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Senior Visual Designer (Temp to Perm)

$65k – $85k • 0.0% – 0.03%
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Sawyer, the out of school enrichment solution for modern parents, is searching for a Senior Visual Designer (Temp to Perm) to play an integral part of how we grow and evolve the Sawyer brand and communicate to parents and children’s activity providers. You’ll join an innovative, mission-driven organization and be involved with designing and executing our brand vision across various marketing communications (social media, email marketing, paid advertising, landing pages, print collateral, company presentations). The role is best suited for a visual thinker and go-getter who can quickly grasp core messages and bring them to life in creative ways. This position reports directly to the Art Director.

Core Responsibilities:
-Concept and design social media assets, marketing emails, landing pages, video treatments and print collateral
-Create high-end design solutions across web and mobile products
-Collaborate with Creative and Marketing teams to implement the brand’s strategic vision and style guide across all Sawyer communications
-Photo/image sourcing, editing and processing
-Using and building brand campaign templates to produce creative across multiple channels
-Working with the Marketing team to methodically test and optimize advertising creative
-Assist in building landing pages with Webflow
-Articulate your ideas and communicate your design decisions to the team
-Juggle several different projects with good intuition about when to create pixel-perfect designs vs. when to take a low-fi approach
-Understand the ways in which our products uniquely address the needs of various audiences (B2B and B2C) to create compelling content and brand engagement
-Identify opportunities to improve our product marketing through analytics
-Work with Art Director and Marketing team on lifecycle/segmented communication strategies and adding projects to the marketing calendar
-Assist and build upon Sawyer style guide, helping to create and organize the visual elements of our brand
-Effectively leverage our ESP to optimize our email campaigns and ensure best in class practices while delivering high quality design.
-Work with Sales and Accounts teams on ongoing product education and new feature launches

About you:
-5+years visual design experience in brand or product marketing
-Passionate about creating unique content and compelling marketing messages
-Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch and Keynote
-Familiar with Webflow
-Light illustration and animation skills welcome
-Photography/lighting experience welcome
-A portfolio demonstrating your conceptual design thinking and execution across various touch points including web and mobile
-Exceptional attention to detail including typography, color usage and layout
-Knowledge or willingness to learn email best practices to increase deliverability, engagement and conversion
-Experience in digital advertising across a variety of channels is welcome
-Dependable team player with a can do attitude, strong work ethic, intellectual curiosity and passionate spirit
-Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fluid environment
-Willingness to share your process and work-in-progress with the team – and to accept feedback and incorporate insights into your designs
-Highly organized; able to multi-task and work efficiently with focus
-Belief in the Sawyer vision
-Thoughtful, honest and kind with a healthy sense of humor
-Bachelor’s degree in a design related discipline, such as graphic design, visual communication, or interaction design

What We Offer:
-Expert Training and Professional Development
-Competitive Salary
-Equity in Sawyer
-Full Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Commuter)
-Unlimited PTO and Sick Leave
-Paid Parental Leave
-Company-sponsored social events
-Fully stocked kitchen (endless amounts of seltzer water, pretzels + candy)

Please include a link to your portfolio with your application. Only candidates with a current portfolio will be considered.

Sawyer is committed to equality of opportunity in employment. It has been and will continue to be the policy of Sawyer to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or physical or mental disability. This policy applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, such as those pertaining to training, transfer, promotion, compensation and recreational programs.

Medical, dental and vision insurance


Paid leave for new parents


Unlimited pto

Company sponsored events

Sawyer at a glance

Connecting your family to a wonder-filled world

Sawyer focuses on New York. Their company has offices in Brooklyn. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees. To date, Sawyer has raised $18.94M of funding; their latest round was closed on May 2019.

You can view their website at http://www.hisawyer.com or find them on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Product Hunt.

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