Hello, we’re Clarke.

Senior Designer

New York, NY

About This Position

Good work starts with good people, so Clarke is built on a foundation of respect. In an industry that, at times, values competition over decency, we make sure that our interactions — internally and with clients — are consistently constructive and transparent. We are looking for designers who think ahead, want to learn, consider different points of view and can work collaboratively.

You are someone who has a well-rounded understanding of the design process – you think like a strategist and produce on-brand work that inspires. You’re confident in your ability to transform complex, design challenges into tangible solutions. You should share our commitment to high quality work and to positive and productive relationships with everyone.

 

Responsibilities

The Senior Designer is responsible for helping the team define a design direction on specific assignments. He/she also partners with the Art, Design or Creative Director(s) to oversee the designers. 

  • Partner with the Creative Director to conceptualize, design, build, and extend successful brand experiences. Establish new visual design languages or work within existing ones. 
  • Lead specific aspects of design projects; help to refine and further develop concepts into complete, functional design systems. 
  • Approach design problems conceptually, with a constant desire to innovate. 
  • Motivate the team, inspire teamwork and think like a leader in the studio. 
  • Manage deliverables and schedule of multiple projects and work with multiple disciplines at the same time. 
  • Participate in internal and client work-sessions. Collaborate with different disciplines outside the studio. 
  • Maintain awareness of the design landscape with respect to current and future trends. 

Qualifications & Skills

  • 5+ years design agency experience working on print and digital projects. 
  • An exceptional portfolio showcasing innovative design solutions. 
  • A strong understanding of grid systems, composition, and color; with a keen eye for typography, and meticulous attention to detail. 
  • A passion for clean, functional and outstanding design. 
  • Experience working on identity systems and establishing brand guidelines. 
  • Exceptional problem-solving and organizational skills. 
  • Experience in basic art-direction; define a style and brief other designers. 
  • Comfortable collaborating with multiple stake holders within and outside the studio. 
  • Ability to interact in a professional manner maintaining effective communication, both written and spoken including presenting to both internal and external audiences. 
  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite. Adobe After Effects is a plus. A design knowledge of HTML and CSS. 
  • Undergraduate degree. BFA a plus. 

Does this sound like a good fit? We’d love to meet you! Send a resume and cover letter to jobs@helloclarke.com with the job title you’re interested in in the subject line.

We’re always looking for talented and nice people. Don’t be shy.

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