Associate Design Director

R/GA

Mid Weight Visual Designer

 

R/GA is looking for a hungry and talented mid weight visual designer to join the Nike team. You will have amazing craft, design flair and enjoy working in a fast paced environment. A genuine interest in sport and youth culture are essential and you will understand the meaning of hustle.  

R/GA and Nike have a long partnership that has led to the creation of industry defining projects such as Nike +, Nike ID, Nike Fuelband and nike.com. We work with Nike Global and the EMEA regions across brand, campaign communications, user interface, and spatial design for the Football, Womens, Running and Training categories.

 

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Role and Responsibilities

 

— Create designs such as user interface, layouts, brand identity and iconography to a high standard

— Contributes to the creation and definition of flexible, coherent design systems and visual languages

— Defines art direction and evolves existing visual centers and guidelines

— Works across digital and physical channels 

— Champions Nike as a brand within the agency

— Is a team player and confident working with clients and other disciplines

— Takes an active part in client meetings where appropriate

— Has a proactive, positive can-do approach and engages with the team around them

— Self-sufficient and able to work pro-actively and independently if required, with minor support from senior team members

— Assists with briefs and idea conception, ensuring ideas are grounded in strategy, technology

— Understands Brand and Visual Design as a discipline and a practice with a good knowledge of the competitive landscape

— Excellent attention to detail when creating for existing and new assets — Has a holistic understanding and ability to assess the competitive landscape of design and branding

— Explains and articulates design decisions and rationale with confidence, and provides design feedback

— Partners with strategy, creative teams, UX, technology, and project management to ensure the project meets objectives and deadlines — Understands and is able to extend the visual language of a project, taking into consideration existing brand guidelines and aesthetics

— Engages in training, conferences or other events that further their craft, either within R/GA or personally

— Communicates effectively in verbal or written form, professionally and in a transparent manner

 

Requirements

 

— 3+ years agency or similar experience

— Good foundation in design fundamentals, methodologies and techniques

— Advanced command of Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign), Sketch and Keynote

— Prototyping experience (Invision, Principal, Framer, Proto.io or similar)

— Basic motion design experience is a plus

— Basic CGI and 3D experience is a plus

— An interest in emerging technologies

 

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