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Digital Production Designer in Northbrook, IL at CRS Group

Date Posted: 2/28/2018

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Job Description

The Digital Production Designer will be a part of the creative team bringing creative requests and special projects to life. He/she will assist in the creation and maintenance of creative assets for multiple Internet based platforms as well as execute digital projects including banners, landing pages, social and email. Ability to work in a fast paced environment is a must.

As Production Designer, you are the final checkpoint in a creative design process, responsible for creating a finished product that meets agency and client branding goals. You ensure brand guidelines are being maintained across color, font, production quality and more. You scale and crop, retouch, resize, change layout and make sure everything is done to specs.

Can You?

Create assets for responsive digital media including websites, mobile sites, emails, and social.

Assist in conceptualizing, designing, and executing new interactive ideas.

Ability to define and offer multiple content/creative solutions to a task.

Staying up-to-date on the latest design trends, newest digital platforms and competitive landscape and apply best practices to all work.

Create pixel perfect UI elements: illustrations, icons, photos and meticulous production of high-fidelity visual design comps

Create and manage visual design documentation and specifications

Collaborate closely with development to make sure designs are implemented as intended

Support design consistency and quality across multiple digital channels, device platforms and screen resolutions

Maintain relevancy in the field by monitoring digital trends, new tools and workflows, attending workshops, and joining professional groups

Brainstorm big ideas in a group setting and express your opinion

Understand and interpret brand, user, and business needs, in order to develop innovative, creative, and results-oriented digital solutions

Effectively manage time, prioritize tasks and work within deadlines

Job Requirements

     Minimum of 3 years’ design experience in a fast paced, high volume digital advertising or ecommerce.

     Must know the difference between CMYK, RGB, and HEX

     Familiar with Sketch, Zeplin, Invision and Adobe CS Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc.)

     Excellent typographic skills and visual craftsmanship with strong design sensibilities. 

     Basic retouching skills required.

     Must be a collaborative, team player and great initiative with strong communication skill.

     High organized with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and efficiently with a strong sense of urgency.

     Must be detail-oriented with superior follow-through.

     Strong portfolio demonstrating high-caliber visual communication, web, mobile design and production skills.

     Bachelor's degree in visual or graphics design, BA in related field, or equivalent work experience

     Experience designing responsive pages as well as generating assets varying resolutions, screen sizes, and pixel densities for both for iOS and Android

     An understanding of current mobile and desktop patterns.

     Proven ability to work within brand guidelines to create compelling visual solutions

     Education or experience in user-centered design techniques

     Ability to collaborate effectively with Information Architecture to translate Wireframes into works of art

     Knowledge of common Digital advertising formats, including social

     Understanding of capabilities and limitations of front end technologies, including CSS, HTML, and JavaScript (you will not be expected to code)

Excellent communication, organizational, and time management skills

Must be highly motivated, positive and a passionate team player

Bonus Skills

UX or Human Factors training

Front-end coding skills (CSS, HTML, JavaScript)

Illustration capabilities

3D Modeling and animation