#134944

Graphic / Motion Designer

Location:
Chicago
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE
Start date:
07/23/2018
posted by:
Haley Smith
Date:
07/02/2018

Job Description:

The ideal candidate will be responsible for development and design of sales collateral material (Animated gifs, short videos, PowerPoint presentations, advertising, brochures, marketing sheets, direct mail campaigns, etc.) for all Commercial Banking businesses. The candidate will work closely with the broader marketing team and business units to develop creative solutions for all marketing and promotional activities. He/she will partner with marketing managers, writers, the social team, designers and product specialists to create marketing materials that communicate information effectively in a creative way. 

Candidates must supply a portfolio of work samples to be considered. 

Specific responsibilities include: 
• Create engaging and on-brand PowerPoint presentations and other digital graphics (icons, charts, etc.) both from scratch and using internal Pitchbook software 
• Creation of animated gifs and short videos for social and internal channels, utilizing existing video files as well as creating new animations from scratch 
• Ability to draw/sketch or create digital storyboards 
• Ability to follow and uphold established brand guidelines, and be able to be flexible within those guidelines 
• Work closely with internal stakeholders to understand business objectives and create effective marketing collateral 
• Proofreading of own materials 
• Organize and maintain creative assets, including logos, image library and working files 
• Driving print design projects from start to finish through creation & print production 

 

Client Description:

​Commercial Banking delivers extensive industry knowledge, local expertise and seamless global capabilities to clients—including corporations, municipalities, financial institutions, real estate investors and owners, and not-for-profit organizations—with annual revenue generally ranging from $20 million to $2 billion. We offer a comprehensive set of financial products and services including credit, asset-based lending, real estate finance and treasury. We also provide clients with access to investment banking and asset management services. Commercial Banking offers clients the insights and global financial capabilities of our Enterprise organization, combined with our convenience and vast banking network.

Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in design or fine arts preferred 
• Strong portfolio that showcases motion graphics for social channels (animated gifs, short videos, etc.) 
• Strong portfolio that showcases presentation design skills (i.e.: dynamic charts, diagrams, clean design aesthetic), especially in PowerPoint presentations 
• Minimum 5 years of animation/presentation/graphic design experience 
• Knowledge of printing capabilities; moving projects through the entire production process from design creation to setting up the files for printing 
• Experience with creating interactive/editable PDF forms and ADA-compliance for digital PDFs a plus 
• Strategic creative thinker 
• Strong project management experience 
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills 
• Organized with ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment 
• Manages his/her time effectively 
• Detail oriented and can review his/her own work carefully 
• Self-starter with the ability to work independently 

Expert-level knowledge in the following: 
• Microsoft PowerPoint 
• Adobe AfterEffects 
• Final Cut Pro / Adobe Premiere Pro 
• Adobe Ilustrator CC 
• Adobe Photoshop CC 
• Adobe InDesign CC 
• Adobe Acrobat Pro 
• 2D Animation 
• Video Editing 
• Mac & PC Platforms 

Experience with the following: 
• Microsoft Word 
• Keynote 
• Basic Knowledge of HTML/CSS a plus