52 Limited is a digital staffing agency with an industry-leading focus on the creative + technology space. We exclusively place tech and creative talent in direct-hire, contract-to-hire, and contract roles with our clients in Portland, Seattle, and San Francisco.
Job Summary: We are searching for a well rounded and seasoned Digital and Visual Designer for a direct hire role with our Portland-based tech client. The designer in this role will be responsible for ideating, creating and executing dynamic content and visual designs with a primary focus on digital (web design, email, digital ads, social media), and occasional other design projects (such as packaging, event collateral, and company branding). Strategic creative skills, people management, project management, ability for quick turnaround, independence and organization will be key as different, multi-faceted projects arise daily.
* 5+ years of experience within the creative industry * Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch and Acrobat) in a Mac based environment
* Project management skills * Experience working in CMS for web and e-commerce platforms * Experience owning a project from start to finish (ideation, execute, production, and delivery) * Ability to take direction and provide multiple solutions that conform to the style and content specifications provided * Ability to concept design solutions with limited direction at times * Strong typography and layout skills * Excellent written and verbal communication skills, listening and interpersonal skills * Extremely detail oriented, well organized * Effective time management skills: prioritizing with tight deadlines and following through to deliver in a fast-paced environment * Ability to think outside the box * Strong ability to collaborate and work within a team and lead junior designers * Resourceful and self-motivated to work independently with multiple projects simultaneously when necessary * Bachelor’s degree in fine arts, design, commercial or communication arts preferred; demonstrated experience and portfolio of pieces showing design expertise.
Nice to Have Skills:
* Drawing / illustration
* Experience working within responsive email templates in platforms such as Klayvio and Intercom * Experience with illustration, motion graphics and video editing * Experience at a mission driven company
* Experience writing and directing content strategy