Graphic Designer

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JOB DESCRIPTION
The Graphic Designer will receive training and guidance as you learn about visual communications and graphic design within the technology services industry. The primary function of the Graphic Designer will be to establish the look and aesthetics for various interfaces, including websites, social media posts, and advertisements. They will also collaborate with various business disciplines to create transformative, engaging, and compelling product visuals and ads using type, photography, illustration, and color. The ultimate objective is to enhance the brand. It’s an excellent opportunity for individuals who want to develop leadership, sales, and communication skills in a friendly, fast-paced and highly supportive environment. This is a 6 - 9 month internship with the possibility of an extension and/or salary based on performance, job requirements, and availability of the selected candidate.

Reports to: Zahra Spencer, Marketing
Location: Chicago, Illinois


WHO WE ARE

Our team's digital inventiveness and mobile location expertise creates brand stories that produce results. We are seasoned professionals who have worked in marketing, technology, mobile, and beyond. Our skills include Micro-fencing, mobile strategy, data analytics, and more.

THIS POSITION WILL ENTAIL:
  • Establish the look and aesthetics for various interfaces, including websites, mobile devices and apps
  • Work within brand guidelines to create layouts that reinforce a brand’s style or voice through its visual touchpoints
  • Design user-centered interaction models, wireframes, and/or screen mockups
  • Responsible for management and execution of visual product assets
  • Collaborate with various disciplines within the business in order to create transformative, engaging, and compelling product visuals and ads that enhance the brand
  • Develop graphics and layouts for product illustrations, company logos, websites, and newsletters
  • Create materials that follow a specific marketing narrative
  • Create and update print collateral including booklets, brochures, handouts, Sales collateral, etc.
  • Assist in quality assurance and brand alignment for all marketing materials
  • Work with diverse personalities across the firm in an incredibly fast-paced environment
DESIRED SKILLS QUALIFICATIONS:

Multiple positions are available.

  • Proficiency in Videography
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator and/or InDesign. InVision experience a plus
  • Strong typography skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and internet applications
  • Problem-solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills
  • Experience working with video and editing is a plus
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and handle numerous assignments simultaneously in a high-pressure environment under strict time constraints
  • Energetic self-start with the ability to meet deadlines and collaborate with a team and work autonomously as well
  • Excellent attention to detail and creative eye or aesthetics in color and typography
  • Excellent written, visual, and verbal communication
  • Ability to work as a team and autonomously


REQUIRED EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Portfolio or sample of completed design projects
  • Current or recent enrollment in a Business, Marketing, Art and Design, Advertising, Communications, or related degree program


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Prior experience with start-ups is a plus
  • Proven 6 months work experience as a Designer, Graphic Designer, or similar role
  • Ideally, candidates should have related prior internship/work experience
  • Availability to attend daily working sessions from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM CST, Monday - Thursday (4 Hours Collaboration and 4 Hours Independent)


Digital Factory is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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