Senior Graphic Designer

Full Time
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Berkeley

You want to work with a small, talented team doing meaningful design. You have a passion for visualizing compelling stories. You love stretching your design muscles—one moment, dreaming up dozens of campaign concepts and the next, puzzling over a single complex infographic. You thrive in teams and work well on your own. You are curious about the world around you and the power of creativity to inspire. 

Responsibilities

As a Senior Graphic Designer, you’ll work with a broad range of people as part of our communications and media services department. Much of our work is related to social marketing campaigns designed to change behavior and improve communities through initiatives that include water and energy conservation, public transit and community health and social welfare, among others. We believe that teams of mixed disciplines and diverse perspectives inspire the best solutions.

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Has a strong understanding of typography, design systems and branding
  • Uses design to tell stories that clarify complex communications in interesting ways
  • Draws insights from research to shape how target audiences are reached
  • Picks up the requirements of a project quickly, communicates ideas clearly and contributes to high-level strategy
  • Generates distinct sketch-level campaign concepts quickly
  • Designs communications and systems that are user-friendly and elegant
  • Has experience presenting design concepts to clients and effectively articulating their associated strategies
  • Has a passionate curiosity about design 

 

Qualifications

  • 4+ years of design experience
  • Excellent design skills with a sharp eye for typography
  • Advanced creative ability and desire to discover new ways of approaching problems 
  • Mastery of InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Confident presentation of creative design concepts and ability to receive, process and apply feedback
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Strong time management, organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Self-motivation and a collaborative spirit

If we’re lucky, you will also have:

  • Strong photography and photo editing skills
  • Experience with storyboarding and motion design
  • Illustration skills