Sr. Graphic Designer/ Art Director

Creative New York, New York


Description

Position at Havas

Senior Graphic Designer/ Art Director

 

Overview

 

Havas Formula is looking for a collaborative, insightful and skilled Senior Graphic Designer to create strategic, beautiful solutions for our clients and execute them through to completion. In your role as a Senior Graphic Designer, you will work closely with our digital team to oversee and produce work that meets Havas’ high design standards.

 

We are a national public relations and digital agency with premier clients across the country in NY, Chicago, Miami, LA and San Diego.

 

Responsibilities

 

       Elevate and push Havas Formula Digital’s visual language forward through the creation of original and inspiring content that helps tell our clients’ stories across digital mediums.

       Lead design across all communication touch points including social digital, press, events, emails, swag, decks, and more.

       Concept and direct still and video shoots for various ads and campaigns.

       Infuse the team with strong creative ideas and get the people around you to be additive to the creative process and solicit team-wide feedback to yield world-class creative.

      Create and own design systems that allow the strategy and accounts teams to scale and deliver creative quickly and reliably and without compromising our clients’ look and feel.

      Overseeing all creative assets are ready to publishing, ensuring the final work is polished and up to Havas’ design and brand standards.

      Create, maintain, and make accessible to the digital team a clear, up-to-date and well-designed library of marketing assets that can be re-purposed at any time. The library will include source files for social-first ads, edited photos, videos, illustrations, etc.

      Hire and manage best-in-class external design freelancers as well as mentor Junior Designers.

 

About You

 

      You have experience in leading projects, large and small, from start to finish.

      You are an experienced collaborator, able to utilize a wide range of internal and external resources (copywriters, illustrators, strategy, etc).

      You have experience with consumer brands and social-first design

      You’re creative, curious, and hungry; ready to roll your sleeves up to get work done in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.

      You’re great at managing people, expectations, and deadlines.

      You’re a taste-maker with a great eye for what’s to come. You have advanced conceptual and “out of the box” thinking.

      You communicate well with team members and articulate the rationale for design decisions.

 

What We’re Looking For

 

      Bachelor’s degree in Design (Graphic Design, Communication Design, or Advertising Design), Visual Communication, or equivalent; digital focus a plus

      3 - 5 years of experience in an agency setting

      An online portfolio that demonstrates:

        Your taste and thought process, not just final design work.

        Passion for great design, stylistic breadth and attention to detail.

        Experience across digital, print, and motion.

        Strong sensibilities in typography, graphic design, content layouts, photography, and videography.

      Proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite. Motion experience a plus