Graphic Designer

  • location: Lake Forest, IL (remote)
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $30 - $34 per hour

job description

Graphic Designer

job summary:
Our client is looking for a Graphic Designer for a remote contract position. This person will be a critical member of the team to bring big ideas to fruition from conception through completion, assist in managing and developing the branding of campaigns, and ensure adherence to brand standards.

Requirements:

  • Fluency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator) and Microsoft PowerPoint
  • A minimum of 4-6 years of graphic design experience with a graphic design firm, advertising agency, in-house corporate graphics department, and/or freelance business.
  • Must be able to articulate ideas to clients in creative meetings and presentations
  • Must have a good grasp of project time requirements to be able to meet deadlines, client expectations, and avoid over-commitments
Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Leads design projects from concept through completion (including scope, concept, design, approval) for both daily business needs as well as all assigned marketing projects & campaigns
  • Interprets creative briefs and solves our clients' needs through visual solutions
  • Develops creative content, including brand identity, collateral, website design, presentations, ads, signage, and more
  • Contributes to the marketing team's overall strategy and success in team meetings, cross-department meetings, etc.
  • Adapts and optimizes designs for different marketing channels-including digital (website, social, ads), print and events
  • Reviews projects to ensure successful delivery, free of errors and inconsistencies
  • Develops a deep understanding of our company and how to convey our voice and personality across mediums
  • Ensures consistency of communications across all creative touchpoints and adherence to brand standards throughout the creative process
Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Visual Communications, Fine Arts or Design
 
location: Mettawa, Illinois
job type: Contract
salary: $30 - 34 per hour
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Leads design projects from concept through completion (including scope, concept, design, approval) for both daily business needs as well as all assigned marketing projects & campaigns
  • Interprets creative briefs and solves our clients' needs through visual solutions
  • Develops creative content, including brand identity, collateral, website design, presentations, ads, signage, and more
  • Contributes to the marketing team's overall strategy and success in team meetings, cross-department meetings, etc.
  • Adapts and optimizes designs for different marketing channels-including digital (website, social, ads), print and events
  • Reviews projects to ensure successful delivery, free of errors and inconsistencies
  • Develops a deep understanding of our company and how to convey our voice and personality across mediums
  • Ensures consistency of communications across all creative touchpoints and adherence to brand standards throughout the creative process
 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 4 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
 
skills:
  • Indesign (4 years of experience is preferred)
  • Graphic Design (4 years of experience is preferred)
  • Photoshop (4 years of experience is preferred)
  • Illustrator (4 years of experience is preferred)

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