Converse Senior Designer, Global Brand Design

NIKE   •  

Boston, MA

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods

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5 - 7 years

Posted 28 days ago

Description
As the Senior Designer for Global Brand Design at Converse, your role on the team will include making sure that the Converse brand comes to life in a compelling and unique way across all communications and marketing collateral. 
What we’re looking for: 

  • Creative visual skill set able to translate complex technical and business concepts into easy-to-understand communication pieces
  • Ability to concept and art direct photo shoots at the highest level
  • Manage and direct multiple agency relationships across multiple projects with a clear design voice and an unbending creative rigor 
  • Ability to socialize and present creative work to cross-functional partners and senior leadership teams
  • Ability to think and design with digital-first in mind and help craft and develop physical and digital content with our Gen-Z consumer in mind 
  • Excellent knowledge of photographers, stylists, artists and filmmakers 


Roles and Responsibilities: 

  • In collaboration with an Art Director or Design Director, develops and drives innovative solutions for 2d and 3d design including graphics and/or environments 
  • Works closely with Brand Marketing and Communications team to concept and execute seasonal global marketing campaigns for Converse 
  • Create “visual centers” that establish design foundation for specific segments of the business 
  • Develops an expertise against a specific Brand Driver, segment and/or business category 
  • Utilizes exceptional design skills and demonstrates innovation in creating original designs 
  • Communicates and presents design concepts; creates presentation materials that effectively communicate design concepts 
  • Helps lead design efforts for assigned category and/or group; ensures feasibility of designs 
  • Be able to brief and collaborate with outside partners to execute campaigns and deliver campaign assets 
  • Demonstrates expert-level knowledge of current trends, color, technology and other design influencers
  • Shares knowledge, experience and skill with other design staff; works with design counterparts to ensure continuity across category lines/areas of focus 
  • May lead projects, establish direction and manage designers on a per project basis



Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or design-related equivalent
  • 6+ years’ experience in digital design for large retaile-commerce or key digital agency experience specific to the streetwear footwear/apparel industry.
  • Strong Photoshop and Illustrator skills
  • Excellent UI design and prototyping skill set using rapid prototyping tools e.g. Sketch, InVision or Adobe XD 


Additional Proficiencies:

  • Knowledge of photo processes and production – from studio to location, lifestyle to product
  • Deep connection to streetwear culture and trend
  • Experience in branding and logo identity for projects both large and small 
  • Ability to design concepts using both sketching techniques and illustration tools
  • Excellent writing and communications experiencepreferred

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