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Graphic Designer

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The full service, in-house advertising agency for a large financial institution seeks an experienced Graphic Designer to work in a highly collaborative environment! Do you have 5+ years professional graphic design experience and a clean/corporate style portfolio? If you are detail-oriented and accustomed to working within brand standards, we would love to talk with you!


Responsibilities:

• Execute all phases of projects required for project release to printers, service bureaus, etc.
• Maintain job folders and documentation.
• Keep abreast of technology and software advances in the field and is able to apply such advances to daily tasks.
• Partner with other disciplines (account, traffic, production) to provide comprehensive and inclusive project management.


Attributes:

• Has a solid understanding of printing and production processes, pre-press, proofing and specifications.
• Has solid working experience building files for print and digital.
• Will consistently communicate with team regarding project details, specifications and status.
• Although this is not specifically a design role, he/she understands and supports creative objectives.
• Has solid typography knowledge:
- Style sheets
- Paragraph styles
• Has solid working knowledge of info-graphics:
- Building charts and tables
- Pulling data from Excel to Illustrator and InDesign
• Is a self-starter, comfortable working well independently and within a team.

Requirements:

• 5-6 years advertising/graphic arts production work experience.
• Strong understanding of printing process and pre-press proofing and specifications.
• Proficient in required software applications (below)
• Is organized and has a keen attention to detail and proofing of own work.
• Has strong communication and organization skills.
• Basic knowledge of financial/banking advertising.
• Ability to work well in a cross-functional team environment.
• Comfortable working in a collaborative manner in a matrix environment.
• Excellent verbal and written communication.
• Has experience in financial services (a plus but not required).
• Has a degree or its equivalent (a plus but not required).

Software Requirements:

• CS5 Suite - including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat Pro, QuarkXPress
• Mid to High-level PowerPoint
• MS Office Suite – including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook

**TO APPLY, please submit your resume in Word document format, along with a 1-2 paragraph professional bio and portfolio link.

All resumes must:
• Outline the minimum requirements
• Be clear, easy to read and formatted properly
• Include month/year of all employers
• Explain employment gaps greater than 3 months

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