Designer-Chicago

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Chicago agency seeking Designer for onsite long term. Must have web/print/ photo retouching with modern/fresh portfolio.


Skill and Role Summary:
Production designer – retouching / resizing images – applying template designs to new pages

Main duties and responsibilities:
Designer is responsible for the design and execution of creative concepts for leading edge Marketing and Web solutions. He/she works with the Guidance of Creative Lead and collaborates with developers, IA, copywriter and content strategists as a part of the creative process.

Requirements:
Strong attention to detail

Graphic Production
 Assist in execution and production of existing concepts to provide complete
deliverables, applying style/brand guides and templates when applicable.
 Ensure quality and prepare deliverable for handoff to developers, client, printers etc.
Create graphic assets with some guidance.
 Create posters/mailers for internal use with some guidance.

Prepress
 Print and bind comp mock-ups as needed.
 Ensure that files are set up correctly for printers and applies understanding of 4-color
process, digital and large format printing.
 Work with print manager to spec projects. Assist in press checks when needed.

Design & Layout
 Assist lead designer in creating layouts applying design principles such as color,
typography, photographic selection, organizing elements and usability.
 Execute an existing design system with creative direction.
 Provide rationale for design choices. Assure design meets business objectives as
stated in creative brief.
 Assist Lead Designer in creating elements for designs and layouts.

Motion & Animation
 Create storyboards for animations.

Concept Development
& Presentation
 Present ideas with rationale to Lead Designer.
 Edit and make iterations on presentation deck as guided by Lead Designer/Senior Leadership






Brand Assessment &
Development
 Evaluate a brand’s visual language (color palette, logo, font, etc) across a range of
media (print, online marketing, Web site, packaging, etc) under guidance and
oversight.