Freelance graphic designer for operational support

The IMD business school design team are looking for freelance graphic designers to support them in their operational activities. Individuals will be asked to work from time to time at IMD’s Lausanne campus or special requests or events. Graphic Design Freelancers work closely with various teams involved in marketing and communication initiatives. He or she will also work alongside different IS teams and external freelancers.

Key Activities & Accountabilities

  • Online and print design production supporting IMD teams in marcom activities
  • Operational production: banners, ads for campaigns, PowerPoint presentations, book covers and image retouching for web & print
  • Experience in user experience design, design web interfaces and responsive design are an advantage
Education/Skills

  • Fine art or equivalent visual design school (e.g. ECAL, HEAD, Eracom) with specialization in web and graphic design
  • Software skills: Adobe Creative Suite (especially Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)
  • Speaks and writes English fluently
  • Experience with Content Management Systems and responsive web design are an advantage
Experience

  • 1-3 years of experience in the above activities. Preference will be given to candidates possessing experience with premium brands, corporate environment or having worked in agencies
  • Proven experience with the software mentioned above
  • Proven experience in online and graphical print production, ideally for premium brands
  • Experience in Agile projects coordination
  • Outstanding portfolio of previous work is considered more useful than specific qualifications
  • Proven experience in conceiving responsive design online properties is an advantage
Competencies

  • Acute attention to graphical and web design details
  • Knowledge of graphic fundamentals
  • Knowledge of web and print design production for multi-channels campaigns
  • Knowledge of content marketing focusing on the audience and content not on the medium
  • Knowledge of Jira tool is a plus
  • Knowledge of information architecture definition of functional specifications and wireframe is a plus
Skills

  • Strong team spirit. Works independently and as part of a united team
  • Adept at bridging creative solutions serving customers with high expectations
  • Multi-tasks well and meets very tight deadlines
  • Ability to constantly test ideas, eliminating the non-essential
  • Ability to bypass the brain’s pattern and force it to reassess the meaning of what is seen
  • Flexible, able to work under pressure and communicate priorities within the project’s team
  • Enthusiastic, positive, dynamic, self-motivated, well organized
  • Passionate about design

Interested?

Please send your online portfolio and/or a PDF with your best work to designsupport@imd.org
We also like to see any work in progress, so please don’t hesitate to share with us.