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Graphic Designer

Location:
Deerfield, IL
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
Hourly (Contract)
Start date:
08/01/2018
posted by:
Amirah Salim
Date:
08/01/2018

Job Description:

Aquent's Fortune500 client in Deerfield, IL is looking for a Graphic Designer for a 2 month assignment (40/hrs 5 days on site) with potential to extend beyond 

Overview: 

Responsible for creating, developing, and executing quality designs for marketing vehicles including circular, 
catalogs, collateral, brochures, direct mail, newspaper ads, magazine ads, in-store signs, emails, presentations, 
packaging, internal campaigns, and internal ad hoc requests. 


Job Responsibilities 
Creates, develops, and executes quality designs for marketing vehicles including circular, catalogs, 
collateral, brochures, direct mail, newspaper ads, magazine ads, in-store signs, emails, presentations, 
packaging, internal campaigns, and internal ad hoc requests. 
Maintains knowledge of current copy standards and formats to consistently and effectively convey the 
company’s image and positioning within the marketplace. 
Collaborates with manager, designers, writers, and other marketing team members to ensure the 
appropriate concepts, themes, and messages are represented effectively and consistently for the business 
objective(s) and audience(s). 
Ensures assignments adhere to the approved brand and messaging guidelines to maintain our corporate 
identity. 
Communicates regularly with project management team to ensure assignments are completed on time. 
Attends meetings facilitated by business area or project initiator to understand the goals and objectives 
throughout the stages of a project. 
Presents assignments to business area managers/leaders and peers as needed. 
Leads the team’s more complex creative assignments and mentors other team members
Qualifications 
Basic Qualifications & Interests 
Bachelor’s Degree and at least 5 years’ experience designing marketing material for a variety of media 
including collateral, catalogues, direct mail pieces, magazine ads and circular spots. 
Experience creating ad campaign concepts for various media. 
Knowledge of consumer, industry and competitive trends. 
Knowledge of industry design styles, standards and formats. 
Knowledge of brand identity guidelines and style guidelines to achieve consistent and effective messaging 
and corporate image in all marketing concepts. 
Experience building communications pieces (including typography, setting color, editing images and Beginning preparing files for lease to a printer.) 
Advanced level skill with Photoshop (for example: including creating website graphics, working with 
gradients, working with perspective, adding artistic filters, working with shapes, filtering, removing a 
background, using photo merge and/or managing color). 
Experience with InDesign. 
Experience with Illustrator. 
Preferred Qualifications & Interests 
Experience presenting to and coordinating senior level meetings, including preparation of agendas and 
documents.