Mar 11, 2020

Graphic Designer

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • New York, NY, USA
Full-Time Accounting

Job Description

Morgan Lewis

Are you curious, creative and collaborative? Do you have a talent for designing elegantly crafted, forward-thinking visual experiences? Do you have great attention to detail and use design to problem solve and tell a moving story?

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world's leading global law firms with over 4,000 lawyers and staff in 31 offices, is currently seeking a Graphic Designer to join our award winning, in-house Creative Team. Reporting to the Director of Creative & Brand Management, the Graphic Designer will support the Creative Team in the design, editing and production of multi-channel creative assets. In this role, you will be responsible for maintaining the brand, ensuring all creative work is visually cohesive and connected and developing new ideas for consideration. Projects include email campaigns, social campaigns, brochures, presentations, infographics, and advertisements.

Candidates must be agile, creative, comfortable designing within brand guidelines and templates, self-motivated and detail-oriented, committed to excellence in the workplace, have outstanding organizational and communication skills and a client first approach.

Responsibilities:

  • Concept and design in multiple channels including digital, print, and environmental design
  • Design and code clean, mobile friendly HTML communications including email communications, newsletters, and banner ads
  • Create templated and custom graphics for digital communications including social media graphics, infographics, motion graphics, and presentations
  • Create templated and custom graphics for print brochures, direct mail, advertisements, books, and promotional items
  • Customize and utilize branded digital and print templates for targeted campaigns
  • Collaborate with internal teams and internal clients to ensure consistency of brand identity
  • Participate in brainstorms and creative strategy meetings
  • Work with senior designers and the Graphic Design Manager to develop new designs and templates for the firm's communications vehicles and execute on the development of new designs based on the direction provided.
  • Interface with in-house and outside vendor sources to ensure that production quality standards and deadlines are met
  • Manage projects to completion, through initial layout, modification, approval and production.
  • Liaises with clients to discuss project requests and best solutions
  • Maintain project lists on the project management database
  • Handle administrative and other duties as assigned.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Fine Arts, Graphic Arts or a related field) from four-year college or university; and a minimum of 5 years of design experience or an equivalent combination of education or experience.
  • Creativity with the ability to follow brand guidelines
  • Attentive to small details and meticulous in execution
  • Strong conceptual thinker, ability to think across multiple platforms of communication
  • Ability to contribute through the entire design life cycle, from producing rough concepts to delivering a polished design solution
  • Ability to work and collaborate with creative team members, including Designers, Editors, Producers, Developers and other partners
  • Capable of working on multiple projects simultaneously, small or large, with various project leads and prioritize on the fly
  • Ability to take ownership of projects, as well as willingness to step in to help others as needed
  • Ability to effectively communicate ideas and strategy behind design concepts at a high level
  • Proven ability to listen, digest and resolve client feedback with creative solutions and a positive, can-do attitude
  • Experience designing for print, including branding and environmental design
  • Experience in preparing digital files for print and web production
  • Self-sufficient in terms of time management and ideation
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines
  • High proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite design programs, (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, After Effects) and PowerPoint
  • Ability to illustrate, sketch and animate ideas when necessary
  • High proficiency in web development toolsets (HTML, CSS)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Portfolio or work samples that demonstrate necessary design skills

COMPUTER SKILLS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be proficient in the following software:

Platform: PC and Apple Computer Platform

Document Management: Microsoft-Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Filesite

Design Software: Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe AfterEffects, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Premiere

Digital:HTML, CSS

Communications: Outlook, Skype

This position requires flexibility to work occasional overtime, including evening and weekend hours, and occasional interoffice travel.

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Pursuant to applicable state and municipal Fair Chance Laws and Ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

California Applicants: Pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act, the following link contains the Firm's California Consumer Privacy Act Privacy Notice for Candidates which explains the categories of personal information that we collect and the purposes for which we use such personal information.CCPA Privacy Notice for Candidates

Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP is also an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

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