Designer

Creative Department

Job Description

Designers are responsible for developing the visual realization of art concepts in the production of advertising. Designers work with an account team to create the look/style of a concept that is then translated into advertising. They may also supply production for a project.

While job functions vary by client, a successful designer will:

  • Have the ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment on time and within budget
  • Stay on top of trends and find innovative ways to meet client goals

Designers report to the executive creative director.

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Qualifications and skills

  • Minimum two years of professional design experience
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under deadline and budget guidelines with a variety of clients
  • Basics of customer service and professionalism
  • Strong knowledge of marketing strategies, concepts and marketing communications principles
  • Ability to advise regarding typography, print process, paper, ink, photography, audio and video production
  • Strong sense of design principles, typography and layout
  • Knowledge of digital photography and photo editing
  • Knowledge of print production for various outputs
  • Ability to prepare print-ready files
  • Demonstrated ability in industry and print technology including:
    • Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, with an emphasis on InDesign)
    • Pantone Color Matching System
    • MacOS software programs
    • Microsoft Office suite
  • Preferred knowledge in:
    • Adobe After Effects and Premiere
    • WordPress, Sketch, Google Web Designer, and basic understanding of HTML and CSS