Connecticut Art Directors Club

Full-Time Junior Graphic Designer

Posted on 6/27/2013

Elements is an award-winning graphic and web design and marketing communications studio located in Branford, CT. We work hard, have fun and handle a daily mix of projects including: print, packaging, web and branding. We do this for international, national and regional clients, handling each with the same level of attention, passion and enthusiasm.

We are seeking another smart, professional, creative and talented designer to join our growing team. This is a full-time salaried position including some benefits.

Qualifications:

  • Bring fresh ideas, a unique perspective and sense of humor
  • Demonstrate an excellent eye for color, composition, type and detail
  • 2 – 4 years design firm experience
  • A degree in design or related field
  • Ability to work with seamlessly with a senior level designer
  • A portfolio exhibiting a strong creative ability with a diversity of style appropriate to a range of projects, unique solutions and flawless execution
  • A demonstrated ability to understand clients’ business strategies and challenges and be able to translate those needs into compelling visual solutions
  • Work efficiently within a busy environment and meet deadlines
  • Superior written, verbal and interpersonal skills a must
  • Proficiency in all Macintosh design programs required
  • Be able to present personal work and the work of others in a well-articulated, professional manner
  • Equally comfortable working independently as a self-starter or as part of a group as a reliable team player
  • Skillfully manage vendors, including but not limited to, printers, illustrators, web developers and photographers and knowledge of prepress processes
  • Strong understanding of production for print, packaging and web
  • Handling both production and design of a variety of digital pieces including web banners, interactive media, email communications and more
  • Expert in Photoshop, Flash, Dreamweaver, WordPress and other CMS platforms, email marketing and marketing automation skills as well as HTML, CSS, jQuery and coding abilities
  • Familiarity with current and emerging technologies such as mobile and responsive design

Apply:

Send a well-written cover letter explaining why you are perfect for the position, a resume, salary requirements, at least three professional references and at least five portfolio samples or link to your URL of what you feel is your best work to studio@elementsdesign.com. We cannot receive attachments larger than 5M.

Please do not send resume or portfolio materials if your qualifications/experience level does not match what has been specified. No phone calls please.