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Want to work with a team that is building industry-leading digital experiences in the financial sector? We are looking for a full-time digital designer to join our Chicago office – Wealth Management team (wealth.northerntrust.com). The individual hired for this role will meaningfully strengthen audience engagement and be a visual thinker who can present complex financial concepts in clear, compelling ways.

Key Responsibilities of the Role Include:

  • Collaborate with content specialists, subject matter-experts and other stakeholders to design captivating visual graphics (infographics, charts and illustrations) across digital and print

  • Shape and improve our audiences’ content experiences through a variety of visual effects, including illustrations, typography and layouts.  

  • Maintain, improve and enforce brand standards.

  • Synthesize complex and/or technical information from subject matter experts into engaging and accessible visuals.  

  • Contribute to content marketing strategy and execution, including development of graphics for digital articles, email, social media and white papers.

  • Publish visual and text content to external website.


Qualifications

  • 2+ years of professional design experience within a corporate and/or agency environment. Experience within the financial services sector is preferred.

  • Expert knowledge of industry tools, especially Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop , Sketch and InDesign. 

  • Strong skills in information design (infographics, charts, icons, etc.) that can be demonstrated through your portfolio.

  • A great eye for great visual design, photography, typography and layouts.

  • Strong art direction skills.

  • A solid understanding of digital design and UX — site architecture, functionality, interaction patterns and navigation.

  • Experience in working in teams — no lone wolves please!

  • Ability to present your work in front of internal stakeholders.

Nice to Haves

  • Knowledge in prototyping tools such as InVision, etc.

  • Familiarity with Marketo email templates and landing pages.

  • Basic HTML and CSS knowledge.

Please make sure to provide us a link to your website with your application - we will not consider applications without any reference work.

Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally. With 130 years of financial experience and nearly 20,000 partners, we serve the world’s most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.

As a Northern Trust partner, you will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture, which has a strong history of financial strength and stability. Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company that is committed to strengthening the communities we serve!   

             

We recognize the value of inclusion and diversity in culture, in thought, and in experience, which is why Forbes ranked us the top employer for Diversity in 2018.


We’d love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of the world’s most admired and ethical companies. 

 

 


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