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Freelance Graphic Designer

Location: Manhattan, New York Salary: competitive
Sector: Design and Production Type: Contract

Title: Freelance Graphic Designer

Duration: 1 year, likely to extend

Location: Manhattan, NY

Industry: Retail

Hours: 40 hours per week in office

Reports to: Director, In-Store Experience & Visual Merchandising

Overview:

An iconic shoe retailer is looking for a Freelance Graphic Visual Designer, to join their creative department toward the creation of elevated, forward thinking branding and marketing projects. In this fast-paced environment, the Graphic Designer will work on unique and compelling print marketing assets, signage and collateral for in-store retail. This position is vital to the success of the brand and the candidate must show a deep understanding of sneaker/athletic apparel market.

Responsibilities:

Design lead for creative projects, from concept to execution.

  • In-store marketing
  • Store window creative
  • 2D and 3D dimensional displays
  • Brand events
  • Special projects

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to build files for final output/production in multiple formats
  • Understanding of print production and asset delivery
  • Demonstrates a high understanding of typography, visual hierarchy, color theory and design principals
  • Ability to collaborate, take direction from multiple leads and meet tight deadlines
  • Experience working both independently and in a team oriented, collaborative environment
  • Minimum of 3 years of agency or in-house creative team experience (Retail preferred)
  • Leadership/management experience preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of conceptual design, production and printing
  • Expert use of Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat

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