Senior Designer

Employer
AKQA Inc.
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
May 19, 2017
Closes
May 22, 2017
Hours
Full Time
Senior Designer Creatives at AKQA apply artistry and craftsmanship to strategic insight to create and bring to life beautiful ideas that move the world. Skilled storytellers and conceptors, they work in a multidisciplinary environment to develop labors of love that delight customers and deliver results for clients. The Senior Designers play essential roles in the strategy, conception and design of beautiful ideas, products and services. They bring exception creative though and craft output, developing and delivering projects from brief to end user.Located on the Georgetown Waterfront in Washington, DC, as part of AKQA you will have access to world-renowned thought leadership from influential authors, athletes, artists and entrepreneurs.ROLE REQUIREMENTSImplement a combination of strategic, conceptual and design skillsCollaborate with the client and various teams within AKQAInspire and provide mentorship, embracing the challenges and new ways of thinkingWorks with Art Directors implementing primary design direction and incorporating the best design and technology practices to provide cohesive support of overall creative strategiesProactively researches and pursues ideas for professional developmentCapable of concepting and collaborating on campaign ideas with creative teams while working on multiple projects withint time deadlines, and prioritizing tasks for eachTakes responsibility for on-time deliverables and expertly crafted design that comply with client guides and standardsQUALITIES AND CHARACTERISTICSYou have a compelling and excellent portfolioYou have a drive to break boundaries and craft the best ideas in the world of their kindExceptional design aesthetic, variations on styles and awareness of design trends and innovationUnderstands the technical possibilities and limitations of web developmentStrong organizational skills and extreme attention to detailStrong typography skillsExceptional design aesthetic, variations on styles, and awareness of design trends and innovationExpert proficiency with Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and other design programs