Junior Graphic Designer / MarCom Specialist

Overview

Date Posted:
1/3/2019
Job Code:
Manager_Gr_5
Location:
Central States
Address:
9377 W. Higgins Rd
City:
Rosemont
State:
IL
Country:
United States of America
Category:
Marketing

Description

 

A new Marketing Division continues to grow for a 70 year old non-profit healthcare organization and is looking for a dynamic and innovative Junior Graphic Designer/MarCom Specialist responsible for overseeing the creation and implementation of design for various video, print, design projects.  The Junior Graphic Designer/MarCom Specialist will support the Marketing Team with the creative vision to conceptualize, create, edit and print creative collateral from concept to finished product with direct report to the Senior Graphic Designer.  

Job Description:

As a Junior Graphic Designer/MarCom Specialist, you will be integral to building and improving the firm's graphic print design strategy by collaborating with all groups to advance the Fund’s position as an innovative leader in the industry. You'll be responsible for contributing to product strategy by developing early stage designs and prototypes that can be used to validate viability in business concept; Utilizing brand and creative strategies to produce print design; and supporting product and marketing production needs across new business ventures.  Working in Marketing means that you will be presented with a variety of new possibilities as you continue to enhance your skills.

Responsibilities:

Contribute to brand strategy exercises for new product and business ideas that we may take to market

Storyboard, create, and narrate instructional and informational video/whiteboard animations for internal, external,  and field presentations

Support team efforts to build style guides that can be used to drive brand consistency across creative assets

Edit and update Powerpoint presentations for brand consistency

Contribute to cross-department work with various stakeholders to update forms/documents to CCM template

Contribute articles and assist with creating, writing, and layout of member newsletter (TeamCare Connections)

Work with Digital Communications team to create web-compatible graphics

Design and constant upkeep of company marketing initiatives for print

Update and assist with health fair communications

 

Minimum Requirements

 

Requirements/ Preferred Skills:

4+ years in graphic design and production experience or BA in design-related degree

Tech savvy and hungry for knowledge with a tolerance for ambiguity

Professional, highly motivated, and able to thrive in a multi-task environment.

Show active interest in emerging technologies, established design principles and consumer trends in visual design

Healthcare field experience desired

Clearly articulates ideas during brainstorming sessions or through sketching

Understands the digital print process and ability to check all printed work.

Proficient at Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign

Proficient at Microsoft Office Suite

Proficient or experience with video software such as Videoscribe, Adobe Animate, or similar

Strong verbal and written communication skills, well organized, and demonstrates a high-level of accuracy

Portfolio

Portfolio of prior work is a necessity

Company Benefits

Central States Funds provides a very generous benefits package including:

Flex-time, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive company paid health insurance and pension benefits, 401k, daily lunch allowance, free parking and a generous vacation package.