Kelly Services Contract Graphic Designer - Bethesda, MD in Bethesda, Maryland

Contract Graphic Designer needed in Bethesda, MD

Length of contract: 6 months - opportunity to convert to permanent

Pay: $20/hr - $30/hr

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for the layout, design, and production activities to produce quality graphic-design artwork.

  • Requires working knowledge of graphic-design software.

  • May contact in-house or outside vendors to verify print specifications.

  • Produces graphic design artwork to support marketing effort using technology and computer software packages for either print or web.

  • Generates websites, brochures, floor plans, advertising, postcards, proposals, presentations and press releases within corporate templates for print or internet.

  • Confers with internal clients to discuss and determine layout design.

  • Maintains local website, such as the layout of Company’s /Navigator page in Content Management Systems (CMS), by creating and updating various profiles including professional, team and property profiles.

  • Works on additional special marketing projects.

  • May provide estimates on all print and web marketing material.

  • Works with vendors to estimate marketing projects and oversee production.

  • May investigate, compare and recommend local suppliers of marketing production services, including typography, paper and printing.

  • Other duties may be assigned.

  • No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position.

  • May provide informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers.

  • May coordinate and assign tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project.

  • Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines.

  • Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines.

  • Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts degree preferred with a minimum of two years related experience and/or training.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.

  • Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to internal clients.

  • Ability to effectively present information. Requires ability to do project budgets and cost estimates.

  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret documents.

  • Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations.

  • Requires basic analytical and quantitative skills.

  • Must have a solid grasp of fundamental concepts of print and web publishing and graphic design principles.

  • Intermediate skills with web design.

  • Strong skills in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Familiarity with Adobe Dreamweaver.

  • Strong skills in Microsoft PowerPoint and Word.

  • Familiarity with MS Excel. Basic project management, editing and writing skills required.

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