Designer

How to apply

Please provide an online portfolio that shows the very best of your thinking and making for recognizable clients, a resume, links to online material and cover letter. Please send these materials with the subject heading Designer to jobs@potiondesign.com.

 

Apply

Potion is seeking an innovative Designer to join the Design discipline.

Potion is seeking an innovative Designer to join the Design discipline. The Design discipline values creative thinkers and makers with multi-disciplinary design practice. We express the creative vision of the team through a project’s motion, visual impact, and interaction. Our team blends technology, rich visual design, and real human-experience to craft beautiful and thoughtful digital products that have lasting impact.

The Designer position requires a solid foundation in design & visual communications (branding, composition, typography, etc.) as well as the ability to create and translate design direction across multiple platforms and a wide range of interactive media. Designers have the opportunity to fully express their aesthetic and conceptual vision, but with direct supervision and support to ensure bigger picture objectives are being met.

This is a full-time, 40 hour a week position on site in our Manhattan office.

Expectations and Responsibilities

Ideal candidates will demonstrate strong leadership potential and confidence in presenting their work internally and to clients. Designers supports conceptual development, direction and delivery of visual design for 1 to 3 projects at any time. They must handle client input and changes with insight, understanding and promptness, and be able to reconcile the challenge of doing great work while meeting client needs and deadlines.

Every Designer within the design discipline contributes to a project’s conceptual development and should be eager to collaborate in developing meaningful experiences for a wide-range of audiences. Designers are expected to bring a strong point of view to both challenge and inspire one another, to push boundaries and elevate our work. This ability must be backed by a sophisticated executional ability of the highest calibre, and exceptional command of the production process from initial concept to final delivery.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Minimum 1-3 years professional experience and Bachelors Degree in Design
  • Exceptional hands-on design skills and a mastery of digital design principles
  • Outstanding skill in graphic design (composition, typography, branding, image making)
  • Demonstrated command of digital interface and experiential design
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and ability to articulate your thinking to colleagues, clients, and the design industry
  • Ability to receive and give critical feedback
  • Ability to work on and contribute to a high performing team
  • An expert knowledge of the Adobe Suite. Experience with 2D animation, film editing, and/or 3D is a plus
  • Ability to prototype ideas quickly using pen and paper or popular tools like Flinto and Form
  • Ability to craft visually powerful and beautiful presentations that articulate a deep understanding of what we do
  • Comprehensive awareness and interest in new media, emerging technologies, and design trends
  • Ability to work collaboratively and participate in the creation of a respectful working environment
  • Maturity, vision, humility, curiosity, enthusiasm, and inspiration
  • Conversant with and an advocate for the mission and values of Potion
  • Deals appropriately with confidential information and/or issues using discretion and judgment

The person in this position may be expected to perform other job-related duties, outside of what is listed in this description, that may be required by their supervisor.

Salary and Benefits

Salary is commensurate with experience and includes generous benefits package including three-weeks vacation, five days of paid personal days/sick leave, health & dental insurance, 401k matching, and transit benefits.

How to apply

Please provide an online portfolio that shows the very best of your thinking and making for recognizable clients, a resume, links to online material and cover letter. Please send these materials with the subject heading Designer to jobs@potiondesign.com.

 

Apply