Reference # 38753

Location: North Chicago, IL

Job Title: Graphic Designer/ Presentation Specialist

Type of Opportunity: Freelance

Graphic Designer/ Presentation Specialist

The Graphic Designer/Presentation Specialist will be responsible for the creation, editing and execution of company-wide presentations and print materials that support meetings & events. This person is a designer who can create powerful presentations using motion graphics within PowerPoint. They will collaborate with account executives, project managers as well as senior staff members within a fast-paced, often rapidly evolving environment. The Presentation Specialist will also assist in the development of print and web materials as needed. Initiative, accountability and flexibility are essential qualities for success in this role!


Responsibilities
- Design presentations using company branding guidelines
- Participate in meetings with stakeholders to find graphic solutions to complex problems
- Design marketing materials such as print collateral and website design as needed
- Ensure that all creative deliverables are on time and within budget
- Provide on-site edits and technical trouble-shooting during live presentations
- Organizing image assets for master brand libraries


Requirements
- Strong presentation design portfolio demonstrating expert level in PowerPoint 2010 including use of multiple masters, color themes, animations, actions, and video
- Bachelor’s Degree in design, and/or 6+ years of proven experience
- Expert level in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Keynote.
- Adept on both Mac and PC platforms
- Prezi, HTML, After Effects, motion graphics and/or video editing a plus!
- Understanding of the strengths and limitations of presentation technology including aspect ratios, projectors, sound, and video equipment
- Outstanding communication skills (verbal & written)
- Past experience training others
- Multitasker who remains calm under pressure
- Evening and weekend work may be necessary on occasion


** Please note: our client’s northern suburbs location requires daily access to a car. **


Schedule
Start week of May 26
Through December 2014
40 hours per week, all onsite



Ref # 38753