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Designer

Chicago

Walker Sands is looking for a designer to join our creative team in Chicago.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to all parts of the design process — from ideation and concepting to production and critique.
  • Create digital experiences (websites, landing pages, digital advertising, presentations) that are optimized for conversion, accessibility and responsive screen sizes.
  • Design layouts for print (data reports, tip sheets, ebooks, direct mail) that prioritize readability and communicate key messages with data visualizations.
  • Translate brand guidelines from the agency’s 100+ B2B clients into consistent expressions of their varied visual identity systems across digital and print.
  • Critique, challenge and celebrate the work of your colleagues during biweekly group creative reviews.
  • Collaborate with the agency’s account leads, writers, developers, project managers and video producers.

About you:

  • You understand the principles of good design and are passionate about creating stunning visual experiences for screens, print and brands.
  • You are relentlessly curious and constantly pursuing opportunities to better your skills.
  • You value feedback as a critical means for personal and professional growth.
  • You love grids.
  • You’re a self-starter with high ambitions and higher standards.
  • You take direction and run with it, you can confidently defend your creative decisions, and you’re comfortable voicing ideas to colleagues and clients.
  • You have an online portfolio that shows off your meticulous layout, color and typographic skills.
  • You have 2–5 years of experience and formal training in design.
  • You’ve mastered Sketch and Adobe CC staples, such as Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign.
  • You want to join a collaborative team that demands excellence, celebrates ideas over egos and likes each other as much as they enjoy their job.
  • Bonus:
    • You can create killer PowerPoint templates and custom decks.
    • You have motion design skills and experience creating animations and GIFs.
    • You are familiar with prototyping tools, such as InVision.