Summer Art Intern (Freelance)
New York, NY (SoHo)
Lead Designers have a well-rounded understanding of the design process – thinking like a strategist, producing work that inspires, be highly original, and always on-brand. You’re confident in your ability to transform complex, user-centered design challenges into tangible solutions across different mediums.
-Partner with Art Directors & Creative Directors to conceptualize, design, build, and extend brand experiences.
-Develop high-level creative concepts for interactive and print based projects; help to refine and further develop these concepts into complete, functional design systems.
-Provide design-mentorship to junior designers by exposing them to new challenges, decisions, and meetings.
-Approach design problems conceptually, with a constant desire to innovate
-Establish new visual design languages or work within existing ones.
-Collaborate with different disciplines within the studio and across the company.
-Participate in internal and client work-sessions
Maintain cultural awareness of the design landscape with respect to current and future trends.
-An exceptional portfolio showcasing innovative design solutions.
-4+ years design experience consulting for interactive and print based projects.
-BFA in Graphic Design or equivalent experience.
-A strong understanding of grid systems, composition, and color; with a keen eye for typography, and meticulous attention to detail.
-A deep understanding of type use, development, and classification.
-A passion for clean, functional and outstanding design.
-Experience working on identity systems and establishing brand guidelines.
-Exceptional problem-solving and organizational skills.
-Comfort collaborating with multiple stake holders and across disciplines.
-Highly competent with Adobe Creative Suite. Knowledge of Adobe Flash, Adobe After Effects, and 3D design software is a plus.
-A design knowledge of HTML, DHTML and CSS.