Senior Graphic Designer – Chicago

We are seeking a Sr Graphic Designer that will support Curiology with the creative needs of 100+ sports, entertainment & restaurant venues nationwide. We are looking for a creative thinker who can adapt aesthetically to meet the diverse needs of our clients and the brands we represent, and is able to work well both independently and within a multi-disciplinary collaborative team. An excellent communicator, the ideal candidate strongly articulates their refined design strategies both visually and verbally, is well-versed in the technical nuances of the Adobe Creative Suite and is comfortable in a range of design mediums from layout to branding and environmental graphics.

Ideal candidates include:

  • True graphic designers; UI/UX candidates will not be considered for this role
  • Those who have worked at creative firms
  • Candidates that worked for big company graphic design teams like Nike etc.
  • US Citizens and Green Card Holders candidates only
  • Able to travel 20% of the time

Requirements Include:

  • Highly collaborative, with ability serve as a champion for the end-user for all stakeholders through ideation, design and implementation
  • Experience working within a multi-disciplinary team of designers and design thinkers
  • Ability to travel 1-3 times per month to our field locations to support work sessions, field research and relationship building activities
  • 4-7 years of experience in a design firm, consultancy or agency

Preferred Requirements:

  • Passion for content and graphic story telling
  • Ability to use graphic design in a way that clarifies and elevates concepts, narratives and presentations
  • Experience working within a multi-disciplinary team of designers and design thinkers

Duties Include:

As Senior Graphic Designer you will get to define and visualize future experiences (physical and digital) that will impact the hundreds of thousands of people who visit and work in our premier sports, entertainment and retail venues that are resorts, amusement parks, convention centers and sporting events.

  • Marketing & Communications Collateral: Create highly visual and impactful collateral design strategies that inspire consumer purchase decisions
  • Branding: Identity systems for a range of internal programs and external client needs
  • Production Design: Execute design strategies within the framework of existing branding campaigns
  • Environmental Branding: Developing branding campaigns applicable for both signage and other 3D environmental graphics
  • Presentation design: Creation of compelling layouts that sell design programs and support new business initiatives
  • Foster Collaborative, User-Centered Design Processes: Work in collaboration with the team to ensure that processes, presentations and informal interactions with project stakeholders are consistently collaborative, engaging and enlightening. Ensure that user needs and design research findings have directly impacted all outputs and processes
  • Promote Culture of Design: Work in collaboration with VP of Experience Design to develop tools, collaboration models and training modules that promote Design as a mindset and process vs an output, with the ongoing goal of building Curiology and the practice of experience design
  • Build enthusiasm toward Experience Design approaches in all interactions Strategy + Creative Group, Operations and external clients
  • Reflect graphic design excellence and best practices in all presentations and design artifacts
  • Continually seek to “up our game” by advising VP and team members on graphic design technologies, processes, applications and best practices

 

Benefits:

  • Salary range $90,000 – $100,000
  • Medical Ins.
  • Dental Ins.
  • Vision Ins.
  • Life Ins.
  • Retirement
  • Relocation package

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