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Junior Graphic Designer

The Junior Graphic Designer is responsible for assisting in the creation of visual concepts and designs under the direction of senior staff.

This role involves designing various graphics for exhibitions, including signage, panels, and promotional materials. The Junior Graphic Designer will work closely with other team members to understand project requirements, create engaging designs, and meet project deadlines.

Responsibilities and Duties

Assist in creating visual elements. Work under the guidance of senior designers to design and create visually engaging graphics for exhibits.

Collaborate with the design team. Work closely with other designers, project managers, and clients to understand the design needs of each project.

Prepare design drafts. Under the supervision of senior staff, prepare sketches, layouts, and other graphic elements.

Refine designs. Use design software to refine designs, make changes to layouts during design review rounds, and create final drafts.

Learn and apply design standards. Learn and apply the firm's design standards and the client's brand guidelines in all designs.

Participate in design meetings. Attend and contribute to design meetings, providing ideas and suggestions.

Assist with project organization. Help organize and maintain project files and assets.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Degree or demonstrated ability in Graphic Design, Visual Arts, or a related field.
  • Some experience or a portfolio demonstrating skills in graphic design.
  • Familiarity with design software, such as Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good communication and teamwork skills.
  • Eagerness to learn and grow in a design role.

Work Environment

The Junior Graphic Designer typically works at a desk in an open office environment at Upland. The role often requires a standard 9-to-5 schedule, but may sometimes require additional hours to meet project deadlines. Junior designers typically work closely with senior designers, which provides opportunities for learning and mentorship. Depending on the specifics of the role and the firm, there may be opportunities for remote work. Some on-site work may be required during the installation of exhibits to observe how the graphics are displayed in the final exhibit.