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Print Graphic Designer

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Issaquah, Washington
Posted April 30
Freelance
If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your resume to anna@thesmartdept.com.

The smartdept.inc. is in search of an Graphic Designer with a strong emphasis in Print Production for our client located in Issaquah, Wa. This is a 3 month+ opportunity working with a national retailer. The Graphic Designer will work closely with our client’s creative development team, project coordinators and managers to create materials in partnership with a diverse variety of departments.

Required skills and abilities:

  • Formal training at an accredited graphic design school.
  • Minimum 2 years of professional graphic design and production experience.
  • Portfolio samples that demonstrate expertise and proficiency in print design, prepress and production techniques.
  • Demonstrates effective use and understanding of visual design, page layout and typography.
  • Strong ability to conceptualize ideas and provide design solutions that are on brief with coaching and mentoring from Art Director
  • Strong understanding of print production and the ability to come up with creative concepts and execute those concepts through production and final output.
  • Proficiency in Adobe CC (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) on Macintosh platform.
  • Extremely detail-oriented, organized, able to handle several projects at once.
  • Self-motivated and able to set priorities.
  • Ability to follow established processes and procedures, and adapt as they change and evolve.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, at all company levels.
  • Exhibits enthusiasm and the ability to take direction and criticism well.
  • Exhibits a proactive approach to problem solving and collaboration.
  • Understanding of when to seek advice and the ability to ask questions.
  • Ability to work well both in a team and independently.
  • Ability to prioritize and deliver under extremely tight deadlines.
  • Ability to switch gears quickly. Flexible shifting back and forth between design and production assignments.
  • Demonstrated ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • Ability to work in a distracting environment.
  • Ability to make folding comps.

Recommended skills and abilities:

  • Experience in the Google suite
  • Project Management software knowledge and understanding

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