Lead Digital Designer

Creative · Charlestown, Massachusetts
Department Creative
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

All digital designers at Maark share a passion for great design. We value the pillars of traditional graphic design—typography, composition, and visual systems—but build on them to be uniquely digital. We are designers who understand our clients’ business problems and deliver an exceptional level of insight and relevance. We articulate the user’s experience, research and learn new industries, tell visual stories, and speak to the final implementation of every experience. Digital Designers at Maark are well-rounded creatives that understand the context and impact of their work. 

As a Lead Digital Designer at Maark, you will work as part of our growing creative team, leading the design on one of our top-tier accounts, empowered to make design decisions and drive the product direction. You’ll act as a mentor to the designers on your account and work together to create intuitive, engaging experiences for our users. In-depth knowledge of design fundamentals, as well as a curious, disciplined mind, are the primary traits that will help you succeed at Maark.

Responsibilities

  • Help define the product vision with creative directors, project stakeholders, and other designers for new products, existing products, brands, and campaigns.
  • Lead the design of a given account and mentor others on the account team
  • Design web and native interfaces for branded, data-heavy, and complex applications
  • Design, manage, and promote the use of design systems on your account and across Maark
  • Create wireframes, final visual design, design specs, motion comps, and prototypes—anything needed to tell the story and convey the final product
  • Supports discovery through research, interviews, tests, and a genuine curiosity for the problem they are solving
  • Identify key design and interaction principles for a project
  • Writing, presenting, and defending briefs that share your vision for a project to internal stakeholders and clients


You may be a fit for this role if you…

  • have 8–15 years of digital design experience
  • are a strong individual contributor
  • have a BFA/BS degree in Design, HCI, or equivalent
  • leadership experience
  • excellent communication and storytelling skills. Confident in discussing design, your solutions, and your process
  • confident working both individually and in small teams
  • a strong foundation in typography, composition, visual systems, interaction design, visual design, and a design process
  • proven history of designing and shipping user experiences across native and web platforms
  • can describe the business strategy, story, design execution and technology requirements behind your work


Nice to have experience…

  • writing HTML and CSS
  • programming experience with Javascript and React


Full-Time Benefits Include:

  • Competitive salary
  • 100% health and dental
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Generous paid time off plan


About Maark

Maark is a strategic marketing and innovation agency for global companies - headquartered in Boston, MA. We help our clients define and articulate their vision, design new connected customer experiences, and develop applications at the intersection of where what's possible meets what's relevant. 


At Maark, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we respect it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Maark is an equal opportunity employer. Employment at Maark is based solely on a person's merit and qualifications directly related to professional competence. Maark does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, or any other basis protected by law.


We adhere to these principles in all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, compensation, promotion, benefits, social and recreational programs, and discipline.


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  • Location
    Charlestown, Massachusetts
  • Department
    Creative
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced