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We know that light brings joy (it’s science folks!) —so PLAIDmates enjoy floor-to-ceiling windows and a rooftop deck (cooler included). Creativity breeds hunger (surely there is a study to support?)— so clearly PLAID provides unlimited snacks, crazy amounts of coffee and the occasional (or okay weekly) Tuesday happy hour.

Open floor plan + plenty of space to entertain + perfect neighborhood* — this is the agency listing you’ve been awaiting!!

*Oh and full benefits packages, individualized career pathing, growth potential and the most creative and supportive team in the biz!

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  • Visual Designer

    Are You a Future PLAIDMate?

    Do you consistently ask, “What’s Next?”
    Are you nimble and able to adapt to rapidly changing situations?
    Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment?
    Think you could be THE PLAID AGENCY’s next Visual Designer?

    We’re THE PLAID AGENCY…an award-winning, full-service advertising agency specializing in customer insights, fundamental fierceness and a passion to deliver. We are growing and searching for a highly motivated Visual Designer to join our team. This is a “roll up your sleeves” opportunity to jump in and create, execute and evaluate digital and traditional marketing strategies and initiatives.

    As a Visual Designer, you’ll contribute your skills and expertise to a wide variety of projects conceptualizing and executing creative solutions for a variety of media platforms. You’ll be responsible for designing custom graphics for a variety of clients. You must be an enthusiastic, committed team player looking to increase your knowledge base and gain exposure to many industries.

    Ideally, you are a self-directed, forward thinker with 3-5 years of experience envisioning and bringing to life creative marketing communication pieces. You must thrive in a collaborative culture designed to make you—and us—the best. We have a driven staff with wildly different career paths. That means that with a great attitude and thirst for knowledge, you’ll be in a position to learn a LOT about client management, the creative process and communicating effectively through design.

    Visual Designer Primary Responsibilities
    • Communicate and facilitate the art direction and formatting of design deliverables and produce necessary communication pieces in print, digital/web, and motion environments for a wide range of clients
    • Collaborate internally and externally to conceptualize and execute creative solutions that can be translated across various media platforms
    • Demonstrate improved design work products through creative critical thinking, implementing and showcasing originality
    • Develop and design marketing collateral for both overall themes and individual pieces
    • Handle multiple tasks within tight deadlines
    • Create conceptual designs that communicate effectively
    • Carry design projects from concept through completion
    • Demonstrate ability to think creatively and critically
    • Work closely with the Creative Director [or project lead] to create accurate price estimates and breakdowns while delivering solutions within budget
    • Work efficiently with vendors on the development of needed client materials and sourcing
    • Conduct pre- and post-production quality checks
    • Maintain cutting-edge industry knowledge and trends
    • Support PLAID creative process: best practices, lessons learned and systems/procedures
    Education & Experience
    • 3-5 years of creative design experience
    • BFA/BA from an accredited university in Graphic Design or Fine Arts preferred
    • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere, After Effects and Microsoft Office
    • Experience in Sketch, InVision, and Project Management platform(s)
    • Strong communication and organizational skills
    • Demonstrated ability to think creatively to solve problems
    • Experience with creating across various mediums (digital, print, video, etc)
    • Prior agency and/or office experience preferred
    • Committed to continuous learning and personal development

    Missing a must-have or two? No problem! Convince us why you’re the best candidate!

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  • Assistant to the Senior Visual Designer

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