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Senior Graphic Designer

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Sep 14, 2018

Washington, DC

Temp To Perm

Agent: Adam G.

Job #: 138065

Job Description

Our DC client has an immediate opening for a Senior Graphic Designer. They seek a driven professional who desires an opportunity to grow their graphic design career in a collaborative, team-oriented, and multidisciplinary environment. 

They are looking for a standout candidate who brings an appetite to consistently “raise the bar.” This position is to work alongside some of the industry’s top talent in a challenging and creatively-inspiring environment. 

The selected candidate will join an experienced creative marketing team, under the direction of the Marketing Director and will: 
• Be responsible for the planning, management, and delivery of projects from concept through completion 
• Work as project lead with other designers to develop multi-component marketing and environmental graphics projects
• Lead and manage design projects for marketing collateral, corporate identity systems, print and digital media, environmental graphics programs and consumer experience environments 
• Research technology / production techniques as necessary 
• Ensure quality control through approval of proofs, press checks, and testing of technology and materials before deployment 
• Interpret client requirements to creatively design customized work and graphics 
• Make design decisions based on client feedback, branding guidelines, and overall vision 
• Develop, design, and creatively solve complex design challenges for print, presentation, and web 
• Update design knowledge by participating in educational and professional opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, and participating in professional organizations 

Qualifications 
• Minimum of bachelor’s degree in graphic arts or related design, with a minimum of 7 to10 years of professional experience (Closer to 10 preferred) 
• Background in the architectural field or environmental design is a plus 
• Excellent attention to detail 
• Expertise in graphic tools, including Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop); PowerPoint is a must; working knowledge of database programs Axomic OpenAsset is a plus 
• Strong project management skills and ability to execute complex projects and deadlines 
• Strong organizational skills, time management skills, and ability to lead and manage design efforts with minimal oversight 
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills 
• Ability to take multiple, occasionally disparate ideas, and distill them in to a clear and compelling graphics 
• Strong communication and storytelling skills 
• A design approach based on deep research 
• Experience with raw HTML and CSS, and a working knowledge of WordPress a plus 
• Experience in coordinating with vendors 
• Work with multidisciplinary teams to provide art direction and technology guidance 
• Proficiency in review of design details, such as typography, alignment, hierarchy, etc. 
• Ability to create or refresh brands and identities 
• Ability to work quickly under pressure and meet tight deadlines; respond to and prioritize demands; be responsive to the time-critical nature of marketing, proposals and interviews 
• Prior work in user experience, environmental graphic design and wayfinding 
• Expertise in evolving technologies and software, printing techniques, color correction 
• Consistent pursuit of innovation in order to raise the bar 
• Able to travel to other offices and/or client project locations as needed 

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