Position: Senior Web Designer
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Website: Eastern Standard
Start Date: Immediately
Position Type: Full time
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Job Description:
At Eastern Standard, Senior Designers are problem-solvers who create interfaces that elegantly merge form and function through a deep understanding of visual and interactive design. As experienced practitioners, they take ownership of their work, openly give and receive feedback, and maintain a positive attitude. A Senior Designer is expected to communicate clearly and thoughtfully during the entire design process. They base their design decisions on project objectives and always put the user first.


  • Lead design projects from concept to completion — with a bias towards objective results
  • Master the creation of design systems for the web with a full understanding of all aspects and implications of the system components
  • Understand project objectives and be prepared to explain and validate all choices
  • Conceptualize and present original ideas and design approaches with little to no direction, with the ability to be creative within constraints
  • Manage feedback objectively and professionally, both from clients and internal team members
  • Takes a measured and creative approach to problem-solving and displays the ability to face challenges with a positive outlook
  • Provide direction and mentorship to junior designers
  • Remain involved in professional development and other knowledge-sharing activities in the broader design community
  • Demonstrate thought leadership, write blog posts, and give talks/presentations

  • A strong command of visual design principles, typography, color, and grids
  • Ability to work in seamless collaboration with team members across multiple disciplines
  • Strong presentation and communication skills and the ability to defend the work created, demonstrated through both internal interactions and presentations to clients
  • Current working knowledge and proficiency in Sketch, InVision, Adobe Suite, and other industry-standard design tools
  • An excellence in time management and ability to meet design budgets for projects while still producing memorable and well-executed work
Benefits and Salary:
• Competitive salary commensurate with experience • Simple IRA with employer matching • Health & dental insurance • 3 weeks PTO annually • 8 paid holidays annually • Profit sharing/bonus program • Individual recognition bonuses • Paid parental leave • Retirement savings account with company matching • Life insurance policy • Long-term disability policy • (Healthcare) Flexible spending account • Bi-weekly Lunch & Learns (free lunch and a learning topic chosen by team members) • Fully stocked drink fridge • Company sponsored outings and events • Company paid conferences • Company paid professional development opportunities • Hosted community meetups • Blog post opportunities (writing opportunities) • Commuter benefits • Employee discount program through various retailers • Employee birthday celebrations • Casual, collaborative, and creative work environment
To Apply:
Please send an email to jobs@easternstandard.com with “Senior Web Designer” in the subject line. Email should include a brief statement of your background/interests in this position, a link to your portfolio, and a resume in PDF format. Any submission sent without these elements will not be considered.