LEAD GRAPHIC DESIGNER
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
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