Mills James is looking for a graphic designer to join a highly collaborative team in a fast-paced live event environment. A graphic designer in the Mills James Experience Group works with clients, producers, production managers, and the director of creative to design still and motion graphic content. This content could include presentation/digital design, print signage, logo design, motion graphics, and other event branding. They would also serve as the designer/presentation editor and graphics operator on-site at live events, as needed.
Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; or two years’ design-related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Robust design skill-set, including proficiency with Adobe CC (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, AfterEffects and Media Encoder), comfortable in both digital and print disciplines, and ability to adapt workflow to shifting deadlines; basic understanding of motion graphics and video compression preferred
Familiarity with presentation software, including Powerpoint and Keynote
Must learn and become adept at using Mills James MediaPulse facilities management software
Valid driver’s license required; may be required to obtain U.S. Passport, if necessary; must be available for 40% travel and work flexible hours
Must submit a design portfolio to be considered for this opportunity
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty and other duties that may be assigned. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Coordinate the effective use of graphics in live events by integrating design aesthetics to communicate brand, event vision, and messaging, as directed
Operate computer-based presentation software for live events, creating and editing content as needed
Work closely with the design team to assist with the creation of renderings and collateral materials for proposals
Work closely with the producer and the production manager on-site as a graphics operator, operating the presentation graphics portion of live events (including creating and editing content as needed, cueing of graphics, etc.)
Work as part of the creative team working jobs ranging from small setups to large experiential events
Archive final presentation materials within the graphics library and provide to producers or clients as requested
Possess a high degree of adaptability to continually changing and faced-paced environments
Mills James offers a comprehensive benefit package for this full-time opportunity, including health, dental and vision care, 401(k) and Roth 401(k) and our unique Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).
Mills James, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.
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