senior graphic designer (GY)

full-TIME

JOB OVERVIEW

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Graphic Designer to join our dynamic team. In this key role, you will be responsible for leading the conceptualization and execution of visual design projects. The ideal candidate will bring a wealth of creative expertise, a keen eye for detail, and a strategic mindset to contribute to our brand’s visual identity and communication goals.

 

ABOUT US

55 KNOTS is not your ordinary on-demand creative agency. We are a crew of Kraken-powered sailors made up of the brightest and wildest minds across the 7 seas! But, we’re not just content about being the greatest. Powered by our secret Kraken Juice, we are now sailing toward our audacious mission: save the oceans by creating disruptive creative impact!

ABOUT YOU

Reporting to the CEO & Founder (Client Partner ) and working within an agile design team! This job requires outstanding communication and patience with the ability to think and act on one’s own—all while keeping the client’s (and company’s) best interest at heart!


You will work closely with the CEO & collaborate in the design process. Oversee design project workflows, schedule, and communicate with the Client Services Manager as needed. Manage the day-to-day operations of the team to ensure timely deliverables are met. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIEs

MUST HAVE 

  • MUST have advanced skills with Adobe Suite, especially InDesign & Illustrator
  • Proficiency with design software such as Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Exceptional ability in typography, illustration, layout, and prototyping
  • Strong branding and design experience
  • Expertise in creating print-ready files in both Illustrator and InDesign including measurements and bleeds
  • Strong creative vision with attention to business objectives and ability to generate ideas to portray concepts and advertise products/services
  • Good PC skills, especially MS Excel and presentation skills
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Organizational and time-management skills
  • Ability to flourish with minimal guidance, be proactive, and handle uncertainty. Can thrive in a VUCA environment. 
  • Proficient in Google Workspace / Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint & other design-related tools.

NICE TO HAVE 

  • Ability to design original pieces, including illustrations and infographics
  • Experience with creating branding style guides
  • Experience using Canva, Click Up and Hubspot

requirementS

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in fine art, graphic design, or similar discipline
  • 10+ years of professional experience in graphic design
  • Experience as an art director

miscellaneous

SHIFT TIME

Monday to Friday, GRAVEYARD SHIFT

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