Experienced Designer

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Department: Column Five

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

At Column Five, designers are many things: they are hyper-creative visual artists; they are lovers of beautiful information design; they are technologically adept, self-motivated and generally excited about life.

Day-to-day, they work with our Producers, Art Directors and fellow designers to produce results-driven creative. This includes:

  • Designing content, from sketch to final deliverable
  • Making edits to others' work and critiquing others' work
  • Concepting original design treatments
  • Creating various collateral, both for our clients and for our company
  • Collaborating with other team members to produce the best design possible
  • Offering input and feedback throughout design rounds
  • Enjoying a nice beer on Fridays

Requirements

  • Must be a very strong illustrator with strong typographic and layout skills for this current job opening. If this does not describe you, this position is not a fit for you.
  • The ability to work independently and solve problems
  • Ability to concept and execute innovative approaches to projects
  • An eye for detail and a stomach for timelines and budget adherence
  • It's essential have advanced skills and experience in Adobe Illustrator, any motion design skills are a huge plus to your candidacy
  • Education in graphic design (or a related field)
  • 3 to 5 years of experience working in an agency or design studio or related professional design position. We are not looking for an intern or entry-level designer, you must have professional experience and strong portfolio. 
  • We are ideally looking for someone who can illustrate extremely well, havs solid design chops to work independently and who has done enough client work to be a reliable team player  

About Us
Our company is relaxed, but we work at a fast pace. We thrive in an environment filled with competition, camaraderie and collaboration. While we value sharp minds and professionalism, we like to surround ourselves with people who have a sense of humor and who understand what it means to be confident yet humble. We know how to get things done and have fun at the same time. We request the same from you.

Job Perks
Competitive salaries, health insurance, FSA plans, generous 401(k) savings plans, beer Fridays (or other fizzy drinks), salad Wednesdays and fun team events. We strive to keep the coffee pot and fruit bowl full!

Compensation: Commensurate with experience + profit share :)

Location: On-site in our DUMBO New York office. We have loads of plants.

How to Apply: Please provide a resume, cover letter (can be short, but say hello!) and portfolio link. No phone calls, please. EOE.

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