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Front End Graphic Designer/Developer

ThinkHire LLC Aurora ,IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Our client is looking for a well-versed, creative and business-minded Graphic Designer/Front-End Developer to join their creative team. This person should be able to produce eye-catching designs (digital and print) and use their conceptual visualization skills to represent our clients’ brands to the fullest. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, process-friendly and can work within tight timelines on multiple projects simultaneously. Knowledge and appreciation for the art of journalism is required. Candidate must provide a portfolio.

Key Responsibilities

• Conceptualize, design and produce outstanding creative on a wide range of digital and print, including website design, emails, ads and corporate branding

• Help define visual strategy to launch new channels and digital products

• Monitor best practices and competitor work for ideas to continuously create best-in-class work and push our team creatively

• Generate creative solutions while adhering to clients’ established brand guidelines

• Build inspirational concepts and mood boards for product creation & brand collaborations

• Communicate with vendors regarding print production

Required Skills and Experience

• Graphic design education and training

• Stellar portfolio showcasing past work

• Minimum 4 years of professional experience in a fast-paced creative environment

• Agency experience preferred

• Must excel in designing layouts with a strong sense of typography

• Front-end web design and mobile design experience, a love of user interface principles and working knowledge of self-publishing platforms (Wordpress, Mailchimp)

• Experience with HTML and CSS/SASS is a requirement. Experience with JavaScript a plus.

• Expertise in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Keynote

• Solid understanding of design principals and exceptional design taste level

• Knowledge or experience with motion graphics a plus

• Basic illustration skills a plus

• Ability to prepare files for production, web, mobile and print specifications

• Excellent communication skills including the ability to articulate creative concepts and rationale

Critical Skills

• A go-getter who can multi-task

• A team player who can also oversee assignments independently

• Project management skills and understanding how to manage priorities of multiple stakeholders in a complex environment

• Outstanding verbal, written and email communication skills

• Strong time management skills

• Ability to proactively react to changes and improvement opportunities

• Strong work ethic and willingness to go over and above

• Desire to be part of an organization that values teamwork and taking care of each other

• A passion for creative problem-solving and solutions

• Enthusiasm and pride in your work

Seniority Level: Mid-Level

Industry: Marketing and Advertising

Employment Type: Full-Time

Job Functions: Art/Creative Design

 

Company Description
As a decision maker in your organization, ThinkHire understands that the most important and sometimes the heaviest burden you have is creating and developing a leadership team around you to serve as your council, your executive think tank. We understand that you want to reserve those seats for only the most qualified and talented candidates who possess the knowledge, skills and experience you will not find through your Talent Acquisition department or your typical staffing firm. Our robust executive network and database spans across the globe and is comprised of the world’s foremost authorities in their professional field. Many of our candidates already serve as industry leaders in today’s corporate workforce, while we’ve identified others as brilliant “Up and Comers” exhibiting the intellectual aptitude and business acumen of tomorrow’s C-suite. It’s these highly valued and nurtured relationships that set ThinkHire apart from the common staffing firm.

ThinkHire LLC

Why Work Here?

Connecting great Talent with incredible Opportunities.

As a decision maker in your organization, ThinkHire understands that the most important and sometimes the heaviest burden you have is creating and developing a leadership team around you to serve as your council, your executive think tank. We understand that you want to reserve those seats for only the most qualified and talented candidates who possess the knowledge, skills and experience you will not find through your Talent Acquisition department or your typical staffing firm. Our robust executive network and database spans across the globe and is comprised of the world’s foremost authorities in their professional field. Many of our candidates already serve as industry leaders in today’s corporate workforce, while we’ve identified others as brilliant “Up and Comers” exhibiting the intellectual aptitude and business acumen of tomorrow’s C-suite. It’s these highly valued and nurtured relationships that set ThinkHire apart from the common staffing firm.

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