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Graphic Designer (part-time) 2017-12-31T00:27:27+00:00
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Graphic Designer (part-time)

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Chicago, IL
Posted March 28
Freelance
If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your resume to jaime@thesmartdept.com.

The smartdept is in search of a part-time Graphic Designer to work for a great agency in Chicago, IL. We're looking for a talented designer for a 60-to-90 day engagement at about 20-30 hours a week. Some of the work can be completed remotely, but they do want someone to be onsite at least once a week to integrate with the team. The office is located off of the Blue Line, in the West Town neighborhood.

Must have's:

  • 5+ years of solid design experience in both print and web
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of working within established brand standards and the ability to move easily between brands
  • Experience building a brand from conception through execution
  • Experience creating dynamic PPT presentations that demonstrate a strong ability to synthesize and articulate complex ideas through visual storytelling
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop primarily), with a basic understanding of CSS/HTML, any proficiency in AfterEffects or PremierPro a plus
  • Demonstrate expertise in print production (gathering quotes, selecting paper, various print techniques, etc.)
  • Be fast-working, well-spoken, professional, dependable, and highly-collaborative

Your portfolio or samples should include:

  • 2-3 proven examples of thinking strategically about design
  • Demonstrate strong layout and design skills (long-format publications, one-sheeters, etc.)
  • 2-3 examples of proficiency creating vector graphics (infographics, icons, etc.)

If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your resume to jaime@thesmartdept.com.