Senior Graphic Designer

  • Chicago, IL
  • Full-time
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MINIMAL exists to challenge convention, disrupt industries, and deliver game-changing products and experiences that allow our clientele to enjoy impressive return on investment. Leveraging our award-winning, multidisciplinary design expertise, MINIMAL moves at a rapid pace to achieve outstanding results within the concept-to-launch product journey. From established brands to emerging startups, we partner with a diverse cross-section of industry leaders, incubate our own brands, and enjoy forming new entities and partnerships that broaden our skill set and in-house offerings.

We seek an experienced Senior Graphic Designer to fill a newly created role at our Chicago West Loop headquarters. This position will partner with our Founder & CEO, Scott Wilson, our VP of Design, and other key team members to oversee and manage all aspects of client projects.

As a Senior Graphic Designer, you will:

  • Lead and develop design projects from end-to-end, often as a collaboration with industrial designers and mechanical engineers
  • Have a strong graphic design background
  • Have command over various graphic styles, design principles, color theories, and typography
  • Create compelling graphic visual solutions including branding, brochures, infographics, iconography, story boards, logo design, posters, data visualizations, corporate communications, and consumer mock-ups
  • Contribute to the improvement of MINIMAL’s brand development process
  • Contribute to overall MINIMAL brand communications
  • Have a motivated and entrepreneurial work ethic

Responsibilities

  • Innovate and design assets for brand design, packaging design, print ads, and campaigns 
  • Maintain quality and consistency while partnering with cross-functional teams on understanding costs for the most impactful design within a client’s budget
  • Support in conceptualizing brand strategy 
  • Pitch creative concepts to internal and external clients
  • Participate in client calls and meetings

Qualifications

  • 5-7+ years graphic design experience with undergraduate degree in design-related field
  • Highly collaborative with an excellent work ethic to produce deliverables with speed and excellence in a fast-paced environment
  • Extreme attention to detail, including top-notch organizing and multitasking skills to meet tight deadlines, handle multiple projects and prioritize accordingly
  • Experience in concept ideation, brand design and design strategy
  • Well versed in design concepts, process, theories, and trends
  • Mastery of Adobe Creative Cloud applications—Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign required
  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, new media or equivalent degree
  • Strong communication skills
  • Love a fast-paced, start-up type environment 
  • Are comfortable navigating and taking the reigns on projects where there may not always be clear direction

Nice to Haves

  • Experienced in drawing, illustration, and photography
  • Experienced with designing motion graphics in AfterEffects or similar software
  • Have worked on UX/UI for the web or mobile applications
  • Front-end development skills (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Love to create engaging presentations in Keynote or similar software
  • Strong leadership, negotiation, and consensus-building skills
  • Passion for beautiful, well designed products and technology

Compensation & Benefits

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Company life insurance plan
  • Short term disability insurance
  • Simple IRA savings plan with company match
  • Paid time off
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