Advertising & Marketing Designer, Creative Services Logo

Modern Luxury is looking for an exceptional graphic designer to join our Chicago-based Creative Services team, which handles advertising and marketing design for 23 markets across the country. As the world’s largest local luxury media and events company, Modern Luxury provides a range of integrated content solutions across print and digital platforms, reaching affluent audiences in the most prominent cities in the U.S. We will consider remote applicants on a case-by-case basis.

The Creative Services team works cooperatively with multiple departments to provide graphic design services for Modern Luxury’s advertising clients and in-house marketing teams. As a member of the Creative Services team, you’ll collaborate with the Production team to provide print ad design services for Modern Luxury’s 80+ magazine titles, and create marketing and sales collateral as requested by marketing managers in each local office.

Qualified candidates exhibit a high level of creativity, strong print production skills, and a demonstrable awareness of current design trends, as well as the ability to thrive under tight deadlines, prioritize their workload, and multitask. The Advertising & Marketing Designer is expected to demonstrate independence, critical thinking, and flawless execution, with a positive attitude that prioritizes creating elegant, polished solutions.

All members of the Creative Services team are expected to:

  • Adapt to specific file naming conventions, file processing methods, and archiving standards
  • Understand our rigorous production schedule and deliver quality design solutions on time
  • Follow instructions as directed by department managers and art directors, and fulfill design requests from clients
  • Communicate clearly and professionally throughout all communications, with the goal of providing exceptional customer service through the designs we produce
  • Follow templates when prescribed—and adapt templates as needed to suit specific situations
  • Learn and adhere to the high-end, fashion-forward Modern Luxury “look and feel,” and execute all creative work with our brand image in mind

Advertising & Marketing Designer Job Responsibilities:

  • Design and production/troubleshooting of print display advertising in Modern Luxury’s 80+ titles, including designing complex printed impact units such as gatefolds and inserts
  • Design sophisticated page layouts for advertorials, special sections, and other customized print advertising solutions, including the creation of production-ready templates
  • Provide high quality print and digital design solutions for a range of requests, including, but not limited to:
    • Event identity design: printed and digital invitations and associated event collateral such as signs, posters, tent cards, takeaways, menus, social media graphics and web banners
    • Email marketing design: responsive emails designed within our email marketing platform
    • Sales and marketing support materials, including presentations, sales one-sheets, media kits, rate cards, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.A. in Graphic Design or related field of study
  • Expert Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Proficiency in G-suite (Gmail, Google Calendar, Drive)
  • Demonstrable knowledge of print production, page layout, and email marketing best practices
  • Familiarity with InDesign templates and email marketing platforms
  • 1-2 years experience in agency, publishing, or other highly deadline-driven environment

Experience with luxury brands is a plus, as is familiarity with project management software and content management systems.

For fullest consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume, link to your online portfolio, and desired salary range directly to Cat Kahnle by emailing [email protected]