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.


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