Lead Visual Designer


Our visual designers work collaboratively as part of a multi-talented, cross-functional team to develop graphic design solutions across a wide range of experiences, products, and platforms. A successful candidate must have a strong sense of typography, layout, color, and composition.

We are looking for team members that can own and grow their role as designers not just for our clients and partners, but also for our own internal projects and product launches. Our people are enthusiastic about forging paths and solving problems within emerging business models that are entirely new. Our project parameters are never simple, and they are certainly never boring.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead branding initiatives for new companies in both the blockchain and traditional startup spaces
  • Design beautiful and legible charts, graphs, data visualizations, and reports both for advisory client partners and for Smith + Crown publications
  • Design interfaces for web, mobile, product, and IoT experiences
  • Document and communicate graphic design concepts and strategies, for projects across various industry landscapes, through independent research
  • Keep abreast of existing best practices and emerging design industry trends
  • Assist team members during the strategy, experience design, interaction design, and product development phases
  • Create concepts from scratch or based on existing wireframe designs

Requirements:

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and Sketch
  • Familiarity with Experience Design and Interaction Design principles, methodologies, and deliverables
  • Ability to learn quickly (and enthusiastically!)
  • Relentless attention to detail
  • Passion for designing interfaces
  • Ability to visualize and communicate data, relationships, and design concepts
  • Elegantly handle tight deadlines
  • Ability to work across multiple projects simultaneously

Differentiators (not necessary, but preferred):

  • Agency experience
  • Published/launched brand concepts
  • Interest in cryptofinance and emerging blockchain startups
  • Experience traveling internationally and interest in diverse cultures
  • Familiarity with Service Design
  • Experience in Agile software/product development
  • Startup / entrepreneurial experience
  • Technical, software development, or project management experience
  • Experience with font end development (CSS, HTML, JavaScript, Etc.)

If this sounds like you, please send us your resume, any work samples, cover letter or introduction here.