Friday, December 13, 2013

Web/Graphic Designer

BlueSpire Strategic Marketing is seeking an entry-level, graphic designer who has a passion for both print and digital. The ideal candidate will know how to take a project from concept through development (basic HTML) and/or print production and has a keen eye for design, typography, image selection and high attention to detail. They are professional, collaborative, always willing to help out, always looking to learn new skills/build their book and most importantly like to have fun. They are not daunted by client changes and are continually striving for ways to push design to the next level. They collaborate with writers, account managers, strategists and peers and are always on top of the next trend.

Experience and Knowledge:
  • Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design or 2–3 years of work experience in the Graphic Design field (including print and digital design) 
  • Proficient in a Macintosh operating system with expertise in Adobe Creative Suite CS5 or greater (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks, etc.), HTML language, Acrobat Professional and FTP transfer programs.
  • Excellent layout and typographic skills required 
  • Understanding of grids, resolution, brand standards and style sheets 
  • Strong sense of design
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience in photo searching and retouching 
  • Production/pre-press knowledge
  • HTML/basic coding capabilities 
  • Ability to design for digital marketing solutions (banner ads, email, social media, etc.)
  • Ability to design for print mediums with an understanding of print processes 1 to 4 color printing, digital and offset printing with knowledge of paper stock
  • Ability to work as a team or independently, takes direction well 
  • Conceptual thinker
  • Creative problem solver
  • Love for fast-paced environments 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and multiple clients with tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Web and mobile design experience a plus
  • Maintain and improve file-management process and procedures 
Skills and Abilities

Candidates should be extremely well organized, possess excellent time-management skills and be able to prioritize a heavy workload. Ability to thrive in a high-volume, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment both independently and as a team member is key. This position requires a high level of interpersonal and communication skills as well as a desire to learn and build your portfolio in both the digital and traditional spaces. Reply to this posting, along with a link to an online portfolio or 5 PDF samples (no more than 5MB total) for consideration.  

Company description: BlueSpire provides strategic marketing solutions for clients in healthcare and financial industries, focusing on content marketing that elevates audience engagement and inspires action. f you thrive in a dynamic, fun and forward thinking organization and are energized when recognized for your contributions take a look at BlueSpire Strategic Marketing! BlueSpire is successful and fast-paced. For thirty years we've been passionate about providing superior, personalized service to our national client base. In addition to an exceptional company culture we offer a base salary, bonuses, medical benefits, paid vacation and holidays, paid sick time, paid volunteer time, 401K with match, free parking and on site restaurants.

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Phone to apply: 800-727-6397

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