Senior Designer

THIEL Brand Design

We’re a branding agency in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. We build integrated brand identity and marketing communications that tell your brand story and enhance your presence in the marketplace. Whether you need a new brand identity, interactive branding campaign, digital marketing strategy, or stronger print communications, our agency can help. Our clients range from start-up businesses and not-for-profits to multinational organizations.

Position Details

Senior Designer
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

The Senior Designer position at THIEL Brand Design is responsible for conceptualizing and creating visual design aesthetics that enhance communication and drive visual branding. It is an upper-level role that works in a team approach with your THIEL teammates and client-side stakeholders on a variety of projects encompassing print, video, web, social, dimensional and environmental communication platforms. As Senior Designer your work will be assigned by the firm’s client-facing principals and project managers. You will also interact directly with clients.

THIEL turns against the premise of doing the “same old.” Our culture is focused on collaborative, meaningful advertising and day-to-day interpersonal interaction. We value the diverse backgrounds of our team members, and everyone has the opportunity to provide input and be heard. THIEL is comprised of creative, motivated individuals who are all here for a reason. We welcome those who strive to work above and beyond their role, who voice their opinion and who are engaged in all aspects of the agency. We work hard, and provide you a creative space and lounge area to kick back in at our third ward office. We have the flexibility to work from home. And company social outings bring everyone together.


  • Understand and confirm your understanding of the strategic objectives of each project and its components. 
  • Conceptualize and execute creative solutions that meet strategic objectives. 
  • Be proactive. Use critical thinking to process, react to and solve project challenges in a timely manner. 
  • Have a positive attitude. Explore. Embrace opportunity. Seize the day to disrupt the usual. 
  • Seek to understand and be sensitive to the individual personalities of each teammate and client. 
  • Collaborate with teammates and with clients to foster strong working relationships which facilitate project outcomes that are mutually embraced. 
  • Design brand assets, including logomarks, brand identity architecture, print and digital formatting elements, static and motion imagery and iconography, and brand standards. 
  • Own the post-production video editing process for video projects you are assigned. Understand the communication objectives and narrative, following a script or outline. Assemble and edit raw footage. Animate motion graphics. Input and sweeten sound. Select music. Select and art direct voice-over talent. Execute final polishing of video color/sound. 
  • Manage tasks to achieve strategic and creative goals, and to ensure delivery on-time and on-budget. 
  • Communicate internally and with client stakeholders to keep all teammates informed and to stay abreast. Over-communicating is better than under-communicating. 
  • Have all files proofread by our designated proofers before presenting concepts to a client, and before providing final files to a printer or other third-party vendor. 
  • Track your time working on each project and log it in our time-keeping system before the end of each day. 

At THIEL you are a teammate. We have each others’ backs. You are never alone while tackling a challenge.

  • At least five years of experience in a corporate or agency setting.
  • Highly skilled in graphic design, branding, typography and layout. 
  • Experienced in creating and following branding guidelines. 
  • Experienced in meeting with clients to establish their needs, and presenting solutions that meet those needs.
  • Flexibility to make revisions based on client feedback. 
  • Ability to manage projects and work independently. 
  • Adobe Creative Suite proficiency, especially InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. 
  • Ability to prepare your own final, press-ready files based on supplied vendor specifications.
  • Strict attention to detail. 
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.

Compensation and benefits commensurate with experience.

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