Sr. Graphic Designer

Motorola Solutions

Company Overview:

At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.

Department Overview:

On any given day, every moment matters to someone, somewhere. And every moment, Motorola Solutions' innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives. We keep utility workers connected and visible to each other with real-time voice and data communication across the smart grid. And we provide the situational awareness first responders need when a moment brings catastrophe. We do this by connecting them to seamless communication networks, applications and services, by providing them with real-time information, and by arming them with intuitive, nearly indestructible radios and devices. We help people be their best in the moments that matter. This is our purpose.

Position Details

Sr. Graphic Designer
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

Our Global Marketing and Brand Teams are in search of a Graphic Designer to work in both digital and print media who is highly-skilled in Adobe Creative Suite, Office Suite and Google Suite.

You will drive creative storytelling concepts through your passion for visual design, experience in collaborative work environments and your effective communication skills. Attention to detail is key and you will deliver impactful and beautiful designs with the utmost quality. You will ensure all projects align with our business needs and brand voice and style.

Candidate will work alongside senior designer to support design operations, concept, and execution.The on-site designer is responsible for creating outstanding, brand-consistent, user-centric design solutions for all projects. The position requires a motivated, detail-oriented, creative person who will efficiently manage projects from concept to completion.

Candidate will report to lead senior designer/project traffic manager to complete projects for integrated marketing managers and executive management.The Designer will be based on-site in the Chicago office.

Technical Requirements:

  • Advanced capabilities in Powerpoint/Google slides presentation design. 
  • Expert knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite: Adobe Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Acrobat. 
  • High proficiency in Google Suite. 
  • Experience working on a variety of formats i.e. presentations, flyers, brochures, case studies, promotion collateral, campaign launches etc. 
  • Strong print/digital production skills i.e file packaging, color management, preflight or prepare files for print, work with printers and press checks and troubleshoot issues 
  • Expert knowledge of design elements, typography, balance, hierarchy and color usage. 
  • Strong conceptual, illustrative and layout skills 
  • Knowledge and experience of illustration, infographic, and icon design principles. 
  • Practical knowledge in LightRoom, Adobe Acrobat, FinalCut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Dreamweaver.

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrable strategic thinking, problem solving and decision making skills. 
  • Must be able to translate written ideas into innovative designs. 
  • Strong customer service orientation, a team player with the ability to communicate clearly and establish collaborative working relationships with all stakeholders and work partners 
  • Must demonstrate ability to efficiently manage multiple projects from start to finish while successfully delivering high-quality, innovative, on-brand and strategic print and digital solutions on time 
  • Must be organized and able to own, update and manage assigned projects in internal project management tool 
  • Above skills generally gained through completion of a degree in graphic design or related field, plus a minimum of 5 years’ design experience. 
  • Highly desirable: Any experience in animation and/or video is a PLUS.

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