Senior Visual Designer

Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan Full-time

Here's what you should know if you want to be a Serior Designer at FunkyCorp:


What you'll do:

  • Create and produce top-notch design solutions for our clients, including user interfaces, layouts, brand identity and iconography
  • Create and evolve flexible, coherent style guides, design systems and visual languages
  • Utilize data from user testing, consumer insights and Google analytics to iterate and improve designs
  • Drive idea conception and briefs, while ensuring ideas are grounded in strategy and technology
  • Explain and articulate design decisions and rationale to clients
  • Partner with strategy, technology, and project management teams to ensure all projects meet objectives and deadlines 


The ideal person:

  • Has a proven ability to produce cutting edge creative work, and a master-level understanding of design, including typography and layout
  • Is a design fundamentalist that knows the rules, but knows how to bend and break them to create innovative solutions
  • Has a holistic view on Brand and Visual Design as a discipline and a practice, with a strong ability to assess the competitive landscape
  • Has outstanding presentation skills and exceptional communication skills within the agency team, and with clients
  • Has experience working in an agile development process
  • Simultaneously thinks about the big picture and the micro-level details
  • Embraces challenges and new methods of thinking
  • Champions every client as a brand within the agency
  • Is a natural leader and comfortable working directly with clients --add this to JP version
  • Includes a smile :) in front of their first name in this application
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, high-growth environment


You bring

  • 6+ years professional experience designing brand identities, grid systems, editorial layouts and applications for web, desktop and mobile. Agency or global brand experience preferred.
  • Total expertise using design tools such as Sketch, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Strong command of prototyping tools such as Invision, Axure, Principal, Framer or similar
  • Solid understanding of the technical side of web development, including HTML, CSS, iOS, and other technologies
  • Solid knowledge of the creative requirements of marketing communications media including advertising, direct marketing, interactive, eCommerce, collateral, etc.
  • A strong portfolio with engaging designs
  • BA or BFA in Graphic Design or equivalent

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