Senior Designer | Planet Smart City
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16/01/2020 Senior Designer

Main purposes of the job

The Senior Designer will elevate Planet’s story telling ensuring the company is seen as a thought leader in its industry. Your focus will be to deploy creatively and consistently Planet’s vision through visuals in all external and internal communications. You will guarantee a strong, compelling and cohesive visual identity across countries and business units. Furthermore, the Senior Designer will create brand extensions and all relevant collateral for product launches. You will also take brand guidelines to the next level, ensuring design is a differentiator for Planet.

Key tasks

  • Take full ownership of visual production for the companies’ collateral including sub-brands, newsletters, publications, company’s reports and further online and offline publications which might be created
  • Advise on the digital products provided by the Digital Transformation team
    Oversee all design projects, from conception to delivery
  • Design original pieces, including illustrations and infographics
  • Review junior designers’ work to ensure high quality
  • Work alongside video makers, setting superior visual standards for video production
  • Liaise with designers in Brazil, Italy, India and other countries ensuring their projects and activities are aligned with brand guidelines
  • Liaise with technical departments when needed in order to ensure delivery is consistent
  • Create a systematic and seamless workflow

Qualifications

You will have a degree in Design/Visual Arts or similar. Post-graduation will be considered a plus.

Skills/competencies

The Senior Designer will have previous experience with corporate communication and in online and offline production. You will be confident with storytelling through visuals and will have experience in art direction. Furthermore, you will present excellent verbal and written communication. All relevant design software knowledge will be required. Video and animation knowledge will be a plus.

Experience required

  • Previous senior designer experience (non-negotiable)
  • Portfolio of completed design projects
  • Hands-on experience with image editing software, like Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator
  • Proficient in design software
  • Strong aesthetic skills with the ability to translate complex concepts through design and imagery

Personal profile

  • Ability to work on a fast-paced environment
  • Comfortable working with different cultures and languages
  • Resilient and able to change course of projects when required