We’re looking for a talented, driven Senior Visual Designer with a passion for making beautiful, cutting-edge work.
As a seasoned professional in the industry, the Senior Designer has experience in a multitude of projects spanning various industries and mediums. They are someone who can take that experience to help drive projects from ideation to completion, ensuring that the visual execution is meeting the strategic vision and client goals throughout every phase of the project. Their skillset is multi-faceted and they have the ability to articulate design rationals to clients and team members alike. The Senior Visual Designer is a leader who can help inspire by example as they work with other disciplines to craft insightful and unique solutions for our clients. This is someone who lives and breathes design. Their passion for aesthetic perfection and attention to detail is second to none.
As a Senior Visual Designer, you would be responsible for:
Collaborating with the Creative Director, Design Director, and other senior staff to understand our clients and their goals and map on-budget solutions to meet them
Driving creative strategy and execution from concept to completion
A strong understanding of Brand and Marketing strategy
Understand each of our client’s unique visual branding specifications and go above and beyond to create designs that perfectly match their aesthetic
Work directly with our design team to create and maintain a visual design language across each individual brand
A solid understanding of UX best practices and the ability to assist in the creation of UX assets like site maps, user flows, and wireframes
Simplifying complex user experience challenges to make all digital assets accessible, beneficial, intuitive, and easy to use
Design custom digital and print materials for many different clients across verticals
The ability to both work autonomously and as part of the team
Working with and mentoring Visual Designers and other staff to initiate and manage projects through completion
Communicating regularly with account management staff about project information such as client requests, feedback, and status
Craft and present design rationals to clients with a clear connection to best practices and project goals
Introduce new, innovative ideas to enhance customer experiences and continue helping our clients push the envelope toward greater success.
Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or equivalent work experience
5+ years creative design and marketing experience
Ability to multitask, work efficiently across departments and be forward-thinking
Proficiency within Adobe Creative Suite (i.e. Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop)
Additional skills in industry UX tools such as Sketch and InVision
Additional skills with Adobe Premiere and After Effects for video and animation a plus
Illustration and 3D rendering experience is a plus
Proficiency within GSuite, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Analytical and resourceful problem solver
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Team player that can meet objectives with limited supervision
Willingness to work extremely hard within a fast-paced environment in order to turn around high-quality design materials quickly
Ability to articulate your work and write and present design rationales to clients
Ability to take and provide creative feedback and execute updates in a professional manner
A portfolio that demonstrates advanced layout, space, color, and typographic skills in both digital and print design (video editing and animation is a plus)
Fishnet offers a supportive, fun atmosphere of friendly creatives in downtown Portsmouth. We’re surrounded by coffee places, so staying awake is never an issue, which is great because we have a lot going on. We’re looking for a Senior Visual Designer who can hit the ground running in support of the multiple digital marketing projects we’re deploying for our clients. If you’re a friendly, driven, creative people-person, and this job description sounds perfect for you, we’d love to meet you.