Designer

**This is a contract to hire position.

Jumpstart Automotive Media, a division of Hearst Autos, offers high-impact and performance-driven marketing and advertising solutions that achieve optimum results. An industry thought leader known for its in-depth shopping reports, Jumpstart connects automotive marketers with the largest, high-performing audience of car shoppers and enthusiasts through partnerships with: Car and Driver, U.S. News Best Cars, J.D. Power Cars, NADAguides, Autoweek.com, Autobytel, Autolist, Daily News Autos, LeftLane, CarSoup, and CarBuzz.

Responsibilities
- Work with small creative team to develop and maintain on-brand, marketing collateral and advertising for both internal and external clients
- Create compelling visual communications through elevated use of typography, color, brand assets, and photography
- Maintain and develop sales presentation templates, and customize as required to support sales needs

Required Skills and Experience
- Competence with standard design and presentation tools, including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and Power Point and mastery of at least two
- Working knowledge of Print Design, for both digital and offset production
- 4-year degree in Graphic Design or related field, or equivalent experience.
- Strong sense of typography, color, layout and grids
- Knowledge of best practices & trends, with an interest and desire to learn new skills.
- Self-starter with the ability to prioritize, communicate clearly, organize, and follow through on projects independently
- Collaborative and versatile team player who is comfortable in a fast-paced environment
- Experience in design for the web
- UI/UX knowledge and experience

Extra Skills: Not required
- Familiarity with HTML and CSS


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