Senior Communications Designer with Sketch skills

  • Menlo Park, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Brainrider is a marketing services company with teams in San Francisco, Menlo Park, and Toronto helping our clients build beautiful, effective, compelling content and campaigns.

We are a team of craftspeople. Our expertise and understanding earn our clients’ trust. We are successful when our clients value us. We hold ourselves accountable. We are driven to become better. We do our best when we work as a team.

We work in an open-concept space designed for team collaboration, filled with creativity, productivity, experimentation, and learning. Whether we’re brainstorming better marketing ideas for our clients or pushing hard to meet a tight deadline, it all happens with teamwork, adaptability, and optimism.

Job Description

This is a full-time position reporting to our San Francisco office, but working 100% on-site at our client's office in Menlo Park, CA.

You will create high end design systems and marketing communications assets for marketing programs, web experiences, print and video collateral, and event branding. This position requires the experience and confidence to make solid design decisions independently, and the ability to use Sketch app to manipulate product UI files to generate mockups for marketing materials. 

Brainrider is looking for an experienced and tenacious art director/senior designer to join our client-embedded on-site team, as a member of the client's internal creative team. 

The client's internal creative team is a group of artists, designers, engineers, writers, filmmakers, strategists and producers. Together, they make things to help our client express itself and bring the world a little bit closer together. They have created films, VR experiences, products, interactive billboards, and a variety of other experiences on a range of surfaces.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Lead and own projects with various stakeholders
  • Create designs that clearly communicate the client's brand and products to the business community
  • Develop materials and design systems for scaled communications
  • Represent the creative team in cross-functional teams and meetings as the visual communication design expert
  • Drive brand consistency and creative expression of the client's brand


  • Strong conceptual portfolio featuring marketing assets, presentation decks, design systems, information design
  • Deep expertise in Adobe CS and Sketch app
  • Demonstrated ability to tell data-driven stories with easy-to-understand visuals
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to clearly explain design concepts and solutions and accept constructive feedback
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional environment & manage intensive workload
  • Ability to hit the ground running and work in a fast-paced environment
  • At least 6-10 years of directly related experience
  • Motion/animation, HTML/web, illustration and live event experience a plus

Please include a portfolio link showing relevant presentation and design work with your application.

Additional Information

This is a full-time position reporting to our San Francisco office, but working 100% on-site at our client's office in Menlo Park, CA.

Compensation: annual salary of $100,000-130,000 plus 15 days PTO per year, medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and other benefits. 

Impressive candidates selected to advance through our rigorous evaluation and hiring process will be contacted.

No agencies or recruiters please.