Sr Visual Designer

Boston, MA
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Posted By:
Robin Legator

Job Description:


Our client, Embark, the only dog DNA test using a research-grade DNA, is looking for highly motivated and driven designers who will help them stay on the cutting edge of creativity and innovation in the fast-growing consumer genetics space.

The Role:
They're looking for an incredible Senior Visual Designer to join their small but mighty Creative team to help with production design needs. This role will report to the Creative Director and deliver compelling designs that are digitally-focused concepts and experiences. They're looking for someone with a strong background in visual and interaction design, with a keen eye toward typography, composition, and color.

The Opportunity (The day-to-day):

  • Implement branding and visual direction across a range of digital experiences
  • Develop strong stories to present and communicate thought process to stakeholders
  • Help foster an environment of collaboration by closely partnering with stakeholders to crush project goals
  • Participate in weekly design reviews
  • Pull design samples to show current inspiration
  • Exhibit a willingness and curiosity to learn new tools on the fly to deliver against tight deadlines
  • Create prototypes and testing artifacts in support of research and audience validation efforts, to determine the success of design approaches
  • Demonstrate independence and seniority in practice in being able to effectively drive the design roadmap
  • Drive best practices in digital and print design
  • Be a champion of our customers and their needs


  • 3-5+ years of required experience in visual design, UI design, graphic design, interaction design, or related field
  • A portfolio that demonstrates successful design across a wide array of media
  • Mastery of industry-standard design tools, e.g. Sketch, Adobe CC Suite, Invision, et al.
  • Knowledge of UI design principles and best practices, and how to apply across platforms
  • Advanced understanding of visual design systems, hierarchy, typography, illustration, photography, and composition
  • Experience working with brand level design systems and pattern libraries
  • Fluency in creating visual content for mobile, responsive design
  • Experience in, familiarity with working in agile, or iterative design and delivery environments
  • Familiarity with user-centered research, such as usability testing, contextual inquiry, and field interviews