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Advantage Solutions Graphic Designer in Chicago, Illinois



AMP is on the lookout for an inspired designer to join our fast-paced and energetic creative team. The Designer role will be responsible for the implementation of visual identity and execution across a number of projects. Spearheading AMP Agency’s integrated approach, the Design Team works to ensure the highest quality work in multiple digital and traditional media channels.

The ideal candidate should have an impressive portfolio showing an amazing eye for design and be adept at guiding and executing design strategies.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Create surprise. Seek unexpected solutions to creative problems.

  • Understand the client’s brand, campaigns, and business goals and create content that helps to meet those goals

  • Participate in brainstorms and ideate on your own to develop content concepts on a monthly/seasonal schedule

  • Execute others’ ideas with the same care and precision you do your own

  • Take feedback from client, strategy and creative leaders into account and translate that into new and effective solutions

  • Keep current on advertising campaigns, design trends, and industry technology, sharing findings with the department to facilitate new ways of thinking, working, and problem solving


  • Expert level.

  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills

  • An understanding of and appreciation for all social channels and current activity trending on each

  • Proficiency with Mac OSX and Adobe Creative Suite applications (INDD, AI, PSD, PDF, XD)

  • Ability to work on multiple projects at once and to meet deadlines on a daily basis in a team-oriented environment

  • Experience overseeing the production of mechanical files for digital and traditional deliverables.

  • Working knowledge of digital communication channels

  • Interest or experience in the beauty and wellness category is a plus

  • Knowledgeable about digital file management organization and web-based production workflows

  • Release final files to vendors and client partners

  • Chicago-based preferred

  • Minimum 2 years creative agency experience, including in-house marketing teams

Soft Skills:

  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated

  • Infectious, positive can-do attitude in a fast-paced environment

  • Flexibility and understanding of agency and client demands

  • Creative curiosity

Please note that only candidates who submit a portfolio of work examples or reel along with their resume at time of application will be considered.

About AMP Agency

AMP Agency is a full-service, integrated marketing agency with offices in Boston, New York and Chicago. We're a team of creative minds, digital strategists, social and behavioral scientists and media experts that focus on creating contextually relevant consumer engagements across digital and physical brand experiences. We employ an "Insights Inspired, Results Driven" approach to design end-to-end marketing solutions for the brands with which we partner.

AMP Agency is committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. AMP is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people from all backgrounds and experiences to apply. AMP Agency does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age or other legally protected status. We prohibit harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.


The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Position Summary

The Designer II uses knowledge of current graphic design software to produce graphic art and visual materials for promotions, advertisements, films, packaging, and informative and instructional material through a variety of media outlets such as websites and CD-ROMs.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Creates innovative graphic art materials to best promote the client’s brand

  • Work with a wide range of creative styles and brands both client and agency focused

  • Have a keen creative eye to stage photographs and videos through the setup of lighting and backdrops

  • Participate in brainstorms and concept development

  • Manage projects from beginning to end, create and manage timelines

  • Revise and create presentation graphics, icons, slides that are on brand

  • Design and create content, banner ads, landing pages and other formats of digital content for a variety of brands

  • Collaborate with Creative Director, Art Directors and Copywriters to revise work and refine concepts

  • Express complex ideas in a simple, clever and appealing way

  • Partner with other group members (both creative and account) to ensure high quality creative products on a constant basis that maintains the integrity of art concept to ensure they fit the client, brand, and retailer objectives

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Direct Reports

  • This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

Indirect Reports

  • This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports

Travel and/or Driving Requirements:

  • Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job

Minimum Qualifications

The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job

Education Level: (Required): Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Field of Study/Area of Experience:

  • 3-5 years of experience in similar industry

Use of computer tools/design tools used to perform role

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • years’ experience in similar industry

  • Use of computer tools/design tools used to perform role

  • Demonstrates a proactive work ethic

  • Self-motivated to complete multiple tasks and projects on time

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Attention to detail and follow through

  • Good sense of design and layout

Environmental & Physical Requirements

Office / Sedentary Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.

Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago

Primary Posting Location : City Chicago

Primary Posting Location : State/Province IL

Primary Posting Location : Postal Code 60601

Primary Posting Location : Country US

Requisition ID 2023-429865

Position Type Full Time

Category Marketing (Corporate): Integrated Marketing, Experiential Marketing

Minimum USD $70,000.00/Yr.

Maximum USD $75,000.00/Yr.