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Graphic Designer (Evanston, IL)

ZS is a professional services firm that works side by side with companies to help develop and deliver products that drive customer value and company results. From R&D to portfolio strategy, customer insights, marketing and sales strategy, operations and technology, we leverage our deep industry expertise and leading-edge analytics to create solutions that work in the real world. Our most valuable asset is our people—a fact that’s reflected in our values-driven organization in which new perspectives are integral and new ideas are celebrated. ZSers are passionately committed to helping companies and their customers thrive in industries ranging from healthcare and life sciences, to high-tech, financial services, travel and transportation, and beyond.

ZS’s Corporate Support teams operate the firm’s core internal enterprise functions. Our global teams comprise team-oriented, pragmatic and results-driven people who thrive in a challenging work environment. Our people come from diverse backgrounds but share a passion for quality customer service and dedication—whether our customer is a client or a ZS colleague.

The Marketing & Communications group helps build the ZS brand, champion thought leadership, support business development and engage our past, present and future workforce.

CORPORATE COMMUNICATION ASSOCIATE/CREATIVE SERVICES

We seek a Graphic Designer to join our Marketing & Communication team in our Evanston, IL office. The Graphic Designer drives creative ideation and production for the firms biggest and most innovative global corporate communication initiatives.

Responsibilities:

  • With a digital first point-of-view, this individual will lead the development of—stunning, elegant, forward-thinking design solutions across internal and external channels and so it’s essential you possess a portfolio loaded with awesome video, website, presentation, social, and event based creative
  • We are not looking for a production-orientated designer although hands-on experience through every stage of a project’s lifecycle is essential
  • We seek an inspired and motivated creative thinker who can generate and nurture fresh and innovative agency grade ideas from conception, through development, to implementation
  • Do we want your world-class creative? Absolutely! But we also want your expertise and voice as a brand guideline’s advocate and champion of design best practices
  • At ZS, collaboration is central to success, so you’ll need to partner and communicate with global stakeholders on a daily basis, from corporate communication and recruiting strategists to digital wizards, to business leaders and event orchestrators
  • The Marketing & Communication team is a high energy, fast paced, deadline driven environment and your ability to create and present high-quality ZS branded ideas quickly across global time zones will be critical

Qualifications:

  • A successful career at a leading global B2B or B2C creative agency or corporate brand in a graphic design role – 2-3 years’ experience required
  • A portfolio bursting with world-class creative
  • Exceptional conceptual thinking – we want designers with original thoughts who can take complex creative briefs and come up with fresh, innovative, and inspired digital and print design solutions that wow internal and external audiences
  • Video production awesomeness and motion graphics magic – we need someone who can independently shoot, edit, and produce corporate communication campaign and executive leadership videos
  • Your tool box should be stacked with Adobe Creative Cloud and Microsoft Office Apps – Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Premiere, Word, and PowerPoint are your preferred tools of choice
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to clearly and concisely articulate ideas to creative leaders, marcomm collaborators, and business stakeholders at all levels of the organization
  • A strong understanding of digital and print design best practices with a focus on video, web, social, presentation, and event experiential design
  • The ability to work autonomously and as part of a team – you’ll need to do both at ZS, we need someone who can run with minimal direction as well someone who can collaborate across global time-zones on design projects
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in a related field
  • Exceptional written and oral English language skills

 

ZS is a global consulting firm; fluency in English is required, additional fluency in at least one European or Asian language is desirable. 
Candidates must possess work authorization for their intended country of employment. An on-line application, including a cover letter expressing interest and a full set of transcripts (official or unofficial), is required to be considered.
ZS offers a competitive compensation package with salary and bonus incentives, complete medical/dental/life insurance programs and retirement savings benefits. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
NO AGENCY CALLS, PLEASE.

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Nearest Major Market: Chicago