Berlin, Germany

Senior Designer

At AKQA, we believe in the imaginative application of art and science to create beautiful ideas, products and services. With an entrepreneurial and collaborative approach, we design adaptive digital services and applications that capture the imagination, delivering impressive returns for our clients.

As an AKQA Senior Designer, you will play an essential role in the strategy, conception and design of beautiful ideas, products and services. You will bring exceptional creative thought, craft and motion, developing and delivering projects from brief to end user.

Located in Berlin, Germany, as part of the AKQA team, you will work in an environment that fosters a dynamic and meritocratic culture, surrounded by some of the brightest minds in their fields.

 

ROLE REQUIREMENTS

  • Provide innovative visual communication solutions across various mediums, including motion design, interaction design, and digital touchpoints.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to brainstorm ideas, create storyboards, and deliver compelling animations.
  • Integrate emerging animation techniques into projects, ensuring a high level of creativity and visual impact.
  • Maintain and evolve design systems to ensure consistency and elevate client brands.
  • Support UX thinking, contributing to the enhancement of global platforms and digital experiences.
  • Deliver high-quality work to clients on time, consistently exceeding AKQA standards for creative excellence.
  • Act as a key liaison between internal teams and clients, effectively communicating rationale and creative decisions.
  • Embrace challenges, inspire innovative thinking, and drive continuous improvement within the team.
  • Manage project deliverables, ensuring accountability and adherence to quality standards.
  • Participate in pitches and proposals, presenting ideas and creative concepts to clients and peers.
  • Execute world-class digital communications and interface designs across various platforms.

 

QUALITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS

  • Proficient in motion design tools such as After Effects and Figma.
  • Strong understanding of timing in motion and a fundamental grasp of design principles.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced agency environment, demonstrating adaptability and resilience.
  • Demonstrates a relentless drive to learn and stays abreast of emerging technologies and design techniques.
  • Conceptual and collaborative thinker, able to contribute to brainstorming sessions and creative discussions.
  • Passionate about improving work quality and pushing boundaries in motion design and interaction.
  • Comfortable presenting ideas and creative concepts to clients and peers.
  • Degree in Design, Interaction Design, Visual Studies, or related field preferred.
  • Solid grasp of branding principles and the ability to create or refresh distinct brand identities.
  • Experience across various design formats and platforms, including logos, apps, and websites.
  • Understanding of design systems, processes, and front-end implementation.
  • Strong design fundamentals, including typography, illustration, and animation.

We provide an extensive range of benefits. To find out more click here.

AKQA is an Equal Opportunities Employer, we believe that diversity is vital to AKQA’s ability to provide our clients with the best recommendations and are committed to fostering a varied and inclusive work environment. Your race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or veteran status have no bearing on our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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