Senior Designer - Editorial

Location
60642, Chicago
Salary
Up to 60k per year plus 17 days of PTO, insurance benefits, and a dog friendly office
Posted
Oct 15, 2019
Level
Entry Level
Metro Area
Chicago
Duration
Full Time

We are looking for a senior designer to join the Creative team in our dynamic company. In this role, you will lead a team of 1-2 designers in the creation of print and digital media for assigned brands, communicating vision, ensuring cohesiveness and efficiency, and upholding quality. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to collaborate with a talented staff and make an impact at an established yet growing company. You will enjoy an open, positive atmosphere and a strong company culture.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead 1-2 designers and manage their workload to create effective products in an efficient manner
  • Design all media for assigned brands
  • Meet all deadlines
  • Continually improve the design of each assigned brand so that it effectively engages its target audience
  • Establish visual communication best practices and processes across all products and platforms
  • Collaborate with appropriate stakeholders on the design of media for assigned brands
  • Proactively assist the Design Director to ensure appropriate staffing levels are maintained, staff is trained, and workloads are balanced in order to meet objectives
  • Actively engage with other members of the company to continuously strive to improve processes, create efficiencies, and reduce cost

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors on Graphic Design or equivalent professional experience
  • Design experience, preferably in an editorial environment creating magazines, marketing and corporate collateral
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to excel at working both independently and in a collaborative team environment
  • A desire to lead and mentor others to help them perform and grow
  • In-depth knowledge of graphic design principles, standards, and techniques
  • Ability to think creatively and conceptually
  • Excellent time-management skills, including an ability to multi-task
  • Proficiency with InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator (Adobe CC)
  • Experience with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite
  • Experience with WordPress, Adobe After Effects and web development is a plus