Senior Designer - Editorial

Location
60642, Chicago
Salary
Up to 60k per year plus 17 days of PTO, 11 holidays, insurance benefits, and a dog friendly office
Posted
Oct 15, 2019
Metro Area
Chicago
Duration
Full Time

Guerrero Media brings leadership stories to life. Our media services help leaders grow their companies, build great teams, and stand out from their peers. 

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

  • B.A. in 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
  • Local applicants only please