Freelance Graphic Designer - Senior Level

5 months ago
RemotePenn Creative

About this Position
Imagine what you could do here, even in a freelance capacity. At Penn Creative, we create compelling print and digital solutions for sophisticated clients. But we’re not just looking for a graphic designer. We’re looking for a leader. Someone who can produce amazing design concepts, but who also can support our team and help our company flourish. To succeed here, you need a fearless spirit—one that embraces learning, welcomes critiques and challenges, and is eager to go the extra mile. Your time will be filled with developing and implementing design concepts, thinking strategically and offering solutions, as well as day-to-day management of client brands. You’ll be collaborating with a team that includes the owners (a creative director and writer) and a project manager. And you’ll be hardworking and bold—taking both Penn Creative and your career to the next level!
*Essential Functions

  • Collaborating with clients and the Penn Creative team in all stages of the creative process
  • Providing input on the best strategies to meet client goals
  • Developing original concepts and staying abreast of the latest design trends
  • Thinking strategically about each project’s unique needs
  • Venturing outside your comfort zone to offer clients the best solutions
  • Sharing your ideas and opinions in a positive and constructive manner
  • Learning and managing client brands
  • Managing your projects and your schedule to meet deadlines
  • Checking client materials, such as image size and quality, for print suitability
  • Manipulating, color correcting, and modifying images using Photoshop
  • Preparing press files
  • Utilizing project management software

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Requirements

  • Passion for delivering outstanding design work!
  • Leadership skills
  • A formal education, including a graphic design degree
  • 5+ years of graphic design experience in an agency setting (excluding internships/ student work)
  • Expertise in InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop (You really, really must know how to use these programs properly, especially InDesign.)
  • Proficiency in all steps of the production process (preflighting, collecting, resizing, etc.)
  • Experience with marketing platforms such as MailChimp
  • Experience creating animated graphics
  • Experience with PowerPoint
  • Website design skills a plus, especially working with the Duda platform (a coding background is not required)
  • Copywriting and copyediting experience a huge plus
  • Ability to manage details accurately under tight deadlines—and with a positive attitude
  • Extraordinary time management, organizational and interpersonal communication skills
  • A fearless spirit—you need to embrace taking risks, asking questions, seeking clarification, and learning new things
  • Professionalism! Respectful and courteous, positive, punctual, committed to meeting deadlines without compromising the quality of your work

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Job Type: Contract

Pay: From $25.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Graphic Design: 5 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Application Question:

  • Have you included a cover letter and addressed it to Jenny?

Work Location:

  • Fully Remote

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