Sr. Communications Designer

Synergis Creative

Position: Sr. Communications Designer

Location: Palo Alto

Duration: Contract

Pay: DOE


Job Description & Qualifications

Our client in the innovation space is searching for an experienced Sr. Communication Design to join their team. Senior Communication Designers are the clarifying voice: an integrative and ordering force that shapes our work and makes its purpose clear to the world. Communication Design plays a critical role in our dynamic, interdisciplinary teams. Using storytelling, design systems, brand and tone, you will help weave a common thread through the work we do, for our teams at Ford as well as for the outside world. 


As a Senior Communication Designer, you will… 

  • Help uncover insights about our customers and tell their stories so they resonate with the business. 
  • Cut straight to the heart of the problem, and love making complex challenges feel simple and intuitive yet realistic and tangible to our business.
  • Revel in the art of detail, with a desire to shape the bigger picture so people can make the connection between the customer, our designs and the business strategy.
  • Feel comfortable with brand identity, art direction and visual and verbal design for screens, print and storytelling.
  • Stay up to speed on communication trends to bring real-world inspiration to our work, so we are always pushing the edge of what is possible.
  • Strike a balance between visual and verbal tone, integrating points of view from a multidisciplinary team of creative professionals and subject matter experts in the business.
  • Create prototypes that help tell a project’s story, enabling co-creation and collaboration among teams. 
  • Always push your craft, experimenting with new and better ways to convey a message through visual or verbal tone.
  • Thrive on solving problems in an ambiguous and complex environment.  




  • 5-7 years’ experience using human centered design, design thinking principles or methods in a formal, in-person setting
  • Passionate about automotive and transportation industry
  • Extensive experience across a variety of media (print, motion, web) including fluency in the following software: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, Sketch, Keynote, Microsoft Office
  • Experience of designing and/or facilitating group collaboration workshops.


Synergis Creative ( is a specialized division of Synergis ( that serves the needs of leading creative firms, departments and agencies. Synergis Creative carefully matches creative and marketing talent to a full-time, contract or project positions.


Synergis Creative's recruiters have been a driving force of the creative and marketing space for over six years. We draw from a wealth of experience with technology staffing, industry best practices and exceptional connections to match candidates with incredible opportunities. Synergis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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