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Graphic Designer
Charles Street Research, an Agora Company
Are you a talented designer passionate about crafting eye-catching and informative visual communications?

Charles Street Research, part of The Agora Companies and the publisher behind Dent Research, Economy & Markets and Big Market Trends located in Baltimore, Maryland, has an immediate opening for a Front-End Web Developer. In this unique position, you won't have to wait weeks or months to ship your work. You'll work in a fast-paced environment with short turnaround times where you can trace the direct impact of your work in a matter of hours and days and not weeks and months.

Charles Street Research is looking for an A player to join its creative team - someone who's eager to use design to improve user experience, create a sense of personal connection to members, and enhance the success and reach of their products.

The ideal candidate will be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite and know HTML and CSS. This fast-paced position requires someone who is a quick learner, is detail-oriented and can handle multiple tasks. This person is dedicated to quality, is not afraid to tackle small or large tasks, and will do whatever it takes to achieve the best possible finished product.

Responsibilities:
- Lay out monthly newsletters and printed promotional pieces.
- Create web promotions and other marketing materials.
- Create financial graphics for daily e-letters.
- Design web banner ads.
- Design financial reports (both web and print).
- Seek to beat the "control" design elements for promos including order forms.
- Proactively collaborate with copywriters, developers, and/or video producers to define the message and specs for the graphic design and web development elements in a project.
- Stay abreast of best practices to improve UI/UX, streamline workflow, or test potential drivers of sales.

Qualifications:
- 5-10 years of progressive industry experience
- Proficiency in using the Mac platform and Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign).
- An understanding of HTML and CSS.
- Knowledge of design methods and techniques with awareness of the intended audience.
- Ability to plan concepts by studying information and materials.
- Strong organization skills.
- Superb attention to detail.
- Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.

Expectations:
- Become versed in all Agora Financial / Laissez Faire product lines and "control" promotions.
- Learn personnel and work flows, specifically existing team and direct contacts in other departments: Marketing, Copy, Web Development, and Customer Service.
- Learn naming conventions, storage of assets, and project management tools to produce promos.

Meet the requirements above and impress them with your positive, solution-focused attitude, and they'll offer you a fun, challenging role with room for creativity and growth.

If interested, please submit a resume, cover letter and link to your portfolio to the link provided:
Charles Street Research, an Agora Company
Charles Street Research, an Agora Company
Job Details
LOCATION
Baltimore, MD 21201
Employment Status
Full-time, On-site, Permanent position
Experience
Mid-level, Junior
Skills
Design, Media Placement
Industry
Publishing, Web/Multimedia
POST DATE: 01.09.2019
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