Join Our Team – Seeking Entry Level Design Assistant/Graphic Designer

JOB DESCRIPTION FOR DESIGN ASSISTANT/GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Boutique marketing and design agency C2 Creative Consulting (Chicago, IL) seeks a creative and motivated entry level creative spirit with knowledge of design to support our team. This person will work closely with the Creative Directors, developers and other teams through all stages of creative development for a wide range of clients. Initial responsibilities will be 50% design and 50% administrative but will move to 100% over time based on performance. This position reports to the Creative Director.
Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
• Monitor and manage Creative Directors client email, calendar and phone
• Communicating effectively using Basecamp, email and Skype to keep team members up-to-date on projects
• Ensuring that all creative materials adhere to best practices for client delivery (both digital and print)
• Timely delivery of client materials via FTP, Cloud, etc. so that deadlines are met or exceeded
• Developing and producing design solutions per the direction of the Creative Director
• Providing Creative Department support with on-going design deliverables as needed (such as corporate marketing materials, proposal graphics, portfolio items, etc.)
• Design and monitor our social media campaigns
• Conducting brand audits for competitive research
• Sacrifice personal happiness for creative immortality
• Occasionally work odd hours to meet deadlines
• Working with ACD and Copywriters to concept, design and produce marketing materials for clients
Qualifications:
• BA or BFA in graphic design
• Studio experience a plus
• Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
• Basic HTML and web design experience a plus
• Ability to thrive in a collaborative environment, to multitask, and manage time effectively while working under tight deadlines
• No phone calls please
• Local candidates only
• Portfolio most be viewable via PDF or link
To be considered email a link to your website or email your resume and PDF of your samples under 3MBs to [email protected]