Graphic Designer

C2 Strategic Communications seeks a Graphic Designer to join a growing public relations and marketing firm based in Louisville with offices in Lexington and Indianapolis. The graphic designer will support an array of design needs for our clients and our company.

The ideal candidate will be collaborative, creative, detail-oriented and driven to create compelling visuals that support strategic messaging and storytelling.

Applicants must supply to hr@c2strategic.com:

  1. A cover letter detailing design experience
  2. Resume
  3. At least 5 design samples with a mix of traditional and digital applications

Job Description

Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Designing digital products (including social media graphics, motion graphics, maps, PowerPoint presentations, and infographics), as well as print pieces such as advertisements, brochures and other collateral. 
  • Developing brands and logos as needed for new clients
  • Working collaboratively with the C2 team to communicate project objectives, achieve goals, create cohesive products, and deliver on deadlines
  • Designing appealing content that successfully communicates client messaging/storytelling
  • Adhering to and understanding client brand standards.
  • Reviewing work products closely for correct spelling, grammar and style.
  • Distilling complex information into easy-to-understand charts, graphics, images and/or animation.
  • Communicating with clients directly by email, phone and face to face conversations in a clear, attentive and professional manner.

Skills/attributes

Required:

  • 2-5 years of graphic design experience, preferably in an agency or corporate setting.
  • Professional degree in design or related field.
  • Digital design experience using Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Ability to analyze the needs of an end user and execute projects that meet those needs.
  • Ability to work in an agency environment working with multiple clients and account managers.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Self-motivated and directed.
  • Organized with a keen attention to detail.
  • Comfortable working in teams within the firm and with clients; responsive and adaptive to suggestions and constructive criticism.
  • Analytical and problem-solving abilities.

Preferred:

  • Experience developing advertising, online or social media campaigns
  • Experience designing trade show booths and displays
  • PowerPoint proficiency
  • Comfortable managing large, outsourced print jobs
  • Experience in building and managing WordPress websites
  • After Effects/motion graphics experience a plus

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in art, graphic design, communications or marketing preferred.

Work Environment

Normal office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., with an hour for lunch, Monday through Friday. Employees often work off-site, either at a client’s office or event. Reliable transportation is required. Occasionally, night and weekend hours might be required. Overnight travel is minimal.

Job classification: Full-Time Exempt

Reports to: Senior Director of Creative Services/C2 Leadership Team

Interested applicants should send a resume and required materials to hr@c2strategic.com.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

C2 Strategic Communications provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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