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Chicago, IL 60664
A Senior Digital Designer at Upshot Agency works within, and across, a team of diverse problem solvers. You will work with many different brands, services and digital mediums to help solve complex design problems. You will be expected to participate across the process – from concepting and prototyping to building out large experiences as well as mobile, email and banner creative projects. Your background should run the gamut from site to mobile, ecomm to campaign or promotion, startup to enterprise. You are a designer focused on creating the best possible experiences, who loves making new things, and are exceptionally well versed in the practice of modern digital product creation. We’re looking for a passionate digital thinker who wants to grow and have fun creating good work with good people.
Take this opportunity to join North America’s leading business solutions provider and build your career working with amazing people in a growing industry! Apply today!
What we offer:
+ Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)
+ 401(k) with company match
+ Training and Career Development
+ Generous Paid Time-Off
+ Work with a wide range of creative styles and brands both client and agency focused.
+ Design for diverse and strategic brand and digital experiences.
+ Participate in brainstorms and concept development.
+ Manage projects from beginning to end, create and manage timelines.
+ Collaborate with Creative Director, Art Directors and Copywriters to revise work and refine concepts.
+ Firm understanding of design fundamentals, good design trends and the ability to translate these skills into interactive experiences for our clients
+ Digital best practices, including components of brand expression and production processes; leveraging your UI and UX chops at the same time.
+ Partner with other group members (both creative and account) to ensure high-quality creative products on a constant basis that maintains the integrity of art concept to ensure they fit the client, brand, and retailer objectives.
+ Bachelor’s Degreeor equivalent job-related experience required
+ 5+ years of experience in similar industry. Use of computer tools/design tools used to perform the role
+ A deep knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Prototyping tools
+ Very good working knowledge of HTML, CSS, Pattern Libraries (coding is not a requirement.)
+ Attention to detail and follow through
+ Good sense of design and layout
The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.
The Designer II uses knowledge of current graphic design software to produce graphic art and visual materials for promotions, advertisements, films, packaging, and informative and instructional material through a variety of media outlets such as websites and CD-ROMs.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
+ Creates innovative graphic art materials to best promote the client’s brand
+ Work with a wide range of creative styles and brands both client and agency focused
+ Have a keen creative eye to stage photographs and videos through the setup of lighting and backdrops
+ Participate in brainstorms and concept development
+ Manage projects from beginning to end, create and manage timelines
+ Revise and create presentation graphics, icons, slides that are on brand
+ Design and create content, banner ads, landing pages and other formats of digital content for a variety of brands
+ Collaborate with Creative Director, Art Directors and Copywriters to revise work and refine concepts
+ Express complex ideas in a simple, clever and appealing way
+ Partner with other group members (both creative and account) to ensure high quality creative products on a constant basis that maintains the integrity of art concept to ensure they fit the client, brand, and retailer objectives
- This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports
- This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports
Travel and/or Driving Requirements:
- Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job
The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job
Education Level: (Required): Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
Field of Study/Area of Experience:
- 3-5 years of experience in similar industry
Use of computer tools/design tools used to perform role
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
+ years’ experience in similar industry
+ Use of computer tools/design tools used to perform role
+ Demonstrates a proactive work ethic
+ Self-motivated to complete multiple tasks and projects on time
+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills
+ Attention to detail and follow through
+ Good sense of design and layout
Environmental & Physical Requirements
Office / Sedentary Requirements
Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.
Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions
Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.
Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).
The above statements are intended to describe the ge