FREELANCE DIGITAL DESIGNER
West Chester, PA
We are seeking Freelance Digital Graphic Designers who can reliably provide their services when needs are required. Candidates must have the experience and skills of an industry-leading digital graphic designer with a solid understanding of user experience, content marketing and strategy. Collaborating frequently with website developers to craft wireframes, produce inspirational and goal-focused design assets, create interfaces and website architecture, and design digital applications, and working closely with the Marketing Strategists to ensure the client’s vision, needs and goals are achieved flawlessly through every design created. We’re looking for designers who are passionate about emerging and cutting edge new design and technology trends and have an innate desire to strengthen his or her skills by applying these trends where appropriate to enhance a client’s account.
Research the client and understand the full scope of the client brief and objectives.
Ability to review previous designs and elements for a client, to get an understanding of the brand and use that as a foundation for future designs.
Generate design concepts to review with the Creative Team.
Produce a variety of original and imaginative concepts that keep within the guidelines of the creative brief and brand standards, while exceeding the client’s expectations.
Collaborate with the project design team, front-end developers and project managers throughout all stages including concepting/production.
Articulate the vision behind a proposed user experience to the project team.
Translate ideas and creative briefs into engaging visual presentation and design solutions, conceptualizing online experiences.
Offer active thought leadership in User Experience issues and trends.
Provide guidance and leadership in the areas of visual design and brand representation as well.
Have an understanding of front-end technologies.
Produce consistently accurate and high quality work.
Work within a defined process and keep all work organized according to accepted standards.
DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in related field of study.
3+ years of professional experience in digital design (B2B work is preferred).
Agency experience is a plus (3 years+ is preferable).
A solid portfolio, showcasing your ability to concept, architect and construct beautiful, intuitive and innovative client-ready websites as well as other traditional and digital projects, such as emails, digital ads and presentations.
Experience and ability to design for responsive websites and digital assets and understanding of how design will be translated in development phase.
Highly efficient, with the ability to prioritize multiple details and tasks and meet deadlines within specified time constraints with fast turnaround requirements.
Ability to create superior, original website designs and concepts.
Super strong proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop.
Experience and preferred proficiency in HTML/CSS, WordPress CMS, and HubSpot COS.
Video editing experience a major plus.
HubSpot COS experience and certification is a MAJOR plus.
Demonstrate a passion for staying current with the latest digital trends.
Very flexible and enjoys a variety of work.
Ability to handle and excel at multiple projects simultaneously.
Ability to take both initiative and direction, graciously and as needed.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Self-motivated and able to work independently as well as in a team environment.
The ability and inclination to learn more. About everything. Always.