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Havas Formula

Senior Graphic Designer

Job Added: 06 August 2019
Applications Close: 05 September 2019
Level: Senior
Contract: Full Time
Based: New York
Salary: Undisclosed
Website: havasformula.com


Havas Formula is looking for a collaborative, insightful and skilled Senior Graphic Designer to create strategic, beautiful solutions for our clients and execute them through to completion. In your role as a Senior Graphic Designer, you will work closely with our digital team to oversee and produce work that meets Havas’ high design standards.

We are a national public relations and digital agency with offices in NY, Chicago, Miami, LA and San Diego. We have premier clients across the country and were recently ranked a “Best Place to Work” by the Holmes Report.


• Elevate and push Havas Formula Digital’s visual language forward through the creation of original and inspiring content that helps tell our clients’ stories across digital mediums.
• Lead design across all communication touch points including social digital, press, events, emails, swag, decks, and more.
• Concept and direct still and video shoots for various ads and campaigns.
• Infuse the team with strong creative ideas and get the people around you to be additive to the creative process and solicit team-wide feedback to yield world-class creative.
• Create and own design systems that allow the strategy and accounts teams to scale and deliver creative quickly and reliably and without compromising our clients’ look and feel.
• Overseeing all creative assets are ready to publishing, ensuring the final work is polished and up to Havas’ design and brand standards.
• Create, maintain, and make accessible to the digital team a clear, up-to-date and well-designed library of marketing assets that can be repurposed at any time. The library will include source files for social-first ads, edited photos, videos, illustrations, etc.
• Hire and manage best-in-class external design freelancers as well as mentor Junior Designers.

About You

• You have experience in leading projects, large and small, from start to finish.
• You are an experienced collaborator, able to utilize a wide range of internal and external resources (copywriters, illustrators, strategy, etc).
• You have experience with consumer brands and social-first design
• You’re creative, curious, and hungry; ready to roll your sleeves up to get work done in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.
• You’re great at managing people, expectations, and deadlines.
• You’re a tastemaker with a great eye for what’s to come. You have advanced conceptual and “out of the box” thinking.
• You communicate well with team members and articulate the rationale for design decisions.

What We’re Looking For

• Bachelor’s degree in Design (Graphic Design, Communication Design, or Advertising Design), Visual Communication, or equivalent; digital focus a plus
• 3 - 5 years of experience in an agency setting
• An online portfolio that demonstrates:
• Your taste and thought process, not just final design work.
• Passion for great design, stylistic breadth and attention to detail.
• Experience across digital, print, and motion.
• Strong sensibilities in typography, graphic design, content layouts, photography, and videography.
• Proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite. Motion experience a plus

How to apply