PHI - Mid - Senior Designer

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Temporary Mid - Senior Graphic Designer Need! Immediate Start! The mid - senior graphic designer is expected to be able to work in a fast-paced, ever changing environment. You should be able to handle stressful situations, be self-motivated and have initiative to exceed expectations. Strong communication and collaboration skills are a must (e.g., ability to navigate a variety of different work styles and processes). Ability to multi-task and work on many projects at once is essential. The mid - senior graphic designer will be a central part of the team and collaborate with the creative director to manage workflow and motivate junior designers to do their best work. A positive, can-do attitude is absolutely critical for this position. MUST HAVES: • Create innovative designs for each client from concept to delivery, following each deliverable through to production. Strong creativity is a must. Includes logo and program brand identity development. • Maintain each client’s existing brand standards and work within those standards to develop evolving concepts. • Manage small client projects with minimal supervision. • Stay involved in every aspect of the design process on a daily basis from concept creation to incorporating minor text edits. • Must be available to work after 5:30 pm, as needed. DESIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS • BFA or equivalent • 5-8 years experience • Understanding of the printing/production process and a comfort level with communicating with printers • Huge plus to have worked in an agency environment as well as a corporate setting • Keen eye for detail, as well as a passion for achieving the highest quality in every deliverable • Strong professional communication skills • Ability to clearly communicate and collaborate with junior level designers • Experienced and articulate when presenting designs and explaining the rationale behind concepts • Ability to clearly communicate and represent the creative department when speaking with consultants in a corporate environment who may be unfamiliar with the design process • Ability to clearly communicate with external clients on an as-needed basis • Confidence to manage unpredictable situations and work with flexibly to achieve resolutions • Advanced understanding of the Adobe Creative Suite; specifically InDesign and Illustrator (Mac CS5.5) • Web experience and knowledge of new media preferred ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: • Work does require you to work onsite in Philadelphia. • Overtime may be required. • Duration of job is approximately 6 months potentially longer. Submit resume and pdf of samples or link to samples to be considered. Successful candidates will be contacted by phone. Thanks!