Graphic Designer

Shirley, Massachusetts | Freelance | Job ID #50828 |
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Our client, one of the top agencies in Chicago, is looking for a creative and talented designer for a contract to hire opportunity. This person will have 3 years experience within an advertising agency setting, has excellent time management skills and someone who can work independently without a lot of direction. This role will be 60/40 (Production/Concepting) and will be assisting the senior creative staff.

Must have:

  • 3+ years of agency experience
  • Portfolio will showcase design samples of both conception and production
  • You’ve got strong written and verbal communication skills. Your communication is prompt, thorough, and candid.
  • You're an expert when it comes to best practices for design and prepping files for print and digital mediums (animated banner ads, social, web, print, outdoor, etc.)
  • You're responsive, you stick to deadlines, and you ask questions.
  • You pay close attention to detail in your design work.
  • You can easily take an existing look and feel and duplicate that look across different design mediums.
  • You have a strong understanding of information hierarchy and how it relates to designing for advertisements.
  • You are an expert with Adobe Creative Suite programs (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop)
  • You're comfortable receiving constructive criticism from senior creatives and making adjustments. You have a non-defensive attitude and you're a team player. You actively seek feedback while also knowing how/when to self-edit.
  • You keep organized files and archive according to agency standards.

If you have the following:

  • Experience with Google Web Designer a plus
  • Basic digital photography skills, photo compositing and retouching skills a plus
  • Basic animation experience (simple kinetic type, make a gif, using After Effects, etc.) a plus
  • Basic web design skills (edit HTML and CSS) a plus
  • Illustration skills a plus

If you meet the requirements of this position, please apply with your resume and portfolio!

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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Onward Search helps connect digital, creative and marketing talent with choice jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent / executive search placement.