Senior Designer Job Description

Senior Designer Job Description

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Senior designer provides updates on the current state of branding, of the Autodesk brand, and on the competitive landscape.

Senior Designer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Ideation, creative development (and in certain cases) design of key materials for off-network promotion of shows (print, digital elements, stunt materials)
Works closely with the Creative Director to schedule and prepare materials for jacket meetings and sales and marketing needs
Work closely with the Art Director to schedule and prepare materials for jacket meetings, for Sales and Marketing meetings
Direct strategies, designs, writing, production and printing of advertising and marketing promotional campaigns, sales materials, and program/event collateral and signage
Provide design support to supervisor general assistance to team on special projects
Work closely with Design director for sketch review
Knowledgeable in technical aspects of construction
Collaborate closely as a member of the Game leadership team to deliver world-class AAA games and experiences that delight users and meet business goals
Design all aspects of game systems, from the high-level brief down to the written specification documentation and finally collaborating directly on the iterative creation, tuning and polish of final systems
Participate as a product owner of systems, working with engineers and artists on the detailed creation and working with quality assurance and the development managers to assess progress and completeness of features and systems

Senior Designer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Senior Designer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ASTD, NCIDQ, ITIL, CTS, LEED, ASME, EIT, CID, GD&T, AVIXA

Education for Senior Designer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the senior designer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Design, Graphic Design, Interaction Design, Education, Technical, Industrial Design, Architecture, Engineering, Fine Arts, Visual Design

Skills for Senior Designer

Desired skills for senior designer include:

Photoshop
Illustrator
Materials
Fabrication
Brand
Client’s business objectives
Consumer and competitive landscape to inform insightful design ideas
Design and current state-of-the-art techniques
GIS
Applicable local

Desired experience for senior designer includes:

3+ years of experience as a game designer
1+ years of experience in mobile game development
Shipped at least 1 high quality free-to-play project
Experience in running live game events post-launch
Competence in free-to-play practices & concepts such as A/B Testing, User Retention, and Monetization
Be an avid and competitive mobile gamer

