Graphic Designer Specialist

US-IL-Chicago | US-WI-Milwaukee
Job ID
2017-1928
Category
Marketing

Overview

Go Beyond the Ordinary. Join Wipfli LLP.

We are excited that you made the decision to consider joining Wipfli LLP. In doing so, you’ve decided to go beyond the ordinary public accounting and consulting firm. We hope that you find, in Wipfli LLP, the firm where you will meet all of your goals and aspirations in life and work. Guided by our mission statement, “To contribute to the success of our associates and clients”, we will contribute to your development of technical and soft skills, so you can ensure our clients are successful.

Since 1930, we have grown to be a thriving national firm, with a local presence, and subject matter experts of a large firm. We will help our associates and clients -- and perhaps you -- thrive. All along, the Wipfli Way has guided us in making our associates and clients successful, and creating a culture that values relationships.

As we begin our relationship with you, we look forward to learning how we can help turn your ideas into realities, and how you will turn the challenges of our clients into opportunities for their success. To further explore more about The Wipfli Way and all we have to offer, please go to our website www.wipfli.com to learn more.

 

We are looking for a Graphic Designer to join our marketing team. In this role, you will work collaboratively with a tight-knit team to create and curate content for print and digital media that best reflects the Wipfli brand.

Collaborating with a cross-functional team to deliver well-designed communications that meet the firm’s objectives and aligns with the creative vision of the firm, you will:

Responsibilities

  • Understand and embrace the Wipfli brand and the creative execution and templates.
  • Help us apply the brand to new channels and executions in traditional and digital media.
  • Demonstrate expertise in design principles including typography, composition, hierarchy, imagery and color theory while adhering to the firm’s brand.
  • Gain a full understanding of project requirements to articulate accurate scope of work.
  • Provide accurate estimates on work and manage your time to deliver projects punctually and within budget.
  • Effectively communicate to the team and clients the vision, value, and status of projects and articulate when issues arise.
  • Build files to specification using best practices in design production for print and digital mediums.
  • Seek to develop yourself by learning new technologies and sharing that knowledge with the team.
  • Communicate effectively and clearly with individuals who may be unfamiliar with design formats and terminology.
  • Be able to work in a fast-paced environment, multi-tasking and completing jobs quickly.
  • Be comfortable and adaptable to using various digital communication tools (task management systems, cloud storage, chat, etc.) to collaborate with teams across offices.
  • Collaborate with team members of varying skillsets.
  • Be open to constructive feedback.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or related field and 3+ years of experience as a graphic designer creating marketing communications.
  • Good problem-solving skills to manage multiple and often changing priorities and issues of varying complexity, while meeting time-sensitive deadlines and deliverables.
  • Attention to detail and commitment to excellence demonstrated by the delivery of quality and timely outcomes as well as keeping projects and files organized according to team standards.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as creative thinking skills with the ability to create innovative ideas.
  • Knowledge of the newest design and production software, techniques, and current trends across various mediums (print, digital, social media, web presence, etc.).
  • Mastery of Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop and familiarity of other Adobe products.
  • Experience in applying designs to Microsoft Word and PowerPoint templates and documents.
  • Experience in layout in digital platforms (such as HTML email or blog formats).
  • Accomplished sense of design and the ability to execute solid creative extensions to a firm’s brand.
  • Strong portfolio demonstrating experience working in both print and digital media.
  • Solid understanding of the latest prepress, offset and digital printing techniques.
  • Functional knowledge of HTML, CSS, email editors (.e.g. Marketo, Constant Contact, MailChimp, etc.) and/or Wordpress is a plus.

Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

 

Recruiting Process

 

Our recruiting team will guide you through our evaluation and interviewing process. We will communicate an update on your status as soon as possible.

 

The recruiting team member guiding you through this process is Dan Anderson, and you can find him on LinkedIN Here. He is based in our Rockford, IL office and looks forward to guiding you through this process.

 

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