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Senior Designer

We are looking for a senior designer to join our design team and lead us in our design projects. You will be required to oversee the design project from end to end, starting from conceptualization to completion. You will also need to coordinate with the market team and lead your design team towards producing high-quality designs. Your contribution will add value to the team and the end product, directly impacting our customer satisfaction and profits.


Design Industry

The design industries cover many categories such as fashion, digital, spaces, and so on. Those who work in this industry focus on creating functional, aesthetic and economically viable plans to be implemented in their concerned fields.


What to expect from the role

  • Hands-on experience with conceptualizing design projects, coordinating with creative teams and working on its execution.
  • Guide teams towards finishing projects and campaigns.
  • Approve and implement various policies to improve the department.
  • Hold a position of responsibility and have a scope for growth to other job roles.


Responsibilities

  • Oversee conceptualization of design projects.
  • Create execution plans for projects and see them through to completion.
  • Ensure the design team and junior designers are producing quality work.
  • Conceptualise original and unique designs and illustrations.
  • Choose the right images, typography, graphics and layouts for the project.
  • Ensure the products created are user-friendly and convey brand consistency with all projects.
  • Coordinate between marketing and design teams to ensure smooth flow of work and
  • Stay up to date with the changing trends in the field and best practices.


Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in visual communication or any other design related field.
  • Prior experience as a graphic designer, senior designer or related role.
  • A good portfolio of past design and creative projects.
  • Expert with design software and editing tools. (InVision, Adobe, Corel DRAW, Balsamiq etc)
  • Good command over design techniques and visual elements.
  • Good aesthetic sense, creative thinking with attention to detail.
  • Ability to lead a team in a time-bound environment.
  • Excellent communication, time management, and multitasking skills.


Average Salary

On average $77,498 per annum.

Source - indeed.com

Career Path

Senior Designer is an intermediate level job. In this job role, you have to conceptualize original and unique designs and illustrations. It also includes tasks like pitching ideas, creating drafts and collaborating with a team. It is a stepping stone if you are looking to make a career in design. Here are a few steps you can take towards this job role:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Visual Communication, Electronic Media or other design-related fields.
  • Masters degree in a similar discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with design projects and a good portfolio.


Career Progression

With appropriate experience in this job role, you can move to other job roles in this field such as:

  • Studio Manager
  • Art Director
  • Creative Director


Sample Questions

Personal
  • Why did you want to become a designer?

  • Whose work do you idolize or find inspiring?

  • What kind of design projects do you like taking?

Human Resources
  • How comfortable are you working with different departments across the company?

  • Would you be okay with working overtime?

  • How would you approach an employee that is slowing down the workflow?

Management
  • Describe a project of yours that succeeded in the past and tell us why you think so?

  • Have you ever handled a client who regularly requested changes? How did you handle it?

  • Describe a time you collaborated with multiple groups and got the job done.

Technical knowledge and skill
  • Which tools do you prefer working on and why?

  • What is the most significant piece in your portfolio and why?

  • What are the steps of your creative process?