Pay Rate: $0
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Contract

The Creative Design Specialist is responsible for designing powerful presentations, templates and marketing materials for the Capital Markets business group. Creative projects may include creating bespoke presentations and templates, logo designs and designing custom graphics or illustrations using specialized software packages.

The Creative Design Specialist is required to work within a PC environment with expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Acrobat DC) and strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office software programs (PowerPoint, Excel and Word).

The Creative Design Specialist will primarily be working in Adobe Creative Cloud and PowerPoint. The work demands strong sense of design and creativity with the ability to provide innovative solutions for maximum visual impact. They are also responsible for working collaboratively with Clients and other Creative Services staff.

KEY DIMENSIONS

Graphic Design and Desktop Publishing (90%)

Projects & Support (10%)

Develop cutting-edge design concepts, creative slide layouts and other visual communication for internal and external meetings while ensuring compliance to the Visual Identity Standards and consistency across multiple mediums

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Fluidity in a PC environment
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Acrobat DC) Advanced level proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) for advanced document production
  • Knowledge of conceptual layout designs and illustrations
  • Experience in print production and pre-press
  • Advanced knowledge of mapping software and/or map researching, tracing and plotting
  • Knowledge of current design trends
  • Significant Project Management Systems navigation knowledge
  • Work schedule realignment to effectively meet workload demands

REQUIREMENTS

  • 5+ years of Graphic Design experience in a corporate environment
  • 2+ years of Desktop Publishing experience utilizing Microsoft Office with a focus on designing PowerPoint templates and presentations within the financial industry; investment banking preferred
  • Experience in print production and pre-press
  • Demonstrate graphic design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Must be flexible to work various shifts, overtime and weekends as required
  • Post-secondary education in Graphic Design or equivalent

For immediate consideration please send a resume and salary requirements to aliciaharris@ifgpr.com.