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We are looking for a passionate and experienced Senior Designer to head up our Design team in London.
A little about us
VesselsValue is a disruptive, dynamic and innovative tech company operating in the Shipping, Superyacht and Aviation sectors.
Our clients include the world’s leading investors, traders, lenders, shipowners, operators, regulatory bodies and advisors.
Founded as a start-up in 2010, we now employ close to 200 people across our 5 commercial offices in London, Singapore, Seoul, Shanghai, Hong Kong and our 3 R&D offices in Stoke, Manila, Isle of Wight.
We are a fast growing, profitable and highly ambitious company.
We offer a supportive, trusting, and transparent environment, with considerable freedom of operation in a young and growing global company.
As the Senior Designer, you will be responsible for leadingthe creative vision for the company, taking ownership of briefs from conceptionto implementation and working with multiple departments across our globaloffices.
You will manage the Junior designer also based in London,with an opportunity to grow the team.
The role is hands on so you will need to have strongtechnical skills across multiple channels, with a lean towards digital and anexcellent knowledge of design principles.
This is the perfect opportunity for someone who is looking formore autonomy and a chance to take a pivotal role in a rapidly growing company.
The right candidate will be passionate about design,have a strong commercial awareness, a good understanding of B2B and B2C design,be motivated, proactive and have the confidence to conceptualise and delivernew and exciting ideas.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to :
Oversee all design projects, from conception to delivery
Create new concepts and artwork design for use across all channels (with a heavier focus on digital)
Craft and perfect design output at pace against tight deadlines, without any loss in quality or creativity
Mentor and support other designers in the team, offering constructive feedback to continually raise the quality of our brand
Collaborate with our Marketing and Comms teams to help define creative strategy and deliver the best solutions for campaigns
Become a brand ambassador for the brand, making sure all designs are on brief and within brand guidelines
Converting data into engaging infographics and interactive pieces
Design usable and engaging interface ideas in collaboration with UX designers
Proactively present and suggest new design ideas and concepts to the Head of Marketing & Communications
Regularly assess efficiency and suggesting new design workflows and processes
Confidently lead meetings with stakeholders at a Director level
Skills and experience :
At least 5 years’ experience as a senior level designer
3+ years of experience leading and mentoring designers in a fast-paced environment
Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, XD, After Effects)
Excellent visual and interaction design skills, with a portfolio of work that demonstrates this
Strong problem-solving capabilities and an analytical, inquisitive mind that welcomes new challenges
Ability to lead a project from concept to completion and balancing multiple projects and priorities
Experience in producing designs in different languages (ideally Mandarin) is preferrable but not essential
Persuasive written, visual and interpersonal communication skills, with an ability to come up with content ideas and suggestions to elevate designs
Ability to take complex data and visualise them in engaging ways
Knowledge of UX / UI design and experience creating website mockups and prototypes
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
Knowledge of current graphic design and web design trends / techniques
Salary and Benefits
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, depending on experience and qualifications.
Start date : ASAP