Junior Graphic Designer

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Company Summary:

LEO Events, an award-winning global brand experience agency, is recognized as a pioneer of innovative, industry-changing practices. Since its founding in 2002, the LEO Events team has showcased unbridled creativity, inventive tactics, and an extremely collaborative approach. Named to Event Marketer’s Top 100 It List for six consecutive years and Chief Marketer’s Top 200 Agencies for five consecutive years, LEO’s work is intentionally entrenched in the latest advancements, research, and data, ensuring that all events – virtual, live, and hybrid – are grounded in efficient and reasonable practices. LEO’s clientele includes national and international brands such as Walmart, AutoZone, and Hilton Hotel Corporation.

LEO Events is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We don’t just accept diversity, equity, and inclusion; we celebrate, support, and commit to growing it – for ourselves, our clients, our partners, our industry, and our communities. Our corporate office is in Memphis, with additional offices in Nashville and Chattanooga.

Position Summary:

LEO Events is searching for a Junior Graphic Designer to join our Creative team. The ideal candidate will be fluid in both digital and print design, and adept at researching and emulating various brand and design guidelines. This candidate will work on, and in conjunction with, an incredible lineup of global brands, and therefore must be proficient in learning and designing for each unique client and circumstance. This position will work with the LEO brand as it pertains to sales tools and client responses, so learning, understanding and enforcing of our brand is key and a must. It is imperative this person be a self-starter, manage time well, able to pivot when needed and can work on various projects/requests responsibly and in a timely manner. Comfortability in communication through a variety of platforms is key, as the Creative Department expands all LEO locations.

The position is based out of either our Chattanooga or Nashville offices and is required to work from the office at least 3 days/week. This position is ineligible for full time remote work.

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Maintaining creative assets for our clients and items associated with LEO’s brand
  • Assist in managing and enforcing company brand standards and guidelines for ourselves as well as a variety of clients
  • Produce internal and external company needs for art and graphics; from capabilities documents, logos, presentations decks, environmental signage, virtual meeting graphics and everything in-between
  • Collaborate with additional LEO Creative Department team members to complete design needs in a fast-paced environment
  • Learning and utilizing filing systems, naming conventions, and processes of the department is a requirement

 

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a design-related field or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of design experience
  • Must provide resume and impactful portfolio showing a wide range of work and capabilities varying from brand development, digital applications, and editorial/layout, all utilizing strong concepts and design principles

 

Competencies:
  • Expert knowledge in Mac OSX, Adobe Creative Suite, specifically InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Proficiency in cataloging and editing of photos and graphics though use of cloud-based systems like Drobox.
  • Basic understanding of design in Keynote and PowerPoint with an expectation to learn and gain proficiency developing presentation decks for creative client content
  • Knowledge in UI/UX design for use in app development and virtual platform sites
  • Operational knowledge of Windows OS and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Respects and maintains confidentiality both internally and for clients
  • Strong ability to take direction and run with it, self-starter, positive attitude, but also be proactive to ask questions, willing and excited to learn and grow
  • Ability to interact collaboratively with multiple teams and Creative Department members
  • Independent thinker: We’re looking for a designer who can add their own original ideas and concepts into the projects they are working on to enhance our client’s overall creative
  • Highly motivated, with a strong work ethic and proactive mindset
  • Professional and positive approach
  • Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, high-volume environment
  • Strong time management skills and ability to prioritize project requests
  • Willing to work nights and weekends as needed
  • Ability to travel to client events approximately 3 times per year

 

Environmental Conditions and Physical Demands:

Employee required to spend a portion of time in a seated position looking at a computer screen. Employee will be required to do some standing and walking. Employee will be in a well-lighted, heated and/or air-conditioned indoor office setting with adequate ventilation.

*To ensure the safety of our clients and employees, LEO requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

 

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