Junior Graphic Designer (Freelance) Job at Morreale Communications, Rosemont, IL

  • Morreale Communications
  • Rosemont, IL

Job Description

Hourly Pay: $22-28/hour, based on experience
We are seeking Chicagoland-area applicants only, as this position has the potential to turn into a full-time hire. 

We pride ourselves on our commitment to excellence, innovation, and integrity in all aspects of our operations. As we continue to grow and expand, we are seeking a highly skilled Freelance Junior Graphic Designer to join our dynamic team. This role will begin as a 3-month contract, with potential for extension and eventual full-time hire.

This position will work remotely as a freelancer. As the Morreale team transitions to an in-office space this summer, any potential full-time hire for this role would require hybrid work, 2-3 days per week in our office in Rosemont, IL. 

This role supports the upper-level creative team in developing a range of print and digital designs and graphics, under the direction of the Senior Creative Director and Senior Graphic Designer. 

Responsibilities and Duties :

  • Support the graphic design team with creating a range of designs including flyers, fact sheets, signage, exhibit boards, presentations and other print deliverables   including brochures, banners and booklets.
  • Review and assessment of project requirements
  • Utilize graphic design skills to produce a variety of work including:
    • Prepare files for print
    • Organize and manage digital assets
    • Collaborate with team to develop projects
    • Take art direction from upper creative staff
    • Revise work based on feedback from team and clients

Qualifications and Skills :

  • BA or BFA in Graphic Design
  • 2-3 years' experience in a similar role
  • Strong understanding of print design principles and layout, required 
  • Nice to have: website design, video editing, motion graphics experience 
  • Ability to multi-task and manage different projects at one time
  • Ability to produce designs from initial brief through to completion
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Organized and self-motivated with strong t ime management skills
  • Skilled in Adobe CC InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Microsoft Office
  • Strong portfolio of sample graphic design projects
  • Eagerness to learn and grow design and marketing skills  
  • Excellent computer competency and adept at learning new digital platforms; Knowledge of Asana a huge plus
  • Being able to work well with other creative members to streamline tasks efficiently
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to take design feedback and incorporate it quickly
  • Solid understanding of the principles and elements of design, layout, and grid systems
  • Demonstrated ability to work and maintain good judgment in fast-paced environments while managing workload and priorities
  • Available to extended hours when needed to meet deadlines 

Commitment to Morreale Core Values 
View our Core Values video !  
Our core values represent the beliefs, philosophies and principles that define who we are and how we do business. We are looking for a candidate who demonstrates commitment and character to upholding the Morreale Core Values in all they do. 

  • Accountability: Own it and honor our commitment to others.
  • Diversity: Embrace diverse perspectives and foster a culture of inclusion. 
  • Excellence: Think big. Be bold and make every action count. 
  • Integrity: Be honest, respectful, and trustworthy. Always do the right thing. 
  • Collaboration: Stronger together. Elevate each other’s unique abilities to build on our collective strength. 

About Morreale 
Founded in 2006, Morreale Communications is a leading strategic communications agency working at the intersection of business, media, policy and people. Driven by the desire to empower our clients by elevating their voices during times of change, crisis and opportunity, Morreale offers an integrated suite of solutions. Core capabilities include strategic message development, stakeholder engagement, branding and creative strategy, digital & social communications, diversity & inclusion, policy strategy and media relations. Morreale is a certified WBE/WBENC agency bringing unrivaled experience from a wide range of backgrounds to provide deep insights and counsel to our clients. 

Morreale Communications is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We encourage applications from qualified individuals of all backgrounds.  

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Full time, Contract work, Temporary work, Summer work, Remote job, 2 days per week, 3 days per week,

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