Designer, Senior

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POST DATE 8/20/2016
END DATE 10/27/2016

Staywell Saint Paul, MN

Saint Paul, MN
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


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Designer, Senior

St. Paul, MN

Job Description
Job: Senior Designer
Job location: St. Paul, Minnesota

StayWell is seeking an Art Director. We are looking for a creative team player with positive energy and great people skills to join a department of 17 designers who create custom health publications and other print and digital materials for large employers, hospitals, and health plans across the country. Please note: this is an onsite position, located in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area.

The Art Director will:
Serve as the design lead on our custom client accounts, creating marketing collateral and other types of designs from scratch
Work with numerous brands
Critique/oversee the work of Senior Designers and Designers, offering hands-on assistance when necessary
Bring content to life visually by infusing it with type, art, color, and other design elements so that the information is both appealing and quickly understood by the audience
Work in collaboration with the client and internal team (Senior Designer or Designer, Account Manager, Editor) to create health marketing collateral and other materials per a defined workflow and tight schedules
Articulate critical design decisions via strong written and verbal communication skills
As required, develop original publication design and redesign publications that are visually distinctive and effectively integrate content and client brand standards
Quickly and precisely produce press-ready electronic page files
Color-correct and manipulate images using Photoshop

The successful candidate will have a:
Passion for design and art direction - in particular, magazine design
Ability to work closely with editorial to find synergies between design and copy elements
Strong command of typographic principles and be very detail-oriented
Thorough knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, 4-color production, digital pre-press, and printing
Proven ability to juggle multiple projects under tight deadlines
Demonstrated ability to problem solve in visual, written, and verbal forms
Ability to present creative work confidently to clients

Required Experience:
5 or more years of experience in client-facing design roles in an agency, studio or publishing setting with significant exposure to newsletter and magazine projects.
BA in Graphic Design or related field.

We provide a healthy, collegial work environment with competitive pay and benefits.

If you think you might be a good fit, go online to learn more about StayWell and apply for this position at

Equal Opportunity Employer