Graphic Designer

Employer
ICF International
Location
Fairfax, VA
Posted
Mar 15, 2017
Closes
Mar 21, 2017
Hours
Full Time
*Description:* Creativity combined with a passion for making the impossible possible is what ICF seeks in a junior designer for the corporate marketing team. While working from our Fairfax, VA or Washington, DC office, you will support our Corporate Marketing and Communications team with the development of a variety of print and digital creative deliverables to express our vision of making big things possible. The candidate will be resourceful, creative, and meticulous with excellent design chops to reinforce the company s brand. Successful candidates are strategic doers interested in reinforcing the brand through their creative design. _*Key Responsibilities:*_ Conceptualize and produce high-quality, creative, print and digital solutions for marketing collateral/campaigns and materials Coordinate artwork and layout development for a wide variety of projects with fixed deadlines Collaborate with internal clients to develop graphic solutions that simplify complex ideas for diverse audiences Help designers develop conceptual skills, including critiquing design projects and providing constructive feedback _*Basic Qualifications:*_ * Bachelor's degree in graphic design or related field * 7 years of experience in graphic design * 7 years of experience with Adobe Creative Suite Cloud applications (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, and Dreamweaver) * Expertise in HTML and CSS, as well as web-ready graphics, design and setup * Working knowledge of fundamental deign principals, layout, color, composition, and typography) * Proficiency in MS Office Suite * Experience with designing websites and building wireframes * Expertise in file organization and maintenance * Proficiency in Mac and PC platforms *Qualifications* _*Professional Skills:*_ * Strong understanding of the principles, software, and practices of the field of design (print and web) and production. * Strong time management skills * Ability to work/execute current/existing brand guidelines, and follow creative direction * Excellent problem solving skills with ability to analyze situations, identify existing or potential problems and recommend solutions * Excellent project and client management * Outstanding attention to detail _*Preferred Skills/Experience:*_ * Develop artwork to create digital presentations, web graphics, and on-screen presentations * Design and create digital/web deliverables that include microsites, landing pages, banners, and email templates * Create and implement designs for the web following best practices in HTML, CSS, JavaScript/jQuery, and Photoshop * Excellent understanding of design and production aesthetics, and balance in print, web and interactive design * Expertise in exporting graphics in multiple formats and preparing files for output * Experience in conceptualizing and optimizing artwork, and imagery for web destinations for an intuitive user experience ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. _*Working at ICF*_ Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. ICFtogether for tomorrow. _*About ICF*_ ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting and technology services provider with more than 5,000 professionals focused on making big things possible for our clients. We are business analysts, policy specialists, technologists, researchers, digital strategists, social scientists and creatives. Since 1969, government and commercial clients have worked with ICF to overcome their toughest challenges on issues that matter profoundly to their success. Come engage with us at icf.com. ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity) *Location:* /Virginia-Fairfax/ *Requisition ID:* /1700000917/