#135389

Graphic Designer

Location:
Boston, MA
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
competitive
Start date:
08/01/2018
posted by:
Alicia Capobianco
Date:
07/13/2018

Job Description:

 Our large financial services client located in the financial district of Boston is seeking a Graphic Designer for a 6 month contract opportunity. This is full-time and onsite.

The Graphic Designer:

- designs and develops layouts for assigned deliverables, with a focus on social media graphics creation.

-Facilitates the development of communications; gathers ideas, designs prototypes and reviews output to ensure conformance to corporate branding standards. 

  • Will have at least 3 years experience but no more than 10.

Requirements: 

- Exceptional working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, design trends and a strong focus on typography 

- Demonstrated ability to create innovative conceptual designs along with enough flexibility to adapt to existing branding

- Strong working knowledge of image optimization and digital best practices 

- Prior experience in a time sensitive production environment 

- Work closely with the Social Media Manager and Design Team to develop a library of engaging, creative images for use across channels (social, website, email) 

- Good communication skills – able to express your ideas visually and verbally to internal team 

- Illustration skills are a plus 

- The ability to distill complicated concepts and data into easily digestible, visual bites. 

This position supports the Social Media Image Library and Graphic Template build out. The designer reports to the Social Media Manager and Creative Director. They would take direction from the creative director and social media manager on image selection, graphics & template creation requirements. Brand guidelines will be given but the designer will be responsible for coming up with creative ideas for how to present the information. 

Client Description:

Freelancing long-term with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:

- You're paid weekly

- 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 (pre-tax payment toward bus or train passes, etc.)

- 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)

Requirements:

background checks required