Junior Print Designer

Location
US
Posted
Mar 17, 2014
Closes
Apr 16, 2014
Contact
Claire Liston
Category
Design
Duration
Full Time
VIRTUAL OFFICE: APPLICANTS MAY BE ANYWHERE IN THE US.

Our Junior Print Designer will apply their technical and creative skills to a variety of print materials, ushering each from conception through pre-press. Each day, this designer will draft, edit, proof, and/or pre-press multiple print projects, as well as adapting some publications/images for online use. (Web/interactive design experience is a plus and should be highlighted in cover letter.)

The ideal applicant is friendly, trustworthy, curious, driven, and functionally perfectionistic. All team members are expected to brainstorm, speak their minds, and be service-minded. Self-motivation to be productive, connected and communicative while working from a remote office location is a requirement.

Applicant must have:
  • Great attention to detail and ability to learn/adapt quickly.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment, under pressure of tight deadlines, and on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to follow directions and suggest improvements.
  • Exceptional communication, organization, and interpersonal skills.
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles: typography, composition, hierarchy, and color.
  • A clean, professional design aesthetic with the sensibility to adapt to client needs, desires and personality.
  • Talent for creating design that communicates and motivates.
  • Ability to passionately represent a large variety of clients.
  • Print production knowledge.


Technical Competencies:
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat (Creative Cloud preferred)
  • Excellent written English skills
  • Competence with and/or ability to learn the use of email, instant messager, team management and time tracking software

    Other Requirements:
  • dedicated workspace (with ability to have quiet for phone/video conferences)
  • reliable internet connection
  • reliable telephone and connection


Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor Degree in Graphic Design or related field preferred; AA or comparable trade education considered
  • 1-3 years professional experience


Salary based on experience. Applicants must include salary requirements.

To Apply, send the following to jobs@cliston.com: (Please send all files as Adobe pdf and do not email files larger than 5MB.)
  • Cover letter, including the reason for your desire to work with a virtual agency
  • Resume, including skills and education
  • Professional work samples (Unpaid portfolio samples are also welcome as long as they are marked as such) (Send pdf file smaller than 5MB or link to online samples.)


MUST INCLUDE SALARY REQUIREMENTS

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