Freelance Graphic Designer

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Company Name Marcus Thomas LLC
Location Cleveland, OH
Date Posted Nov 04, 2019
Category Art & Design
Job Type Contractor
Full Job Description
Marcus Thomas, an integrated marketing communications agency, is looking for an exceptionally talented Freelance Graphic Designer to make a mark with our agency and clients.

We are seeking a freelance production (studio) artist with a broad understanding of all facets of advertising, who is passionate about digital and print art production alike, to support our studio team. We know the impossible is possible and we’re seeking candidates who know that too.

Job Responsibilities:
Create clean, accurate digital files and graphics with meticulous attention to detail for print production and web development.
Judge and implement efficient and effective time management to meet tight deadlines, while maintaining high productivity.
Assist with agency presentation materials for client and new business efforts.
Communicate effectively any perceived pitfalls in project process prior to implementation.
Create exceptional design as needed for studio projects.
Show passion and desire to assist with projects as they “come to life” in the execution phase of the process.
Effective communication with studio director, account and creative teams.
Ability to come in on short notice and work on-site in our Warrensville Heights office.

Solid experience with both print and digital production. Agency setting or print shop, a plus.
Strong knowledge of the complete Adobe Creative Suite, with solid skill sets in Photoshop organization, Illustrator and InDesign, as well as proficiency in Microsoft Office. Knowledge of Sketch for digital projects is a plus.
A portfolio that highlights your skills – art production and design sensibility alike.
Proven experience and full understanding of print production and the elements needed to support prepress documents.
Experience and full understanding of best practices for social media production with clean, organized digital file development.
Experience working on large, complex websites, microsites, apps, etc., a plus.
A good eye for design and composition – knowing a “good alt” from a “bad alt.”
Project and time management skills – must be able to work quickly within the agency by communicating and following internal studio department processes and guidelines.
Ability to meet aggressive deadlines and juggle multiple priorities – thrive in an environment where we sweat even the small stuff, as we “Make Our Mark.”
High comfort level with changing priorities at the last minute – taking direction and communicating with peers, as well as supervisor; plus, willing to step outside of the box to achieve desired results.
An articulate, friendly, “whatever-it-takes” attitude, along with a very strong work ethic.
Enthusiasm for keeping up-to-date with the latest design and tech trends.
Ability to work well in an agency environment filled with many unique personalities to achieve outstanding results.

All candidates will be required to submit a portfolio with samples of work to be considered.

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