Mid-Level Designer w/ Strong Production

New York
dmariot@updatehq.com

Industry: Sports/ Entertainment

Location: Onsite only in Manhattan, NY

Duration: a couple of weeks, possibly permalance

Description:  The Designer is responsible for efficiently and effectively executing design projects. This includes:

–          Clearly communicating (verbally and visually) concepts and ideas to the AD

–          Evolving concepts to fully developed designs

–          Creating production-ready files

–          Checking Production and print proofs

–          Must have an excellent eye for typography, layout and color

The Designer must also:

–          Have the ability to manage multiple projects and remain flexible through multiple revisions while keeping attention to detail

–          Be able to develop presentation decks that effectively and simply communicate the project’s objectives and goals

–          Present work to internal clients in some instances

–          Attend site visits and events in some instances

–          Produce work that meets a high level of cutting-edge design

–          Bring a range of creative thinking and ideas to all design challenges

SKILLS REQUIRED

–          Graphic Design expertise is mandatory.

–          Fluent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite on the Mac platform is mandatory.

–          Workable knowledge of Microsoft Office applications is recommended.

–          Ability to communicate ideas clearly and quickly.

–          Ability to work well in a team environment.

–          Must be well organized.

–          Must dress appropriately and professionally (business attire) every day.

–          Must be on-time to work and meetings.

EXPERIENCE

–          Minimum 4 years professional work experience.

–          Large format, environmental and event graphic design experience is a plus.