Known ( ) is a modern marketing company engineered to meet the unprecedented challenges and opportunities facing marketers today. Anchored by two decades of groundbreaking market research, data science and award-winning creative, we provide brands with consumer intelligence, strategy, media planning and buying, and renowned creative, producing some of the most innovative, cutting-edge work in culture today. With offices in New York, Los Angeles, Boston, Austin, Seattle, and San Francisco, we are more than 400 people, a community of extraordinary talent, working as one team to help our clients succeed.
At Known we believe that when creative truly collaborates with science and strategy, amazing things can happen. And we’re seeing this work every day. We’re looking for a Designer who shares this vision to join our team.
As a member of the Brand team at Known, the Designer will support the Creative Director and Head of Design, Brand with design executions across digital, print, OOH and organic social campaign assets. This position requires a passionate and talented pixel-perfect graphic designer who will execute needs across a wide variety of creative, with a specific emphasis on brand, type, layout, composition, color and motion design.
As the ideal candidate, you understand business strategies and objectives and can translate them into impactful marketing campaigns and assets to exceed brand KPIs.
You will be charged with transforming established designs into a range of formats and platform specific requirements .
You will have a keen eye for detail mixed with creative and technical know-how, and will be charged with not only developing existing design concepts for marketing campaigns, but also developing new design projects from conception to completion.
Create and concept outstanding, pixel-perfect designs for digital advertising, paid and organic social, print, OOH, video, etc.
Play a hands-on role in the delivery of outstanding creative, working collaboratively within a cross-disciplinary team and environment (Creative Directors, Sr. Designers, Jr. Designers, Art Directors, Copywriters and Account Teams)
Work with established brand and platform guidelines to maintain existing designs
Ensure consistency and efficacy of production and design throughout all creative
Work closely with the Creative Director and Sr. Project Manager to ensure files are built to spec and released on-time
Work with Sr. Designer to build client presentations and presentation templates
Execute high-quality, accurate art and copy revisions in support of creative team with keen attention to detail
Create various formats and sizes of supplied artwork
Leverage talent for visual design to contribute to holistic experiences that solve for business goals
Ensure and develop best practice principles in conjunction with wider team
Consistently communicate with project owners regarding project status and challenges
Provide technical input and advice on projects as required to achieve high quality
Offer input and share ideas at creative meetings
Manage creative request workflow by prioritizing projects
Solid understanding of fundamental disciplines of design as well as design trends, specifically across brand design, type, layout, image composition, and infographic design
Light motion design skills highly preferred
Expert proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), Keynote., Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and Google Suite.
Must be able to work quickly but also remain extremely detail-oriented
Ability to integrate feedback with a keen eye for detail
Ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment while being calm under pressure
A desire to understand the advertising industry at large; an ability and a desire to adapt to the changing landscape of technology
Strong work ethic, adaptable to ever-changing hours and demands, with ability to refocus and develop options for quick changes in projects
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Outstanding organizational and time management skills
Team player with exceptional interpersonal communication skills, with an ability to navigate and collaborate effectively with teams
Self-driven, eager to learn and goal-oriented
BA in design or other related field
3-6 years of professional experience working in design at an advertising agency, design firm and/or in-house creative team