Zurich NA Graphic Designer in Schaumburg, Illinois

Graphic Designer

Description

Zurich is currently looking for a Graphic Designer to work out of our North American head-quarters in Schaumburg, Illinois.

The Graphic Designer designs print and electronic materials for employees and customers, including brochures, video editing, still photography, ads, direct mail, promotional, websites, e-marketing materials and logo design. The Graphic Designer is also an active participant in strategic and creative conceptual development.

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Gaining a thorough knowledge and understanding of Zurich graphic standards and guidelines for all communications vehicles and upholds standards in all communication materials

  • Demonstrating creative design skills and concepts that are fresh and current that clearly communicate the objective of the project

  • Maintaining knowledge of current graphic techniques, technology and software applications

  • Demonstrating effective problem solving and idea development skills

  • Keeping abreast of industry trends

  • Managing relations with outside vendors

  • Maintaining and archiving electronic graphic files

  • Managing budgets

  • Partnering with Communication Manager to support Business Unit Communications plans

  • Managing and maintaining demanding timelines

  • Promoting a team environment

  • Business travel, as required

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design and 5 or more years of experience in the Art or Design areaAND

  • Experience with MAC platform

  • Experience with InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Premiere, Word and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Excellent project management skills

  • Excellent press ready file skills

  • Good presentation skills

  • Experience managing workload in fast-paced environment

  • Ability to function effectively in a team environment

  • Strong knowledge of e-newsletters and electronic communication

Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve.

Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world.

Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

EOE Disability / Vets

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.

Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Schaumburg

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 12/18/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 18000A16

It is the Policy of Zurich in North America, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best-qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status.