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Graphic Design Specialist (Remote)

Company: Cella
Location: Cincinnati
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Are you a mission-driven individual who enjoys being a part of something bigger than yourself? Our client is seeking a talented graphic designer on a temp-to-hire basis who has project management experience and a passion for making the world a better place. If you seek an employer that will invest in your professional development while also contributing to meaningful work, we have the opportunity for you!

Graphic Design Specialist Responsibilities
Performs duties consistent with full understanding of Chemonics' requirements, policies, procedures, tools, quality standards, and broader internal and external client strategic goals
Responds quickly to client requests, assesses priority for each task, and takes timely action to meet client needs and resolve basic issues
Manages multiple projects, working with diverse clients worldwide
Works closely with others in department to coordinate and improve workflow and customer service
Coordinates production of printed materials and purchase of other graphics related materials with outside printers and vendors as required by project needs
Creates innovative, original designs and layouts with a strong sense of typography and appropriate use of color and fonts for readability
Solves design and visual communication challenges in a variety of formats (charts, infographics, maps, logos, posters, brochures, websites, social media cards, and newsletters)
Guides clients through the creative brief process to solicit input for the scope of the project
Participates in project meetings and discussions relating to appropriate graphics methods/techniques to meet project requirements
Understands and applies the principles of data visualization to the charts and infographics they create
Understands and applies corporate and client brands appropriately to all products
Selects and edits appropriate photos that reflect Chemonics' work
Reviews requests for proposals and supports proposal teams by developing effective and innovative graphics that enhance our technical approach
Applies working knowledge of design to contribute to proposal team decisions
Creates easy-to-understand graphics that appeal to different types of audiences, specifically those who are visual learner
Demonstrates maturity, dependability, integrity, ethical behavior, and excellence in all work assignments
Helps train and mentor staff and shares knowledge with peers
Facilitates meetings and is responsible for developing agendas to achieve stated goals, documenting progress, agreements, and issues, and providing follow up
Understands roles and responsibilities; promotes strategies for effective teamwork and cultivates collaborative working relationships across the company
Researches and recommends hardware and software to improve core graphic design deliverables and expand department services
Keeps up-to-date with industry trends and uses this knowledge to advance the design team's goal of continuously improving design outputs
Maintains and expands technical knowledge in graphic design and other technical interests by attending internal and external trainings (including those available digitally through InDepth and other sources like LinkedIn Learning, Lynda.com, Youtube, etc.), conferences, and other design-related event

Graphic Design Specialist Requirements
Minimum 5-7 years of professional design experience working in a design or advertising agency and/or corporate marketing and communications department
Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred in relevant technical competency area or equivalent combination of education and work experience
Advanced knowledge of and experience using Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
Experience with video editing software such as Adobe Premiere and After Effects require
Technical skills in some or all of the following strongly preferred: illustration, photography, videography, video editing, motion graphics, and/or animation
Strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize, solve problems creatively, and work under tight deadlines
Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
Excellent written and oral communications skills
Extensive knowledge of design history, typography, and mechanical and digital production techniques
Experience overseeing four-color printing through delivery
Demonstrated knowledge of PC and Mac hardware/software programs
A strong electronic portfolio with a variety of samples

JobID: 323179MG

Cella is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: Cella, Cincinnati , Graphic Design Specialist (Remote), Design, Graphic Design & CAD , Cincinnati, Ohio

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