Senior Designer / Art Director

Location New York, NY (Hybrid)
Starts November / early December 2021
Duration Freelance to full time
Status Freelance to full time
Rate DOE
Our client, a well known insurance brand, is currently seeking a Senior Designer / Art Director to join their in-house agency team on a freelance to full time basis.

***Please note, this role is currently remote, however you will eventually be required to work onsite in a hybrid model in 2022. You can choose the company's Manhattan (Hudson Yards), Stamford, CT or Bethlehem, PA offices. Proof of vaccination is required in order to be considered for this role.***

This is a great opportunity for someone to make their mark on a team, work with top creative agencies and help define the brand's presence across digital, social, video, experiential and more!

The Senior Designer / Art Director:

- Has a minimum of 8 years of design experience in an agency or in-house setting, working on a variety of brands; financial and/or professional services experience a plus!
- Possesses a portfolio that demonstrates a beautiful, intuitive, modern, superior design aesthetic including contemporary illustration and interactive infographics
- Has a strong understanding of digital design, UX/UI best practices and a deep understanding of marketing design, SEO, etc.
- Has a mastery of Adobe Creative Suite and knowledge of HTML, CSS plus previous experience designing for CMS systems (Wordpress, Drupal, etc)
- Is equal parts conceptual and hands-on: you think high
level about brand components, visuals and campaigns while still getting excited about rolling up your sleeves to design innovative inforgraphics, social campaigns, email, landing page, motion graphics storyboards, experiential content, brochures, etc.!
- Uses excellent communication skills to work with internal stakeholders from coordinator to CEO level
- Has deep experience and understanding of digital but is skilled across all areas of graphic design, with interest and/or experience in video and motion
- Has strong leadership and mentorship skills; previous experience leading projects, advising other designers and make recommendations

In this role, the Senior Designer / Art Director will continue pioneering, building and executing the brand's in-house 360 design capabilities: digital, video, content, marketing, etc. You'll also:

- Work alongside internal digital, marketing and communications teams to identify and manage creative design needs
- Manage projects from end to end
- Eventually manage a junior designer

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to:

About Creative Circle
Creative Circle is a recruiting agency, and we proudly match professionals with companies looking for talented team members. The above listing is for a role with one of our clients. Our connections at top companies get your resume in front of the right people and access to amazing positions that aren't posted anywhere else. If you’re a good fit for this role (or another we're currently working on), a local recruiter will reach out to schedule a screening interview. We present only the top candidates to our clients.

For Creative Circle to represent you for this opportunity, you must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need of employer sponsorship for a non-immigrant visa.