Eddy Communications Junior Designer

Employer: Eddy Communications
Job Location: Roanoke, Virginia
Category: Marketing/PR/Advertising, Quality Assurance, Research
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 2/13/2018
Closing Date: 4/30/2018
Eddy Communications
As a full service sales and marketing firm, Eddy Communications is focused on impactful business development. Specialized in supporting IT and professional service clients, the Eddy Communications team has managed successful campaigns for a wide variety of high tech clients including global brands 3M, Accenture, Google, Oracle, Red Hat and many more. They offer go-to-market strategy support, demand generation, creative multi-media content and campaign development and market research support services. Learn More: www.EddyCommunications.com

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Job Description

At Eddy Communications, we help brands reach their full potential using a healthy mix of data-driven decision making and creative intuition. Our clients span a wide range of categories, including tourism and economic development, government, local businesses, and nonprofits.

We are currently searching for a talented and motivated Junior Designer to join our creative team as a part-time employee. Our Creative Team is responsible for crafting the visual elements of the brands, campaigns, and advertisements we build. As Junior Designer, you will help concept, revise, and create mockups, website designs, brand elements, print collateral, and digital collateral for our clients. You will work alongside members of other departmental teams and report to the Creative Director, who will oversee all visual and creative concept projects.

Some of your responsibilities will include:

·       Conceive and build identity systems from the ground up

·       Work closely with team members to realize print, digital and web development

·       Assist Creative Director on design projects from brainstorming and initial concepting through final production

·       Handle everything from sketching and visualizing to refining final assets for delivery to clients

·       Collaborate with Accounts, Production, and Strategy Teams to create memorable brand experiences for clients

·       Build rapport with clients and collaborate with fellow designers across projects to help generate and deliver tangible, impactful ideas

·       Develop design work that answers our clients’ needs using top-tier design and integration of marketing strategy

Skills and qualities we look for in candidates:

·       2-4 years’ design experience (including university and related work)

·       A portfolio that demonstrates a strong knowledge of graphic design principles and sensibility

·       Creative problem-solving skills and willingness to suggest ideas and solutions

·       Attention to detail and high-level quality standards

·       Entrepreneurial spirit

·       Ability to receive direction and learn from teammates but also take initiative and meet various design challenges

·       Willingness to ask questions when needed and find answers when available

·       Proven excellence with Adobe Creative Suite

·       Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage time and deadlines

·       Undergraduate degree in communication art, graphic design, or equivalent degree and/or experience

Please include:

·       Cover letter

·       Resume

·       Link to online portfolio AND/OR attachment of PDF portfolio

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