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Freelance Designer (onsite)

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Vitamin T is currently in search of a Freelance Designer (Onsite) for our client in Metro Detroit.

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
• Execute a hybrid role that requires art direction for certain jobs and design duties for others, with no
overlap between the two.
• Direct Designers, working alongside Creative Directors to provide direction and guidance in the
execution and delivery of agency creative
• Design print collateral, ads, digital projects, videos, etc. al., according to strategic plans provided by
Creative Director/Account Executive and by assignment from SVP of Creative Services.
• Understand and execute against a creative brief.
• Work with Creative Directors and Copywriters to concept and execute assigned product(s).
• Manage multiple projects and deadlines from concept through completion while reporting to the
SVP of Creative Services and/or Creative Directors.
• Participate in key internal and client meetings, including weekly status updates, planning sessions and
pitch presentations.
• Work with teams to create meaningful ideas that meet and exceed the needs of the creative brief.
• Prepare files and concept boards for client review and presentation.
• Work with Creative Director and Production in selection of vendors, photographers, models,
freelancers, and any and all outside sources/vendors as needed to fulfill projects.
• Ability to follow established creative styles and brand style guides.
• Make all appropriate alterations to artwork throughout the design process and ensuring the quality of
the finished product.
• Highly adept at problem-solving under pressure, providing innovative solutions.
• Mentor and assist in the development of Designers and interns.
• Excellent communication skills; able to receive and execute on verbal direction, follow instructions
and explain work in a compelling way.
• Bring higher level advertising insight and thinking into all projects and presentations.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
• 1 - 3 years of professional art direction and graphic design experience in an agency setting.
• Must possess exceptional computer skills. MAC operating platform a must.
• High level of competency in current Adobe Creative Suite -Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign—with a
considerable emphasis on Digital Design
• Creative thinking that provides marketable, strategic solutions
• Quickly “switch hats,” shifting smoothly between art direction and design duties as jobs dictate.
• Have thoughtful conceptual ability, strong yet flexible design skills, exhibit strict attention to detail,
and have a passion for design and design culture.
• Self-driven, inspired, and motivated—we seek people who take pride in their work.
• Solid organizational skills and the ability to meet strict deadlines (efficiently and independently).
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor’s Degree in communication design, visual arts, or related field.
• Previous supervisory experience.

How to apply:
+ Click apply at the bottom of this page
+ Email a resume to Brandon at barchambault@vitamintalent.com (be sure to include your portfolio, a link to them, or samples of your work, if applicable)
+ Treat yourself. You've just applied for one of the most awesome opportunities you've ever seen!

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