Graphic Designer

Woodland Hills, CA
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Alicia Capobianco

Job Description:

Our large financial services client located in Woodland Hills is seeking a Graphic Designer for a 6 month contract assignment with potential for extension. 

Responsible for designing graphic art and visual materials for promotions, advertisements, films, packaging, and informative and instructional material through a variety of media outlets such as websites and CD-ROMs. Generates and manipulates graphic images, animations, sound, text and video into consolidated and seamless multimedia programs. Must remain abreast of technological advances in the field and be able to identify areas of use in the organization.

• Graphic design and preparation of print-ready mechanicals 
• Preparing pdfs, jpegs and other electronic files 
• Photo manipulation and color correction 
• Quality control: review bluelines and matchprint proofs, press checks 
• Coordinate with project managers, writers, design and print production staff to determine and ensure that creative, budget and scheduling requirements are met 
• File management and archiving 
• Macintosh platform 
• Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, PhotoShop, Illustrator, Acrobat) 
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint 
• Adept at information design—bringing visual interest and clarity to charts, graphs, copy-intensive communications 
• Project coordination 
• Preparing well-constructed electronic mechanicals 

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)