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Senior Designer

We are looking for a talented, detail oriented senior designer to join our team. Our projects involve crafting new and bold aesthetics for high-profile clients across multiple industries — higher education, sports, food and beverage and more.



The Opportunity

Modern Tribe is looking for a talented, detail-oriented Senior Designer to join our team. Our projects involve creating large-scale digital design systems for high-profile clients across multiple industries — higher education, sports, food and beverage and more. We’re looking for experienced designers, comfortable working at any point in the design process. Our designers love research, ideate in low and high fidelity, and are comfortable reading and writing spec documents. Whether we’re designing applications, new products, or websites, our designers are focused on empowering users and achieving results.

The Senior Designer’s primary purpose is to fuel and drive creativity within the execution of a project. You will translate business needs and requirements into solutions by leveraging the creative process and the full capabilities of your team.

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The technical

Specific skills and proficiencies

What you’ll do

  • Autonomously lead the creative process within a project, from discovery and design, into development and release. Design clear, functional user experiences and design systems, including producing wireframes, prototypes, and user interfaces / mockups using Figma
  • Lead, support, or delegate the research into the client’s business, industry, and audiences to create and present concepts and recommendations in a compelling and impactful way to internal teams and senior level clients
  • Speak to and present ideas and concepts to senior level clients, ensuring design terminology is translated and accessible to non-designers
  • Advise and guide the implementation of ideas, including supporting the team and client for a successful release. Translate ideas to creative concepts and executable plans, architecture and feature spec
  • Build trusted relationships with our clients 

What we’re looking for

  • A producer of smart and beautiful design, demonstrating a strong understanding of typography, color and layout. Someone who takes a content-first, user-centric approach
  • A great communicator, comfortable speaking with both clients and the rest of your team. Able to talk big ideas and concepts but also execute on IA, UX and edge cases
  • Someone who has spent at least three years in a reasonably senior role at a digital agency or in-house in a digital design / strategy role
  • An attention to detail, an eagerness to learn and grow, and excitement around designing digital experiences

More than pixels


Above and beyond your individual talents, we’re looking for someone to join our team. We’re a very collaborative bunch, eager for feedback. The work we execute is the product of the team. If you’re excited about learning from others, and helping others, you’ll find a good home here.

  • Asset Design

    Including websites, products and apps and a variety of digital and physical assets

  • Client Expectations

    Master the needs of our clients – working within the boundaries of their brand while elevating them by generating original concepts.

  • Brand Guidelines

    Integrate stringent brand guidelines to create a rich look and feel.

  • Collaborate

    Work with a multi disciplinary team to execute within the entire design lifecycle including research, wireframing, prototyping, visual design and testing.

  • Design Systems

    Create new design systems and contribute to existing systems.

  • Communication

    Speak to clients and stakeholders and present your work. Use design to elevate the storytelling capabilities for our clients and ourselves.

Modern Tribe is committed to a culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. We foster an environment of collaboration, open engagement, fairness and respect regardless of differences in age, race, ability, national origin, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.

Design at Modern Tribe is more than pixels and points. It's part of everything we do—from product definition and user experience to user interface and visual design.
Reid Peifer Reid Peifer Creative Officer
Spinning globe graphic - here, there, everywhere


Work from anywhere and join our distributed team working across the globe. If your timezone is outside of U.S. business hours, but you work at least 3-4+ hours of overlap each day, let’s chat. You should be fluent in English and just need a computer and a strong wifi signal to support daily video chats with the Tribe.



This role is approximately 10-15 hours per week. Pay range is commensurate with background, qualifications and experience between $55-$60 / hour.


We believe in learning from each other and fostering personal growth. You can expect to learn a lot while working with us and we have a benefits package for full time employees.

(Also, if you work enough with us, we’ll bring you on the team trips.)

Who We Are

Modern Tribe is a rapidly growing software and design company. We develop custom solutions for some of the world’s largest companies, government institutions and smaller growing organizations. We pride ourselves on our ability to bridge people and technology and to bring the passion and dedication of an entrepreneur to every project. Our team is composed of talented employees and freelancers around North and South America (and a smattering across the globe).

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BEFORE APPLYING, please read this gig listing carefully. So many people seem to apply without actually reading it. Once you’ve read the listing in full, you’re ready to rock

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