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Graphic Designer

Apply Job ID 17827 Date posted Sep. 08, 2020 Location Clackamas, Oregon Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)

Quad/Graphics

Employees at Quad thrive at the intersection of thinking, making and marketing. As we continue to take the bold steps necessary to transform our offering, our goal is to provide our clients with the most powerful integrated marketing platform. We’re all partners in our company, committed to do the right thing, trusting the process, innovating for the future, growing the business, believing in each other, and having a little fun along the way.

Quad has an exciting opportunity for a Graphic Designer to work on-site with one of our clients in Portland, OR. The Graphic Designer is responsible for understanding/interpreting creative direction for building layouts at the concept stage through final file distribution.  The ideal candidates will have a strong background in Retail Grocery design and knowledge of the print production process.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Under the direction of Supervisor and/or Sr. Designers, create & produce page layouts that promote the client's brand and sales objectives
  • Collaborate with Account Manager and Sr. Designers to ensure a complete understanding of the client branding guidelines
  • Work with pagination & product mix to develop page layouts & final page production based on established guidelines
  • Perform Retail Grocery page layouts as directed by Sr. Designers
  • Work efficiently & accurately through high volumes of work, meeting deadlines in a very time-sensitive environment
  • Review all job instructions, both written and verbal, & ask any questions necessary to successfully complete the project
  • Assist Sr. Designers and Layout/Production staff as needed
  • Utilize resources to problem solve challenges on project 
  • Prepare technically sound files for prepress/printer 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Design or related field Knowledge of standard printing procedures, production workflow and preflight practices
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience designing and producing marketing support materials
  • Knowledge of all steps required for the print process
  • A strong eye for design and page composition and layout
  • Proficiency in all industry standard software programs including but not limited to Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, and Acrobat in a Mac environment
  • Knowledge of the Windows platform
  • Ability to quickly adapt to new software tools and changes in project direction
  • Ability to complete work accurately in time-sensitive environment
  • Some preflight experience a plus
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Portfolio samples required 

Additional Company Information 

We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.

Quad is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to creating a place of belonging — a space where employees do not need to sacrifice who they are to exist and grow in our workplace. Quad does not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  Quad also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

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