compelling themes, ideas and designs that are on brand, and meet or exceed business objectives. 
• Partner with design peers and implementation to deliver on the brief and project expectations and ensure execution of ideas as planned. 
• Help assign work to designers based on skills and area of focus. 

Required Qualifications: 
• Minimum 5 years of working as a designer with an additional 2 years of experience as a senior designer position at an agency and/or corporate environment. 
• Proven track record as a Sr. Designer, with examples of how their contributions assisted in the development of breakthrough creative. 
• Ability to lead and generate impactful creative ideas and executions that deliver and adhere to the brand vision and brand standards while ensuring consistency. 
• Ability to manage, lead, mentor and inspire a talented pool of designers and writers. 
• Ability to understand a marketing brief and translate the input into ideas. 
• Ability to influence creative concepts and provide creative direction. 
• Have the ability to sell creative ideas. 
• Knowledge of implementation and production. 
• Ability to demonstrate a passion for strategic and creative problem solving and deep understanding of design to develop compelling ideas that are on brand and meet business objectives. 
• Thrive in a fast paced environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously. 
• Well organized and able to communicate ideas and develop strategies. 
• Broad range of design skill sets and experienced knowledge of branding communications and content creation. 
• Strong team player with enthusiasm, positive attitude and the willingness to do what it takes to get the job done, which may include extended hours when necessary to meet deadlines. 
• Strong written, verbal and presentation skills. 
• Technical skills include the Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office and proficient on a Mac. 

Bachelor�s degree in Industrial/Graphic/Interactive Design, Fine arts or equivalent work experience required Minimum verifiable High School diploma or GED required

Client Description:

This client is a fantastic consideration for those who want to combine working with a large retail brand and a true “do-good”, customer-centric focus. Most people we’ve placed here say the company’s innovations within their Retail Loyalty & Personalization program and Healthcare Services offerings is a standout characteristic. Their leadership, competitive edge and innovations within their businesses and markets is having a direct impact on the size of the teams, and we’re seeing massive growth. What a time to get involved!

This client:

  • Is considered by Fast Company to be amongst the most innovative companies

  • Is listed by Forbes as one of the world’s most admired companies

  • Makes it their mission to guide people toward better health

    • This includes altering the products they offer at retail to more health-conscious offerings!

Our client has recently made a move toward a major merger, which means this is a great time to get involved! Two big industry brands coming together.

Working here gets you into a fast-paced environment, with tons of cross-functional working relationships. You’d have exposure to a number of teams related to any project you’re working on, and we sometimes see freelancers convert to permanent employees on teams they’ve had the opportunity to interact with. This is definitely a standout opportunity!