Graphic Designer

Graphic Designer

Posting: Effective Immediately

118 W Parish St Suite 300 Durham, NC 27701

Job Overview

Esquire Media is a full-service marketing agency with an emphasis on technology development. By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to work with some of the most talented minds in the industry to support the vast range of marketing needs for our clients. We are a company dedicated to providing creative marketing technology and analytic solutions to our clients businesses. It is the combination of these elements that allows us to build and sustain an engaged and happy workforce. We are proud of our outstanding retention record; our talented employees enjoy the work-life balance and close relationships with their colleagues and clients as primary reasons for joining our organization and growing their careers with us.

Esquire Media is looking for a talented and motivated Graphic Design professional to develop high-quality creative work that elevates our brand and supports our go to market efforts. Our Graphic Designers work closely with the Project Management team and will help design/create and manage creative assets for clients on multiple platforms. The successful candidate will be a creative, passionate and detail-oriented designer who will support the planning, development, and production of digital assets. The ideal fit for the position is someone who has solid design instincts, enjoys working across a wide variety of projects and is adept at working within cross-functional teams to iterate their designs in a collaborative way.

Qualities of an Ideal Candidate:

  • Take Ownership
  • Help Colleagues Do Their Best
  • Infuse Optimism And Fun
  • Nurture Innovation
  • Keep An Open Mind
  • Exceed Expectations
  • Respect Others
  • Problem Solving Initiative

Responsibilities

  • Develop, edit and manage creative assets to support design needs in a fast-paced, high volume environment – working with projects through the entire production process, from creative concepts to final output. 
  • Conceptualize, design and produce high impact marketing communications and campaigns, including but not limited to data sheets, case studies, white papers, e-books, infographics, digital and print advertisements, social media graphics, presentations, print, animation, video, tradeshow displays and promotional items
  • Develop and maintain solid relationships with the team and clients by listening, understanding, and responding to their needs while developing their brands based on communication and design solutions 
  • Be able to work within defined timelines that meet budget and client expectations
  • Follow and enforce all internal and client design standards and guidelines
  • Maintain quality control in file preparation and versions as well as assist in building, organizing and maintaining asset library
  • Stay current with the latest developments in the field of design.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design
  • 1-3 years design experience producing high quality work in a fast paced environment
  • Proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)
  • Solid understanding of design needs and principles that align with business needs
  • Experience developing, expanding and working within defined brand standards and guidelines
  • Ability to confidently present work in a professional, thoughtful and meaningful way to help internal teams understand design objectives, inspiration, thinking and approach
  • Highly adaptable, flexible and solution-oriented with excellent time management/organizational skills
  • Quick learner who operates with a sense of urgency
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously within aggressive timeframes and project volumes
  • Ability to switch priorities at a moment’s notice if needed to accomplish project goals
  • Ability to take constructive criticism and adjust designs as needed to accomplish project goals
  • Video creation and editing capabilities is a plus

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Participation in company health (medical, dental, vision) insurance plans
  • 401K with company match
  • Paid vacation, holiday and sick leave
  • Opportunity to advance your career
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