Graphic Designer - Experiential/Retail

Los Angeles, California | Freelance | Job ID #49366 |
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Our client, a creative experiential agency, is seeking a Graphic Designer to join their team. You will be developing projects and collaborate with team members to bring the best innovative solutions.


  • Bring an array of design knowledge and life experience to every problem and deliver solutions that are on-brief, innovative, surpass expectation and are on a budget.
  • Take ownership over projects and collaborate with other key team members including Copywriters, Designers, Creative Directors, Account Managers/Directors, and Social Strategists to bring the best creative solutions.
  • Able to understand briefs and ask essential questions in a timely and respectful manner.
  • The concept with the Creative Team including but not limited to Copy Writer, Designers, and Creative Directors.
  • Sketch rough comp ideas to present to Associate Creative Director or Executive Creative Director for input/ feedback.
  • Work in intuitive conception mode for first round rough comps staying open, fresh, flexible and agile.
  • Electronic preparation of concepts for presentation to Client File format and specifics as directed by ACD or Project Manager.
  • Modify creative as per ACD, ECD, Account Director, PM or Client.
  • Pass-off final layouts, assets, and concepts to Electronic Production (ePro) for digital mechanical file prep ensuring brief is clear and understandable way giving feedback to ePro as needed.
  • Flexibility in sharing, passing off projects with the team as well as the ability to take-on inherited projects if flow in the shop requires.
  • Maintain a masterful knowledge of the Client’s Brand positioning and their consumer and/or audience.
  • Work to truly understand the consumer regarding what motivates them, what are their passions and desires, how do we connect with them.
  • Work with Studio Manager on overall timings and deadlines as well as PMs to generate estimates for the time needed on phases of projects.
  • Communicate early if there are potential issues or barriers to the success of a project
  • Present work with genuine excitement and conviction.


  • 3-5 years experience preferably in an experiential agency setting.
  • Portfolio showcasing experiential projects including environmental and event build outs, retail installations, digital and print multimedia.
  • Full understanding of entire Creative Suite and ability to stay up-to-date on all changes, shifts, and improvements in software.
  • Desire and drive to learn whatever skill sets are needed to complete a job and/or partner with experts from other disciplines including event design, digital design, lm/video, music generation, printing and build-out, photographers, etc.
  • Personal time management and ability to self-start.
  • Experience with client presentations comfortable selling the idea through and build client confidence.
  • Ability to take feedback with a positive attitude and looking at all feedback as a way to make the work better.
  • Seeking candidates who have a true entrepreneurial spirit and thrive on change and evolution both personally and professionally.
  • Interest in travel for work both in continental US and Internationally.
  • Should know contemporary and history of design and art staying current on industry trends and technology.

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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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