Since 2011, General Assembly has transformed tens of thousands of careers through pioneering, experiential education in today’s most in-demand skills. As featured in The Economist, Wired, and The New York Times, GA offers training in web development, data, design, business, and more, both online and at campuses around the world. Our global professional community boasts 40,000 alumni — and counting. In addition to fostering career growth for individuals, GA helps employers cultivate top tech talent and spur innovation by transforming their teams through strategic learning. More than 21,000 employees at elite companies worldwide have honed their digital fluency with our corporate training programs. GA has also been recognized as one of Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, and Fast Company has dubbed us leaders in World-Changing Ideas as well as the #1 Most Innovative Company in Education.

The Role

​​As a Senior Designer, you will create clear and consistent experiences for both our internal GA team and our communities around the world. On a daily basis, you will support design leadership in expanding the General Assembly brand, playing a key role in how GA communicates and expresses its brand identity globally. 

As a strong concepter and storyteller, you’ll be responsible for working collaboratively to create forward-thinking digital campaigns and collateral, amplifying our message seamlessly across multiple channels and platforms alongside other content creators to solve business needs and stand out amongst our competitors. This role will also be crucial in the development and implementation of GA’s social media strategy across multiple platforms. Helping to assess and redefine creative best practices along the way, you’ll collaborate with business stakeholders to leverage user research and insights to improve the consumer journey. 


  • Alignment and unity: Work collaboratively with copy, product, video, and operations functions to develop, build and adhere to a cohesive and strong narrative across global collateral, including GA’s brand book and style guides.

  • Content innovation: work with content creators to amplify our message to all our audiences in ways that surprise and delight. 

  • Deliver outstanding stakeholder presentations: Present clear and compelling concepts to stakeholders like Marketing, enterprise and product, while managing expectations. 

  • Follow through the creative process: You’ll work on projects from concept to delivery, creating solutions that are creatively brilliant and strategically on point with a concentration in digital and social media. You’ll also review junior designers’ and freelancers’ work to ensure quality.

  • Stay ahead of new trends: You’ll need to have a pulse on culture and trends, bringing outside insight to your work

  • Inspiring & motivating others: Be a steward of the design team and actively participate in kickoffs, workstreams, and find solutions to a range of challenges.


  • 5+ years of agency experience, working on integrated, cross-channel campaigns, social and web work 

  • A collaborative mindset to both generates and build upon solutions and strategies.

  • Ability to Keep an eye on the big picture – Strategic thinking who can seamlessly marry business objectives with creative solutions. 

  • Polished client presentation skills demonstrating a clear vision of how the work addresses the stakeholder challenge

  • Take constructive feedback well, have energy, a sense of humor and an open & curious mind (yes, these things really do matter)

  • Demonstrates mastery of typography, composition, and color, with a vast knowledge of the digital landscape and conceptual development skills

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills to convey ideas and communicate within project workflows across a broad range of people.

  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy; personal initiative; reliability, flexibility and follow-up; grace under pressure

  • Fluency in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, figma, Miro, and Google Apps, JIRA

  • Portfolio of your work


  • Creativity & Decision Quality
  • Design
  • Craft
  • Research & Strategy
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Problem Solving
  • Design Advocacy & Feedback

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