Mid-level to Senior Designer

Are you passionate about branding?

Do you want to find a place where you can stay for a while and work on comprehensive projects? 

Are you extremely comfortable with client communication and understand a client’s big picture goals?

Do you truly want to help clients get results through design-thinking? 

Do you have institutional (education, association, foundation) and corporate experience? 

Are you looking for a great team atmosphere?

Do you have incredible drive and work ethic?

We are growing and looking for the next team member.

We want to fill a mid-level to senior designer position with project management responsibilities. If you have excellent design & production talents backed by strong organizational skills and a great sense of humor, we’d like to meet you. Profile of the perfect candidate: 5-15 years experience, 4-year Bachelor's Degree with a major in communications or graphic design, strong work ethic, enjoys a team setting, excellent design portfolio. You must have experience designing for both print and digital. 

Client Responsibilities

  • Responsible for developing creative concepts through final execution.
  • Project management from design through completion.
  • Plan budgets, estimate jobs for proposals-responsible for adhering to project budgets.
  • Research for brand development and communications strategies.
  • Website design-front end.
  • Client contact and client relationship building: scheduling, progress reports, conference reports, and writing creative briefs.
  • Photography and outsourced illustration art direction.
  • Supervise printing.
  • Plan website content, and supervise outsourced copywriting for both print and web.
  • Occasional overtime and travel required.

Internal Responsibilities

  • Estimate projects and write proposals.  
  • Studio management–supervise and train interns and junior designers when needed. 
  • Participate in the design community at-large.
  • Remain current on best practices, trends and technology developments in the print and digital media space and in client industries.
  • Your own ideas and initiative to continue to build an inviting, stimulating and always evolving creative environment.


  • 4-year degree in Graphic Design or Communication Design from an accredited design program and a GPA of at least 3.4.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, print production, and responsive web design (familiarity with HTML and CSS highly recommended).
  • In-depth knowledge of appropriate usage of Microsoft Office 
  • Knowledge and experience in web design is required.
  • Ability to conduct research, analyze and problem solve.
  • Excellent writing abilities.
  • Organized, self-starter and problem solver.
  • Outgoing.
  • Strong team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Self-motivated.

Extra Credit

  • Marketing Strategy experience 
  • HubSpot or other inbound marketing tool experience 
  • Social media experience and expertise
  • Extensive experience in proposal writing 
  • Editorial and institutional (educational, associations, foundations) as well as corporate experience 

*Portfolio—pdf or website—must be submitted upon application to be considered. 

If you are interested in this position with NeigerDesign, please send a cover letter, resume and samples to NeigerDesign via email or mail as noted below. Please, no phone calls.

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Attn: Careers
1515 Sherman Ave
Suite 2N
Evanston, IL 60201 USA

NeigerDesign is an equal opportunity employer.

NeigerDesign and Strategic Marketing
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