The Glover Park Group (GPG), a leading strategic communications firm, is seeking a talented and collaborative Digital and Print Designer to join our in-house Creative Studio, interacting with other print and digital designers, creative directors, writers, user experience specialists, and producers. This position is based in our Washington, D.C. office.


Responsibilities

  • Individually and independently ideate, design, and develop digital and print executions
  • Collaborate with Creative Studio team on process, efficiencies and communication to best achieve successful work assignments
  • Contribute current design and technology best practices and apply them to our projects
  • Create design solutions for infographics, share graphics, website UX and front end design, brand logos, print and digital advertising, and interactive assignments across platforms
  • Provide accurate time and hour estimates to Project Managers on new design projects and assignments
  • Upgrade and improve work processes, design digital and print with team and be confident using your skill sets on a range of projects from website design, mobile design, and ecommerce design to brand development, digital and print campaigns, banner promotions, PowerPoint templates,  emails, and landing pages
  • Proactively meet budget estimates and schedule deadlines

Qualifications

  • A BA/BFA degree in a related field and minimum of 4-6 years of experience in a creative (agency) environment
  • A portfolio demonstrating successful digital and print campaigns
  • Possess a strong understanding of user-centered design principles, excellent visual design skills and solid technical know-how. You should also be a problem-solver with the ability to multi-task and work effectively under pressure.
  • A solid understanding of digital media as well as the marketing industry at large; an ability to adapt and stay current with the changing landscape of technology
  • Experience taking ownership of assignments from start to finish and engender confidence at all levels
  • Strong communication skills: verbal, written, and interpersonal
  • Solid background in the following disciplines:
    • Digital (Web/Application) and print design, advertising and brand design
    • Website creative development, UX/IA (User Experience/Information Architecture), interactive design, and content strategies
    • Solid knowledge of the latest versions of applicable programs. Adobe Creative Suite CC  (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Sketch, etc.). Motion graphics and animation experience is a plus
    • Strong knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite to ensure effective interaction with in-house account teams in the agency including PowerPoint
    • Knowledge of Mac OS X
  • Front-end development skills:
    • HTML/CSS – Working knowledge of CSS and HTML, with an understanding of the application of HTML5/CSS3 technologies in modern rendering technologies, including mobile browsers and technologies
    • WordPress theming and/or other templating approaches – A working knowledge of front-end templates conceptually in any CMS or framework