Senior Designer

Think Shift is looking for a Senior Designer to join their office in Winnipeg.

Employer: Think Shift

Location:Winnipeg / Canada

Position: Senior Designer

Description:

You seek to understand and leverage client challenges and work hard to creatively solve client objectives through design. You have the skills to create compelling visual concepts and graphic design for multiple mediums. At times, you may be the sole design lead on a project or may work in tandem with Creative Directors or Art Directors in all phases of execution for assigned projects – from concept development through to production.

Responsibilities:

Graphic Design & Visual Concept Development
• Lead the execution of creative concepts that speak to the client’s and end user’s goals by working closely with clients and your creative team leads
• Create leading-edge design for brand, print and interactive
• Execute simple production design projects quickly and effectively
• Participate in client meetings and pitches
• Extract creative thoughts and ideas from internal and client teams
• Drive the constant evolution of design as a storytelling tool
• Contribute new sources of creative inspiration to the creative team
• Work in partnership with the Accounts team toward shared project goals
• Work in partnership with the Development team to create digital design solutions
• Ability to provide constructive design feedback to design partners and vendors
• Provide constructive feedback and direction to designers and other team members in a proactive and motivating way
• Coach junior designers on gained knowledge and experience in graphic design

Skills:

Technical Skills & Education:

• Degree in Fine Arts/Graphic Design; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
• 5+ years of graphic design experience (portfolio required)
• Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud design software (Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, XD)
• Base knowledge and skills of Google Web Designer considered an asset (HTML5 animated digital ads)
• Ability to design logos and full visual identity packages for multiple industries
• Strong understanding of print production, file handling, paper knowledge and experience conducting press checks
• Illustration skills considered an asset
• Understanding of photography and the ability to direct photoshoots required
• Ability to take photographs considered an asset
• Proven experience completing projects on time in a fast-paced deadline-intensive environment
• Strong understanding of the interactive development process and user experience as it applies to website design
• Ability to complete projects on-time and on-budget in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to solve problems independently and in large teams
• Skilled in explaining and rationalizing creative solutions (yours and others)
• Knowledge of agriculture considered an asset

Behaviours:

• Ability to handle multiple projects with multiple deadlines simultaneously
• Commitment to being on time and on budget
• Strong communication, problem-solving and leadership skills
• A drive for continuous learning and ability to inspire others with creativity
• Self-motivated and proactive individual
• Strong team player with an ability to take criticism and learn from it
• Commitment to quality and detail, with an “everything matters” approach
• Someone to embrace our cultural norms: accountability, transparency, and stewardship

Benefits:

Think Shift provides an attractive, market-researched comprehensive compensation plan, which includes base salary and company bonus. Employees enjoy a range of benefits, some of which include:

• Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits coverage
• Semi-annual bonuses (based on Company performance)
• Flexible work arrangements
• Year-round opportunities for internal and external training and development programs

Job Application Link: https://thinkshiftinc.com/careers

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