Junior Graphic Designer

Reports To: Art Director
Type: Fulltime with Benefits
Salary: Entry-Level/Negotiable
Education: Recent Graduate w/BA in Graphic Design
Language: English
Work Authorization: United States

SUMMARY

Costello Creative Group has an opening to join our growing boutique graphic design firm. We’re seeking a candidate who will bring fresh, collaborative, and independent ideas to our studio. At CCG, you’ll work with a creatively-inspired forward-thinking team with a focus in the specialty chemical sectors. You will assist our firm in growing by over-delivering and creatively surprising to retain clients and capture new prospects. You will design for both print and digital applications while managing multiple projects at once. Team collaboration will fuel the creative solutions that you’ll develop for an array of brands with support from senior creative staff. A positive attitude and sense of humor will facilitate the many opportunities for growth at CCG. You should be ready to expand your existing skills by working collaboratively with senior designers on a range of ambitious and innovative projects. You’ll need a strong sense of typography and strong layout skills to help our team produce the best work possible in order to satisfy our client’s business goals and objectives.

QUALIFICATIONS

This candidate must…

  • Have a determination to achieve and succeed
  • The ability to meet internal and client deadlines
  • Be self-motivated and innovative with the ability to work under pressure
  • Be highly organized and possess the ability to multi-task
  • Have strong concepting and sketching skills
  • Have the drive and willingness to learn and accept critique
  • Be detail orientated and have good communication skills; both written and verbal
  • Be a problem solver and design for a diverse audience
  • An ability to think outside of the box with a motivation to improve design standards
  • Research and understand the industries in which we work prior to execution
  • Have the ability to interpret and execute on a design brief
  • Have the ability to manage projects from inception to production
  • Have an understanding of color and print production
  • Be reliable and take pride in the quality of your work
  • Work both individually and in a team environment

ACCOUNTABILITIES

This candidate must…

  • Have strong design aesthetics and track their time effectively
  • Be responsive to client feedback with the ability to understand client goals
  • Be able to clearly follow brand guidelines
  • Prepare rough drafts, concepts, and present ideas
  • Be able to immerse themselves within our specialty industries
  • Maintain a neat and organized workspace
  • Maintain digital assets and organized file versioning
  • Assist senior creative staff with day to day client requests
  • Ensure consistency in brand integrity
  • Be able to share ideas with the team in meetings
  • Solicit senior creative staff for feedback
  • Support the senior creative staff with:
  • Sourcing stock photography
  • Gathering and organizing project assets
  • Setting up files for print production
  • Selecting typefaces
  • Building moodboards
  • Retouching and silhouetting photography
  • Rough concepting & sketching
  • Other various production tasks

Software

This candidate must be proficient in a Macintosh environment with technical knowledge of Adobe® Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign) and Microsoft Office® (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel). After Effects is not required but a huge plus.

To Apply

Please send resume with cover letter to jdrole@costellocreativegroup.com. You must include a PDF or a link to your work to be considered; no exceptions.