Graphic Designer

Employer
Kforce
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Mar 15, 2017
Closes
Mar 21, 2017
Hours
Full Time
Kforce has a client that is searching for a Graphic Designer in Washington, DC.Key Activities: * Responsible for the layout, design, and production activities to produce quality graphic-design artwork * May contact in-house or outside vendors to verify print specifications * Produces graphic design artwork to support marketing effort using technology and computer software packages for either print or web * Generates websites, brochures, floor plans, advertising, postcards, proposals, presentations and press releases within corporate templates for print or internet * Confers with internal clients to discuss and determine layout design * Maintains local website, such as the layout of website in Content Management Systems (CMS), by creating and updating various profiles including professional, team and property profiles * Works on additional special marketing projects * May provide estimates on all print and web marketing material * Works with vendors to estimate marketing projects and oversee production * May investigate, compare and recommend local suppliers of marketing production services, including typography, paper and printing * Other duties may be assigned * No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position * May provide informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers * May coordinate and assign tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project * Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines * Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines * Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department * Bachelor of Fine Arts degree preferred with a minimum of two years related experience and/or training * Requires working knowledge of graphic-design software * Excellent written and verbal communication skills * Strong organizational and analytical skills * Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to internal clients * Ability to effectively present information * Requires ability to do project budgets and cost estimates * Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret documents * Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations * Requires basic analytical and quantitative skills * Must have a solid grasp of fundamental concepts of print and web publishing and graphic design principles * Intermediate skills with web design * Strong skills in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign * Familiarity with Adobe Dreamweaver * Strong skills in Microsoft PowerPoint and Word * Familiarity with MS Excel * Basic project management, editing and writing skills required Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.*Compensation Type:*Hours*Minimum Compensation:*0.00*Maximum Compensation:*0.00