Senior Designer - Other Areas

Starts Within a Couple Weeks
Duration 6 Months
Status Freelance
Rate Up to $40-46 /hr (DOE)
A very reputable SF fashion retail giant seeking a Senior Graphic Designer to assist their team for a 6 month project onsite in San Francisco!

The Senior Graphic Designer's Responsibilities:
- Conceptualize and execute on seasonal campaigns for global creative, including; E-comm, website, social media, blog, windows, in-Store, OOH, and print advertising.
- Implement the Global Brand Marketing Priorities into goals and apply brand expectations to all creative deliverables
- Design into creative concepts that are on strategy, create fresh ideas and work towards better, more creative solutions
- Lead presentations and articulate our design vision, while also partnering and mentoring other designers from concept through development
- Partner with copywriters and other graphic designers to ensure all creative is aligned and communicate an on-brand message
- Stay on top of trends in the design, typography and photography world
- Help with layouts for all media based on final concept approval, cataloging of shoot images, creating selects deck of all images from photoshoots
- Provide support for layout and design for other marketing materials including: look books, print ads, out-of-home, seasonal zines, in-store signage, window designs, icon designs, and updates to existing design guidelines
- Work closely and collaboratively with creative services and project management to provide team effort on all projects and ensure we stay on brand and on schedule
- Demonstrate global cultural awareness with regard to content crossing global borders and have experience partnering with creative collaborators and consultants
- Keep up-to-date with trends, e-commerce technology, graphic design, photography and video techniques, proposing new ideas and sharing this knowledge with the team
- Ensure all design layouts are optimized for end-use and delivered according to specifications, production standards, color quality standards, and digital requirements
- Collaborate with Art Directors on retouching rounds, direct and markup imagery for print and E-comm use
- Partner with technical teams during post-production; keep creative services team and project management aware of progress

The Senior Graphic Designer's required skills:
- Bachelor’s Degree or advanced degree in Graphic Design or other related areas
- 5+ years of work experience as a graphic designer, including retail/fashion/apparel brand experience, ideally working within an internal consumer brand environment or advertising agency
- Experienced at presenting work in a meeting environment to peers and leaders
- You can think conceptually and design aesthetically, translating creative direction into visual references
- You have expert knowledge of typography and graphic design principles, with a solid creative portfolio of produced work
- Extensive knowledge of best practices for both web and pre-press print execution is a plus; working understanding of both digital and print advertising in all facets and stages of development
- Expert proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop, Acrobat; Sketch Up (or other 3D app) is a plus
- You have deep knowledge of creative talent, agencies, fashion brands and other designers
- Passion for the fashion industry and awareness of social trends is essential

Creative Circle is focused on protecting the health and safety of our candidates, clients, and communities. Details of our job descriptions are always subject to change, e.g., on-site vs off-site. We follow the guidance of the CDC, WHO, CPHA, and government officials. If you have questions about a specific job posting, please contact us. Be well and stay well. - Creative Circle.


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