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expert in PowerPoint
Ref No.: 18-00471
Location: Long Island City, New York
Start Date / End Date: 02/27/2018 to 08/31/2018
Resume MUST include a link to the portfolio

Finalists will be asked to do a case study.

We are looking for someone who is an expert in PowerPoint in terms of building slides with transitions and has experience integrating music/videos into the presentation. We're specifically targeting an individual who has worked at an agency with financial services firms as clients. We're also seeking someone creative; one who is able to think outside-the-box.

Lead Designer

This role will support a front-office chief-of-staff team in the Consumer business. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience in financial services and a deep understanding of data visualization and infographics. We're looking for someone who can take direction from written or spoken ideas and convert them seamlessly into images, layouts and other designs.

• Work closely with the team to simplify and transfer data into compelling visual formats
• Build and enhance PowerPoint slides with messages for C-Level communication (e.g., Business reviews, investment decks, Board of Director presentations)
• Develop and format internal employee communications (e.g., town hall presentations and onboarding materials)
• Produce brochures, large-format print collateral and invitations
• Other ad-hoc projects as requested by the CEO and/or the Chief-of-Staff
• Think creatively and develop new design concepts, graphics and layouts
• Prepare rough drafts and present your ideas
• Amend final designs to clients comments and gain full approval

Key Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree; MFA preferred
• 3+ years of working with financial services clients
• Deep knowledge/experience in infographics and data visualization
• Proficient in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
• Knowledgeable in Adobe Premiere, After Effects, video codecs and compressions
• Versatile in PowerPoint – Enterprise level Themes, Master, Animation, Transitions (Windows environment – Keynote not applicable)
• Adaptive design eye and skill
• Excellent communication skills
• Ability to absorb and apply constructive criticism from peers and clients
• Strong attention to detail, organizational skills and ability to juggle multiple projects at one time
• Advanced PC skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, etc.) and experience with other technology such as SharePoint; we are not a Mac environment