Graphic Designer

THIEL Brand Design

We’re a branding agency in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. We build integrated brand identity and marketing communications that define and project our clients’ brand stories — verbally, visually and experientially. Our clients range from start-ups to multinational organizations, across industries, in both the B2B and B2C spaces.

https://thiel.com/


Position Details

Graphic Designer
Job
Full-time
10/4/2021
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

The Graphic Designer position at THIEL Brand Design is responsible for conceptualizing and creating visual design aesthetics that enhance communication and drive visual branding. Our Graphic Designers work in a team approach with THIEL teammates and client-side stakeholders on a variety of projects encompassing print, video, web, social, dimensional and environmental communication platforms. As a Graphic Designer your work will be assigned by the firm’s client-facing principals, our Creative Director and project managers. You will also interact directly with clients.

In addition to being a highly talented graphic designer, the ideal candidate will have the ability to edit raw video footage and/or create graphic animation.

Our culture is focused on collaborative relationships and meaningful work that is informed by research and guided by strategy to achieve business results for our clients. We value the diverse backgrounds of our team members, and everyone has the opportunity to provide input and be heard. THIEL is comprised of creative, motivated individuals. We welcome those who strive to work above and beyond their defined role, who voice their opinion and who are engaged in all aspects of the agency. Because we work hard, we provide a creative space and lounge area to kick back in at our office located in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward — the heart of the creative community. We also provide the flexibility to work from home, and, we sponsor company social outings that bring our team together.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Understand and confirm your understanding of the strategic objectives of each project and its components.

  • Conceptualize and execute creative solutions that meet strategic objectives.

  • Be proactive. Use critical thinking to process, react to and solve project challenges in a timely manner.

  • Have a positive attitude. Explore. Embrace opportunity. Seize the day to disrupt the usual.

  • Seek to understand and be sensitive to the individual personalities of each teammate and client.

  • Collaborate with teammates and with clients to foster strong working relationships which facilitate project outcomes that are mutually embraced.

  • Design brand assets, including logomarks, brand identity architecture, print and digital formatting elements, static and motion imagery and iconography, and brand standards.

  • Own the post-production video editing process for video projects you are assigned.

  • Understand the communication objectives and narrative, following a script or outline.

  • Assemble and edit raw footage. Animate motion graphics. Input and sweeten sound. Select music.

  • Select and art direct voice-over talent. Execute final polishing of video color/sound.

  • Manage tasks to achieve strategic and creative goals, and to ensure delivery on time and on budget.

  • Communicate internally and with client stakeholders to keep all teammates informed and to stay abreast. Over-communicating is better than under-communicating.

  • Have all files proofread by our designated proofers before presenting concepts to a client, and before providing final files to a printer or other third-party vendor.

  • Track your time working on each project and log it in our time-keeping system before the end of each day.

At THIEL you are a teammate. We have each others’ backs. You are never alone while tackling a challenge.

  • Three to seven years of experience in a corporate or agency setting.

  • Highly skilled in graphic design, branding, typography and layout.

  • Expertise using InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop.

  • Ability to design for both print and digital applications.

  • Experienced in meeting with clients to understand their needs, and in presenting design solutions.

  • Experienced in creating and following branding guidelines.

  • Flexibility to make revisions based on client feedback.

  • Ability to prepare your own press-ready files based on supplied vendor specifications.

  • Strict attention to detail.

  • Strong communication skills — with teammates and clients.

Compensation commensurate with experience along with a platinum benefit package.



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