Connecticut Art Directors Club

October 2017


Freelance Graphic Designer

Posted on Thursday, October 19, 2017

Award-winning design agency seeks an experienced graphic designer for freelance, on-site work in western Massachusetts. BRIGADE is looking for a graphic designer with a degree in design and/or 3+ years of relevant, professional work experience. A successful candidate will be talented, self-motivated, and skilled at working with others.

BRIGADE used to be the Pioneer Valley’s best kept secret but the word is out now! Now we are a team of over 28 creative individuals who partner with top brands worldwide. Brigade’s mission is to help brands thrive. Our work strengthens and invigorates existing brands by engaging deeply with our clients’ vision and goals. We’re trusted for powerful, meticulous, and consistent work delivered with graciousness and good humor. 

Things we value in a successful candidate:

  • Kick-Ass Aesthetic & Point of View
  • Great Type & Layout Skills
  • An Understanding of Production
  • Proficiency in the Creative Suite
  • Working Knowledge of Style Sheets, Templates, etc
  • Ability to Work with Others and Self-Manage Time
  • Focus, Dedication, and a Desire to Produce Great Work

Things to know before you apply:

  • This is not a remote position -- our office is in Hadley, MA.
  • Only strong portfolios will get responses (sorry, emails without portfolios will be ignored).
  • References are helpful and resumes should be relevant.
  • We work Monday – Friday and we are looking for full-time help.

Apply:

Please send rate, availability, and portfolio for consideration online at www.WeAreBRIGADE.com

3+ Years of non-school related portfolio work is required for consideration.

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Interactive Graphic Designer

Posted on Tuesday, October 10, 2017

GO is a group of entrepreneur-minded creative individuals who have joined forces to become an award-winning, full-service marketing and communications agency with offices in Hartford, Connecticut and Atlanta, Georgia.

Simply put, we're looking for a kickass Designer to join our growing agency to work out of our headquarters in Hartford. Someone who can strengthen our team environment with both the ability to show creativity and the skills to execute on an ongoing basis. A perpetual student of the game. Pretty much an all around good person, the kind your mom would want you to hang out with.

If this sounds like you, then we’d love to speak to you.

Key Responsibilities

(yeah, it borderlines Unicorn but that’s how we roll):

  • Wireframes and Conceptualization – Assists in the conceptualization and execution of wireframes and screen flows.
  • Design – Creates design compositions using industry-standard Adobe software applications for a wide variety of user interfaces including websites, smartphone applications and emails.
  • Web-Ready Content Creation – Understanding of HTML and CSS for implementation in Content Management Systems. Knowledge of PHP is a plus.
  • Advertising and Marketing Creative – Assists in the conceptualization and execution of advertising campaigns in both traditional and emerging medias.
  • Brand Development – Assists in the conceptualization and execution of brand development including but not limited to, logo design, color theory and font treatment.
  • Learn – an incredible thirst to get better every day in every way. If this is insatiable, stop everything and send us a link to your portfolio immediately..

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in design or arts related field
  • 3+ years experience in interactive/graphic design
  • Proficiency in Adobe CS
  • A link to your portfolio website 
  • A problem-solving prowess
  • Team-first mentality with excellent communications skills

We offer competitive compensation based on experience and potential. We’re an extremely flexible work environment that believes heavily in client satisfaction and meeting deadlines but mainly we just believe in doing good work.

Apply:

Please visit talentzoo to apply.

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