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Graphic Designer

Position: Graphic Designer
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Wood Dale, IL
Job Summary:
The graphic designer is responsible for creating design solutions that have a high visual impact. The role involves listening to problems, understanding issues, and delivering creative solutions.
The designs are required for a variety of products and activities, such as product packaging, trade magazine ads, marketing collateral materials, exhibitions and displays, brand identities, corporate communications, and corporate identity.
The work demands creative flair, up-to-date knowledge of industry software, and a professional approach to time, costs, and deadlines.
Key Responsibilities:
·        Meet to discuss the business objectives and project requirements
·        Interpret the business needs and develop a concept to suit their purpose
·        Create design assets that adhere to our brand and style guides as well as the customer’s style guides and requirements
·        Produce new ideas and concepts
·        Estimate the time required to complete the work
·        Demonstrate illustrative skills with rough sketches
·        Work on design layouts and art files for ready for print
·        Prepare 3-D renderings for product development
·        Proof all graphic files for submission
·        Proofread marketing material for accuracy
·        Use innovation to redefine a design brief when applicable
·        Contribute ideas and design artwork to the overall project brief
·        Present finalized ideas and concepts to the team
·        Work with a wide range of media, including photography and computer-aided design (CAD)
·        Keep abreast of emerging technologies in new media, particularly Adobe programs such as Acrobat, InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
·        Work as part of a team with other marketing specialists
Desired Skills and Experience:
·        Keen attention to accuracy and detail
·        Highly creative thought process with problem solving mindset
·        Strong communication (both verbal and written) skills with team members and cross functional constituents in a proactive manner
·        Ability to multitask and prioritize workload
·        Project Management and timeline responsibility
·        Self-starter
·        Team player
·        Works well in fast-paced environment and adapts easily to change
·        Knowledge of digital marketing space
·        Ability to manage and update corporate website as needed with images and graphic needs
·        Basic HTML knowledge and experience with CMS and Magneto
·        Social Media management experience preferred but not required
·        Experience in photography preferred but not required
·        Preferred experience in the consumer goods industry

Software Experience:
·        Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Acrobat, InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop)
·        Proficient in Microsoft office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
·        Basic 3D modeling skill preferred but not required
·        Minimum 3-5 years of demonstrated experience as a graphic designer working with product packaging and marketing
·        Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or Fine Arts or equivalent experience
·        Must submit a resume with a URL to your online portfolio or a PDF portfolio via email

·        Medical
·        Dental
·        Vision
·        Life Insurance
·        401(k) Retirement Plan

If you would like to be considered for the MCA Corporation team of professionals, please email your resume and contact information to