Visual Designer

<p>Material is a leading integrated marketing services company that leverages deep human understanding to help brands deliver material outcomes and experiences for their customers and the communities they serve. We build B2C and B2B brands from the insight out by providing a seamless journey that combines data and analytics, insights-led consulting, and experience activation into one integrated offering.</p>

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<strong>Material is a collaborative built from legendary practices across research, strategy, design, and brand building. Eleven pioneering companies united as one to solve wider, deeper, and more innovative challenges together.</strong><br /><br /><strong>We uncover what&rsquo;s important to people and create experiences that pull them in and open our worlds. We seek curious, experienced, and deeply empathetic humans to enrich our diverse teams of leaders and do-ers. Want in?</strong><br /> <h5>LRW | Kelton | T3 | Karma | Greenberg | Tonic | MotiveQuest | Salt Branding | Killer Visual Strategies | Strativity | Aruliden</h5>

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Overview: The Role: Material is seeking a Digital Designer to join the Karma Agency team based in Philadelphia. In this role, style is great - ambidexterity is greater. We want a creative problem-solver to make compelling, well-designed work and to work well with others. This forward-thinking designer will work in all mediums but most naturally in digital, with a strong background in everything from UX/UI design to social campaigns and emails. More important is the ability to work conceptually, letting smart, human-centered design&ndash;together with captivating copy&ndash;become the expression for strategic messaging. Portfolio must contain recent digital concepts and real world products; animation skills are a strong plus.&nbsp;
Responsibilities: Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Demonstrate comprehensive understanding of graphic design, typography, production and presentation skills using the current (Mac) versions of the Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign, Photoshop &amp; Illustrator as well as Sketch, Invision, and/or Figma</li> <li>Originate website concepts from ideation and wireframe sketches to visual design exploration</li> <li>Work in tandem with the web development teams in providing continual design assistance and QA testing through to launch of digital products</li> <li>Articulate ideas and concepts clearly, offering them proactively, both in writing and in person (this is not everyone&rsquo;s skillset; we require it)</li> <li>Work closely with content writers and business stakeholders, appreciating how content relates to your design work</li> <li>Knowledge of CMS platforms including WordPress, Drupal, Sitecore, Umbraco, etc.</li> <li>Show initiative in maintaining knowledge of industry standards, best practices and emerging trends utilizing the proper tools for measurement and compliance</li> <li>Coordinate efficiently with production art team members, preparing files meticulously for handoffs and maintaining responsibility for the ultimate deliverable through effective collaboration.</li> </ul> Required Skills: <ul> <li>Campaign-size execution</li> <li>Unafraid of lobbing big ideas into the pit</li> <li>Inspired by critique, deadlines and brainstorms</li> <li>Designs digital solutions with pixel-perfection and accuracy</li> </ul> Bonus Skills: <ul> <li>Animation/video editing in After Effects, Premiere Pro or Final Cut</li> <li>Craft a brand identity and its visual system</li> </ul> Required Characteristics and Qualifications: <ul> <li>Self-disciplined, diligent, collegial and possessed of a cool head</li> <li>Takes pride in error-free work</li> <li>Loves to learn and problem solve. Thrives with teamwork</li> <li>Values design beyond aesthetics: its power to woo, convey and convince</li> </ul>
Requirements: Position Requirements: <ul> <li>3-5 years of experience in a creative agency or studio setting</li> <li>Solid understanding of digital landscape: where it's at and where it's heading</li> <li>Experience producing multi-channel campaigns&ndash;including recent mobile and web-based products&ndash;and identities</li> <li>Detailed, current knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign, Photoshop &amp; Illustrator as well as Sketch, Invision, and/or Figma</li> </ul> The Karma Agency, now a Material Company, is an independent strategic communications firm headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. We sell products and ideas. Serving both regional and national clients, our highly skilled team works fluently across the public relations and marketing communications spectrum. We bring clients insightful strategies, disruptive ideas and well-orchestrated campaigns that turn brand into business value and reputation into a working asset. We have united with our ten sister agencies under one brand, Material, a modern marketing services company powered by analytics, deep human understanding, and design thinking. We make a material impact through radical collaboration that ignites growth for business.