12 days old
2018-04-112018-05-09

Graphic Designer

Mahwah, NJ 07430
  • Job Code
    613568
  • Payrate
    $35 To $60

Looking for a Graphic Designer for a five month contract in Mahwah New Jersey.


SUMMARY OF DAY TO DAY RESPONSIBILITIES:


The Graphic Designer is responsible for conceptualization and implementation of design solutions (print and digital) that meet marketing strategies for a wide variety of internal clients. The job requires strong layout and design skills, great attention to detail, accuracy, creativity, self-motivation and the ability to follow visual identity guidelines. Designers should possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to effectively communicate ideas to clients. The Graphic Designer should be comfortable working independently, in collaboration with a team of designers and under the direction of their Manager. This job should have expert knowledge of professional design software, such as Adobe Creative Suite, as well as standard business application such as Microsoft Office.


- Works with Manager, and in collaboration with other designers, develops creative communication that meets objectives, adheres to Bank brand standards, and is on budget and on time.


- Manages all projects from concept to completion, including creating proofs, making revisions, preparing final production files and working with vendors.


- Participates in project meetings and effectively presents design concepts to internal clients.


- Stays up to date with current design trends and industry best practices.


- Work experience equivalent to Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design or related, preferred 3 to 5 Years+ of related experience


- Advanced experience with Adobe Creative Suite - i.e. inDesign, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator


- Creative ability to conceptualize and design projects and knowledge of technical terminology unique to the graphic arts industry


- Ability to translate a verbal request into a visual product and to communicate concepts verbally as well as through sketches, mock ups and computer generated images


- Excellent customer service orientation, interpersonal, collaborative, organization and planning skills


- Financial Services/Credit Experience is a big plus.


- Some copywriting experience is also a plus


MUST HAVE:


1.) 5+ years of experience from a either in-house or agency marketing firms


2.) Strong Client Management, with ability to effectively multitask


3.) Experience working on PC creative tools, not Mac based.


4.) Strong Proficiency with Adobe Suites, Photoshop & Design software


5.) Able to work in fast paced environment


NICE TO HAVE


1.) Previous marketing experience with credit card/Financing projects


2.) Some experience with copywriting


Skills needed for submittals


Exp. in both print & digital (i.e. Integrated graphic designer)-Yes or no


Experience using Adobe Creative Suite (i.e. Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Audition etc.).-Yes or no


Familiar with Creative process, Graphic design, & Production capabilities-Yes or no


Has your candidate worked at our client as a Full Time employee? Yes or No


Professional knowledge of Graphic Design rules (hierarchy, layouts, colours)- Yes or no


Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop-years


Graphic Design Experience-years


Undergraduate degree or diploma in graphic design or interactive multimedia (or motion design)-Yes

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