Branding Digital Designer

Location New York, NY (Hybrid)
Starts Next Month
Duration 6 months, 40 hours/week
Status Freelance, likely extension or full-time conversion
Rate $30+ per hour, DOE
Our client, a global financial services company, is looking for a Digital Designer w/ strong branding skills to join their in-house design team for a social media heavy role, hybrid, onsite in Manhattan (Park Ave.) 50% of the time.

The Digital Designer will support digital deliverables, primarily for social media, for the Private Bank and Asset Management lines of business within the bank.

They just launched two major rebrands so this is an exciting time to join the team and operate within the new branding system but also help to evolve it!

Top level details from the hiring manager:
The nature of the role is quick-turn and somewhat template-driven position, yet must have a strong eye for detail
Adept at implementing all feedback effectively and in one pass to minimize rounds
Being well-versed in all of the Adobe CC design applications (InDesign, Photoshop, AI, etc.) is mandatory
Having an keen eye for photography selection would be extremely beneficial
Skill > years of experience

Branding Digital Designer Details:
Support the new brand roll outs
Create predominantly front end experiences
Collaborate with editorial and production teams but work autonomously
A very small percentage of the work they do is print related
Day to day it could be a mix of business as usual projects including white papers, PowerPoint presentations, event driven materials or social media tiles, etc.
Templated email communications and presentation pitch decks are also some of their regular projects
Focus on building and evolving the new brand guidelines
Effectively ensure that the brand is represented across every touchpoint and the design system is harmonious and scalable

Branding Digital Designer Requirements:
4 or more years of experience in digital design
Ability to operate within a branding system and evolve it
Financial services experience is a plus but not required
Awareness of how to operate with component systems is key
Mostly working w/ Adobe CC but digital team uses Figma so experience with that is helpful but mainly Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign (and XD or Figma or Sketch)
Flexibility/adaptability: ability to work independently within a team environment, change direction based upon team and stakeholder consensus
Hands-on approach and experience across all touch-points of design: digital, branding, ADA compliance standards, and marketing

This is a 6 month freelance Digital Designer opportunity with the chance to extend and/or convert to full-time!


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