Graphic Designer

Charlotte, North Carolina | Freelance | Job ID #46958 |
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Onward Search is looking for a Graphic Designer in Charlotte full-time with a retail client! The Graphic Designer position is responsible for developing innovative, eye-catching visual concepts that communicate campaign ideas that increase brand awareness, help grow the customer base, and drive sales. In conjunction with Art Director, develops and designs print projects from initial concept to launch which includes specific creative detail such as typography, and functionality.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Selects the size and arrangement of the different elements on the page or screen.
  • Sets up all art for printing high-quality graphics according to standards.
  • Builds all job document templates to meet print requirements.
  • Delivers technically accurate documents to prepress as well as the preflight team before release.
  • Gathers any necessary research and information needed to complete a project.
  • Determines design and layout bring ideas to life in print or digital with creative design solutions.
  • Translates creative strategy into the most effective way to get the message across in print media for assigned areas of business.
  • Collaborates with Creative team to identify objectives and to translate those objectives into professional designs to project the desired image.
  • Gather relevant information on current and market trends to understand both the internal business strategies as well as the external competitive landscape.
  • Reviews turn in direction, seasonal guides, and creative direction and identify issues specific to design and documents for creative review
  • Manages multiple projects that are ready to be designed, or ready for edits.
  • Prioritizes tracks, handles and maintains records of the elements and time schedules of multiple projects.
  • Maintains all creative project and designs files and illustration library as needed.
  • Presents completed designs for approval to Art Director, Director of Copy & Content or Digital Copy Manager within production deadlines.
  • Makes necessary edits and changes until collateral is ready for publication and post-production handoff.
  • Identifies any design concerns or issues before final to adhere to product deadlines.
  • Stays abreast of industry trends for updated printing techniques, cost-effective print finishing, and new industry substrates.
  • Continuously searches for new ideas, substrates, print techniques that are cost-effective.
  • Continuously works to design new components that are easily installed into the creative process and support business priorities.
  • Completes additional tasks as assigned.




  • 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.
  • 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.
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About Onward Search

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.

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, nationally and internationally. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. AA/EOE/M/F/D/V