Senior Designer Examples

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Senior Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a senior designer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior designer
  • Presenting your own work and the work of your team internally and to clients
  • Liaising with the account team to help create scopes of work, timing plans and allocations
  • Being the champion and curator of exceptional design for the agency and its clients
  • Overseeing a small team of designers within the creative department
  • Overseeing creation and delivery of campaigns including mechanicals and guidelines
  • Working as part of a team pitching on new work and new clients
  • Working as an art director on selected briefs
  • Art directing photoshoots, illustrators, retouchers and other creative collaborators
  • Contributing to the vibe of the office
  • Create multiple creative solutions
Qualifications for senior designer
  • Experience with Unreal (console or mobile) a plus but not required
  • Must work daily with other designers and communicate effectively
  • Must be collaborative on tasks and accept input/criticism productively
  • Must be highly proactive in finishing out tasks
  • Experience of Automated unit testing
  • 3+ years' experience as a designer building print and digital production ready mechanicals
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Senior Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a senior designer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for senior designer
  • Assesses a product's positioning and role within the online organization's sites, products, and services
  • Manage in-house design team freelance designers for special projects
  • Create delightful and compelling, user-centered experiences
  • Develop UI/UX principles to be adopted across the various components of our experimentation and data stack
  • Create clear wireframes, user flows, site maps, and graphic visualizations to prototype and communicate ideas
  • Think strategically about how to roll out your designs
  • Research and facilitate usability testing
  • Work directly with engineering to align UX best practices and develop implementation plans
  • Provide insights on A/B test design and reflection on latest tests results
  • Support the Head of Design with all visual aspects of multi-platform campaigns
Qualifications for senior designer
  • The ability to clearly communicate with the SVP/GAD and the clients to deliver nimble, quality work as you and the SVP/GAD will be working out of the clients Dallas headquarters
  • BA/BS in Graphic Design or related field (in lieu of degree, minimum 7 years of relevant work experience)
  • Five to eight years relevant work experience
  • Ability to think three-dimensionally with a strong emphasis on proportions and a refined sense of form also required
  • A portfolio submission in addition to a resume is required exhibiting production and conceptual interior designs, including instrument panels, door panels, steering wheels, seats, and components (audio/HVAC controls, switches, instrument clusters, HMI)
  • Ability to weave Free-to-Play game mechanics with monetization in simple, natural, respectful ways
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of senior designer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for senior designer
  • Working collaboratively with Fabric and Product Development teams
  • Fitting of all prototypes and samples
  • To pass on all relevant and appropriate information to all areas linked to product Product, sales and merchandising
  • Working with Fabric, Studio Coordinator and the Atelier to organise and constantly update an archive of reference material for all collections including sketches, fabrics, accessories, hardware and trim
  • Generate innovative ideas across all existing and emerging digital email communications and inspire colleagues to create world-class, pioneering ideas
  • Work with World Design teams to concept and implement compelling Missions and Gameplay experiences using proprietary WB tools and industry standard software
  • Mentor junior designers through regular playtests of their work
  • A high degree of creative and conceptual skills
  • A strong presenter
  • Confident and full of ideas he/she wants to share
Qualifications for senior designer
  • Demonstrated ability to direct internalize core game pillars and propagate/saturate throughout every aspect of design whenever possible
  • Experience working with teams across multiple locations
  • Ability to effectively direct and delegate to other designers
  • Able to give effective critiques and also take feedback & criticism
  • Solid understanding of popular games, their gameplay, and their art direction
  • Experience in product development and product design preferred
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a senior designer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for senior designer
  • Conduct market research and collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop ideas for upcoming collections
  • Create detailed technical packages for patternmakers
  • Communicate with overseas teams on a daily basis for design details and follow-up
  • Take on ad hoc assignments, as needed
  • Possess a comprehensive knowledge of theories and principals used in mould design, build and machining processes, injection moulding process, RIM moulding process, various specialized moulding or forming processes, mould cooling theory and hydraulic principals
  • Support, adhere to and provide accurate feedback weekly to the Design Timeline regarding job progress relative to established milestones
  • Complete accurate feasibility studies for medium to large size injection tooling
  • Prepare, schedule and conduct organized efficient design review meetings highlighting issues and options for customer and Tycos Production to ensure efficient flow if information
  • Work in a team environment developing various types of tool designs that are manufacture friendly to both build and machining centers
  • Expected to model all tooling situations ensuring mold functionality and integrity
Qualifications for senior designer
  • Must have knowledge of all DC Comics characters and properties and will be trained on WBCP art standards
  • Must have knowledge of style guide design including design development and production
  • Must have basic drawing skills to present ideas visually
  • Must have knowledge of print production
  • Experienced at giving feedback to peers
  • Experience leading a project from start to finish
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Senior Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a senior designer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior designer
  • Evolve brand’s visual aesthetic and company’s design and branding
  • Partners with Marketing and Program Management
  • Partners closely with Production artists on design execution
  • Collaborates with Art Productions to align on photo shoot execution
  • Understand vision and trends as related to Branding and Packaging across all segments
  • Design break-frame graphic elements to deliver against the branding and packaging strategies for all age segments and all lines of businesses
  • Conduct trend research regarding influences, illustration, graphics and packaging
  • Understand elements of packaging/product design, print, color, typography and page layout
  • Work closely with product and category to produce fresh, compelling designs that meet the business needs for our brands and the licensee’s
  • Work with the licensees’ to review and produce breakthrough packaging for the marketplace
Qualifications for senior designer
  • Skilled at developing and executing a creative project plan
  • Skilled at presenting creative work
  • Has experience partnering with copywriters, photographers, interaction designers and developers
  • Ability to solve problems strategically
  • High level of both written and spoken English – official office working language is English
  • Proficient in PLM and Illustrator

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