Team Lead - Designer
Dasra
Mumbai, Maharashtra
We are looking for a full-time Senior Graphic Designer.

The designer will be responsible for creating design and branding solutions that have a high visual impact. The work demands in-depth knowledge of industry software and an extremely professional approach to time, costs and deadlines. This position will report to the Associate Director of the Marketing & Communications team, but will also work directly with other individuals in the communications team and other Dasra verticals.

Role and Responsibilities:
  • Lead the design team at Dasra
  • Provide leadership and mentoring to junior level design resources
  • Supervise interns, junior designers, assign tasks, oversee and coach on the creative process, and ensuring on-time and on-budget delivery of projects
  • Liaison with multiple external vendors to execute design related task
  • Conceptualize and execute campaigns from start to end
  • Creatively seek out new products and formats and maintain cutting-edge industry knowledge
  • Design Dasra’s external facing collaterals such as research reports, presentations, brochures, invites and other print material
  • Maintain brand consistency across all platforms
  • Execute designs that align to the creative direction provided
  • Create templates or adapt to an existing template
  • Offer new ideas and concepts clearly and effectively
  • Support the different departments and larger Communications team with creative content
  • Manage production of all print pieces from conception to completion
  • Proactively recommend and communicate creative communications for the various verticals within Dasra
  • Keeping informed on latest trends and forecasts
  • Proficient in designing print and digital catalogues, report design, creating web banners, update website, create e-mailers and other creatives needed for the web
  • Must be a great communicator of ideas and collaborative approach
The ideal candidate will have

  • 7-8 years of work experience with a design firm, with team management experience. Experience in the social sector is preferred but not necessary
  • Experience in designing ui/ux
  • Expertise in designing for new media
  • Knowledge of HTML coding
  • Demonstrated expertise in conceptualizing, developing and executing end to end creative campaigns and projects.
  • Creative, original with a strong visual sense
  • Must have a strong interest in design trends and social sector
  • Execute requirements for visual design including website designs, graphics for websites, PowerPoint, brochures, etc
  • Confidence, to present and explain ideas to clients and colleagues
  • The Adobe suite with knowledge of Corel Draw, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop
  • Should understand the importance of timelines and deliverables
  • Should be able to communicate and work with the larger team
  • Be meticulous when it comes to attention to detail
In the additional documents, please upload a sample of your work.