WASHINGTON, DC

Senior Visual Designer

Description
Insomniac Design is a global digital agency headquartered in Washington D.C., with offices in London, Bucharest and Chisinau.  We’re an agile, determined and innovative team organized by functional areas of expertise — Creative, Technology, Strategy, and Management. We specialize in human-centered design with deep focus on design thinking and digital transformation. 

The Senior Visual Designer is responsible for ensuring that our deliverables reflect creative work of the highest caliber — from concept development through production. As a member of our world-class team you will show a strong design background in a variety of mediums / disciplines with an intense drive to learn more and do more to be the best. We want you to own the project, make it yours and ensure it gets delivered on time and on budget. 

Interested Candidates: please include a link or a PDF of your visual design portfolio. Candidates who do not submit a portfolio will not be considered.
Responsibilities
  • Lead projects from concept exploration to delivery of the final product, including steps such as design research, mood boards, sketching, prototyping, and execution.
  • Thoroughly understand and translate client business objectives, user needs, and technical requirements into designs that are visually enticing, easy to use, and emotionally engaging.
  • Produce high-quality deliverables across a variety of disciplines including interactive and graphic design, user experience, data visualization, and branding – and have a ceaseless desire to make THIS project better than the last.
  • Collaborate closely with a cross-functional team that includes other designers, developers, project managers, and directors to deliver cohesive, consistently high-quality design solutions.
  • Mentor and provide feedback to junior- and mid-level designers and facilitate learning across the creative team.
Skills & Experience
  • 6+ years of design experience in a variety of mediums and disciplines backed by a stellar portfolio.
  • Experience leading the development of strategic creative solutions from concept to delivery for a variety of clients and verticals.
  • Deep understanding of design principles as they relate to various disciplines including graphic design, interactive and responsive design, branding, and more.
  • Extensive experience with user-centered design methods and translating business requirements to successful creative products.
  • Knowledge of UX design and the development process including familiarity with research and testing methods, web design and development best practices, HTML, CSS, microinteractions and animations, and content management systems.
  • Excellent typography and layout skills.
  • Expert-level proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe XD, Sketch, Invision, and other relevant design tools.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Print design experience a plus.
  • Experience in a fast-paced work environment, with exceptional team and personal time management skills.
  • Ability to balance priorities and manage a large volume of work with tight deadlines, ensuring projects are delivered on time and on budget.
  • Outstanding creativity, enthusiasm, sense of humor, and team spirit.
Applicant Eligibility:
Please note, only candidates who are US citizens or able to work on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship are eligible to apply. No recruiters or staffing agencies please.

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