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Corporate Brand and Marketing Graphic Designer

Remote from US
Date:

Overview

Placement Type:

Temporary

Salary (USD):

$30-38/hr + Benefits

Start Date:

ASAP!

Our client is a leading defense and aerospace company that is advancing aviation, building smarter defense systems, and creating innovations to take the world deeper into space. Our team manages the development and production of collateral, meetings, events, videos, and multimedia.

This is an hourly role with a variable schedule that can go up to 40 hrs per week and fluctuate based on workload.

Work location is fully remote from the US.

The range provided is our reasonable estimate of the compensation for this role. The actual amount may be higher or lower, based on factors such as experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and location.

Summary

The Aquent Studios Graphic Designer develops concepts and executes visual designs for projects/campaigns according to project details. The designer will collaborate on, create, and deliver compelling designs, illustrations, assets, and presentations that reflect the integrity of the company brand while engaging with customers to ensure their needs are met. The designer will balance multiple initiatives with varying demands while keeping open communication to assess vision, scope, and budget. Projects range across all media spanning a variety of requestors both internal and external and at levels in the organization from business level up to executive leadership.

With expertise in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Cloud and with a strong emphasis in PowerPoint, Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign, the Graphic Designer’s responsibilities will include preparing graphic files for various platforms while maintaining the integrity of the content art, design, and brand. The team is Windows/PC based – not MacOS.

Accountabilities

  • Design, lay out, and format graphic files to print and digital specifications while meeting client, brand, and quality requirements

  • Develop a keen understanding of clients’ multiple visual brands, style guides, communication objectives, project scopes, requirements, and budget parameters and apply to specific project circumstances

  • Collaborate directly with a variety of customers to align vision, timeline, deliverables, and flexibility

  • Exhibit a high level of accuracy and attention to guidelines when reviewing externally supplied files, setting up client files, and/or pre-flight of newly produced files

  • Present creative concepts to colleagues and clients as required, articulating how the creative strategy will achieve specific objectives  

  • Manage multiple projects and timelines concurrently, understand prioritization, and take ownership of all deliverables and communication for the project.

  • Partner with creative direction leads to align expectations, project goals, milestone dates, and responsibilities

  • Proactively communicate about project changes, issues, or concerns, including issues of scope, schedule, process, and quality; resolve and communicate challenges effectively and collaboratively with the team. 

  • Accurately track and report time against projects, updating project tracking information and assisting as requested with estimating resources and project costs

  • Keep up to date detailed notes in a project management software interface (Workfront) and follow daily file maintenance protocol

  • Manage vendor relationships through the established vending process

  • Availability to work a flexible schedule depending on client deadlines and volume of projects

  • Work on special projects or other tasks, as assigned 

Skills

  • Aptitude for problem solving, critical thinking and offering creative solutions to evolve and refine deliverables best suited for the customer’s initiatives within branding governance

  • Ability to translate scope into creative that support clients’ strategies and achieve goals while maintaining brand alignment, budgets, and timelines.

  • Ability to initiate and articulate concepts across various forms of media and collateral

  • Strong ability to work with and understand brand guidelines and use of templates

  • Design and execute projects in Adobe CC and Microsoft Office with ease in Windows environment

  • Ability to create custom graphics/illustrations/diagrams with visual story flow based on defined parameters (In Adobe and Microsoft software)

  • Can organize and comprehend disparate source materials into cohesive relevant design

  • Excellent command of formats, typography, graphics, and layout

  • Advanced knowledge of appropriate ratio of clear space, content, and graphics to achieve a consistent brand look and feel

  • Understands multiple deliverable needs, cycle times, and distribution requirements for integrated marketing communications campaigns 

  • Exhibit strong presentation skills to communicate easily and effectively with all levels of the organization

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and independently under deadline constraints with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple quick-turn projects and changing priorities

  • Ability to effectively evaluate photography for both visual style and content based on brand alignment, creative, and client direction/feedback from existing libraries and approved stock houses 

  • Willing and able to learn new software packages as needed

  • High level of flexibility, and the ability to work in a very fast-paced environment

Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or comparable work experience

  • 5+ years of experience in inhouse creative, design, marketing communications and/or environmental design/tradeshow design with at least 3 years designing compelling visual communications within corporate identity guidelines

  • Expert level in Adobe CC including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and Acrobat. Proficiency in AfterEffects and XD is a plus. 

  • Expert level in Microsoft Office, with an emphasis on PowerPoint. Proficiency in Excel. 

Please provide an online portfolio. Samples should include several samples of various deliverables within a structured brand.

 

 

Client Description

Aquent Studios is a global creative studio that delivers scale, speed and efficiency to the world’s most recognized brands.  We create the work that matters the most to them—work that has a real impact on their business. As an Aquent Studio team member, you’ll have the opportunity to engage with the largest and most influential companies in the world, solving design challenges and extending their brands across tactic types and platforms, including digital design, UI/UX, video, motion, content, print design, web development, and more. If you want to do work that matters in a collaborative setting that values ingenuity and personal growth, you have found the right place!