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Graphic Designer

Position Overview

In this role, you will create engaging, user-centric designs that get results – blending user experience insights and design best practices across print, web, mobile and video.
You will be responsible for defining, project managing and designing the creation of print and digital assets – from animations to websites, email templates, advertisements, social media, brand collateral, tradeshow and experiential designs, etc. This includes working closely with the Blue Door Consulting team and clients to understand traditional and/or interactive requirements and develop design concepts that deliver.

Primary Responsibilities

Collaborate with Blue Door Consulting team members and clients to deliver compelling design that enables them to build brand awareness, generate leads and drive sales, through the following activities:

  • Concept and execute creative design solutions
  • Develop and design innovative traditional and digital assets (websites, online ads, email, presentations, etc.) in keeping with project scope, strategic positioning, budget and timelines
  • Create responsive designs that work across various platforms, including desktop, mobile and tablet
  • Leverage consumer psychology, proven design patterns, data and insights to create beautiful and usable marketing experiences that compel users to take action
  • Effectively communicate with project managers and programmers to maintain job status and workflow requirements
  • Develop oneself to learn new technologies and design strategies that improve end products
  • Create design files to specification of the deliverable and meet graphic standards

Work Environment Expectations

Blue Door Consulting is a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment, powered by high levels of trust, vulnerability and accountability. You are best positioned to succeed in this environment with the:

  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a team player and with grace and flexibility in a rapidly changing environment
  • Appreciation that two days will never be the same
  • Ability to work under pressure and with tight deadlines
  • Desire to stay current in both pop culture and business/marketing trends
  • Conscientiousness when handling sensitive information effectively and confidentially

Skills Sets and Qualifications

  • A minimum of three years of experience in a similar role
  • BA / BFA in Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Web Design, Electronic Communications or a related field preferred
  • Mastery of core Adobe Creative Cloud Suite required, specifically Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and knowledge of XD, After Effects and Premiere Pro preferred
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 Suite (PowerPoint and Word required)
  • Ability to visualize concepts, apply design principles and solve problems
  • Experience creating intuitive user experiences
  • An excellent online portfolio that demonstrates solid design skills and expertise in design principles, functionality, interactivity and usability standards

About Blue Door Consulting

Started in 2002, Blue Door Consulting has a unique culture that supports and mentors its talented and growing team with its focus on professional development and constant learning.

Blue Door Consulting was named to the Inc. 5000 list in 2018 and 2019, which recognizes the nation’s fastest-growing, privately held companies. In 2018, the Fox Cities Chamber honored Blue Door Consulting with its Company Innovation Award. The Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce recognized Blue Door Consulting with the 2010 Small Business of the Year in recognition of its customer-oriented focus, stable financial condition, employee-driven company culture and consistent growth.  The International Academy of the Visual Arts has awarded Blue Door Consulting with more than 100 Communicator Awards for brand, marketing campaign, website and advertising design.

Dedicated to its varied clients from small start-ups to FORTUNE® 500 enterprises, the team of Blue Door Consulting is inspired and motivated to go above and beyond, providing excellent customer service, objective consulting and ethical recommendations.

Located in a renovated grain mill, Blue Door Consulting’s offices provide a creative workspace with lots of extra team-building perks, including office lunches, stocked employee refrigerators and after-hours get-togethers, along with cozy fireplace seating areas. (During COVID-19, our full team is working remotely to protect team members’ health.)

Our team members want to be challenged, are knowledgeable about changing technologies and online innovations, enjoy critical thinking and are willing to push themselves and our clients.

 

Application

Blue Door Consulting is offering a competitive salary, health benefits, flexible work hours, Simple IRA with match, as well as additional team perks.  Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter, three descriptions of projects on which you worked with their accompanying results to:

Chad Kopitzke, Next Gen Advantage

chad@nextgen-advantage.com