Graphic Designer

Houston, TX
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Alicia Capobianco

Job Description:


Our large financial services client located in Houston is seeking a junior designer with excellent InDesign skills for a 2-3 month contract position with potential for extension. Must be able to make edits and check edits within InDesign. Portfolio link is required.

Under direct supervision to design and produce effective and aesthetic marketing and communication materials in both print and standard digital media formats (ie. PowerPoint) including but not limited to: company/product materials and presentations, advertising and agent materials and miscellaneous marketing projects. Must ensure creativity, technical quality and consistency of message and image in an effort to stimulate and support the overall branding strategy. 

Role Breakdown:

Graphic Design:

With direct supervision, conceptualize, design and produce communication materials using Macintosh software such as InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop and Microsoft software such as PowerPoint. Involves collaboration with Copy Writers, Marketing Consultants and Design Manager in analyzing audience and recommending proper visual communication strategies to effectively promote company products and programs within brand guidelines for specifically assigned projects. Responsible for ordering photography or illustrations used in projects. Prepare color comps and other pre-production samples for customer review and approval. Proofread all work for technical, design and spell check on all projects. 

Production Coordination:

 Produce digital files required for print materials as well as other electronic media. 

Ability to manage multiple projects, meet deadlines, use prioritization skills and concentrate on detailed information in a fast paced environment. 

Maintain job files, archives, and department documentation and project databases. 

Perform other related duties as assigned. 

Technical Skills: Adobe CS 

Speed and accuracy is IMPORTANT

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)



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