Mid-Level Graphic Designer at MKGPosted on: 11/03/2021
Location: Los Angeles, CA (ON-SITE)
### Job description MKG is looking for a talented and versatile Mid-level Graphic Designer to join our Design team. As a creative agency specializing in brand action, each project we take on is totally different from the next. With that, graphic scopes encompasses a wide range of 2D needs — both digital and physical. The right candidate will demonstrate excitement for working across a variety of execution types as well as a persistent curiosity of new mediums and methods to try. The Graphic Designer will work both independently and collaboratively (alongside both 2D and 3D designers) at varying capacities: leading projects individually, leading projects in partnership with a teammate or supporting portions of projects a teammate is leading. This role is located in LA. Candidates are expected to live within commuting distance of our LA office and be present for collaborative, in-person work on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. SAMPLE RESPONSIBILITIES \_Development of original identity systems and/or overall graphic art direction for new campaigns or experiential properties \_Creation of all print and digital graphics for campaigns or live events. Graphics could include: social and web assets, printed assets, environmental graphics, signage and wayfinding, branded swag, packaging, digital interfaces, micro-sites, video assets, and more \_Proposal deck design \_Generation of internal marketing materials \_Work directly with vendors and partners to see work through production phase (ex: printing companies, developers) THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL \_Have a proven track record of creative execution with 2-5 years experience \_Demonstrate super strong graphic/typography skills and a keen design eye \_Have experience in both building original brand identities and tightly following existing brand guidelines \_Demonstrate a passion for staying on top/ahead of design trends and culture \_Be confident and articulate in presenting work (internally and externally) \_Speak up and offer perspectives that further push the work \_Possess excellent organizational skills \_Be able to multi-task and manage several projects with various deadlines at any given time \_Have diligent follow-through on every task assigned \_Have the ability to work calmly under pressure and meet all deadlines \_Be a self-starter and act proactively \_Possess at least some working knowledge of print processes \_Possess at least some working knowledge of digital media \_Have stellar people & communication skills \_Thrive in a collaborative environment \_Demonstrate skills in the area of illustration (a plus but not a requirement!) \_Have knowledge or experience in simple animations/motion graphics (a plus but not a requirement!) \_Have knowledge or experience in web/UX/UI design (a plus but not a requirement!) REQUIREMENTS \_Degree in Graphic/Communications Design AND/OR? have the ability to demonstrate robust? experience working in the field (formal college education/degree not required) \_Mastery of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign \_Working knowledge of Google Workplace \_Working knowledge of Google Slides and/or Powerpoint is a plus \_Knowledge of WordPress, Invision, Sketch, Webflow, Figma or other digital software/platforms is a big plus! \_Knowledge of AfterEffects or other animation/video editing software is a big plus!