Graphic Designer

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Our client, a large insurance & financial lending company, is looking for a Graphic Designer for a 6-12 month role in Shelton, CT. This does have the possibility of converting to permanent.

We are looking for an experienced graphic designer with print and web experience (and basic html editing skills) with documented success in print collateral, web page and digital ad design for large corporate brands (clean/modern design aesthetic is desired). This role will be 40 % conceptual / 60% production.

• Develop strategies and design communication materials across various media.
• Design new layouts and edit existing designs.
• Conduct all phases of project execution, including production & prepping for prepress.
• Present creative concepts and sell direction to senior management.
• Maintain job folders and documentation.
• Review and approve jobs at all stages.
• Coordinate creative strategy, production specs and budget.
• Define needs for photos and other art and research images.

Job Requirements:
• 3+ years advertising/graphic arts-related work experience.
• Documented portfolio of work, for large corporate brands (preferably some financial industry work)
• Proficient in Adobe CS products (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
• Basic HTML coding skills
• Strong understanding of printing process and pre-press proofing and specifications.
• Strong communication skills.
• Ability to work well in a cross-functional team environment.
• Strong strategic skills