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Graphic Design Position

Please apply with cover letter, salary requirement and resume to jennifer@redballooninc.com

Description: The Graphic Designer will create compelling, cohesive, cross-channel experiences through branded print, digital and outdoor storytelling from start to finish, for clients in various verticals.

Projects may include packaging, document and manual layout, infographics, billboards, print ads, social media ads, logos, business cards, event graphics, social media profile set up (including branded cover photos), digital newsletters, PowerPoint presentations and more.

Some projects will require your creative input to WOW the client, others will require strict adherence to the client’s brand guidelines.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with our creative team to produce inventive, thoughtful, on-brand work
  • Surpass the client’s expectations, showing them new possibilities (not just fulfilling requests)
  • Strictly adhere to complex client guidelines
  • Work closely with copywriters to manage creative deliverables
  • Manage multiple projects with tight deadlines
  • Participate in planning and strategy sessions
  • Bring multiple conceptual and design solutions for all assignments

Programs:

Adobe Creative Suite (including Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Acrobat) Mac OS, Microsoft Office (including Excel, Powerpoint, Word), MailChimp, Constant Contact, and familiarity with design for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest (including design of cover photos and paid ad best practices), Bonus if you are proficient in WordPress, css ftp, php, HTML/Web and UX

Requirements:

  • 3+ years working within a design firm, ad agency or other creative team environment
  • Ideate and design from concept to execution
  • Ability to track assignments and progress against assigned creative tasks within the creative tracking system setup
  • Self-starter with a positive, team-oriented attitude
  • Working understanding of latest web technologies and best practices
  • Strong portfolio demonstrating diverse solutions, projects
  • Conceptual thinker who possesses a wide range of design capabilities
  • Successfully manages time, workflow and schedule in order to meet strict and sometimes aggressive deadlines
  • Able to problem solve and find multiple design solutions, especially under narrow parameters or strict budget restraints
  • Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Passionate and excited about design and technology

red balloon, based in Scottsdale, AZ, is a growing, award winning, results driven social media firm. If you’re looking to be part of an amazing team doing meaningful work in a fun environment, apply now. Please apply with cover letter, salary requirement and resume to jennifer@redballooninc.com

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