Designer

New York, NY, United States | Creative | Full-time | Partially remote

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About RSR: We're Ready Set Rocket. A full-service creative agency with data in our DNA.

We’re people first. As an agency, our people are our product. We're nothing without our team. So, we're hell bent on creating the best possible environment for our team to thrive -- hiring the most brilliant people, making sure everyone has opportunity for growth, and staying deeply rooted in the idea that life comes first, and good work will follow.

We have a team of experts focused on one thing -- collaborating to help our clients to grow their brands and their businesses. From campaigns and content to media and product, we work with brands to understand their goals, understand their audience, and help them to define and navigate the path forward, together.

Looking to join a fast-paced, growing agency with a team of passionate experts obsessed with their craft? Sounds like we might be right up your alley.

RSR Employees:

  • Are you the kind of person/professional that thrives in a workplace where you can dive right in, roll with the punches and wear many hats?
  • Are you just as comfortable in the weeds of the hands-on work, helping out your colleagues and the team as you are when executing only the functions of the role you were hired for?
  • Are you adept at asking questions and taking it all in but then initiating and carrying out an effective plan to achieve success in your role?
  • Do you value feedback as a fundamental component to your growth?
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, high growth environment
  • Move fast and think fast, but also act thoughtfully and informatively toward both the team and the clients.
  • Ambitious, takes initiative and knows what questions to ask to ensure you are doing the job right
  • Always seeking out ways to optimize processes and work smarter/more efficiently
  • Optimizes the deployment of minimal resources in a way that generates successful outcomes. Initiates ideas for improvement and scale but knows how to “make it work” when needed.

Our Value:

Ready Set Rocket offers a competitive benefits package, including

  • Hybrid workplace option
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Unlimited PTO, 401k contribution matching
  • Paid family leave
  • Gym membership reimbursement, and more.
  • Professional development and growth opportunities
  • Ready Set Rocket was recognized for Best Agency Culture at the 2018 Ad Age Small Agency Awards 

Your Impact:

  • Thoughtful, strategic, creative with a point-of-view on all things design as a part of the cultural conversation. Playing a key role on the creative team, responsible for a wide range of digital deliverables including websites, animations, campaigns, brand collateral, social media assets, emails, print and more.

What Success Looks Like:

  • Interpret creative briefs into thoughtful solutions that demonstrate a strong design aesthetic and understanding of the brand and strategy
  • Take an established site look and feel, understand the brand system and work from wireframes to design site 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 web, custom infographics, native applications, and social content
  • 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 design QA, in-browser collaboration with the development team, production of assets, and the 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 creative leads
  • Support the visual creation of internal Ready Set Rocket marketing for all presentations, decks, collateral, social and website assets

What You Bring to the Table:

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.

  • 3+ years working in the industry, preferably with some in an agency environment 
  • A killer portfolio demonstrating a strong eye for typography, design systems, and art direction
  • Experience designing both beautiful interactive experiences AND killer ads 
  • An interest in motion and video 
  • Mastery of core Adobe Creative Suite products, knowledge of Sketch or Figma, and an interest in learning new tools as needed
  • A love of typography and a keen eye for trends in UX design
  • Strong conceptual skills
  • An insatiable desire to learn how everything works, and grow your skillset
  • Serious attention to detail

Is this you? If so, what are you waiting for? We’d love to meet with you!

EEO Statement

At RSR we are conspiring to design a better world and we believe this goal can only be advanced by a team that is committed to diversity, represents different cultures, perspectives and backgrounds and prioritizes inclusivity as a pilar of our company culture.

RSR is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.

Covid-19 Vaccination Policy

RSR prides ourselves on being a workplace that puts the wellbeing of our employees first. In the age of COVID-19 and variants of the virus, and in accordance with Ready Set Rocket’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, we are requiring Covid-19 vaccination for all employees. We adopted this policy to safeguard the health of our employees and their families, our customers and visitors, and the community at large from infectious diseases that may be reduced by vaccinations.  As such, extending an official job offer to any candidate will be contingent on the candidate’s ability to provide proof of their full Covid-19 vaccination.

**Please note: Ready Set Rocket is accepting candidates located anywhere in the United States.