Graphic Designer (Studio Production)
Arthur J Gallagher & Co.
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., one of the world's largest insurance brokers, provides a full range of retail and wholesale property/casualty (P/C) brokerage and alternative risk transfer services globally, as well as employee benefit brokerage, consulting, and actuarial services in the United States. We also offer claims and information management, risk control consulting, and appraisal services to clients around the world. This Graphic Designer role is responsible for production design quality, accuracy and accurate releasing of Art deliverables. This role reports to the Studio Production Manager, and is a valuable member of the US Art Studio team. Production design / artist experience is a must, preferably in an agency setting, as this is a critical role as a member of our in-house agency that requires a keen eye for detailed work, a vast, in-depth knowledge of Adobe CC software and the standard industry skills and previous experience of a production designer. Responsibilities: * Responsible for detailed execution of design concepts and use of templates developed by Art and external agencies. * Efficiently handles a vast volume of production of edits, updates, and revisions to existing production projects or templated creative. * Ensures all work produced meets the project brief, quality control measures have been taken and the work is accurate, technically correct, high quality, and press- or user-ready. * Ensures a creative, consistent look and feel that adheres to and supports brand standards and other criteria factoring into overall look and quality of the business. * Designs marketing pieces, including print, digital, mobile, social media executions, campaign collateral, and corporate materials based on brand guidelines, project summary and input from creative brief. * Video editing / motion graphics knowledge a must * Able to balance multiple projects and tasks, with assistance of Workfront (project management software) and Studio Production Manager, completes workload in a timely manner to ensure deadlines are met. * Possesses strong working knowledge of production design, creative development process and industry standards, including graphic design, digital layouts and specs, prepress including layout, typography, color, retouching, infographic design, etc. Required: * Associate's Degree * Minimum 3 years related work experience * Knowledge of current graphic design equipment, tools and techniques Highly Desired * Sophisticated knowledge of production-level design and motion graphics skills and appropriate use and leverage of Adobe Creative Cloud (ideally Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere and After Effects) software tools and shortcuts. * Experience crafting and applying knowledge of social media and web-based graphic / asset guidelines and best-practices. * Previous experience using Workfront a plus * Large format print production / large brochure standard set up knowledge a plus Work Traits: * Displays a demeanor and approach that encourages teamwork. * Very organized, handling large volume of projects and related files. * Strong communicator, asks pertinent questions to gain knowledge and learns from mistakes so as to not repeat them. * Ability to absorb, comprehend and implement constructive suggestions to consistently grow in this role. U.S. Eligibility Requirements: * Interested candidates must submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered * Are you 18 years of age or older or can you demonstrate legal capacity to enter a contract? * Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation * Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States. For U.S. employment opportunities, Gallagher hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. Gallagher will require proof of work authorization * Must be willing to execute Gallagher's Employee Agreement or Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement, which require, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure Gallagher offers competitive salaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life and accident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availability varies by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program, and more. Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, sex, color, disability, national origin, religion, creed, age, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, gender, gender identity / expression, actual or perceived sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic. Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. #LI-JS1 Additional Information