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Since 1976 Quicksilver Associates has been delivering integrated marketing and communications solutions to the business world including Fortune Global 500 companies. We have become trusted partners to design and execute large corporate meetings, complex video projects, print materials, websites, interactive training modules, infographics, and many other digital solutions.

Web and Interactive Designer/Developer

Quicksilver is looking for a creative front-end web designer/developer to build and maintain effective, responsive and modern websites, as well as support other online and interactive experiences for our important clients. Working with the guidance of our Creative Director you will be responsible for executing digital, creative driven projects.

 

Job duties include:

  • Designing comps., storyboards, graphic concepts, and final deliverables
  • Front-end user interface creation for various media
  • Interactive and static infographic design
  • Mobile application design
  • Email, newsletter and social media concepts and design
  • Designing comps, storyboards, graphic concepts, and final deliverables
  • Creating landing pages and websites to support client marketing programs
  • Asset production for social media usage
  • Video animation and production

 

Requirements:

  • Ability to articulate and present creative ideas and concepts
  • Use design and development skills to provide a user-centric design
  • Design of original pieces and adapt from existing source templates.
  • Ensure websites are built to support multiple browsers and mobile devices
  • Self-direction, attention to detail, and the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Team player who can work with aggressive deadlines

 

Skills Include:

  • Ability to program in HTML 5, CSS3, JS and jQuery and stay current on all front end programming
  • WordPress design and development
  • A strong proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Captivate, etc),
  • Sketch, wireframing tools

Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of professional design or equivalent internship experience, preferably in an agency setting.
  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, digital design, visual communications or related field
  • Passion for collaborating with clients and team member
  • Commitment to deepening skills, learning new approaches and being inventive

Please send design samples along with your resume.

New Business Development

Quicksilver is aggressively expanding our business and we are looking to hire the right people to lead the charge.

 

About us

 

Since 1976 Quicksilver Associates has been delivering integrated marketing and communications solutions to the business world including Fortune Global 500 companies. We have become a trusted partner to design and execute large corporate meetings, complex video projects, print materials, websites, interactive training modules, infographics, and many other digital solutions.

 

About you

 

You are passionately collaborative and have demonstrated the ability to meet new people and learn about their business. You have an uncanny instinct for identifying challenges being faced by others, then developing and proposing creative solutions to solve a problem. You are respectful of others and work hard to earn their respect. Most importantly, you possess an insatiable drive to always deliver a great customer experience.

 

Ideally, you possess the following qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or related business field is required.
  • At least 3 years of a successful sales career, with 2 years selling into the marketing/communications departments of large companies is preferred.
  • Proven history of generating new business
  • High level of self-discipline for daily sales activities like phone/email outreach, setting appointments, researching prospects, and tracking leads throughout the sales cycle
  • Experience selling creative services and using a consultative approach to solve problems
  • Enjoys networking, meeting people and building relationships
  • Collaborative and a team player, yet also able to work independently and be self-motivated
  • Good communicator: strong writer, listens well, speaks articulately, and comfortable leading presentations

 

The perfect candidate will have the above qualifications plus:

  • Truly loves sales and sees it as more than just a job
  • Already has contacts at major companies and can start selling our marketing and communications solutions immediately
  • Learns quickly, naturally looks for ways to contribute, and shows a high degree of responsibility
  • Well-rounded: has sold a wide range of products, services and creative solutions, has experience with multiple industries, has been responsible for both winning new business along with nurturing ongoing accounts, and has worked in companies and on teams of varying sizes
  • Familiarity with Salesforce.com is a plus.

 

Additional Information:

 

Position reports to: Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

Position type: Full Time, Employee

Salary: Base salary, plus unlimited commission and benefits package

To apply, please send current resume and cover letter detailing your sales experience.

Graphic Designer Internship

Quicksilver Associates, a Chicago-based creative communications company with exciting global Fortune 1000 clients is seeking candidates for a paid graphic designer internship position in the Art Department.

Following is an outline of the requirements and primary responsibilities.

Basic Requirements:

  • Proficient in PowerPoint design and animation (required)
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Dreamweaver (or similar html editor)
  • Familiarity with front end web design/production/workflow basics including prototyping and site building
  • Experience with print, web, presentation and interactive design
  • Keen eye for photography, illustration, typography and consistency
  • Attention to detail, ability to follow directions, capacity to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment and the drive to learn new things
  • Expertise on Mac and PC

Please send design samples including an example of a PowerPoint presentation or template, infographic design and website.

Project Manager Internship

Quicksilver is accepting applications for an intern position on our project management team. This individual would report to the Manager of Account & Project Leads. We’re looking for candidates interested in gaining experience in managing projects involving print, websites, interactive media, and presentations. Past experience with any communications projects is a plus. The right candidate will be confident in:

  • Defining client goals and objectives in order to create project briefs
  • Supporting multiple creative agency projects simultaneously
  • Helping to plan and execute projects with multiple solutions and deliverables
  • Building strong working relationships with internal team members
  • Participating in a collaborative work environment
  • Learning to build, monitor, and assess budgets and estimates
  • Proactively communicating with clients and team members
  • Working hands-on in a small business and fast paced environment

What qualifies you?:

  • College or technical education or on-the-job experience in project management
  • Working knowledge of MS Office programs and project management framework and tools is a plus
  • Advanced verbal, conceptual, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Highly organized and accountable
  • Exceptional service oriented skills
  • Working knowledge of Adobe products, HTML, CSS, content management, PowerPoint and Keynote as well as QA, testing and computer platforms is a plus
  • Ability to adhere to Quicksilver’s processes

Project Managers are pivotal members of our team. They are hands-on individuals assigned to specific projects – working closely with department directors, account executives, creative staff, and the finance department to consistently deliver innovative media solutions on time and on budget. As a Project Manager Intern, you will learn from the best and ultimately be responsible for assisting with proposals, budgets, production schedules, and taking projects from concept to completion. If you have the skills and desire to work for a company that values creativity, innovation, and that can provide you with the opportunity to work on an exciting array of projects, then Quicksilver Associates is the place for you.

Freelance Graphic Designer

We are always looking for talented freelance designers, animators, PowerPoint specialists, video editors, and writers. Please submit your resume and samples.