Senior Designer

The Lacek Group (TLG), a specialty agency of Ogilvy & Mather, is a fast-growing customer engagement agency. We work at the intersection of brands, data, and creativity to help our industry-leading clients build and strengthen relationships with their best customers.

We are looking to add a talented Senior Designer to our creative team who can communicate clearly and effectively — someone who is willing to learn our clients’ brands, needs and methods for success. This designer will enthusiastically tackle a variety of projects and have a wide-range of experiences. You will contribute to the team and clients by designing compelling, entertaining, results-oriented emails, websites, direct mail, promotions, advertising and more.

Responsibilities
•     Work in conjunction with team members to develop and refine concepts, campaigns and creative ideas that reflect a deep understanding of the client’s audience
•     Develop effective, brand-appropriate marketing and promotional layouts for all media: print, digital, email, video, above-the-line, etc
•     Have the ability to serve as the voice for client brands and assist with brand development as needed for various clients, including identity, typography, color and imagery
•     Concept and execute sound creative ideas for client marketing collateral in an efficient and economical manner
•     Offer client and team members innovative advice and solutions from industry examples and experience
•     Offer insight on creative briefs and schedules
•     Prioritize workload and time management
•     Work with Account Supervisor and/or Account Executive to obtain project specifics: strategy, budget and schedule; offer insights on creative briefs and project schedules
•     Help maintain and oversee client’s brand standards and guidelines
•     Work with the Production, Front-End Development, and writing team(s) to ensure creative vision is achieved and client expectations are met
•     Complete all necessary paperwork in a timely manner

Qualifications
•     Bachelor’s degree in Advertising, Graphic Design, Commercial Design or Interactive Media Design preferred
•     Five or more years experience in a design (print and/or interactive) function, diversified industries preferred
•     Portfolio demonstrating strong creative visual concepts and execution required
•     Awareness and understanding of current technologies
•     Experience working with clients and internal partners
•     Ability to work and collaborate with creative team members, including other designers, writers and developers as well as working autonomously
•     Ability to contribute through the entire design life cycle, from producing rough concepts to delivering a polished design solution
•     Demonstrated understanding of clients’ business needs, and the ability to concept and design compelling solutions that align with overall creative strategy
•     Proven ability to listen, digest and resolve client feedback with a creative solution and a positive, can-do attitude
•     Capability of working on multiple projects, small or large, with various project leads
•     Digital marketing experience required
•     Excellent attention to detail
•     Proficiency in Adobe Suite and other Macintosh design applications

The Lacek Group has smart people, a great environment, an engaging culture, comprehensive benefits and fantastic growth opportunities. Your confidential inquiry is encouraged.

Please apply online and submit your portfolio at: https://lacekcareers-ogilvy.icims.com/jobs/3286/senior-designer/job

The Lacek Group
900 2nd Avenue South, Suite 1800
Minneapolis, MN 55402

The Lacek Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer