Graphic Designer

 

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Walker Sands Communications, a growing marketing agency, is seeking a full-time Graphic Designer for our downtown Chicago office. We are looking for a talented graphic designer with an amazing portfolio, a strong desire to constantly improve their design skills and who wants to work collaboratively with a diverse team of designers, developers, content writers and strategists to produce phenomenal designs that bring cutting-edge marketing programs to life.

A typical day involves designing websites, landing pages, calls-to-action, logos, brochures, direct mail pieces, PowerPoint presentations, infographics, emails or letterheads.

Our ideal candidate would be an independent thinker and a team player, who can contribute ideas and can move a project design from concept to completion quickly. We need a designer with a real passion for design and the impact it can have on the world.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design
  • At least 2-3 years of full-time graphic design experience in an agency or professional setting. This is not an entry-level position
  • Available to work 40 hours per week, on-site in our downtown Chicago digs
  • Mac OSX proficiency and a strong understanding of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Awareness of current design trends, and always looking to bring an idea to the next level
  • Ability to brainstorm, conceptualize and collaborate on marketing campaign ideas with clients and our agency creative team
  • Productively prioritize and plan their daily work activities with guidance from the team’s Design Lead
  • Excellent graphic and web design skills, with demonstrable high attention to detail and a keen ability to translate a design proposal or concept into a creative and effective design
  • Ability to present designs, clearly and persuasively communicate rationale and facilitate the collection of feedback to and from stakeholders
  • Ability to interpret design feedback and effectively translate the feedback into the next iteration of the design
  • Writes clearly and concisely.  Is able to read and interpret written information.
  • Some level of web development skills is a plus. We're not looking for a programmer, we have great ones already, but we want a designer with knowledge of how HTML and CSS can work together to produce incredible digital experiences

About Us

Walker Sands is a full-service digital marketing, design, and public relations firm focused on generating sales growth for our business-to-business clients. Firms have been counting on Walker Sands since 2001 for services ranging from basic marketing strategy to our advanced SEO programs.

Put Your Resume on File

If this challenge sounds right for you and you've got what it takes, please email your resume and cover letter to hr@walkersands.com. Please put Graphic Designer in the subject line of your email. 

As a Green Room candidate, you will go through all the initial steps of our hiring process. That way, when the position opens, we will have you ready to go.

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