Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

  • In-House Freelance Graphic Designer

    Job Locations US-NY-Rye Brook
    Job ID
    2019-5357
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Marketing
    FLSA Status
    Non-Exempt
    Type
    Contractor
  • Why LLS

    How many people can answer the question, "What do you do for a living?" with the answer, "I help find cures for cancer." At LLS, employees take our mission seriously. Whether you work in one of our chapters, are an accountant at the national office or a specialist in our Information Resource Center, you work each day on making our mission a reality: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
    Join us and give new meaning to the word, "job."

    Overview

    The LLS Marketing team is currently seeking an In-House Freelance Graphic Designer to support the team in our Rye Brook, National Office.  This will be a 35-40/hr work week.

     

     

    Additional Position Information

    Candidates MUST provide a digital portfolio of your work - PDF or url

    Responsibilities

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Design and develop marketing items based on brand guidelines and direction from director and marketing manager - Items include:Booklets, Guides, Posters, Postcards, Brochures, Handbooks, Signs, Banners, Billboards, PowerPoint presentations, Newspaper and Magazine Ads, Invitations
    • Translate LLS style guidelines and technical requirements into finished designs that are clear, easy to use, and emotionally engaging
    • Complete production on own projects and prepare files for printing vendors and publications
    • Effectively present work and articulately explaining design rationale

    Qualifications

    Education & Experience Requirements:   

    • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and Acrobat as well as Microsoft PowerPoint
    • 5+ years design and marketing experience with specific knowledge of Graphic Design and Marketing

     

    Position Requirements:

    • Excellent time management, emphasizing service excellence and adherence to prescribed processes
    • Very strong production skills
    • Excellent verbal, written, and communication skills
    • Deadline and detail oriented
    • Strong word processing and computer skills (Microsoft Suite)
    • Possess the artistic vision to create quality graphic designs
    • Self-starter, problem-solver and capable of managing assignments independently, with little supervision
    • Strong people skills with a focus on internal customer service and teamwork
    • Ability to work effectively within a highly productive and diverse team setting
    • Persistent, organized, and possess the ability to multi-task effectively

     

    Physical Demands & Work Environment: 

    • Physical demands are minimal and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations 
    • Work environment is representative and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations 

     

    Disclaimer

    The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) does not accept resumes from third party recruitment/search firms. Please do not forward resumes to LLS employees or any company locations or email addresses. LLS is not responsible for any fees related to resumes not solicited by LLS Recruiting. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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