Senior Graphic Designer
April 3rd, 2019

ART DIRECTION BRANDING CREATIVE DIRECTION GRAPHIC DESIGN ILLUSTRATION MOTION GRAPHICS PRINT DESIGN


Job Description

ABOUT THE ROLE

Jackson Spalding is a full-service marketing agency for those with a genuine passion for their craft and a desire for continuous learning both personally and professionally. We are looking for a combination Graphic Designer & Studio Artist who possesses the Five Cs that represent the foundation of our culture: character, class, confidence, chemistry and competency. We need self-starters ready to roll their sleeves up and dive headfirst into the work we create for our clients.

All applicants must provide a portfolio link or samples to be considered for this position.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Minimum qualifications include: Bachelor's degree in graphic arts 
  • 8-10 years’ experience in graphic design
  • Software skills include proficiency in the Adobe CS Suite: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop (version CS6) and After Effects a plus
  • Proficiency with presentation programs PowerPoint, Keynote and Google Slides
  • Extreme organization and attention to detail
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and be flexible to adapt to shorter deadlines when necessary
  • A strong, independent work ethic, takes direction well with minimal supervision, welcomes constructive feedback
  • Positive attitude

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

This person will work alongside teams of project managers, account service, copywriters, art directors and various strategists and need to deliver on the following tasks:

  • Work within predefined creative templates to plug-in content and imagery for ads requested by franchise owners.
  • Follow established brand guidelines to ensure consistency across channels and assets.
  • Strong grasp and appreciation for typography. Font selection, kerning and leading skills are valued.
  • Use the Adobe Creative Suite (primarily Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop) to create custom designs across a variety of mediums and ensuring they are brand appropriate.
  • We highly value beautiful presentation decks so the ability to both follow an agency template and also to create custom designs is key across platforms - Powerpoint, Keynote and Google Slides.
  • Have a keen eye to source stock imagery and manipulate/retouch it as needed for a layout.
  • Create vector art graphics both from scratch and modifying assets we license. 
  • Bonus points for custom illustration skills, motion graphics/animation and HTML.
  • Many of our clients need timely materials so speed and accuracy are critical. Plus an attention to detail and the ability to package files properly are a must.

 

Jackson Spalding is an equal opportunity employer.


Job Responsibilities

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

This person will work alongside teams of project managers, account service, copywriters, art directors and various strategists and need to deliver on the following tasks:

  • Work within predefined creative templates to plug-in content and imagery for ads requested by franchise owners.
  • Follow established brand guidelines to ensure consistency across channels and assets.
  • Strong grasp and appreciation for typography. Font selection, kerning and leading skills are valued.
  • Use the Adobe Creative Suite (primarily Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop) to create custom designs across a variety of mediums and ensuring they are brand appropriate.
  • We highly value beautiful presentation decks so the ability to both follow an agency template and also to create custom designs is key across platforms - Powerpoint, Keynote and Google Slides.
  • Have a keen eye to source stock imagery and manipulate/retouch it as needed for a layout.
  • Create vector art graphics both from scratch and modifying assets we license. 
  • Bonus points for custom illustration skills, motion graphics/animation and HTML.
  • Many of our clients need timely materials so speed and accuracy are critical. Plus an attention to detail and the ability to package files properly are a must.

Job Qualifications

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Minimum qualifications include: Bachelor's degree in graphic arts 
  • 8-10 years’ experience in graphic design
  • Software skills include proficiency in the Adobe CS Suite: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop (version CS6) and After Effects a plus
  • Proficiency with presentation programs PowerPoint, Keynote and Google Slides
  • Extreme organization and attention to detail
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and be flexible to adapt to shorter deadlines when necessary
  • A strong, independent work ethic, takes direction well with minimal supervision, welcomes constructive feedback
  • Positive attitude

How to Apply

Please visit our career site to apply: https://jacksonspalding.applytojob.com/apply/YEDmed1xjE​

Jackson Spalding is an equal opportunity employer. 

 



Email ejennings@jacksonspalding.com  Phone 4044483958

Posted By
Emily Jennings

Jackson Spalding is one of the largest independent, marketing communications agencies in the South and is consistently ranked as among top workplaces. Both the Dallas Business Journal and PRWeek named Jackson Spalding one of best places to work in 2018. The agency has three offices (Atlanta, Dallas and Athens, Georgia), close to 150 team members and a client roster that includes Mattress Firm, The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, Chick-fil-A, Orkin, Google and many others.

URL
http://https://www.jacksonspalding.com/

Location
Dallas, TX

Job Type
Full-time