Job Type: Full-time
Title: Graphic Designer
Southfield design firm specializing in full-service communication projects seeks creative team member ready to work in a cross-discipline, collaborative environment. We take great pride in what we do and are looking for a thoughtful, strategic designer who is equally passionate. Work would be done both collaboratively and independently and include print collateral, identity systems, websites, digital campaigns, fundraising materials.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide relevant design ideas and assistance on projects including print, display, and digital media while mindful of best design principles and practices
  • Take client or team member direction and develop into creative ideas
  • Complete assigned tasks within identified, agreed upon timeframes
  • Take on ownership of individual projects as well as help with collaborative projects
  • Explain or present ideas and creative concepts to internal team members, stakeholders, or clients, as needed
  • Participation in creative sessions, team or client meetings

Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in industry software – Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop) and others as appropriate
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office products - Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Basic knowledge of production techniques and processes for both print and digital applications in a Mac environment
  • Strong knowledge of design principles and practices – including layout, typography, and the use of tone and color
  • Ability to execute and manage a project from concept to completion
  • Ability to work both independently or as part of a team
  • Comfortable with content management systems and data management
  • Organized, dependable, and detail-oriented
  • Good written and oral communication skills

Supplemental Qualifications:

  • Professional experience in advertising or marketing-related environment preferable
  • Working knowledge of digital marketing including email and social media
  • Experience with WordPress or Joomla a plus
  • Working knowledge of CSS/HTML
  • Copywriting skills a plus

Experience:

  • 2 years professional experience

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time; ability to lift and carry packages/materials/equipment up to 20 pounds unassisted
  • Able to tolerate frequent use of computer keyboard and mouse
  • Ability to work onsite in an open office environment
  • Able to work in an environment of frequent interruptions and deadline-driven projects
  • Ability to travel throughout the metro-Detroit area and suburbs, as needed

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in graphic design, or related fields (preferred)

Benefits:

  • Healthcare insurance after 90 days
  • 401K with employer match after 1 year of service
  • Term life and disability insurances
  • FSA
  • Vacation and personal time after one year

Please fill out the form below and be sure to provide a link to your portfolio in addition to your resume. Candidates without a design portfolio will not be considered.
Applications accepted on company website, please no calls.