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Job Title: Graphic Designer
Department: Creative
Location: Minneapolis

About Modern Impact:

Here at MI, we pride ourselves on being different. We’re not another agency or media house. We’re a growing team of fun, omni-channel marketing specialists who leverage our cool proprietary technology and professional talents to make our client’s brands irresistible. Perhaps best of all, we’ve got a great group of people on board and have been named a Best Place to Work by Minneapolis/St Paul Business Journal. We embrace a hybrid work environment consisting of in-office and remote work.

Summary

Modern Impact is seeking a rockstar designer to join our growing team. We’re looking for someone to help set the tone for our creative campaigns by creating stunning designs for both print and digital media. Things move quickly here, and the ideal candidate must be able to think fast, juggle multiple priorities at a time and adapt their design style to meet a client’s needs and objectives.

The Designer’s career path within the Agency may begin as a Jr. Designer, and typically progresses to Sr. Designer, and potentially to Associate Creative Director. As a passionate visual creator, you take business needs and product requirements and transform them into user-focused intuitive communications. As a strategist, you harness the latest technologies and techniques to change the way we visualize, conceptualize and express ideas across all mediums. Due to the fast changes in this sector, you’ll need to keep your skills and knowledge fresh. Recognition of your contributions can come through increased compensation, new assignments and potential promotion to upper-level roles.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Required Skills

  • Collaborate with all departments (media strategists, content writers, project managers and developers) to create world-class customer experiences for our clients.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines, and respond to urgent requests on a wide range of project types, budgets and timelines.
  • A fun and flexible team player who is able to take direction, offer a point of view, and collaborate with a variety of people.
  • Communicate proficiently with clients when presenting design concepts, describing design decisions and collecting feedback.
  • Experience in Developing Successful “Omni-Channel” Campaigns (Email, Display Ads & Print).
  • Create and work from UX deliverables including sitemaps, wireframes and design briefs to create innovative digital solutions; collaborate with developers throughout the development cycle.
  • Proficient in Adobe CC and comfortable working within new digital spaces
  • Assist with agency marketing initiatives, including new business presentations, blog and social media content.
  • Possess a killer portfolio that demonstrates expert knowledge of design principles, typography, web design best practices, and does so across an array of industries and design styles.

Education and Experience

  • Two plus years of graphic design experience in an agency, in-house setting, or closely related role
  • Two to four-year degree in design or visual communications
  • Experience building files for both print and digital mediums
  • Working knowledge of Responsive Web Design, WordPress, HTML and CSS is a major plus

Intangibles

  • Initiative, a sense of humor, risk-taking, thick skin and flexibility

Compensation:

The anticipated salary range for this position is $54,000 -$60,000. Salary is based on various factors, including relevant experience, knowledge, skills, other job-related qualifications, and geography. A range of medical, dental, vision, 401(k), paid time off, and other benefits also are available.

Modern Impact does not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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