Position: Graphic Designer

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Website: Mighty Engine

Job Description:
Mighty Engine is a full-service marketing communications firm that provides innovative branding, advertising and digital solutions to both non-profit organizations and for-profit corporations. We are in the process of searching for a smart, driven and creative designer to join our team of strategists, copywriters and developers. The right candidate must be able to work full-time from our Old City office.
Chief Responsibilities and Duties:
The graphic designer is responsible for the quality and timely production of a wide range of graphic designs for print products and digital media. Duties include:

  • Understanding client communications challenges and developing innovative solutions for these challenges
  • Creating and extending brands
  • Collaborating with colleagues to create stellar creative concepts and ad campaigns
  • Developing print and digital media designs from start to finish
  • Managing specific design projects
  • Supporting the company’s sales process in securing clients by helping to put together Keynote presentations, graphically designed proposals and, when required, creative comps
  • Working with local printers to determine appropriate printing process, structure, stock and color samples for collateral pieces, securing estimates and ensuring printing timeline and delivery
The ideal candidate must have:

  • Strong concept development and graphic design ability
  • Excellent understanding of composition, color and typography
  • Ability to effectively search for stock images; conduct photo touch ups when needed
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Ability to effectively decipher and extract relevant information from clients to inform design work, create mood boards and develop other tools to ensure client participation and feedback
  • Experience in high-quality print production, including paper and printing methods, color and image management
  • Ability to communicate effectively when interacting with clients
  • Ability to manage projects and work under intense pressure to meet deadlines
  • Ability to read and develop printing specifications and submission processes
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at one time
  • Superb organizational habits
  • A bachelor’s degree in graphic design, fine arts or similar coursework
  • Experience working in a busy design studio or agency environment is a plus
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and After Effects is a plus
To Apply:
Starting Salary Range: $36-$45k (commensurate with experience) plus health and dental insurance and paid vacation and holidays Application Instructions: Mighty Engine values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates should send a cover letter (including desired salary range), resume, reference list and PDF or link to online portfolio to jennifer@themightyengine.com.