Director - Visual Communications (Graphic Design) in Washington, DC at Ankura

Date Posted: 4/26/2018

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Director - Visual Communications (Graphic Design)
Professional Services
Washington, DC
 
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY:
Ankura has an exciting opportunity for an ambitious graphic designer with 5+ years of experience to join the Visual Communications team and help grow the practice in an expanding market. Our company is built on a culture that highly values teamwork, creativity, and innovation. This graphics professional must have experience transforming complex concepts into simplified graphics for visual presentation. This graphics professional must be able to work collaboratively with other professionals in the market and remotely with other members of the Visual Communications Consulting team. Additionally, this graphics professional will be an integral part of the growth in our expanding marketplaces.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Collaborate with colleagues in varied specialties to develop effective problem-solving solutions
  • Work directly with clients and experts to conceptualize and design effective presentations, illustrations, animations, charts, and graphs
  • Manage engagements with the assistance of team leadership
  • Travel for client meetings and on-site engagements
  • Attend meetings with colleagues to generate new business
 
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years experience creating graphics in the litigation industry that simplify complex concepts
  • Experience working with teams in war room environments 
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and organize workload
  • Highly experienced in PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, and Excel
  • Detail-oriented, self-directed, creative and dedicated
  • Excellent communication skills – visual, written, and verbal
  • Ability to easily network and build relationships with colleagues and clients
  • Flexibility – ability to travel, handle multiple tasks, and work under tight deadlines
PREFERRED SKILLS:
  • Proficiency in video and animation using After Effects and Premiere
  • Experience in 3D modeling/animation
  • Experience with HTML5 and Javascript
 
To be considered for this position, please be sure to include samples of your work or a link to your online portfolio.
 
ABOUT ANKURA:
Ankura is an expert services firm defined by HOW we solve challenges. Whether a client is facing an immediate business challenge, trying to increase the value of their company or protect against future risks, Ankura designs, develops, and executes tailored solutions by assembling the right combination of expertise. We build on this experience with every case, client, and situation, collaborating to create innovative, customized solutions, and strategies designed for today’s ever-changing business environment. This gives our clients unparalleled insight and experience across a wide range of economic, governance, and regulatory challenges. At Ankura, we know that collaboration drives results.

 
Ankura is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment Opportunities at Ankura are based upon one’s qualifications and capabilities to perform the essential function of a particular job.  All employment opportunities are provided without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
This Equal Employment opportunity governs all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, selection, job assignment, promotions, transfers, compensation, discipline, termination, layoff, access to benefits and training, and all other conditions and privileges of employment.

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