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Advantage Solutions Senior Designer in United States

Summary

Senior Designer

Upshot is a Chicago based full-service creative marketing agency that creates brand excitement. At Upshot, a division of Advantage Solutions, culture is our secret sauce, and we work collaboratively with an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for what we do. Minds wide open, we are a gang of instigators, makers, all-in creative thinkers, and problem solvers. We specialize in total brand engagement, brand initiatives and shopper marketing that flow through digital, social, mobile and in-store environments.

We are seeking a dynamicand talented Senior Designer who uses knowledge of current graphic design software to produce graphic art and visual materials for promotions, advertisements, films, packaging, and informative and instructional material through a variety of Shopper Commerce outlets and channels. This role creates innovative graphic art materials to best promote the client’s brand.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with a wide range of creative styles and brands both client and agency focused.

  • Have a keen creative eye to stage photographs and videos through the setup of lighting and backdrops.

  • Participate in brainstorms and concept development.

  • Manage projects from beginning to end, create and manage timelines.

  • Collaborate with Creative Director, Art Directors and Copywriters to revise work and refine concepts.

  • Partner with other group members (both creative and account) to ensure high-quality creative products on a constant basis that maintains the integrity of art concept to ensure they fit the client, brand, and retailer objectives.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degreeor equivalent job-related experiencerequired

  • 3-5 years of design experience - marketing (Shopper Commerce preferred) agency experience is required.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Attention to detail and follow through

  • Good sense of design and layout

Resumes must include a portfolio link to work performed. Those applications that are missing portfolio samples of art work will be rejected, so please ensure you're giving us a view to your amazing work!

We look forward to learning more about you and growing your career with Upshot. Apply today.

Responsibilities

The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Position Summary

The Designer II uses knowledge of current graphic design software to produce graphic art and visual materials for promotions, advertisements, films, packaging, and informative and instructional material through a variety of media outlets such as websites and CD-ROMs.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Creates innovative graphic art materials to best promote the client’s brand

  • Partner with other group members (both creative and account) to ensure high quality creative products on a constant basis that maintains the integrity of art concept to ensure they fit the client, brand, and retailer objectives

  • Work with a wide range of creative styles and brands both client and agency focused

  • Have a keen creative eye to stage photographs through the setup of lighting and backdrops.

  • Participate in brainstorms and concept development.

  • Be accountable for projects from beginning to end, create and manage timelines.

  • Revise and create presentation graphics, icons, slides that are on brand.

  • Produce high quality concepts with an understanding of execution on the back end.

  • Collaborate with Creative Director, Art Directors and Copywriters to revise work and refine concepts

  • Express complex ideas in a simple, clever and appealing way.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Direct Reports

  • This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

Indirect Reports

  • This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports

Travel and/or Driving Requirements:

  • Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job

Minimum Qualifications

The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job

Education Level: (Required): Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Field of Study/Area of Experience:

  • 3-5 years of experience in similar industry

Use of computer tools/design tools used to perform role

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • years’ experience in similar industry

  • Use of computer tools/design tools used to perform role

  • Demonstrates a proactive work ethic

  • Self-motivated to complete multiple tasks and projects on time

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Attention to detail and follow through

  • Good sense of design and layout

Environmental & Physical Requirements

Office / Sedentary Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.

Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Job Locations US

Primary Posting Location : Country US

Requisition ID 2022-407829

Position Type Full Time

Category Creative & Product Services

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