Part-time Senior Designer

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Vitamin T client is seeking a senior designer for a part time contract assignment with a well-established publication in downtown DC. If you are a highly-talented senior graphic designer that is looking for part time contract work and assist the creative services team within its marketing department, then read on!

The designer will be responsible for conceptualizing and designing outstanding print, web, and digital solutions for our audiences (readers, advertisers, and sponsors/partners). We are looking for someone who understands persona-driven /user-centered design, creates well-informed design solutions, and possesses a sophisticated aesthetic sense that works across multiple media.

The ideal candidate will have proven track record of bringing marketing and advertising campaign goals to life in the most engaging way possible. Responsible for participating in idea generation, interpreting branding, and executing creative design solutions including print collateral, web graphics, advertising, conference graphics, and presentations. Top communications and presentations skills for collaborating and partnering with the creative services manager and project managers to contribute your ideas as a part of an integrated campaign.

The senior designer has a clear sense of ownership by making the best possible well-informed design recommendations and thinking about his/her projects in an objective way. Must be able to analyze, interpret and transform project information into a visual form that fits the brand personality and meets business objectives.

Other skills: resourceful; able to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment; follow internal production and design process as well as art direction; self-motivated; readily accepts new challenges with a positive attitude; proactively and confidently generates new ideas.

In-depth industry knowledge: branding and identity, typography, and color theory. Expert with Adobe CS6: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat. Good command of Microsoft PowerPoint presentations. Knowledge of Flash, After Effects, Blender, and digital publishing for the iPad a plus. Mac-based. Perfect knowledge of file preparation for print and web output.

Bachelor's degree in graphic design. A minimum of 5 years of experience. To apply, submit resume with portfolio online with best work, mandatory.