Design Senior Associate

Grant Thornton - Chicago, Illinois
1/10/2018 1:01:38 PM
039243




Grant Thornton is a collaborative, entrepreneurial firm on the move! As part of a dynamic, global organization of more than 47,000 people serving clients in more than 130 countries, we have the agility and focus it takes to be a leader

The Senior Designer is an original thinker and project leader who conceives creative concepts and translates them into a visual format. Working in Design Central and under the supervision of the Design Manager, the Senior Designer is a team player who is skilled in matching strategic direction with appropriate design results for digital and print marketing initiatives. The Senior Designer is a leader capable of guiding associates and vendors to execute on programs to support firm growth, brand awareness and client engagement. Attention to detail, combined with a strong working knowledge of design-related applications is essential.

Responsibilities

Designing solutions that meet or exceed strategic objectives

Creating highly usable interface solutions focused on user experience

Leading projects with limited input from the Design Manager

Guiding and directing colleagues on projects with communication, delegation and follow-up

Mentoring and sharing skills across the Design Central team

Rationalize, visualize and verbalize solutions with the project leaders

Balancing creative requirements with client business requirements

Designing: brochures; storyboards; interactive page layouts; photo retouching and enhancements; animated GIFs or SVGs; branded templates; event collateral etc.

Providing quality assurance on creative deliverables

Maintaining and following asset management structure, file naming and project tracking

Building and maintaining a team rapport with creative team, editors and marketing leads

Qualifications

Qualifications:

Strong design portfolio
Bachelor’s Degree in Design
5+ years design and interactive work experience
Developed and diverse communication skills
Proven aptitude for quick creative thinking with acute attention to detail within demanding deadlines and multiple components
Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud Suite: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier or After Effects and Dreamweaver
Knowledge of HTML5 and CSS as well as responsive website design and functionality experience
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Products: Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Campaign concept and development experience
Ability to thrive in a highly-matrixed environment and high-performing marketing organization
Comfortable working in a PC environment

BENEFITS:
Grant Thornton LLP promotes a nationally recognized culture of health and offers an extensive array of benefits to meet individual lifestyles. For a complete list of benefits please visit http://www.gt.com/.

Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton has revenue in excess of $1.56 billion and operates 58 offices across the United States with more than 565 partners and 8,000+ employees.
Grant Thornton works with a broad range of publicly and privately held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations. Core industries served include consumer and industrial products, financial services, not-for-profit, private equity, and technology. Grant Thornton focuses on serving dynamic organizations that pursue growth holistically — whether through revenue improvement, leadership, mission fulfillment or innovation.

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Requisition ID: 039243

Chicago, IL
Chicago, Illinois






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