Designer (Agency Experience)

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Vitamin T has a great client seeking an experienced Designer. As a Designer you will be responsible for the design and execution of creative concepts for leading edge
Marketing and Web solutions. You will work with the guidance of Creative Leads and collaborate with developers, IAs,
copywriters and content strategists as a part of the creative process.
Primary Responsibilities:
- Create layouts by exploring appropriate design principles such as color, typography, and photographic selection for the
brand, organizing elements and usability
- Provide rationale for design choices, present ides with rationale to Lead Designer, assure design meets business
objectives as stated in creative brief.
- Create storyboards for animations
- Develop creative ideas based on criteria in creative brief and/or direction from Art Director/Lead Designer
- Develop style of the presentation for existing concepts/directions; determine, along with Lead Designer, the best
format to execute upon ideas
- Edit and make iterations on presentation deck as guided by Lead Designer/Senior Leadership
- Evaluate a brand’s visual language (color palette, logo, font, etc) across a range of media (may include print, online
marketing, Web site, packaging, etc.) under guidance and oversight
- Compare the brand’s expression across different channels; document findings
- Provide recommendations to the client/internal team based on findings
- Sketch logo and wordmark ideas with direction from Lead Designer
- Document stylistic rules appropriate for the brand and the audience of the medium with oversight including color
palette, typography and logo-wordmark guidelines
- Work with copywriters on tone and voice for the style guide
- Ensure quality and prepare deliverables for handoff to developers, client, printers, etc.
- Create graphic assets with some guidance
- Create posters/mailers for internal use with minimal or no guidance
- Potential to work with print manager to spec projects and assist in press checks when needed
- Could be asked to print and bind comp mock-ups as needed
Experience Guidelines:
- 2+ years of industry experience
- Strong design portfolio
- Some industry-related education preferred
- Ability to multi-task and work efficiently under pressure with careful attention to detail is a must
- A solid working knowledge of the latest versions of applicable programs -- Mac OS, Photoshop and Illustrator, etc.
- A good working knowledge of interactivity and the Web
- Passion for design and eagerness to collaborate with other creative people
- Self motivated, organized and accountable
- Some travel may be required
Education:
Bachelor’s degree required