Senior Designer, Creative Team - Vancouver, Remote (Canada) | OXD | FreshGigs.ca | 21/05/21

Senior Designer, Creative Team full-time

Location: Vancouver, Remote (Canada)
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

What we offer

We’re proud of the high quality solutions we deliver to clients like Honeywell, The University of British Columbia, Government of Alberta, Government of British Columbia, TransLink, and FortisBC. More importantly, we’re proud of the people who bring them to life.

We believe in treating people well, compensating them fairly, and supporting them to live fulfilled and balanced lives. We offer great extended benefits, flexible time-off, and professional development opportunities for all staff. We want people to feel they can bring their whole selves to work and strive to offer an environment where everybody feels listened-to, welcome, and safe.

We are committed to accessibility and inclusivity and are always working to evolve and improve our practices as we learn. If you require any accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know at e78f8375@freshgigs.ca.

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