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Assistant Visual Designer

Designworks Talent

Assistant Visual Designer

Culver City, CA
Full Time
  • Responsibilities


    Are you a recent design school graduate looking for a unique and dynamic role that leverages your STORYTELLING and DESIGN skills? As ASSISTANT VISUAL DESIGNER, you'll play an important role at our client, Vital Findings, a market research consultancy dedicated to using design to help Fortune 500 companies turn a deep understanding of consumer behavior into business action. If you love using the power of design to turn information into compelling stories, read on.

    The Assistant Visual Designer works on a team responsible for synthesizing complex research findings and insights and making them conceptually simple, intuitively actionable, and compelling for our clients. The design team is at the center of the engaging storytelling – design is an integral part of everything they do.

    If hired, you'll find the role is intensely collaborative and team oriented and that you'll be an integral part of the overall company, contributing to brainstorm sessions on other projects, helping to organize training and staff development, and helping with product development of cutting-edge design-based deliverables. Their work gets deep into what drives consumer behavior and the human factors driving business trends, and they're in constant learning mode.

    As far as design deliverables go, you'll be primarily responsible for creating story-driven reports, presentations, infographics, and videos to distill data, insights, and research findings into a way that is easy to understand. As a designer, you'll also be constantly thinking of new and innovative ways to deliver results to clients, beyond graphic design and slides.

    On a personal level, they're looking for someone who brings intellectual curiosity to work and has a passion for lifelong learning. They're looking for a true collaborator, a clear communicator, and someone who isn't just looking to make something look good, but to tell an immersive story.

    (examples of their work:


    • Design and format visual storytelling research reports
    • Create infographics, visual frameworks, process maps, personas, etc. to succinctly communicate complex information
    • Support multiple teams with presentation decks, project deliverables and marketing materials
    • Assist in the creative development of collaterals and communication materials such as proposals, emails, one-pagers, exhibit banners and other promotional materials
    • Assist with Videography/Photography/Art Direction/Video editing for qualitative studies
    • Administrate company website, manage and update content and design
    • Assist with training office staff on design skills, videography and photography


    • B.A. or B.S. degree in Information Design, Industrial Design, Journalism, Publication Design, Graphic Design or related field (please include GPA and relevant coursework on resume)
    • Strong infographic/information design portfolio showing a variety of print and digital designs (must be submitted with application; only portfolios with infographics/information design will be considered)
    • Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite
    • Strong proficiency with PowerPoint
    • Working knowledge of photography and video editing
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
    • Ability to handle multiple projects at once
    • A passion for understanding and interpreting data
    • Experience and understanding of Market Research methods and processes are a plus
    • Experience with motion graphics a plus