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Graphic Designer / Infographics Designer

Location:
New York City
Job Terms:
Temporary
posted by:
Megan Holstine
Date:
03/07/2017

Job Description:

We are seeking a hands-on Graphic Designer, specializing in Infographic Design, to join our fortune 500 clients team, focused on Cybersecurity. The Designer will help to lead projects and interpret and visually convey complex, unstructured data into meaningful and valuable information for Cybersecurity products and functions. The objective of Cybersecurity is to balance both business alignment and the centralized delivery of long-term foundational products such as application security and security event management. Cybersecurity is designed to address our client’s global security needs across all LOBs and the demand to leverage economies of scale across the firm.

The successful candidate will have broad information design, publication design, and editing experience and will be able to clearly deliver simple, enticing and effective solutions using multiple formats and technologies.

The Designer is expected to communicate effectively with a clarity of thought and be able to assist with telling stories with data and visuals to inform effective decision-making.

Responsibilities:

Applies design and data analysis to design and edit data in visually innovative ways to make it easier to understand, memorable and actionable by users
Provides critical thinking and oversight to Data Visualization Design
Provides engaging and dynamic design while adhering to brand guidelines
Works in partnership with product and communications teams; upholds relationships between clients and development teams
Leverages the firm’s data assets, partners with innovative groups to push the development of scalable and reusable solutions
Plans, architects, designs, analyzes, develops, codes, tests and debugs and documents design solutions to satisfy business requirements for large, complex projects
Participates in setting and driving the business' strategic direction in changing the way we deliver Technology to better meet Business needs
Maintains a client centric environment for team and contributors

Qualifications:

4-6+ years of hands-on design and editing experience at an interactive agency, news media company or design studio (with web clients
Degree in graphic design, interaction design, user interface or interactive/interface design
Expert user of Adobe InDesign; experienced user of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, MS PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Visio and SharePoint
Expert in multiple technologies and design techniques as well as experience working across large environments with multiple operating systems/infrastructure
Experience with user interfaces, multimedia, web applications, editorial and brand design
Disciplined self-starter with strong attention to detail and advanced analytical and problem-solving skills
Strong communicator, critical and creative thinker
Ability to work independently and with a team, with or without direction
Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
A sophisticated sense of design with the ability to combine traditional as well as nontraditional elements such as animation, video, and sound
Experience working in a cross-functional organization, achieving goals through partnership and collaboration

Client Description:

Last but not least let’s go over a little about us here at Aquent, so you know what you are getting into with this incredible partnership!

What is it like working with Aquent? I’m glad you asked! Freelancing long-term with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things including:

− Subsidized health and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)
− Access to Fidelity 401(k)
− Access to FSA Program
− Direct deposit for your paycheck
− Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)
− Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.com/
− Access to free online courses via Lynda.com
− Aquent support: your Aquent Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations (we're also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you're close to wrapping up)

That’s it! The rest is up to you, if you are interested in this amazing opportunity please send your resume, cover letter and portfolio link to: mholstine@aquent.com