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Graphic Designer

Apply Job ID 13169 Date posted Apr. 10, 2019 Location Flower Mound, Texas 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 is currently seeking a Designer to join our team at our Flower Mound, TX location.  The Designer will possess a level and aptitude for production/design that allow for independent thinking and originality in the field of graphic design.  Must also demonstrate an awareness of the Company’s production/design capabilities, an understanding of industry standards and practices related to Graphic Arts, and the ability to work with clients (internal and external) to coordinate project flow and deadlines.  Additionally, the Graphic Designer must have the experience/ability to read, understand, and work with client data.   

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Demonstrate the ability to take creative direction from a Sr. Designer, Art Director or Creative Director. 
  •  Deliver creative elements based on specific direction by the team’s leadership or Project Coordinators.
  • Execute, design and propose creative elements for printed and electronic materials including flyers, catalogs, brochures and editable electronic documents (PDF, Web, Interactive).
  • Create layout comps, rough concepts for themed material for consideration as requested
  • Attend project meetings, will ideate with the team and will provide creative materials and ideas
  • Electronically build, create and assemble various print projects in accordance with agency and client specifications.  This includes, but not limited to data entry and type setting, image manipulation, art creation or modification.  This includes sketching and illustration
  • Propose creative concept elements for potential and new projects
  • Prepare/edit digital assets using scanners and or digital cameras 
  • Prepare client proofs for approval
  • Make corrections and modifications to client proofs as requested
  • Assist in project and/or client customer service needs
  • Preflight and packaging of files necessary.
Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree in graphic design or commensurate experience
  • 2 years’ experience as a Mac Operator or Designer
  • An in-depth knowledge of appropriate usage of the latest versions of Adobe CS (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects and Adobe XD), image optimization for web, and other web authoring/motion graphic tools.
  • Ability to demonstrate competency in design, layout and typography in a portfolio
  • Accuracy in page building along with preflight and packaging of files if necessary
  • Knowledge of POS and store signage
  • Expert familiarity with visual design process and visual design principles
  • Demonstrates the ability to perform well and remain organized under pressure and tight deadlines 
  • Knowledge of technical solutions and troubleshooting techniques
  • Familiarity with digital proofing systems (Network and Online)
Additional Company Information
We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.
Quad/Graphics is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.
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