Graphic Designer

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One of Aquents valued Energy clients in the San Francisco Bay Area is seeking a dynamic candidate for a Graphic Designer contract role. The ideal candidate is someone who is an expert user of the Adobe Product Suite (Acrobat, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoship) and has the ability to take key elements and create a concept or theme.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Work as a member of project teams under the guidance of a project manager, producing cross-functional communication deliverables for clients, company-wide.
• Provide tactical support by producing design deliverables (for example, posters, brochures, technical illustrations, executive presentations, newsletters and environmental graphics) as assigned by a project manager
• Be proactive and take responsibility for design projects/deliverables/deadlines
• Skilled at professional layout and type design
• Work on communications projects from concept to production
• Dislpay knowledge of pre-press and post-production activities
• Work within corporate brand standards
• Develop time-critical deliverables in a fast-paced environment
• Assure the quality of each deliverable by following the appropriate quality control process
• Be able to translate a client’s message into a clear, well-designed, appropriate deliverable

QUALIFICATIONS
• Extensive knowledge of Adobe product suite (Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
• Proficient in InDesign
• Understanding of templates
• Understanding of style-sheets
• Understanding of pre-press
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Products (Word, Excel, Visio)
• Proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint
• Understanding of templates
• Skilled at presentation development
• Ability to interpret content and develop concepts based on submitted content
• Ability to handle multiple assignments with competing priorities
• Have a passion for client satisfaction and project success

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Knowledge of Oil & Gas industry a plus