Graphic Designer

Chicago, Illinois
Design
Full-time
The Role:
CMG is looking for an experienced and talented graphic designer to shape the visual experience of CMG from product to marketing. The ideal candidate will have experience working in agile teams, with engineers, product designers, product managers and marketing. You will be able to make deliberate design decisions and to translate any given user-experience journey into a smooth and intuitive interaction.

Responsibilities: 
Define our visual strategy for all forms of communication
Establish a design system for CMG. Articulate the benefits of a systematic approach across product management, product design, engineering and marketing
Collaborate with product management and engineering to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and experience
Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering
Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks
Help develop and prioritize internal branding and marketing strategies
Participate in ideation and iteration of user interfaces
Participate in design reviews and ensure solutions are aligned across teams
Participate in user testing sessions and translate the needs of users into designs


Must-Have:  
Degree in Graphic Design, BFA or related field
Exceptional portfolio that demonstrates a firm grasp of design principles and vibrant creativity with a strong business orientation
Experience in brand and interface design 
Ability to lead visual design of a product from idea to concept to completion
Strong understanding of color theory, typography, layout, iconography as well as web design trends
Experience creating cohesive visual design systems as well as creating graphic design elements 
Knowledge of design principles related to branding and marketing
Ability to clearly articulate design decisions behind the recommendation
Excellent communication skills
Work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment with multi-disciplinary team
5+ years of related professional graphic/visual design experience

Benefits: 
Competitive compensation 
Health, Dental and Vision benefits 
Flexible time off with remote option when needed 
Top-of-the-line MacBook Pros 
Strong startup culture with casual dress code, game area and more