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Senior Graphic Designer

Full Time

Overview

Neuger is seeking a Senior Graphic Designer with experience in print media including offset and digital commercial printing. The ideal candidate will possess a thorough understanding of the principles of design, layout, branding, photography and photo editing, and typography. The candidate will also demonstrate an ability to adapt designs to a digital world within the social media and web context. The candidate will have the ability to wear multiple hats and be agile in helping the agency be ultra-responsive to its clients and meeting their needs. With its headquarters in Northfield, Minnesota and another office in the North Loop of Minneapolis, Neuger is committed to delighting clients throughout the region, providing proactive counsel and service in meeting each client’s unique needs.

Graphic Design Responsibilities

  • Produce designs and mockups for multiple communications channels with a significant emphasis on print media including booklets, brochures, mailers, reports, and advertisements
  • Generate creative ideas for the visual implementation of print and digital communications
  • Pursue professional development opportunities to grow with trends and technologies in the graphic design field
  • Exhibit proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator as well as the Microsoft suite of products
  • Prepare final production-ready designs for appropriate communications channels
  • Attend press checks on managed print projects
  • Coordinate and/or conduct photography/videography for clients and the agency as needed
  • Provide graphics support to social media initiatives, media relations initiatives, special events and other strategic initiatives as appropriate
  • Provide digital and web teams support as needed
  • Edit and color correct photos
  • Follow brand standards for the agency and each of its clients
  • Meet all deadlines within the budget constraints (time and dollars) provided
  • Generate project specs and request production cost estimates from vendors
  • Coordinate production and delivery with a pool of vendors serving Neuger that reflect the Neuger quality standards

Agency Strategy & Support

  • Identify new opportunities for client growth (upsell opportunities)
  • Assist in generating new business and preparing proposals
  • Help broaden our perspectives in serving clients and growing the agency
  • Participate in brainstorms
  • Participate in company meetings and events
  • Track time by the quarter-hour in the Neuger project management system
  • Vigorously pursue the agency core values of integrity, excellence and success
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • A minimum of five years of agency or in-house design experience with a focus on print design preferred
  • A bachelor of arts degree in a graphics related field
  • Proficiency in InDesign, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator
  • Illustration, photography, and motion graphics skills and experience a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to pitch new business

Working at Neuger

Neuger is a dynamic team of public relations, marketing communications and branding experts absolutely dedicated to providing the very best in strategic communications counsel to its clients. We seek to be an inclusive environment where employees are asked to bring their authentic selves to their positions in the agency, where wide-ranging viewpoints are sought out, and where colleagues are asked to share a genuine voice with the understanding that it will be embraced and respected by their co-workers. Our highly collaborative nature, our energy, our discipline and our can-do attitude are hallmarks to providing results-oriented marketing communications and public relations solutions to our clients.

At Neuger you’ll find:

  • A legacy of more than 90 years in communications and public relations;
  • A team committed to the core values of integrity, excellence and success;
  • An exciting client base that spans multiple industries;
  • A friendly atmosphere committed to supporting one another and our clients personally/professionally;
  • A belief that innovation, persistence, dedication and diligence lead to long-term rewards and success.

To apply, please send a cover letter, résumé, and portfolio (URL or PDF only) to careers@neuger.com.