Job Description

* You love problem-solving, innovation, and are excited to dive in to new technologies and theories
* You understand concepts and big ideas and how to use them to visually connect communication between clients and their audience
* You’re willing to push yourself, and your boundaries, and you can excel in a fast-paced creative environment
* You are a person who is detail-oriented, organized, and you love the idea of working as part of a creative team
* You are confident in your ability to plan and execute beautiful, well-thought-out design, but you are also comfortable taking direction and working with team members who are as creative or more creative than yourself
* You’re able to clearly articulate ideas and conceptual thought process to clients and teammates

Our Senior Graphic Designer will oversee their own creative, and mentor Junior creatives, to guarantee work meets the high standards our clients expect. Our Senior Graphic Designer works closely with our Creative Director, and Directors of Operations, Web and Marketing to coordinate and strategize multi-phased projects.

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Must-Haves
* Willing to work on-site, in our studio in downtown Towson, MD
* Self-motivated and independent, but enjoys being part of a collaborative environment
* Ability to nimbly and positively react to tight deadlines and changing priorities
* 3-5+ years of agency experience with the killer professional portfolio to back it up (sorry, no new graduates)
* Ability to understand and design dynamic, polished web experiences and the work to prove it
* Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
* Expert knowledge of the Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, XD) and Sketch
* Passion for composition, hierarchy, and visual storytelling through design
* Understanding of and appreciation for typography, and how to use it effectively
* Experience with both print and digital design media and how to intersect the two
* Passion to learn and succeed
* Ability to take well to constructive criticism (Duckpin is an ego-free zone)
* Attention to detail along with the ability to manage and art direct one’s self
* Ability to brainstorm and concept unique ideas for a digital-first world

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Nice-to-Haves
* Illustration or hand lettering skills
* Photography or photo retouching experience
* Creative and/or brand writing experience
* Animation, motion graphic, or video skills
* Experience with UI/UX
* Basic understanding of web development
* Understanding of digital and/or social marketing campaigns

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Benefits
* Health Insurance
* Dental Insurance
* Paid Time Off (PTO)
* Volunteer Time Off (VTO)
* Monthly Team Building Activities
* Casual environment with hard-working and collaborative creatives
* Plenty of free parking
* Walking distance to Towson library, shopping, restaurants, parks and more!

Duckpin

Duckpin is an integrated agency focused on creating complete and cohesive brand experiences.

But we’re not just an agency. We are a goal-oriented and results-focused partner who is dedicated to your success.

When you work with Duckpin, you’re getting a team that is built from distinct skill sets, combined to produce efficient results and solutions. We focus on a friction-free approach, that is ready to listen, not afraid to be hands-on, and eager to tackle new and unique challenges.

Duckpin is fortunate to work with companies ranging from national brands such as Under Armour to tech startups such as Chai Energy. We support locally-operating organizations with international impact such as The University of Maryland School of Medicine and The International Dyslexia Association. Finally, we also proudly support a wide range of local businesses such as Saiontz & Kirk and The Bagelry Silver Spring.