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We are seeking an innovative, hyper-creative, and digital-savvy Senior Brand Designer to join our brand design team. Reporting to the Senior Brand Design Manager, you’ll collaborate across marketing, product design, and editorial design to represent our visual identity and develop best-in-class creative for a wide range of brand touch-points and campaigns, including landing pages, email, digital ads, social, and more. This is an excellent opportunity for a strategic and growth-oriented creative leader with proven expertise in their craft to take our talented team to the next level.Execute design projects from ideation to implementation while managing personal workflow, schedule, and deadlinesImplement a consistent and cohesive brand identity across all channelsCollaborate with marketing partners to build insightful creative and iterate when necessaryStrategically partner with copywriter to amplify our messaging with designMaintain the highest brand standards and help evolve our brand guidelines as we continue to growPresent your work to partners and stakeholders balancing a thoughtful POV with an appetite for feedbackFoster a design culture that thrives off of trust, curiosity, and continuous learningMentor a team of designers through influence, skill-sharing, and honest feedback 5-8 years of related professional experienceExperience expressing a brand identity across a range of channels and campaignsStrong presentation and stakeholder management skills—proficient at building a narrative around your work and guiding stakeholders through the creative process Strong conceptual thinking—you can start a project from scratch and come up with something surprising yet strategicStrong leadership and teamwork skills—you collaborate and mentor, as well as demonstrate the confidence to communicate your ideas clearlyGreat taste and understanding of the latest digital trends and formatsYou understand the details and nuances of digital design, such as responsive web layouts, email capabilities, and considerations required for display advertisingDetail-obsessed with a keen eye for typography, composition, and color applicationExperience with video and motion a plusPortfolio with relevant work required to be considered