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Apr 06, 2018

Santa Monica, CA

Freelance

Agent: Emily P.

Job #: 131274

Salary: $30-$35/hr Depends on Experience

Job Description

Our client is a Dog-Friendly, Business Casual, Free Lunch Tuesdays, agency client is also an Award-Winning play hard, work harder team. They have clients ranging from The Raiders to Qdoba, from Hot Wheels to Cedars-Sinai, and everything in between. They're currently working on a big project for an action-sports entertainment client and looking for a designer with a similar book. If you're interested in taking on this challenge, take a look at the following job requirements and apply today!​

Core Responsibility: 
A Designer is responsible for creating compelling visuals and layouts used to populate digital media channels and for other online and print applications. 

KEY DUTIES: 
A Designer should; 

  • Use graphics packages such as Photoshop and Illustrator in order to create visual communications that answer any given creative brief, to a high standard. 
  • Help develop pitch decks, corporate presentations and branded documents that present information in a clear articulate manner. 
  • A designer should be able to complete the majority of their workload with little supervision from senior colleagues. 
  • Actively contribute to brainstorms, especially with regards to the visual and tactical execution of ideas. 
  • Be able to justify to colleagues why they chose a particular font, color, composition or subject choice in order answer a particular brief. 
  • Actively contribute to team meetings and other Design Team initiatives. Play a team role in elevating our reputation (both internally and externally) as a 'creative powerhouse' - advocates of anything and everything that's creatively inspiring! 


KEY REQUIREMENTS: 
Designers play an important role within the Design Team. The ideal candidate will have;
 

  • A minimum of 3 year’s working experience as a junior designer or designer within the creative industry, preferably in the action sports industry
  • A mastery of Photoshop, and (at very least) a working knowledge of InDesign and Illustrator. Experience with other creative tools and packages would be beneficial but not essential. 
  • A demonstrable passion for creativity and an education/background that involved artistic expression. 
  • Experience designing Fully Integrated Campaigns from print to digital to social and more. 
  • An interesting portfolio that demonstrates the fundamentals of design, from layout and typography, to color and composition. Additional motion graphics work is a big bonus.  
  • Excellent English language/writing skills, which enable the individual to communicate visual concepts clearly to team members and integrate grammatically-correct copy into designs without spelling errors. 
  • Experience of working on projects involving consumer brands, and an understanding of working within brand guidelines for specific audiences. 
  • Excellent time management skills and experience working to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment. 
  • An energetic team player, with a can-do attitude and a positive personality.

Want more details about this and other Santa Monica, CA opportunities? Meet Emily Peel!

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