Graphic Designer

| Greater NYC Area
  • Merrill Corporation is the industry leader in technology solutions that enable mergers, acquisitions, initial public offerings, restructuring and other critical capital transactions in more than 170 countries. We provide the world’s leading investment banks, private equity firms, law firms and corporations with tools to simplify, streamline and accelerate the due diligence process, helping them close more deals, faster. We are a global team of high-energy, passionate people. We have strong individual voices but we work as a team, bringing out the best in each other. We thrive under pressure and always keep the customer at the heart of everything we do.

     

     

    Job Description:

    Merrill Corporation is seeking an ambitious, talented and passionate visual designer to help bring our company’s visual identity to life. This person needs to bring a fresh, innovative approach, be able to bring in best practices for outside the firm/other industries, help us step up our game, help us be BOLD as we tell our story, and continuously drive positive change and constant improvement across all of our creative work.

     

    This role will work closely with the Creative Director, helping to drive the look and feel of every client and stakeholder touch point – both internal and external – and will cross all mediums and all areas of the business.  Working closely with the marketing team and the sales team, this person will create and design assets and experiences that tell the Merrill story in a visually engaging, innovative way.

     

    Experience is important here, but this is a role also open to ambitious designers with a determination to make a name for themselves, as well as seasoned professionals with the ability and desire to get their hands dirty.  This person will be a member of a dynamic, nimble marketing team and will report directly to the Creative Director on the Corporate Communications Team. 

     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Develop creative solutions and overall strategies to bring the company’s visual identify to life
    • Maintain, support and elevate our brand guidelines through client-facing sales collateral, digital experiences, event branding and printed marketing materials as directed by Creative Director
    • Design and maintain high caliber sales presentations, one-sheets and pitch materials for client meetings and large-scale industry events
    • Craft sales and product marketing materials for online and print distribution that are reflective of Merrill’s visual brand
    • Ensure online awareness channels (i.e. website visuals, digital ad campaigns, social media graphics) reflect current branding & consistent look-and-feel as directed by Creative Director
    • Support custom Marketing requests for client and industry/tentpole event activations from conception to execution
    • Expert knowledge within the creative development, design, and end production (both digital and print)
    • Ability to integrate feedback from various internal and external stakeholders and transform that into beautiful end products

     

    Additional Duties and Responsibilities

    • Ability to manage creative projects from conception through implementation
    • The ideal candidate has a discerning eye for design, is highly self-driven and detail-oriented, communicative, proactive and collaborates well with others

     

    Minimum Education

    • Undergraduate degree with an emphasis in creative fields

     

    Minimum and Preferred Experience

    • Minimum 4 years of professional creative/design experience
    • Experience in financial markets/M&A a plus
    • Portfolio demonstrating finesse in designing for both digital and print mediums
    • Proficiency in Adobe CC programs (Illustrator, Indesign, and Photoshop)
    • Experience in Ceros or similar interactive design platform a plus
    • Experience in Adobe AEM and Adobe Assets a plus
    • Video editing experience a plus
    • Deep knowledge of PowerPoint and using the tool to “tell a story”
    • Exceptional skill in self-managing and in maintaining ownership over several projects at once
    • Ability to meet tight turnarounds and thrive in a fast-paced environment
    • Advertising, agency, or startup experience a plus
    • Keen interest in staying up to date on creative trends and innovating the creative approach
    • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to positively interact with external and internal stakeholders at all levels
    • Portfolio to illustrate prior work is necessary
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • TypescriptLanguages
    • SpringFrameworks
    • AngularFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • Pivotal CLoud FoundryDatabases
    • ElasticSearchDatabases
    • Azure Blob StorageDatabases
    • InVisionDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • Mural, Appear.in, Slack, MindNodeDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • SitecoreCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • Oracle EloquaLead Gen

Location

Our NY office is in the heart of midtown on 6th Ave at 55th St. Easily accessible by train and bus. Building will have a new gym by end of 2019.

An Insider's view of Merrill Corporation

What are some social events your company does?

From team building scavenger hunts though Central Park to quarterly client events at the latest NYC hotspot, working at Merrill Corporation provides the opportunity to socialize with some of the most talented and interesting people that you will find anywhere.

Donald Davidson

Vice President, Advisory Sales

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Using the latest colocated and remote collaboration tools including Invision, Sketch and Mural.

JR

Director of Innovation - Product Design

How does the company support your career growth?

I have instant access to any manager or experienced sales director's from around the world, which allows me to continuously learn from some of the best and smartest people in the industry.

Rosie Corcoran

Regional Director- DataSite

What are Merrill Corporation Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Some Meals Provided
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

Merrill is an employer of choice with a strong track record of internal promotion, company benefits and many perks. Join a company who values its employees and understands that supporting our employees is a fundamental key to our success as a company.

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