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Graphic Designer

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Oct 10, 2019

Chicago, IL

Temp To Perm

Agent: Melanie S.

Job #: 152992

Job Description

Vitamin T is wiorking with a Media & Communication agency in the Riverwest neighborhood of Chicago.  They are looking to bring on a strong Graphic Designer with Editorial experience to join thier Creative team. In this role, you will lead a team of 1-2 designers in the creation of print and digital media for assigned brands, communicating vision, ensuring cohesiveness and efficiency, and upholding quality. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to collaborate with a talented staff and make an impact at an established yet growing company. You will enjoy an open, positive atmosphere and a strong company culture.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead 1-2 designers and manage their workload to create effective products in an efficient manner
  • Design all media for assigned brands
  • Meet all deadlines
  • Continually improve the design of each assigned brand so that it effectively engages its target audience
  • Establish visual communication best practices and processes across all products and platforms
  • Collaborate with appropriate stakeholders on the design of media for assigned brands
  • Proactively assist the Design Director to ensure appropriate staffing levels are maintained, staff is trained, and workloads are balanced in order to meet objectives
  • Actively engage with other members of the company to continuously strive to improve processes, create efficiencies, and reduce cost


REQUIREMENTS

  • B.A. in Graphic Design or professional life experience will also be considered
  • Design experience in an editorial (magazine) environment required, agency experience a plus
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to excel at working both independently and in a collaborative team environment
  • A desire to lead and mentor others to help them perform and grow
  • In-depth knowledge of graphic design principles, standards, and techniques
  • Ability to think creatively and conceptually
  • Excellent time-management skills, including an ability to multi-task
  • Proficiency with InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator (Adobe CC)
  • Experience with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite
  • Experience with WordPress, Adobe After Effect, and Web Development is a plus

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