#159012

Designer (Print, Digital, Video)

Location:
Santa Monica, CA
Job Terms:
Temp-to-Perm
Salary:
DOE + competitive benefits
Start date:
07/27/2020
Posted By:
Agata Kijanka
Date:
06/06/2020

Job Description:

Important Message to Job Seekers: With the news of COVID19 spreading, Aquent is committed to ensuring the safety and well being of our employees. This includes providing technology to support video interviews, resources and support for employees to work from home successfully, and fully covered healthcare for eligible employees.

The Graphic Designer produces design proofs for projects according to client provided creative briefs and following client style guides.  The designer is responsible for applying the client’s established branding guidelines and ensuring completed work meets client quality expectations.  The designer is also responsible for ensuring work is completed within stated timeframes and the agreed upon project budget. Projects are a mix of print and digital marketing assets; including but not limited to video, case studies, one sheets, event collateral, presentations, and web assets.

Utilizing Adobe Creative Cloud, the Graphic Designer’s responsibilities will also include preparing graphic files for various media (print, digital, web, mobile) and platforms while maintaining the integrity of the content art, design, and brand. This is a full-time onsite role at client office location in Los Angeles, and will report into the Aquent Managing Director.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Develop a keen understanding of clients’ visual brands, style guides, target audiences, and communication objectives
  • Responsible for reviewing and understanding project scopes, objectives, requirements, and budget parameters
  • Design, layout, and format graphic files to print and digital specifications, and customer requirements
  • Project/Asset Types include: print and digital marketing assets; including but not limited to video, case studies, one sheets, event collateral, presentations, and web assets.
  • Help identify and define design best practice while managing multiple projects and timelines concurrently, taking ownership of all deliverables
  • Exhibit a high level of accuracy when reviewing externally supplied files, setting up client files, and/or pre-flight of newly produced files
  • Be resourceful; resolve project issues effectively and collaboratively with project team
  • Accurately tracking and reporting time against own projects in Aquent time tracking tool, weekly
  • Availability to work a flexible schedule depending on client deadlines and volume of projects
  • Work on special projects or other tasks, as assigned by the Project Manager/Account Director

Skills

  • Can translate creative brief into impactful designs that advance clients’ strategies and  achieve marketing goals while maintaining brand standards, budgets, and timelines.
  • Expert in use of Microsoft office, all Adobe Creative Cloud software; including Premiere and  After Effects
  • Experience working across different platforms; print, media, digital, mobile
  • Photo/image retouching experience
  • Video editing experience using Adobe Premiere etc.
  • Exhibit an excellent customer service attitude at all times, and effectively represent
    Aquent’s values
  • Ability to create custom graphics/illustrations based on defined parameters
  • Can organize disparate source materials into cohesive relevant design
  • Excellent command of formats, typography, graphics, and layout
  • Advanced knowledge of appropriate ratio of clear space, content, and graphics to achieve a consistent brand look and feel
  • Understands components, cycle times, and distribution requirements for integrated marketing communications campaigns
  • Ability to respond and perform swiftly and seamlessly in a rapidly changing fast environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in creating print-ready large format and digital files to required specifications
  • Communicates easily and effectively with all levels of the organization; strong presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and independently under continual deadline constraints with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple quick-turn projects and changing priorities
  • Experience working with client provided masters and style/brand guidelines to produce assets
  • Ability to effectively evaluate photography for both visual style and content based on client direction/feedback from existing libraries and approved stock houses – if needed
  • Able to learn new software packages as needed
  • High level of flexibility, and the ability to work in a very fast-paced environment are key

Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or comparable work experience
  • 6+ years of experience in advertising, branding, design, and/or marketing communications with designing impactful B2B marketing campaign materials within corporate identity guidelines
  • Proven proficiency and understanding of Microsoft Office Suite including Windows, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Proven proficiency and understanding of Adobe Creative Suite programs including but not limited InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Premiere
  • Experience working across different platforms; print, media, digital, mobile
  • Photo/image retouching experience
  • Video editing experience

Client Description:

AQUENT STUDIOS: Why work with us?

•       Long term career opportunities supporting Fortune 500 brands

•       Excellent health and dental insurance subsidized

•       Comprehensive benefits package including 401(k), FSA's and voluntary insurance programs

•       Paid weekly

•       Vacation, Sick and Holiday pay

•       Access to free training and continuing education

 

Aquent Studios provides custom-tailored consulting and outsourcing solutions. Our team of consultants, project managers, and creative professionals brings decades of experience to help our clients expand their capacity in marketing communications, content development, and creative media. Aquent Studios is a division of Aquent, which is the world’s largest marketing staffing firm. Aquent is privately held and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. www.aquentstudios.com