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Employment Type:
Part time
Job Category:
Digital Designer Part Time Freelance
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Marcel Media | Chicago, IL
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Job Description

Marcel Digital is an award winning digital marketing and web development agency established in 2003 and located in the River North area of Chicago. We have cultivated a family of A Players and we work hard to maintain and grow our strong culture. We extend these expectations to our contractor / freelance relationships.

We are looking to add one "A Player" as a 1099 contractor in the role of Part-Time Digital Designer to assist our design team on a continuing basis.

Position Summary:

This PT Digital Designer will create web design and digital marketing creative assets in tune with our clients' needs, doing so with a flair that sets us apart from the crowd. Expect 5-20 hours a week and most of this work can be performed remotely. We are however going to need occasional office time so we will only consider local candidates.

Functions and Responsibilities:

* Work to design engaging visual solutions, specifically wireframes and mockups for responsive websites (desktop, tablet, and mobile)
* Design a variety of digital deliverables, including web site graphics, imagery, banners, mobile design, etc.
* Create user experiences that are data-driven and conversion-focused
* Manage multiple projects simultaneously
* Work closely with team members to understand and translate project requirements
* Communicate ideas and concepts clearly and concisely, while also being open to receiving feedback and direction, as needed
* Work closely with development team to deliver required assets

Skills + Traits + Abilities:

* 2+ years experience in web/digital design
* Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
* Understanding of HTML and CSS
* Understanding of Twitter Bootstrap, JavaScript, SASS/LESS, and JS Build Systems (Gulp, Grunt) a huge plus
* Experience in designing digital marketing materials, including effective emails, web banner ads, and landing pages optimized for maximum conversion
* Understanding of user experience and how it influences design
* Strong sense of web design principles, especially use of color, imagery, typography, and composition
* Affinity for current industry developments, design trends, and technologies
* Great attitude and proactive, with an eagerness to learn
* Ability to work on multiple projects under varying deadlines and quickly respond to creative and technical direction while managing all details.
* UX design experience is nice to have but not required
* HTML5 experience is nice to have but not required
* Unbounce Landing Page experience is nice to have but not required
* HTML5 experience is nice to have but not required

Summary of the freelance relationship

In exchange for your contributions, Marcel offers competitive pay, and an opportunity to work on great projects with a supportive team that will challenge you to be your best. We are looking for you to be bold and want you to contribute your great ideas. When you are at the office you can expect a casual, laid back and fun work environment.

We have a friendly and transparent hiring process! Apply today and please remember to provide samples of your work.

About Marcel Media

Marcel Media is a strategic interactive advisory firm that specializes in search engine marketing, web development and custom application integration. Since 2003, Marcel Media has delivered online marketing solutions to clients like HUB International and Rush University Medical Center. Marcel Media conducted and produced the 2005 Chicago Search Report, a groundbreaking study that analyzed small business owner perceptions and usage of search engines as a profit-generating marketing tool.