VISUAL DESIGNER

Location: Washington, DC Posted: Mar 20

Job Description

Connections Media LLC, is a digital agency with offices in New York and Washington, DC providing strategy, design, content and customized technology services to high-profile public affairs and political advocacy clients. We have an opening in our Washington, DC office for a Visual Designer to join our creative, fast growing Design team. As the Visual Designer, you will join our creative team and support a diverse mix of web and print based projects. Day-to-day, you’ll play an essential role in conceptualizing, designing, and developing for beautiful web sites, advertising campaigns, mobile apps, and print ads for some of the country’s most well-known and respected brands and causes. This role will require an ability to translate business needs into actionable creative solutions that make use of web design best practices. Exceptional graphic design skills are required.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

BFA in Graphic Design or related four-year degree preferred

1-3 years in a previous agency or in-house design role or similar relevant experience
Responsibilities Include:

Designing infographics, social share images, interactive experiences for web and print environment
Generating static storyboards for advertising campaigns

Interact with UX Director to provide design assets for integration into applications and responsive websites

Designing and creating visuals to be integrated in motion design pieces

Creative conceptualizing and brainstorming

Participate in all phases of the agency/business

QUALIFICATIONS:

Strong portfolio of work that demonstrates expertise across graphic and digital design, typography, composition and iconography

Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite; Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, etc. You don’t need to be an expert at coding, but you would need to understand the technical possibilities and limitations of web development

Experience with illustration and/or animation a plus

Must be able to take artistic direction, or to work without it, depending on the circumstance
Excellent creative/aesthetic judgment and the ability to communicate it through design
Must be self-motivated, collaborative with a great attitude (no egos please) and have strong communications skills

Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Must be able to demonstrate consistency and a strong attention to detail regardless of project size

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a passion for delivering great work and meaningful results to our clients.

Other applicable skills, hobbies or interest such as photography, packaging, 3D printing, film etc. are always welcome and considered a major plus

Connections Media provides competitive compensation and benefits, and a fun, creative work environment. Our creative team is 100% Mac.

Connections Media LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

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