Graphic Designer

W.S. Darley & Company

Manufacturer of Fire Fighting Pumps, Assembly and Sales of Fire Fighting Apparatus, Sales of Other Fire Fighting Equipment, Police Equipment, and Municipal Supplies, Sales of Tactical Equipment (Other than Weapons or Munitions) to U. S. Government. Water Purification Equipment both stand alone, portable and also mounted to a Fire Fighting Apparatus.

Position Details

Graphic Designer
Northern Illinois
Itasca, IL

W.S. Darley is looking for a Graphic Designer with a creative, positive and passionate attitude looking to further develop their skills working in a professional, fast-paced, detail-orientated, fun advertising atmosphere that works well with others.

Essential Functions:

As part of the creative Team at Darley, the Graphic Designer participates in development and implementation of marketing designed to advertise, increase functionality, maximize revenue and enhance Darley’s branding.

Projects include and are not limited to; digital and print catalogs, digital campaign and website creative assets, brochures, marketing collateral, advertisements, photography, trade show booth appearance and supporting materials, manuals, image manipulation, sales collateral, presentations, direct mail, logo creation, and press checks. Works directly with Marketing Director and other team members to determine appropriate branding and methods apply to each project. Must be a good communicator and work well in a team setting.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or related discipline with 1+ years experience

Technical Skills:

  • Mac platform 
  • Excellent understanding of Creative Cloud 
  • Extensive knowledge of InDesign 
  • Adobe Acrobat 
  • Microsoft Office 
  • Photography - lighting and photo manipulation 
  • Sketch

Expectations of the position:

  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Energetic team player 
  • Solid understanding of design principles, branding, master page design, typography, digital/print publishing and vector design 
  • Copy writing and editing 
  • Strong communication and time-management

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