Production Designer

Working at Touchpoint:
Thank you for your interest in joining Touchpoint Media. We are a small, growing company with big goals. We work with exciting clients on creative projects, and we try to have more than a little fun while we’re at it.

Job purpose:
As a Touchpoint production designer, you will create and execute concepts to communicate messages that inform, inspire, and captivate audiences while relaying our client’s key messages. You will develop the layout and design for magazines, infographics, advertisements, logos, web-based assets, and other marketing collateral.

Duties, responsibilities:

  • Meet with creative director and design team to determine the scope of projects
  • Take designs from concept to completion
  • Incorporate changes recommended by creative director and clients into the final design
  • Review all designs for errors and improvements before client review, printing and/or posting them
  • Add visual and typography design elements to new business proposals
  • Participate in conceptualizing new marketing collateral and updating existing marketing collateral
  • Work as part of team of designers with copywriters, editors and executives
  • Help traffic flow of ads and other materials
  • Work with printers on quoting projects, balancing quality with cost
  • Attend press checks for color and quality control

Key skills:

  • Exceptional creativity and innovation
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work with a variety of personalities
  • Professional approach to time, costs and deadlines
  • Proficiency within the Adobe Creative Suite
  • An understanding of the latest trends, both aesthetic and technological, and their role within a commercial environment
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • HTML and email marketing (MailChimp, ExactTarget, Silverpop, etc.) experience a plus
  • Illustration, photography and/or video editing experience a plus

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related field
  • 2+ years experience preferred but not mandatory
  • Clear communicator
  • Highly-organized
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Working conditions:
Graphic designers work alongside editors, sales staff and other team members in a high-energy, collaborative environment. Hours are typically 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday–Friday, though some projects might require additional time.

Benefits:
We offer an excellent benefit package to all full-time employees including:

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Summer hours
  • Paid vacation and sick days
  • 401(k) with employer matching
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Free covered parking