Visual Designer (Freelance)

Visual Designer (Freelance)

Visual Designer (Freelance)

Oct 13, 2023
Application Deadline:
Apr 1, 2024

The Syndicate is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic freelance Visual Designer. The candidate will work closely with our marketing team to create content and assets for our music, comedy and lifestyle clients.

Our ideal candidate is passionate and knowledgeable about graphic, motion, and video content (especially within social media) and can work quickly while taking into consideration the details in each brief. Applicants should be experienced in working on a number of projects at once with varying brand identities and be able to react skillfully to new incoming design requests, quickly assessing current workload and the time new projects will take to complete. They should have an existing portfolio of graphics, motion graphics, and video, both their own art and projects they have done for clients.

This individual must be able to work in a variety of styles, in order to create assets for different types of clients, while still injecting their own ideas to ensure the aesthetics convey the desired message and reflect contemporary design trends. Must have a passion for pop culture, especially music.


Fluent knowledge of/experience using programs such as:

  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Premiere
  • Adobe After Effects
  • And any plugins necessary

Graphic Design:

  • Strong design eye, understanding of composition, typography and color theory; ability to determine the right typefaces and colors for content and clients
  • Ability to both execute client/team briefs and ideate original concepts
  • Ability to create/source images in a range of styles
  • Basic photo editing (color correcting, light cosmetic edits)
  • Understanding of contemporary and classic design trends with a passion for visual communication and art
  • 1-3 years experience in graphic design

Motion & Video:

  • Experience creating video assets with motion elements, such as social media assets, lyric videos, and animated static graphics.
  • Ability to edit video footage in a creative, eye-catching way paced for marketing materials
  • Experience telling a story with video, considering all angles and advising on how to achieve best results for each project
  • Understanding of social media editing styles and standards
  • 1-3 years experience in motion graphics

Communication Skills:

  • Ability to confer with internal team and/or clients to obtain all information needed, advise on best design, and understand what is desired for each project. Openness to creative critique

Time management skills:

  • Ability to juggling several projects almost simultaneously
  • Ability to judge quickly (and communicate to team) how much time incoming projects will take

Teamwork skills:

  • Must be able to collaborate with the internal teams and in some cases, communicate directly with client.

Bonus Points:

  • Front-end website development experience (Wordpress/Squarespace)
  • Back-end website development (and custom coding)
  • E-commerce integration
  • Spark AR

LOCATION: Hybrid/Weehawken, NJ

This is a full-time position. Benefits include a generous PTO policy, a wide variety of health and dental coverage with a significant company contribution, 401K plan options fully vested from first day of employment. You’ll also join a passionate, dynamic and fun team that Works Hard and Plays Hard!


Interested applicants should send a resume and portfolio to

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