3934 S Corbett Ave.
Portland, OR 97239

(503) 231-3086

KITCHEN STUDIO TOUR

Open Position // January 2, 2022

Graphic Designer

POSITION DESCRIPTION

We’re looking for a multi-disciplinary designer with a talent for creating bold and dynamic visuals across digital and print. The ideal candidate brings a strength for communicating branded messages with simplicity and impact, has an excellent eye for composition, demonstrates strong instincts for hierarchy and has talent for spotting copy issues that could impact the potential of design. Our new graphic designer will be tasked with helping bring client brands to life across multiple platforms, developing and executing design concepts from start to finish. Candidates with solid Photoshop and some video skills preferred.

Responsibilities

  • Work in collaboration with team members across departments – including design, content, digital and PR – to develop compelling visuals that deliver on project objectives
  • Produce work such as: social and digital ads; digital content (i.e. short videos, animated gifs, and graphic type); e-commerce and website assets; email design or graphic assets; campaign and product launch assets; print collateral such as trade ads, sell sheets, and branded swag
  • Edit, manipulate and resize photos/videos for final deliverables
  • Convert and optimize design for a variety of platforms and/or prep print files
  • Follow brand guidelines and take care to deliver on brand nuances
  • Assist with photo/video shoots
  • Support the rest of the creative team with larger design projects or pitches
  • Execute project tasks with accuracy and in a timely manner in a deadline-driven environment
  • Participate in brainstorming and problem-solving

Skills and Personal Qualities

  • Curious thinker with a passion for visual design across platforms
  • Excellent collaborator who enjoys teamwork and problem solving
  • Self-starter who works independently on assigned projects to meet deadlines
  • Ability to multitask and keep things organized and on-track
  • Attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple projects on tight deadlines
  • Solution oriented
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong fundamental design composition, hierarchy and typographic skills

 Qualifications

  • Minimum 3-4 years of experience in graphic design
  • Proficient in Adobe products: Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere, Illustrator, InDesign
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft products: Outlook, Word, PowerPoint
  • Proficient in technical skills related to design for social media, web, video
  • Foundational understanding of print design
  • Experience with CPG products, photography, animation, a plus

Compensation

  • Competitive salary and benefits

About Maxwell

A woman-owned business, Maxwell is an equal opportunity employer committed to meeting the needs of a multigenerational and multicultural workforce. We believe a diverse staff, reflective of our community, is an integral and welcome part of a successful and ethical business. Maxwell is actively working to strengthen efforts to better reflect the cultures of our community and the people our clients serve. We believe different values, experiences and backgrounds are not only a better representation of society, they contribute to two of our most important deliverables: fresh thinking and creativity.

 

 

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