GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Graphic Designer

Job Description:

Develop web and print design package including:
– Mailchimp.com template for portfolio mailings
– Mailchimp.com template for news and updates
– DM 5×7 or 6×8 postcard featuring photography, editable template
– photography services leave behind, probably a tri-fold or sales sheet
– corporate portraiture sales piece,Job Description:
We are looking for a talented Graphic Designer who will be responsible for creating compelling and innovative visual design solutions. Here’s what you need to know.

Ongoing design:
(***these jobs will be awarded to the winning bidder if we are satisfied with the initial results so do include them in this bid)

– press release template
– event invitation template
– landing page designs for a each of our services
– Facebook page design
– header graphics for blog and website
– slide show/powerpoint presentations
– presentation folders
– stationary package

Your responsibilities:

– Collaborate with business owner to understand business and user requirements
– Translate requirements into highly engaging and compelling design concepts
– Effectively conceptualize, design and create high-quality visuals in a variety of digital formats
– Communicate design strategy and rationale to stakeholders
– Ability to handle multiple projects and deliver results in a timely manner
– Contribute suggestions or ideas to improve branding and messaging

Your qualifications:

– 2-5 years of design experience
– Strong grasp of visual design principles, information design, typography, color, imagery and iconography
– Compelling portfolio that demonstrates elegant and innovative visual design
– Primary skill: Graphic Design, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Fireworks, Mailchimp programming
– Ability to work with constructive criticism as well as adhere to deadlines
– A work style that is extremely detail oriented
– Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or related field
– References or an established reputation on LinkedIn preferred

Background info:
We have a logo and colours and usually work in Eurostyle and century gothic fonts but would like to nail down a font package that works across all media (yes that’s funny). You can get a flavour of the colours and logo here: www.brettgilmour.com.

We want to develop a relationship with a designer so that we can continue giving work to them on an on-going basis.

All pieces must consistently promote our brand and include a call to action.

Job Type: Hourly

Duration: Not Sure

Hours per Week: 8 hrs per week

Hourly Budget: $10 – $15 / hr

Skills:

Art Direction
Corporate Brand Identity
Graphic Design
Presentation Design
mailchimp

Job Location: Contractor can be located anywhere

Job Start Date: Start immediately