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Graphic Designer

Portland, OR (remote)


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Our client is looking for a Graphic Designer to cover a 3 month leave. This is a 20-30 hour/week, remote (PST) position. 


  • ​Minimum two years’ print production experience, including four-color process and production of various types of communication pieces
  • Demonstrated desktop publishing (DTP) skills and experience using Adobe Suite, especially PhotoShop, Bridge, InDesign and Dreamweaver. Fireworks, Flash, Publisher, PageMaker knowledge a plus.
  • Experience using Windows and MS Office tools, including Outlook.
  • Knowledge and understanding of graphics and printing terminology.
  • English language grammar and proofreading skills.
  • Ability and experience in communication of printing specifications to vendors.
  • Effective organizational skills; careful attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task and effectively produce a high volume of work with multiple deadlines with minimal supervision.


  • Develop original visual solutions for specific marketing communications challenges
  • Follow and demonstrate an understanding of supplied strategy and tactics when developing visual solutions
  • Offer input to help strategic development and help steer Marketing budgets and timelines
  • Use appropriate tools to produce presentation comps and to execute designs for final production
  • Support design decisions by developing a rationale
  • Skillfully execute comps or finished layouts that they, or another Designer may have conceptualized.
  • Proactively seek comp review and facilitate review process.
  • Create efficient layout files to facilitate production.
  • Be flexible in accepting tasks in keeping with department goals.
  • Review quality of work before routing for approval, to develop and maintain high standards of professionalism.
  • Look for opportunities to enhance skills, aesthetics, and market knowledge.
  • Keep current with primary design software and technical advances.
  • Assist with Web graphics occasionally as required
  • File conversions
  • File maintenance, recordkeeping, archiving
  • Project tracking
  • Vendor follow-up
  • Customer communication


  • Directly accountable to Marketing Manager.
  • Works closely with community Sales personnel and with the Marketing and Public Relations team to make sure budgets and timelines are met.


  • Designs and visual solutions communicate client’s messaging and meet or exceed corporate Marketing standards.
  • Projects are completed within established deadlines.
  • Recordkeeping is maintained up-to-date and accurate.
  • Maintains positive, professional, customer-service oriented relationships with clients and corporate personnel.