Robert Half Designer in McLean, Virginia
/// What will I be doing?
We seek an energetic and skilled Designer to be part of our talented in-house creative studio team. The client's Creative Studio is part of the Global Enterprise Marketing function within Global Marketing and Loyalty. The creative studio partners with cross-functional teams across the organization to build marketing platforms and consumer campaigns to drive consumer awareness engagement preference and loyalty with the client and their 18 brands. You will conceptualize design and execute creative solutions that consistently and clearly communicate the client's portfolio brand identity positioning and messaging through all brand areas including print web social media events B2B and B2C marketing collateral internal marketing etc. and effectively communicate the strategic intent for each tactic.
The ideal candidate will have a wide range of design capabilities and experience with a solid background in visual communications print digital social branding and typography.
/// The Specifics
As a contractor in this role you will be responsible for:
Proactively understanding and gaining knowledge of our brands target audiences and competitor activities.
Develop creative ideas and concepts often in partnership with the Creative Director and other Senior Designers and Copywriters.
Collaborate with the Loyalty Enterprise and Brand marketing teams along with other members of internal creative studio to understand business objectives marketing objectives and creative needs to support a variety of direct response marketing campaigns. Liaise with internal stakeholders to interpret creative briefs.
Develop compelling creative solutions across omni-channel touchpoints with a customer-first lens.
Responsible for graphic design and direction seeing all projects through from concept design production completion and delivery.
Present and provide business rationale for creative ideas to our internal stakeholders for approval and development.
Evolve revise or redevelop advertisements or campaigns in response to feedback from the Creative Director or internal stakeholders.
Assist the team with day-to-day production requests including image selection and reformatting creative for various channels.
Balance multiple projects successfully to meet deadlines and collaborate across multiple stakeholders with different priorities.
Work closely and collaboratively with the ACD Art Director and design/production team on all creative projects. Personally work on graphic development.
Adhere to client's brand identity standards and guidelines while helping to inform the evolution and extension of the visual identity.
Interact with ACD/Art Director/Copywriter to develop creative concepts and executions.
Work closely with project manager to keep all projects on track.
Present design work at various stages to stakeholders for review and final approval.
Use campaign performance data to understand the effectiveness of campaigns and apply key le...
Strong portfolio showing a range of experience concepts and visual styles.
Minimum of 5 years relative Design experience preferably in a design firm advertising or in-house creative department
Experience working with a marketing department understanding of business objectives and ability to find creative solutions to help achieve objectives
Knowledge of design fundamentals messaging hierarchy
Experience working on direct response materials and designing for a range of marketing channels including email banner ads social landing pages print collateral
Ability to develop/present/pitch creative ideas
Strong working knowledge of Adobe Suite.
Ability to process and produce multiple projects in a short time frame- resizing art/layout accordingly to specs
Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously under the pressure of deadlines.
Strong communication skills with the ability to work in a team environment
Strong creative organizational problem solving
Experience developing rich media and other forms of online advertising
Must be able to apply style guides creatively while upholding brand identity
Have a strong interest in social and cultural trends and emerging digital technologies
Strong attention to detail. Self-starter. A positive attitude and a collaborative personality.
It would be helpful in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:
Experience working at a creative agency
Experience working on brand partnership/sponsorships a plus
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Have an interest in popular culture new trends and styles
Experience in hospitality or consumer brands
Animation video production experience is a plus.
Experience supervising junior designers is a plus.
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