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Designer – Temp to Hire

Tether is a multidiscipline creative design and advertising agency that works to craft love affairs between brands and individuals. We start at the genuine heart of the brand, creating compelling narratives that reach consumers at every relevant touchpoint with an approach that elevates story over style. Because love between a person and a brand doesn’t just happen. It has to be nurtured. From the inside out. Through stories that make us feel.

Tether’s Seattle Studio is seeking a Freelance Designer for a 3+ month contract with the possibility of transitioning from temp to full time hire. This is onsite in Seattle, 40 hours/week. You will get the opportunity to work on a variety of projects including logo and brand design, packaging, promotions, and advertising.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide ideas, concepts and designs that effectively respond to the briefed objectives
  • Continually stretch your creative comfort zone to produce more innovative work while initiating creative dialogues and offering constructive feedback within your team
  • Working both strategically and conceptually, develop creative solutions that consistently deliver on business needs, partnering closely with copywriters and other creative disciplines to produce award-winning work
  • Work and help maintain successful relationships with clients and team members in all disciplines (writing, strategy, advertising, interactive/digital, industrial design, production and account management), across all projects, regardless of level of involvement
  • Display professional written and verbal communication skills, emphasizing clarity, concision and timeliness of replies, ensuring successful interactions both internally and with clients
  • Take the initiative to improve creative output while working with the team to stay on target strategically, conceptually and delivering to the creative brief
  • With the project leads, review creative concepts against design strategy at appropriate stages, ensuring work is review- and presentation-ready, taking the initiative to articulate rationale, providing solutions and integrating feedback
  • Adhere to established schedules and budgets, alerting the creative lead when potential issues arise
  • Consistently proof your work for quality and accuracy while helping others do the same

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in design or equivalent work experience
  • 2-4+ years of experience working in professional design environment as a designer
  • Able to solve creative challenges in innovative ways, independently and as an actively contributing team member, while identifying resources needed to help self and others
  • Able to play a supporting role in the strategic, conceptual and design development of multiple large-scale projects, prioritizing work based on scope and deadlines
  • Able to make well prepared, articulate internal presentations with a focus on business and design objectives while also addressing any internal questions that arise
  • Able to consistently meet deadlines and maintain a positive attitude under pressure, setting an example for and helping other members of the design team do the same
  • Able to successfully select and supervise photographers and illustrators as projects require
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