As Senior Designer for Havas Melbourne, you will be part of a worldwide advertising agency network. Your key responsibilities include the creative development, design and execution of digital and print based assets briefed by the executive creative director, creative teams, studio manager and producers.
The Senior Designer is a custodian of our visual product. Someone who will uphold high standards of design, nurture a passion for great design within the department and beyond with our clients.
The key to your success is the ability to work in a team environment while remaining independent on specific smaller projects. You’ll work well under tight deadlines while working on multiple accounts. Excellent communications skills and attention to detail are also required. You will also be passionate about driving and inspiring the continued development and output of the design department.
Design and produce assets of the highest industry standards and design principles. Including but not limited to display media creative (banners), direct marketing pieces (eDM), social media (Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, LinkedIn), mobile applications, desktop and mobile web design, and print-based design.Participate in the development of innovative ideas that may be executed in all media, including digital, print, outdoor, activations, PR etc.A thorough grounding in digital design including design for interaction and animation using the latest techniques and tools.Craft top level designs, prototypes and animations to define and communicate concepts for clients, pitches and internal teams.Interpret creative concepts (rationales, scamps and/or wireframes) and preempt any technical issues whilst recommending practical working solutions.Extensive experience in how digital ideas get built (web development and associated technologies) and how this understanding shapes your design approach.Be actively engaged with latest digital trends and innovations and share your discoveries with the design team. Support the communication and “selling” of these ideas to clients by producing mockups, scamps and employing all other means available to communicate the idea most effectively (eg video, photoshoots and physically building things). Thorough understanding of creative development processes and information architecture.Contribute to the agency’s culture of innovation and excellence.Fight passionately for great creative ideas, both with your team and with clients.Ability to communicate and negotiate in a professional manner with colleagues and clients.
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
Adobe Indesign, Illustrator and PhotoshopGoogle Web Designer (DoubleClick Studio accreditation even better)HTML animation for digital advertising and an understanding of HTML in generalExcellent colour, typography and layout skillsAdobe After Effects, Premier or Final Cut Pro a bonus
KEY TECHNICAL SKILLS:
Who: We’re seeking an energetic and agile digital designer who is looking to advance their career and wants to be part of a growing agency. They must be confident in their ability, able to work autonomously as well as part of a team, on occasion bolstering with a creative team to provide digital knowledge and best practice guidance.
What: This person would be responsible for generating creative and effective digital designs that adhere to best web practice and brand guidelines
Are you insanely passionate about building and growing products in the customization space?
Who is Disrupt Sports: Disrupt is an award winning Sydney based sports technology startup. Our mission is to empower the creativity and individuality within each user by providing the world’s largest sports customisation platform.
We have created the Design Studio which allows it’s users to design their own custom sports equipment and to view it in 3D. We are currently working on integrating it into other partnering websites.
You will be responsible for designing collateral related to marketing including eDMs, brochures & a suite of digital assets that are user centric and a pleasure to use. The role focuses heavily (70%) on creating a great experience for the user with our products through solid research and data analytics. You will also be responsible for creating some proposals and to create production design (30%) for well known brands and agencies and everything in-between.
Responsibilities:Digital designer for DisruptSport’s products and systemsRefining DisruptSport’s products and systems through research and analyticsElements of product management and communication with the key stakeholders (development team, internal team and users)General visual design (creating proposals and production design)
Personal Qualities:Can do attitude with the flexibility to adapt to changes wellThe ability to work autonomously and propose your own solutions to problems (We want independent thinkers who back up their suggestions with research and analytics)Ability to work to sprints and thrive under pressure.Ability to think on your feet and problem solve under pressureBe a good cultural fit - the most important asset you can have to be on the Disrupt team is a positive attitude and eagerness to learn.
Skill Set:Proficient in Sketch, Invision, Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, XD).Great wireframing and UI skills.Willing to learn about the UX process and how to build an engaging productGreat visual communication skillsA strong command in English, both written and verbal communication.Relevant education and work experience
What’s in it for you?The experience of working on a suite of fast growing products and systemsMaking key decisions of the product and how it interacts with the userExperience in leading and working with a small but agile teamAwesome networking opportunities within the startup community and the customisation industry
Job Type: Full-time
Required experience:Digital Design: 3 years