Senior Graphic Designer at Chen Design Associates

Posted on: 04/28/2022

Location: Oakland, CA (ON-SITE)

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Tags: indesign mailchimp photoshop illustrator wordpress php squarespace ux

### Job description We are seeking a versatile graphic designer with 5-7 years of experience to join our team. Reporting to the Creative Director, our ideal candidate can turn ideas into engaging creative that carry a client’s brand story through identity, print, packaging, and digital as part of a highly collaborative team culture. They will have a track record of creating engaging digital experiences, with an emphasis on website design. Our studio values having a range of styles, skill sets, and perspectives on our design team. The ideal candidate will present a portfolio with an aesthetic that demonstrates a distinct visual style that differs from the work showcased on our website. WHAT YOU’LL DO + Deliver thoughtful and forward-looking design, taking ownership of deliverables through execution + Listen to client needs and work with team members to generate design solutions + Demonstrate leadership and collaborative spirit throughout the design process, from ideation and brainstorming, to internal reviews and critiques + Confidently communicate the strategic thinking behind your design concepts to the team, receiving constructive criticism and taking initiative to learn and grow + Work with the Creative Director and Project Leads to manage workloads across the team + Maintain the highest standards of quality, taking responsibility to ensure that only the best work is released to clients MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS + 5+ years of graphic design experience in digital and print within a studio or agency + Degree in Graphic Design or related discipline + Proven ability to collaborate with a creative team + Experience handling tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES + Strong point-of-view and familiarity with current typography, color, and design trends + Highly proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, XD, Photoshop, etc.) with a strong foundation in industry best practices + Demonstrated experience producing files for print production and digital production + Proficient in building and maintaining design systems across touchpoints and platforms + Solid understanding of best practices in UX, UI, and accessibility + Familiarity with using digital CMS and marketing platforms such as WordPress, Squarespace, Shopify, Mailchimp, and Emma, including an understanding of how designs are translated into custom themes and templates + Motivation to learn new software/tools and keep skills sharp + Additional animation/motion graphics skills (After Effects) and coding/development skills (HTML/CSS/PHP/JS) are a plus