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Senior Graphic/Multimedia Designer

Novak Birch, Inc.
Baltimore, MD
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Novak Birch is looking for an experienced graphic designer to join our talented creative team. Design, production, and digital/web experience is required, while motion graphics, video editing, and 3D modeling/animation experience is a plus.

You must have a keen eye for detail and the technical know-how to get the job done. Your master-level skills with Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign are impressive to say the least. You have a strong grasp on layout and modern design technique, as well as organizational abilities and the file-categorizing prowess to ensure artwork is production-ready and projects are completed on time. And if you love dogs, well, you’re the perfect fit.


In this role, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Designing a wide range of marketing materials, including corporate communications, brand collateral, identities, exhibits, environmental/office design, activations, web/digital, animations, and more—for clients across diverse industries.
  • Developing new designs, translating existing creative, and executing designs across campaign/project deliverables.
  • Working closely with account and event managers, creative and art directors, content strategy director, and other designers to ensure quality design and deliverables.
  • Contributing to creative brainstorming sessions with fresh, unique ways to achieve clients’ objectives and support their missions.
  • Ensuring that all deliverables adhere to appropriate specifications and creative brand guidelines.
  • Preparing output-ready files for production based on the supplied specifications, which may include offset or digital printing, large format printing, digital, or physical fabrication.
  • Staying up-to-date on graphic design best practices, trends, techniques, and software.
  • Reviewing and producing packaged files for final output.

Required Qualifications

  • At least 5 years of professional graphic design and production design experience, preferably in an agency environment.
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in web/digital design, including experience with WordPress, HTML, CSS, and email applications such as MailChimp.
  • Advanced understanding of printing processes, photography, illustration, typography, and digital media.
  • Proficiency in the current Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop) and Microsoft Office.
  • A solid portfolio showing work across various media.
  • Effective time management skills and the ability to shift priorities based on client needs.
  • Excellent file organization and attention to detail.
  • The ability to take creative direction and provide constructive input.
  • Understanding of PDF mark-ups and editing tools and the ability to revise deliverables accordingly.
  • Ability to troubleshoot design and application issues.
  • Must work well individually and as part of a team in a fast-paced, client-centric environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in motion graphics, 3D animation and modeling (After Effects, Premiere, Cinema 4D, SketchUp, etc.).
  • Additional digital/web app experience such as Sketch, InVision, Canva, CRM, DAM, etc.
  • Additional digital development experience with PHP, JavaScript
  • Loves dogs (kidding…well, kind of).

This is a salaried, in-office position. Novak Birch offers a generous benefits package to its employees, including health insurance coverage, paid holidays, paid vacation/sick days, profit sharing, and 401K.

Company Description
Novak Birch is a strategic marketing and experiential agency in Baltimore, Maryland. Since 1987, we’ve built longstanding partnerships with clients and delivered high-impact, memorable experiences and solutions that help clients reach and communicate with their key audiences and grow their brands. We work in a huge, 100+ year-old renovated warehouse with a (friendly) pack of dogs. As a creative agency with a fully equipped carpentry and metal fabrication workshop, our workspace is pretty conducive to creativity.

Novak Birch, Inc.


130 Baltic Aveune

Baltimore, MD


Arts and Entertainment