Designer

New York, NY, United States Full-time

Ready Set Rocket is looking for a talented, hard-working and ego-free designer to join our growing team. 

Designers at RSR are highly motivated, highly curious individuals with a well-rounded skill-set and the desire to challenge themselves with a range of creative challenges and a high level of personal responsibility. Working with a Creative Director or Art Director, our designers create beautiful, functional visual solutions on a variety of projects for a variety of clients. In any given week, you could find yourself working on anything from integrated marketing campaigns and microsites to native apps, storyboards, social campaigns and much more. 

RSR is a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment, so a great attitude and comfortability working in a team setting is crucial. Our designers are given a high level of responsibility to contribute to the overall end products we produce, so designers who are self-driven and confident have a great opportunity to thrive and quickly expand their role within the team. With the support of the team, each designer is also encouraged to grow in areas of personal interest and develop a strategic understanding of the role of creative in the work they produce.

Responsibilities include:

  • Follow a creative or account brief to conceptualize and design a unique look and feel 
  • Take an established look and feel, understand the brand system and work from wireframes spider out templates
  • Treat the web as a transitional medium, seamlessly integrating responsive layouts and motion into world-class web experiences.
  • Design various digital assets including responsive layouts, custom infographics, experiential and informational sites and native applications.
  • Design storyboards and set vision for motion projects 
  • Establish the visual design for a given project and assist with maintaining the quality of design throughout all phases of the project, including leading the design QA, in-browser collaboration with the development team or revision process with other team members.
  • Actively participate in brainstorm meetings with the creative team
  • Participate in occasional visual design communication with clients as needed by the Art Director.
  • Support the visual creation of internal Ready Set Rocket assets for all presentations, decks, collateral and website assets.

The ideal candidate would have:

  • 3+ years working in the industry, preferably with some in an agency environment 
  • A killer portfolio demonstrating an editor’s eye and a strong design point-of-view
  • Experience designing both beautiful interactive experiences AND killer ads
  • An interest in motion and video 
  • Mastery of core Adobe Creative Suite products and an interest in learning new tools as needed
  • A love of typography and keen eye for the latest developments in UX design
  • Strong conceptual skills
  • An insatiable desire to learn how everything works
  • Serious attention to detail

 

If you have a passion for stunning visuals, a love of digital and want to be a part of a great team doing great work for great clients, what are you waiting for? We’d love to meet with you!

This position is full-time and NYC-based only. No recruiters please.