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we create brands
that connect emotion
and design.

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We are a small firm and wear many hats. Must have a strong sense of traditional design and contribute to creating identities. Here are our current job openings, though we are always open to applicaitons.
(THE IDEAL) SENIOR DESIGNER

WHO YOU ARE—
A DESIGNER | YOU HAVE GREAT TASTE, STYLISTIC BREADTH, AND YOUR TYPOGRAPHY SKILLS COULD RIVAL OUR CREATIVE DIRECTOR. YOU CRUSH IDENTITY WORK, LAYOUT, EDITORIAL, PACKAGING, AND WEBSITE DESIGN AND YOU CAN DEMONSTRATE YOUR THOUGHT PROCESS—NOT JUST FINAL WORK. IN SHORT, YOU ARE THE ART DIRECTOR WE ARE LOOKING FOR.

A STRATEGIST | YOU HAVE A PASSION FOR BRAND STRATEGY AND ARE A CRITICAL THINKER AND CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVER WITH A BOATLOAD OF EFFECTIVE, ORIGINAL WORK TO SHOW FOR YOURSELF. IN SHORT, YOU ARE A STRATEGIST AND A DESIGNER.

A DIRECTOR | YOU KNOW FROM EXPERIENCE WHAT IT TAKES TO RUN A TIGHT CREATIVE SHIP AND YOU ARE READY TO HELP OTHER DESIGNERS INTERPRET DIRECTION AND FEEDBACK. IN SHORT, YOU GUIDE YOUR TEAM TOWARD THE LIGHT.

A MARKETER | YOU CONSISTENTLY SERVE UP CREATIVE ADVERTISING AND MARKETING CAMPAIGNS THAT ARE BASED ON A SOLID STRATEGIC BRAND FOUNDATION. IN SHORT, YOU HAVE A WAY WITH WORDS.

A COLLABORATOR | YOU VALUE BEING A STRONG DEPENDABLE PARTNER TO FOLKS ON YOUR TEAM. YOU FOSTER OPEN COMMUNICATION AND IDEA SHARING TO ENSURE AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO CLIENT NEEDS. IN SHORT, YOU KNOW THE BEST IDEAS COME FROM WORKING TOGETHER.

A CLIENT CHAMPION| YOU CAN MANAGE AND RESOLVE CREATIVE CONFLICT. YOU INTERACT WITH THE CLIENT TO REPRESENT OUR WORK AND THINKING BEHIND IT. IN SHORT, YOU UNDERSTAND HOW IMPORTANT THE CLIENT RELATIONSHIP IS.

A PRESENTER | YOU CAN INTERACT WITH THE CLIENT TO REPRESENT YOUR WORK AND THINKING. YOU ENJOY CONTRIBUTING TO PITCHES AND NEW BUSINESS AS NEEDED. IN SHORT, YOU HAVE EXCELLENT COMMUNICATION SKILLS.

AN EARLY ADOPTER | YOU STAY ON TOP OF DESIGN TRENDS AND NEW TECHNIQUES IN MULTICHANNEL,  AND MULTI-MEDIUM MARKETING EFFORTS. IN SHORT, YOU KNOW WHEN SOMETHING IS HOT (AND NOT).

A PRODUCER | YOU ARE COMFORTABLE MANAGING WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT AND PRINTING SUPERVISION TO SEE OUR DESIGNS THROUGH TO COMPLETION. IN SHORT, YOU CAN TALK THE TALK AND WALK THE WALK.

A PERFECTIONIST | YOU COMB THROUGH ALL DELIVERABLES TO VERIFY THE OBJECTIVES HAVE BEEN MET AND THE SPELLING MISTAKES ARE CORRECTED. IN SHORT, YOU MANAGE THE BIG PICTURE AND THE DETAILS!

OUR MUST HAVES
+  4-5 YEARS OF PROFESSIONAL DESIGN EXPERIENCE
+  BACKGROUND IN BRAND STRATEGY
+  A STRONG GRASP OF DESIGN THEORY AND BEST PRACTICES
+  EXCELLENT COMMUNICATION SKILLS; ABLE TO CLEARLY ARTICULATE YOUR VISION TO CLIENTS AND PROVIDE INSIGHTFUL, EFFICIENT FEEDBACK TO YOUR TEAM, BOTH IN PERSON AND IN WRITING
+  ADAPTABLE, PROACTIVE APPROACH TO PROBLEM SOLVING
+  GREAT COMMAND OF ADOBE PHOTOSHOP, ILLUSTRATOR, INDESIGN, AND XD
+  ABILITY TO HANDLE MULTIPLE PROJECTS AND TIGHT DEADLINES
+  PROVEN TRACK RECORD OF COMPELLING DESIGN AND CONCEPTUAL THINKING ACROSS MULTIPLE CHANNELS FOR MULTIPLE CLIENTS
+  APTITUDE FOR AND INTEREST IN MANAGING DESIGNERS (AS OPPOSED TO DOING THE WORK FOR THEM)
+  COMFORTABLE DIRECTING THE CREATION OF STRATEGIC AND VISUAL ASSETS WITH EXTERNAL RESOURCES(E.G., PHOTOGRAPHERS, ILLUSTRATORS, DEVELOPERS, PRINTERS).
+  PHENOMENAL WORK ETHIC

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GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN – FALL
We need a student graphic designer who is comfortable designing for both printed communications as well as for the web. This includes:

DESIGNING, IDENTITIES, PRINT COLLATERAL, AND MOTION GRAPHICS
DEVELOPING WEBSITE STRATEGIES, SITEMAPS, WIREFRAMES
DEVELOPING ADVERTISING AND MARKETING STRATEGIES
CREATING AWARD WINNING DESIGN SOLUTIONS

QUALIFICATIONS
1 YEAR OF GRAPHIC DESIGN DEGREE EXPERIENCE
EXCELLENT ORAL AND WRITTEN COMMUNICATION SKILLS
GREAT COMMAND OF ADOBE PHOTOSHOP, ILLUSTRATOR & INDESIGN
ABILITY TO HANDLE MULTIPLE PROJECTS & TIGHT DEADLINES

FALL SEMESTER
FROM SEPTEMBER THROUGH DECEMBER

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145 WEST 200 SOUTH
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84109