Freelance Senior Visual Designer - New York
As a Freelance Senior Visual Designer at The Charles, you'll bring experience with large-scale projects in e-commerce, responsive design and production to our team, contributing to the development of project concepts and executing deliverables quickly and competently.
Developing compelling, creative, and user-focused experiences and points of view that align with clients’ business objectives
Contributing to the creation of design solutions that meet or exceed strategic objectives
Designing user experience storyboards, interactive page layouts, and site grids
Constructing clean and organized creative deliverables that adhere to style guidelines
Effectively participating in brainstorms and other idea-generating team sessions
Guiding junior and mid-level designers to help them successfully execute their duties and to grow into world-class designers
Support the Creative Director and Associate Creative Director and work closely with creative leadership to drive departmental objectives and client projects forward
Essential Skills | Experience Requirements
Bachelor degree is required
Minimum of 3 years design and digital work experience, at least 1 of these in an agency environment
A strong portfolio demonstrating a passion for design and skill in visual design across platforms
A strong background in creative problem solving, strategic brainstorming, creative execution and production
A strong understanding of interactive design, user interface design and communication design best practices.
An expert understanding of the fundamentals of information architecture, hierarchy, typography and layout
Ability to think, respond and design quickly, maintaining attention to detail on multiple projects simultaneously
Excellent organizational skills; an ability to multi-task and work efficiently under pressure with careful attention to detail
The ability to both work autonomously and as part of a team, collaborating across disciplines and levels of experience.
A solid working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign, Keynote, and familiarity After Effects (or another animation platform in order to quickly animate designs)