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Senior Art Director/ Graphic Designer

Based in San Francisco, First Person® is a design and storytelling company. We exist to build a better world and shape the future through the transformative power of story.

Our ethos is Inspired Stories, Intelligently Told.

We work with and have helped to build some of the most impactful brands in the world, and they trust us because...

  • We have the confidence to persevere in the face of the unknown.
  • We empathize with the unique perspectives and experiences of others.
  • We vigorously seek understanding through inquiry and immersion.

We are looking for a Senior Digital Art Director & Visual Designer to join our team. This is a full time role in a hybrid work environment.

As one of San Francisco's leading direct and digital design and storytelling agencies, First Person offers an established market presence, a diverse client portfolio and supportive, open team culture with room for advancement, competitive salary and benefits packages.

Art Directors guide our team and our clients through the process and creation of design artifacts that ultimately impact the quality and perception of our clients brands. The AD crafts solutions from strategy, asks difficult questions, embraces change, pushes boundaries, and always seeks out ways to improve the message and the story.

We are looking for someone with the hunger, experience, discipline and design vocabulary to join us in creating brands that are shaping the future. This is a hands-on role for someone with the ability to visually and verbally lead projects from concept to completion. We are looking for An online portfolio that shows a mastery of the principles and practice of graphic design with an emphasis on typography, identity, layout and editorial, for digital, interactive, motion and print.

There is no B Team at 1P. We are a small company of highly skilled experts who have built lasting relationships with the leadership at some of the worlds most successful organizations and we are looking for exceptional people to join us; people who love design and enjoy working with other incredibly smart, creative and caring people. At First Person there are no ego's, we treat each other with respect, and embrace our differences and super powers to celebrate our wins as a team.

Important Skills

  • 7+ Year Experience - branding, agency, client side agency, or sole proprietor
  • Open minded, collaborative and divergent thinker
  • Organized / systems thinker, able to demonstrate design that reflects strategy
  • A can do “yes, and..” approach to problem solving
  • Comfort sharing and presenting ideas with our team and clients
  • Embrace principles of Human Centered Design & Design Thinking
  • Experience in brand building and visual identity
  • Experience in presentation design
  • Experience in design for web and digital
  • Digital tools including Adobe Creative Suite / Figma
  • Motion experience and or front end development abilities important