Agency: ChatterBlast Media
Specialty: Graphic Design
ChatterBlast Media is seeking an experienced graphic/motion designer and creative leader to support and lead the company’s expanding need for visual content. If you don’t have experience in motion design and animation, turn back now!
The Sr. Graphic & Motion Designer / Associate Art Director is an integral member of our creative team. This position is equal parts design and direction. They are responsible for overseeing and completing the creation of dynamic visual assets for clients and the agency. They lead a team of artists and designers and determine how to best represent the concepts and vision of the Chief Creative Officer and the Associate Creative Directors. They are responsible for ensuring the consistent and thoughtful elevation of all visual work created by the agency.
We are looking for a teammate who can lead and manage junior staff, inspire clients, and support colleagues with outstanding material. Someone who can visualize, conceptualize and produce creative assets for a consumer product on one day and a non-profit the next. Someone who can chart a unique design/art guide that sets and evolves the tone, style, and visual aesthetic for us and our clients. Someone who can throw together a quick and dirty gif or a hilarious meme that stops Tweeter in their tracks.
All positions at ChatterBlast are designed for employees to have a great work-life balance including the ability for remote working, in-office working, or a variety of the two. Our hybrid work environment also allows for flexible work schedules to ensure staff can optimize both their personal and professional time.
Applicants must share an outstanding portfolio of work that showcases all of the above and more.
Health Benefits – Medical, Dental, & Eye
Flexible WFH or in-office, “Build your own adventure”
Access to our office in the heart of Center City, Philadelphia
Robust paid-time off
Develop concepts and visuals used in a variety of creative projects, including presentations, websites, and social media campaigns.
Demonstrate experience in creating materials of all visual formats including: typographic, illustrative, graphic, and animated elements.
Serve as the design lead for internal and external projects.
Ensure brand adherence, design quality, and cohesiveness between all creators.
Provide direction and design solutions from concept to deliverable.
Take lead to solve creative challenges.
Research new technologies to position themselves as a thought leader in digital design.
Manage multiple projects at multiple stages with the account and creative teams to drive on-schedule results.
Manage and discover external freelancers and contractors for projects.
Act with integrity, exercise strong direction and creativity, and appropriately communicate with clients and the account team.
Act as a mentor to junior staff members by providing thoughtful feedback that helps all parties grow.
EXPERIENCE / SKILLS REQUIRED:
Expert of the Adobe Creative Suite.
Well-seasoned in Adobe After Effects and motion design/animation.
Eagerness to concept and pitch new creative ideas – internally and externally.
Excellent organizational skills.
Understanding and background of brand communication and digital marketing.
Experience with creating designs that translate into web and social media executions.
Strong knowledge of and interest in social media. You understand the strengths of each network, and maintain a curiosity for what’s next.
Solid written and verbal communication skills.
You’re happy to take ownership of problems and mentor team members of all levels.
You’re comfortable giving and receiving critical feedback and collaborating with others.
You’re a self-starter who works well independently and as part of a team.
Undergraduate degree in fine arts, design, advertising, communications and/or related fields.
4+ years of design experience, ideally in an agency, marketing services or consulting environment.
Experience in art direction and managing a team.
Portfolio of work to demonstrate your craft across various media.
Expert knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite including After Effects, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop.