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Jr. Graphic Designer

Chicago, IL 60611
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SmithBucklin, a 100 percent employee-owned association management company, is looking for a Junior Graphic Designer to join the Creative Services team in our Chicago office. The Junior Graphic Designer will partner with creative and marketing staff to support the visual communication strategy of our not-for-profit client organizations by assisting with the creation of high impact, brand-consistent designs intended to engage, attract sand sell for print, digital and video media. This is an exciting opportunity to grow your career alongside a high-performing, imaginative and collaborative team of designers.

What You Will Do

  • You will have a critical support role in the design functions of our Creative Services team, with the opportunity to collaborate with our senior designers through the conceptualization, development and production of a range of print and digital projects, to include:
  • Various theme designs, meeting programs and promotional materials, onsite signage, print and electronic publications, videos, social media, websites, logos, mobile applications, banner ads, interactive campaigns, infographics and other solutions
  • You will be encouraged to explore and share new knowledge about trends, tool and techniques in print and digital graphic design

This Role Might Be for You If

  • You possess excellent communication skills and have the ability to collaborate openly with creative and marketing staff, and at the same time, work independently on several different projects at once
  • You possess strong visual and conceptual skills and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • You demonstrate exceptional layout and typography skills
  • You exhibit the ability to work under pressure, juggle multiple tasks, problem solve and deliver against tight deadlines
  • You are detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
  • You have the ability to design according to creative direction in a wide variety of styles
  • You demonstrate the ability to listen, adapt and incorporate feedback

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year institution with a concentration in Graphic Design or related field
  • 0-2 years of relevant professional experience, to include hands-on experience with Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Video experience is a plus

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of Adobe Premiere and After Effects is a plus
  • Proficiency with basic computer programming, including the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Where Do You Fit?

Whether you are just beginning your career or are a mid- or senior-level professional, working at SmithBucklin will offer you countless opportunities to develop transferrable skills, acquire meaningful knowledge and gain rich experiences at an accelerated pace. By working collaboratively with smart, ambitious, multi-talented, genuine and hardworking colleagues, you will build meaningful, deep and enduring relationships that will serve you well throughout your career, regardless of your chosen path. In addition, as a 100 percent employee-owned company, SmithBucklin offers all of our people regardless of position or compensation an equal chance to experience the fulfillment and reap the benefits of ownership. As owners, our employees control the destiny of SmithBucklin and are unified in the goal of building a great, enduring company.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At SmithBucklin, Equal Employment Opportunity is our commitment and goal. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status or any other protected status designated by federal, state or local law. Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a reference and background investigation based on position.


Posted: 2021-09-13 Expires: 2021-10-15

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