Job #: 1821

Title: Graphic Designer

Region:

  • New York City, NY
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $25-50
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 1 year ago

    Our Creative Services team is expanding and we’re looking for a contracted Graphic Designer to join our Corporate Communications and Marketing department. Reporting to the Head of Creative Services, this individual will be part of a design team responsible for conceptualizing, developing and delivering impactful and innovative designs and solutions, as well as maintaining visual appearance, usability and brand continuity, for a wide variety of activities and campaigns. The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of corporate marketing and communications within the financial sector with an understanding of creative brand execution across multiple forms of media – print, web, multimedia, digital and social media.

    Skills:
    Responsibilities
    Review creative briefs to assess project scope and requirements
    Conceptualize, design and produce print and digital designs that align with brand guidelines
    Obtain approval of concept through mood boards and comps
    Perform multiple design edits based on art direction and client feedback
    Create template-based materials
    Source stock photography
    Perform retouching, color correction, and collect for output
    Design standards-compliant HTML/CSS emails
    Create interactive PDF forms
    Create storyboards for video and animation projects
    Optimize image and video assets for digital and social platforms
    Photograph internal events
    Accurately apply design strategies to support and strengthen key messages
    Prioritize work and track time in project management system
    Collaborate with team to ensure best practices
    Required Skills
    Bachelor’s degree in discipline-related field with 1–3 years of experience or demonstrated ability to meet the job requirements through a comparable number of years of applicable work experience
    Strong design portfolio
    Proven expertise in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat
    Working knowledge of Dreamweaver, XD, HTML and CSS
    Thorough knowledge of visual design principles, including graphic design, layout, typography, color and corporate identity
    Experience in designing for advertising, collateral development, events, websites, presentations, recruiting, social media, templates, and environmental design
    Experience in designing impactful creative for social media channels, primarily for Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram
    High verbal and written communication skills; ability to articulate and present creative ideas and concepts convincingly
    Strong project management, organizational and time-management skills
    Understanding of print and digital production and workflow
    Self-starter with the ability to work independently, yet still take creative direction
    Ability to thrive in high-paced, team-oriented work environment under tight deadlines
    Photography, videography, UX, and mobile app experience a plus

     

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