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Graphic Designer

Job Description

WRL Advertising, a Canton, Ohio advertising agency, is looking to grow our design team with another talented graphic designer who is motivated, ambitious, resourceful and passionate about their work. Ideal candidates must have strong design, creativity and production skills, plus good people, organizational and administrative skills. The position will require periods of work on multiple accounts.

Graphic Designer Requirements (Education & Design):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Visual Communications or similar
  • 1-2 years of experience is preferred, but not necessary (a desire to learn and grow is the main requirement)
  • Strong design, creativity and production skills
  • Willingness to learn and understand that design “has a specific purpose”
  • Ability to create and design within established brand guidelines, and sometimes without established guidelines

Requirements (Software & Hardware):

  • Strong skills within Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, Bridge, etc.)
  • At least some comfort level in Microsoft Office (Word, PPT and Excel) and a willingness to learn how to utilize these tools
  • Mac and PC platforms are offered

Requirements (Personal, Administrative & Project Management):

  • Ability to work and communicate with teammates, suppliers and sometimes clients with a positive, professional attitude
  • Ability to work alone at times
  • Strong work ethic
  • Self-motivated and resourceful
  • Well-organized
  • Attentive to details (while learning to understand the big picture)
  • Strong ability to manage routine tasks and follow direction (assigned to you via your Inbox, in meetings or through other project management tools)
  • Must be willing to work extra hours occasionally to help meet deadlines (evenings and weekends)

Other Skills:

Other skills or interests you are passionate about are always encouraged and appreciated, but not required (including, but not limited to):

  • Copy writing and headline development
  • Web design
  • Illustration (info graphics, creative, graphical, photo, technical, etc.)
  • Video, animation, 3D modeling and rendering
  • Photography and photo retouching
  • Branding and Identity

Apply by emailing creative-jobs@wrladv.com. Please include resume and portfolio link.

No phone calls please.

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