Amsterdam, Netherlands

Senior Designer (Contract)

Senior Designer's Mission

Jam3 is a design and experience agency that partners with modern, global brands.  At Jam3 we are on a mission to relentlessly generate smart, creative, forward-thinking solutions in the space between people and technology.  As our new Senior Designer, you will be bringing not only your impeccable design skills and passion for art & technology, but also expertise in client management, problem solving and strategic thinking to our Creative Department.

You’ll be part of an international team, comprised of some of the most talented makers, producers, and creative minds in the industry. We are people who aspire to architect the future of experience – imagining, creating and executing meaningful connections with people in forward-thinking ways. Culture is important to us and we look for those who embody our values of community, curiosity, passion, positivity and teamwork with a track record of delivery.

Working under your Creative Director, you will be responsible for leading the day-to-day creative on projects for our wide range of clients (including but not limited to Facebook, Google, Adidas, Disney, Oculus, National Film Board, etc).

The Real Opportunity!

  • +Lead the day-to-day development and creation of all design deliverables and presentations for assigned projects with minimal oversight from Creative Directors (CDs) and Associate Creative Directors (ACDs)

  • +Work with CDs and ACDs on client presentations and new business pitches by finding references, supporting design concepts, and creating mock ups

  • +Present your designs directly to clients, articulating and defending your design rationale to both internal stakeholders and clients

  • +Create designs for a range of productions including AR or VR experiences, a .com, a native app, chatbots, and beyond

  • +Be able to define overall visual language, animation direction and design key UI designs with minimal direction

  • +Create and present UX ideas, wireframes, and user flows, using human-centric design practices that also include rationale based on customer research and best practices

  • +Ensure all projects maintain a high degree of innovation, quality and consistency.  Make strategic design choices that keep business objectives in mind, independently finding creative solutions

  • +Regularly communicate with your production teams regarding the status about your projects

  • +Provide hands-on guidance to productions, providing animation guidance, pixel-pushing the final product and overall ensuring that the creative output has the sauce and enforcing accountability when creative standards are not met

  • +Assist or assign front-end build production (guides, slicing, layout, etc.), in addition to providing technical feedback to development team via bug tickets

  • +Mentor and lead Junior and Intermediate Designers that you work alongside with on your projects and provide constructive creative feedback

Jam3 welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.