Company: mac & murphy //  visit: www.macandmurphy.com // follow: macandmurphy

Location: 74 ½ Cannon Street, Charleston, South Carolina

Position: Lead Graphic Designer

Start Date: January 2, 2017

Lead Graphic Designer Job Description:                             

  • Reports directly to business owner.

  • Will work in a group environment sharing cross over work with additional employees to include the Junior Art Designer and Media & Product Manager.

  • Responsible for building design concepts by studying information and materials with clients.

  • Will work directly with clients via design consultations and proofing process. Client communication will involve face-to-face meetings, email and phone correspondence.

  • Illustrates design concept by setting up layout of art and copy regarding arrangement, size, type size and style, and related aesthetic concepts.

  • Obtains approval of concept by submitting draft layout for approval.

  • Prepares finished copy and art by preparing files for production.

  • Prepares print ready files to include sizing, formatting bleeds and crop marks  for finished copy and art.

  • Must be familiar with preparing print ready files for print methods to include digital, letterpress, foil and engraving.

  • Able to complete projects by coordinating with outside agencies, custom album vendors,  art services, calligraphers and print shops.

  • Ability to operate in house print production projects.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects (20+)  simultaneously and manage production schedule.

Skills and Qualifications:

Designer Skills: Proficient in Adobe Illustrator Creative Services, Dropbox storage + sharing.

MANDATORY:  Minimum of 3+ years in graphic design position.

Personal Skills: Ability to articulate thoughts and communicate with team members, Customer focused, Respectful of customers and team members, Creative, Flexibility in design, Task Oriented, Focused, 100% Attention to detail, Maturity to handle rejection of design concepts and proofing process, Ability to manage 20+ projects on a rotating basis, Deadline-Oriented.

Pay + Hours:

Hourly pay rate commensurate with experience. Your experience should demand a minimum of $18.00/hourly. You will self report taxes as an “Independent Contractor” and will be issued a W-9 by mac & murphy for tax reporting. Benefits are not offered.


Schedule: 9:00am - 2pm weekly  


Please email your resume to write@macandmurphy.com