Senior Digital Designer

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Senior Digital Designer

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Our Senior Designers are talented, driven professionals with a passion for creating beautiful, effective UX/UI work. We operate in a collaborative environment, and our designers work with other disciplines on a daily basis, from copywriting to analytics to client services, all while maintaining high standards for design and execution.

An understanding of interactive design is expected for this role. Your job is to create best-in-class design mockups, prototypes and assets that achieve our clients’ goals. This is an opportunity to work with a tightly knit, growing team to create engaging digital products and brand experiences.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the overall direction and vision of projects, making positive contributions in a tightly knit, multidisciplinary team environment.

  • Articulate ideas and communicate proactively with the Creative Director to determine visual design, messaging strategy, and conceptual direction.

  • Assist with the creation of visual design prototypes, mood boards, wireframes, site maps, emails, banner ads, icons and other design assets.

  • Work under the Digital Creative Director to solve an array of visual and interactive problems.

  • Create and contribute to design comps and identify how to extend a brand’s visual language to any given project or platform.

  • Work closely with strategists and developers to ensure design follows best practices, and is executable from a development and budgetary standpoint.

  • Proactively work with account leads to become knowledgeable about brand, client expectations, and project goals.

  • Ensure work always meets timing, budget, and exceeds quality expectations.

  • Stay current on digital design trends, best practices, and emerging technologies.

  • Produce all necessary design elements, assets, templates, graphics, etc., based on established design direction, systems & style guide.

  • Develop strong relationships across the agency.

  • Demonstrate a passion for always doing the best work.

  • Represent the team and Wray Ward in a positive manner in all endeavors.

  • Respect all equally — internally and externally.

  • Passionately uphold the agency brand, culture and values.

Qualifications

  • BFA in graphic design, interactive design or user-experience design.

  • 4+ years of digital design experience, preferably in an agency environment.

  • Strong conceptual thinking – both visual and interactive.

  • Understanding of user experience design, information architecture and usability principles.

  • Understanding of graphic design principles (typography, color, layout, etc).

  • Proficiency in Sketch, InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop.

  • Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, and capabilities of browsers and design constraints for the Web. Our designers don’t code, but a basic understanding of development best practices and limitations is required.

  • Strong knowledge of responsive web design.

  • A strong knowledge with grids and grid theory.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Attention to detail and a passion for creating groundbreaking work.

  • A positive attitude and willingness to improve your craft.

  • Ability to take constructive criticism with ease and grace.

  • A willingness to learn and improve your skill set.

  • Ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines.

  • A desire to embrace challenges and new methods of thinking.

This job description serves as an overall summary of responsibilities for the position outlined. Please note it is subject to change with specific expectations associated with the position.

Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not the practice of Wray Ward to sponsor individuals for work visas. Wray Ward participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the United States.

Wray Ward is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Culture Alignment

At Wray Ward, we firmly believe that internal and client relationships are a key to our success. Certain attitudes define how we work and are important in what we seek for our culture and mission. Key Agency attitudes are: