Senior Designer

Nightshift is an independent design, development, strategy, and experiential studio. We combine creativity, craft, and technology into ideas and experiences that challenge the status quo. We have fuelled the world’s most innovative companies to create brands and experiences shaping our collective future.

About the Position:

The Senior Designer is responsible for delivering against a wide range of design mandates in a multidisciplinary environment. Working under the guidance of the Creative Director, they must demonstrate excellent attention to detail in design and craft. This position will execute various projects, including immersive and interactive web design, UI/UX, branding & identity, 3D modeling, and motion/animation. They will work closely with other Senior Designers, Illustrators, and Art Directors to ensure design integrity and brand alignment across all touch points.

**Note: This role requires a minimum of 2 years in a Senior Designer role (or higher) within an agency setting. Candidates without this experience will not be considered**

Key Responsibilities, Skills & Experience::

  • Define and develop immersive and interactive digital products, media experiences, and concepts into tangible solutions in collaboration with design leads and clients.
  • Design 2D and 3D characters, props, objects, and environments in the style of the project
  • Execute detailed design of defined experiences working across the service components and visual language
  • Design wireframes, screens, and prototypes to illustrate product behavior
  • Design and complete all phases of graphic design work related to projects
  • Participate in all project phases, from strategy, design, development, launch, and optimization
  • Conduct research, including trends and competitor analysis
  • Create presentations and written rationales for internal critiques and client-facing reviews
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Graphic Design, Digital Media, or a closely related field
  • Strong conceptual thinking. We want people who can start a project off from an incredibly strong position and come up with surprising, smart concepts
  • Strong leadership and teamwork skills — the ability to work with Art Directors and Creative Directors, as well as the confidence and skill to communicate ideas clearly
  • Experience designing new, innovative layouts and designs that scale and flex across different platforms, including web, mobile, presentations, etc.
  • A user-centric design approach, as evidenced by considerations for accessibility, technology platforms, and contextual storytelling
  • A passion for all aspects of design, including conceptual thinking, typography, motion, copy, and imagery.
  • Experience building products, developing component-based design systems, and adapting brand guidelines to create scalable systems
  • Adobe Creative Suite, Figma, Sketch, Blender, Cinema 4D

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Experience working with crypto, NFTs, blockchain technology and Web3
  • Experience designing interactive websites utilizing three.js, WebGL, Unity, GSAP
  • Experience working with professional artists or musicians
  • Additional spoken and written languages
  • Experience with project management

Perks:

  • Health & dental benefits
  • Company events
  • Access to special events
  • Office lunches
  • Nightshift + client swag / merch
  • Paid vacation time
  • Web3 Alpha

Minimum Experience: 5+ years of design experience, minimum 2 years as a Senior Designer (or higher) within an agency environment