• Design Senior Associate

    Grant Thornton LLPChicago, IL

    Job #551451228

  • Grant Thornton is a collaborative, entrepreneurial firm on the move! As part of a dynamic, global organization of more than 47,000 people serving clients in more than 130 countries, we have the agility and focus it takes to be a leader

    The Senior Designer is an original thinker and project leader who conceives creative concepts and translates them into a visual format. Working in Design Central and under the supervision of the Design Manager, the Senior Designer is a team player who is skilled in matching strategic direction with appropriate design results for digital and print marketing initiatives. The Senior Designer is a leader capable of guiding associates and vendors to execute on programs to support firm growth, brand awareness and client engagement. Attention to detail, combined with a strong working knowledge of design-related applications is essential.


    • Designing solutions that meet or exceed strategic objectives

    • Creating highly usable interface solutions focused on user experience

    • Leading projects with limited input from the Design Manager

    • Guiding and directing colleagues on projects with communication, delegation and follow-up

    • Mentoring and sharing skills across the Design Central team

    • Rationalize, visualize and verbalize solutions with the project leaders

    • Balancing creative requirements with client business requirements

    • Designing: brochures; storyboards; interactive page layouts; photo retouching and enhancements; animated GIFs or SVGs; branded templates; event collateral etc.

    • Providing quality assurance on creative deliverables

    • Maintaining and following asset management structure, file naming and project tracking

    • Building and maintaining a team rapport with creative team, editors and marketing leads


    • Strong design portfolio

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Design

    • 5 years design and interactive work experience

    • Developed and diverse communication skills

    • Proven aptitude for quick creative thinking with acute attention to detail within demanding deadlines and multiple components

    • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud Suite: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier or After Effects and Dreamweaver

    • Knowledge of HTML5 and CSS as well as responsive website design and functionality experience

    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Products: Word, Excel and PowerPoint

    • Campaign concept and development experience

    • Ability to thrive in a highly-matrixed environment and high-performing marketing organization

    • Comfortable working in a PC environment

    BENEFITS: Grant Thornton LLP promotes a nationally recognized culture of health and offers an extensive array of benefits to meet individual lifestyles. For a complete list of benefits please visit ~~~/.

    Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton has revenue in excess of $1.56 billion and operates 58 offices across the United States with more than 565 partners and 8,000 employees. Grant Thornton works with a broad range of publicly and privately held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations. Core industries served include consumer and industrial products, financial services, not-for-profit, private equity, and technology. Grant Thornton focuses on serving dynamic organizations that pursue growth holistically — whether through revenue improvement, leadership, mission fulfillment or innovation.

    It is Grant Thornton’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. For Los Angeles Applicants only: We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

    Title: Design Senior Associate

    Location: IL-Chicago

    Requisition ID: 039243

    Updated 01/16/2018

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