The Charles NYC

MidWeight Visual Designer

Full-Time in NY, NY - Mid Level - Creative

The Charles is growing and as part of our growth we're looking for a ridiculously creative, detail oriented, multi-platform-capable Mid-Weight Visual Designer to join our team.

To be successful in this position you must be able to seamlessly shift roles between developing sensational creative concepts and executing stunning forward-thinking designs. Working with our talented Creative and Tech Team, it’s imperative you have a keen understanding of UX best practices and trends and how they apply across platforms and devices.

Responsibilities

  • Brainstorm creative and design concepts with the project team and ensure alignment to briefs.
  • Create compelling and inspired work for The Charles’ internal initiatives and diverse range of clientele.
  • Communicate effectively in a cross-functional team and present ideas and designs clearly for both internal discussion and client feedback.
  • Develop detailed wireframes, storyboards, paper prototypes, user flows, mockups, developer documentation and other deliverables to effectively communicate designs to the rest of the team for production.
  • Stay current with the latest design and technology trends across web, desktop, and mobile platforms, and adopt modern techniques into workflow as appropriate.

Essential Skills/Experience Requirements

  • BA/BS degree in Design (e.g. interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial) with at least 3 years of relevant agency experience in a Design position. If no formal Design degree, candidates must possess a Bachelors Degree accompanied by at least 3 years of relevant digital or creative agency experience in a Design position.
  • Strong comprehensive understanding of best design practices across platforms
  • Basic HTML/CSS Knowledge
  • Fluency in best practices for mobile and web-based information architecture and design, as well as strong knowledge of UX principles and techniques
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and presentation skills, including the ability to communicate effectively in small and large groups and defend your design artifacts.
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities on tight deadlines without compromising quality.
  • Comfortable designing at an Advanced level within the Adobe Creative Suite (especially Photoshop and InDesign) and for Keynote and Pages.
  • Core design skills; ability to establish visual hierarchy, layout, typography, and color effectively.

Desirable Skills

  • Motion Graphics
  • Understanding of creativity within social media

Please include URLs for an online portfolio in addition to your resume. Submissions without a portfolio included will not be considered.