|Job Description :
North Chicago, Ill
$36 hr + subsidized benefits
This role will require 2 days on site and 3 days remote so candidates must be able to commute to North Chicago.
The Senior Graphic Designer is part of a team of 45+ strategic and creative thinkers in an in-house marketing communications and events agency for a leading global biopharmaceutical company.
The team (consisting of creative directors, designers, motion artists, writers, and account managers) supports internal and external communications across Corporate, R&D and Commercial pillars of the company partnering with cross-functional stakeholders that represent over 30 brands across 80+ countries.
Minimum Education: BA/BS required in graphic design and/or communications.
Minimum Experience: 5-7 years of graphic design experience within a graphic design firm, advertising agency, in-house corporate graphics department and/or freelance business.
Portfolio: Must provide samples of work to be considered
Create digital, print, and video materials for campaigns, promotional programs, and meeting/event deliverables for teams across the entire enterprise.Collaborate with Creative Director, Writer, Account Team, Designer, and outside vendor partners to conceptualize and execute materials that meet brand standards (Corporate Brand, as well as individual product brands).Work with Traffic Manager, Creative Director and Account Team on development and clarification of project scope, timeline, and budget, and share accountability in delivering against project requirements and client expectations.Efficiently prioritize and multitask to enhance productivity within a highly dynamic work environment.Consistently communicate timely and accurate information as project progresses, meet deadlines and execute quality standards.Anticipate project needs and proactively provide expertise and innovative solutions to meet them.Track time daily and meet established utilization numbers for this function.Maintain awareness of current design trends for both print and digital media including new techniques and technology in photography, typography, illustration, design, animation/motion graphics and video.
Proven talent and understanding of creative media to determine the best method to portray a creative concept.Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite software: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator; Microsoft Office: Teams, PowerPoint, Excel, and awareness of trends in graphic design and digital and print technologies.Strong technical design skills and good working knowledge of brand identity, editorial design, information graphics and data visualization, typography, packaging design, convention graphics and signage, print production, web/digital interface, and interactive design.Excellent communication skills written, presentation and oral that persuades and gains understanding and alignment with others in a professional tone.
High degree of initiative to drive projects to completion in a fast-paced environment; ability to absorb and respond to constructive feedback and turn projects around quickly when off course.Confidence under pressure, exercising good judgment as well as good interpersonal skills. Must be able to articulate ideas to colleagues in creative meetings and presentations.Able to work collaboratively within a team and seek clarity amid ambiguity.Able to work under the guidance of a creative director, as well as independently (with minimal supervision) and directly with Account Teams and be responsible for scheduling one’s daily work schedule.
Nice to Have But Not Required:
Knowledge of regulations, standards and healthcare trends affecting pharmaceutical products and biotech.Working knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects.