Senior Designer, Creative Team - Vancouver | OXD | FreshGigs.ca | 19/03/21

Senior Designer, Creative Team full-time

Location: Vancouver
Company Name: OXD ()
Category: Design
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Position type: Full-time, remote okay, Canada only

Reports to: Creative Director

Leading by example.

OXD is a human-centred design and technology consulting firm working with clients across industries to solve complex, dynamic, and networked problems.

We’re looking for a Senior Designer to join our Creative team, full-time.

What the Senior Designer does at OXD

  • Balances business strategy with gut-achingly great design to lead clients and other team members to deliver value-creating solutions

  • Helps with resource planning and team organization

  • Rolls up their sleeves to produce and direct visual design for websites and web applications for our clients

  • Designs and produces content for presentations and other documents for internal marketing, brand, and sales initiatives

  • Works with—and occasionally builds—brand and identity guidelines

  • Competitive/comparative design research and exploration

  • Brand guardianship of our own brand and the brands of our clients

  • Is a kind person and is generous with ideas and praise

  • Works with our Director of Sales and Project Managers to estimate Creative Team effort for project proposals

  • Work across teams with experts from across our organization—user experience designers, developers, QA engineers, and project managers

Minimum requirements

  • 10 years experience working in an agency environment

  • A strong understanding of the core fundamentals of design, learned at a dedicated education facility or through equivalent work experience

  • Experience leading and mentoring other designers

  • Experience designing websites

  • Experience in some of the production tools commonly used in modern web, UI, and graphic design and prototyping—things like Sketch, Figma, XD

  • High degree of comfort using Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and other Adobe suite tools

  • Excellent typography skills

Bonus points for candidates who bring a little extra to the team

  • Deep understanding of designing for accessibility

  • Illustration abilities

  • Experience with motion design, video editing, or 3D modelling

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