Walker Sands is looking for a senior designer to join our creative team in Chicago.
Lead the creative development and execution of design projects — both digital and print — in close collaboration with the agency’s account teams, copywriters, developers, project managers and video producers while under the guidance of an art director.
Project types include but are not limited to: websites, landing pages, digital advertising, presentations, brand identities, data reports, tip sheets, ebooks and direct mail.
Prepare and lead internal and client presentations that articulate creative and strategic thinking, insights and rationale.
Actively participate in internal reviews, brainstorms, strategy discussions and client presentations.
Employ brand guidelines from the agency’s 100+ B2B clients into consistent expressions of their varied visual identity systems across digital and print.
Manage multiple projects at one time and assist with keeping team deliverables and timelines on track.
Mentor junior designers.
You understand the principles of good design and are passionate about creating stunning visual experiences.
You are relentlessly curious and constantly pursuing opportunities to better your skills.
You value feedback as a critical means for personal and professional growth.
You love grids.
You’re a self-starter with high ambitions and even higher standards.
You take direction and run with it.
You can confidently explain your creative decisions.
You’re comfortable voicing ideas to colleagues and clients.You want to join a collaborative team that demands excellence, celebrates ideas over egos and likes each other just as much as they enjoy their jobs.
3+ years of experience in design (agency experience preferred).
An online portfolio that shows off your meticulous layout, color and typographic skills as well as your conceptual abilities.
Mastery of Sketch and Adobe CC staples, such as Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign.
You can create killer PowerPoint templates and custom decks.
You have motion design skills and experience creating animations and GIFs.
You are familiar with prototyping tools, such as InVision.