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Junior Designer

Portland
Full Time

Recess Studios is a leading multidisciplinary creative agency with offices in Portland, OR, New York City, and Los Angeles, CA. We specialize in designing and constructing immersive experiences, enhancing global brands through innovative content and digital solutions, and engaging audiences with comprehensive 360-degree marketing strategies. Our team thrives in a collaborative environment that challenges the conventional, pushing creative boundaries to exceed client expectations.

Position Summary:

We are seeking a Junior Designer to join our team and contribute to the creation of compelling designs that align with specific requirements. As a Junior Designer, you will collaborate closely with a Senior Designer to produce work of the highest quality. In this role, your creativity and meticulous attention to detail will be crucial. If you possess a genuine passion for design and have a strong desire to expand your knowledge and skills, we invite you to connect with us. Your primary objective will be to develop impactful designs that effectively represent and promote our clients vision.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support on creating impactful creative concepts and design direction from initial brief to final production
  • Ability to apply creative direction, aesthetics, and design output across a variety of projects, brands, and mediums
  • Execute the development and direction of visual mood boards, brand tone/imagery, and style guides
  • Execute creative feedback and direction with internal and external partners across production processes
  • Partner with Creative and Strategy to generate impactful and visual presentations
  • Continue to build networks and relationships with creative collaborator/talent recommendations
  • Foster and support Recess’s relationships with clients, understand client vision/direction, and present designs and concepts.
  • Assess client needs and translate those needs into successful visual designs that deliver effective creative solutions
  • Leverage experience and internal partners to make decisions and recommendations around presentation, illustrative style, typography, page layout, display, navigation, etc
  • Gather specifications from project team members to determine graphic scope, depth, and focus
  • Partner with project team members to ensure deadlines are met and tasks completed
  • Maintain a high level of technical and graphic design expertise in a variety of multimedia platforms

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of technical document layout and design discipline.
  • Knowledge of photography and photographic techniques.
  • Knowledge of visual arts design, character design, and production techniques.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing with vendors, internal clients, subject matter experts and evaluation specialists on the design of training programs.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities and meet established expectations and timelines.
  • Ability to revise or develop training materials including lesson plans, student reference materials, and multimedia presentations utilizing computerized software (e.g., MS PowerPoint).
  • Skill using industry standard design and modeling tools (e.g., Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Animate, Adobe InDesign, Adobe After Effects, Unity, 3D Studio Max, Maya).

Salary + Benefits

  • Salary $45,000 - $55,000
  • Medical, Dental, & Life Insurance
  • Competitive Company Holidays
  • PTO
  • Flexible WFH
  • 401K