Senior Graphic Designer

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Hip, cutting edge cosmetics company is looking for a hands-on Sr. Graphic Designer to add to their team. See your work come to life at retail and in media around the world. Designer will serve as visual translator to our Executive Creative Director’s brand vision.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Create packaging & component designs, including original illustrations. Drive and maintain brand/ product consistency. Create consumer ads. Assist in concepting and mock-up packaging for new product launches.
• Create tear sheets, invitations, press releases, and visuals/poster for events.
• Create seasonal marketing books, small advertisements, flyers, collateral, and seasonal look face charts.
• Miscellaneous: small label adjustments, promotional apparel & accessories design, etc.
• Strong proficiency in file preparation & press check/approval process. All above items must be quoted and printed, and seen through to completion. Press checks must be attended or proofs approved. Must be familiar with basic printing, digital/offset, Pantones. Specialty ink & treatment knowledge is a big plus.
• Serve as lead to initiate department projects like brand standards, seasonal inspiration and consistent brand imagery processes. Keep “trend current” through daily blogs, sites, online tutorials & magazines.

REQUIREMENTS
• Exemplary work ethic. A sense of humor. Inspired & energized. Ability to work positively as the “wrist” of Creative Director. Take ownership in projects, the process and their outcome.
• 5+ years of experience in a similar role
• Strong illustration & typography skills necessary
• Image compositing & retouching
• Four year degree in Graphic Design strongly preferred, equivalent experience will be considered
• Current versions of: Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign

This is a temp-to-hire position. Local candidates only. In order to be considered please send your resume, salary history/requirements and your AMAZING portfolio.