Careers

We are always interested in hearing from talented professionals and creatives interested in full-time or contract employment, and partnership opportunities. Please send an email to jobs@lydondesign.com with an attached résumé and cover letter. Please do not attach samples, link to online portfolio recommended.

Job Postings

Thank you for your interest in Lydon, there are no job postings at this time.

Graphic DesignerFULL-TIME  |  POSTED 5/17

Is this you?

  • Excellent design and layout skills with a highly developed aesthetic and artistic vision.
  • Smart, enthusiastic, motivated team player with good interpersonal skills.
  • Curious mind, creative problem solver, and ability to brainstorm individually and in a group setting.
  • Strong digital design portfolio.
  • Exceptional visual, verbal and written communication skills.
  • High degree of attention to detail and understanding of version control.
  • Proficiency in industry standard software (Adobe Creative Cloud, including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, Microsoft Office Suite, etc.).
  • Functional multi-platform knowledge of HTML5/CSS3.
  • Knowledge of UI/UX, web development principles and CMS platforms (e.g. WordPress) a plus.
  • Coding and/or database knowledge a plus (JavaScript, jQuery, PHP, mySQL and other industry standard languages or technologies).
  • Related artistic and technology skills a plus (photography and photo retouching, illustration/infographic design, animation/3D, video, writing/content development, social media, bi-lingual, etc.).
  • Bachelor’s degree in art and design.
  • 0-3 years experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop visual concepts and assets for a wide variety of digital, print and web-based projects.
  • Collaborate with account management team and creative staff to articulate creative concepts and help meet clients’ marketing goals and company objectives.
  • Handle projects at all stages of development—from concept, design and presentation, through to production and delivery.
  • Challenge yourself to provide creative and innovative ways to solve clients’ marketing goals, while delivering consistent, outstanding work on a daily basis.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously as prioritized by account management team.
  • Maintain a strong creative vision for projects while conforming to client style guides and incorporating a range of comments and changes into work.
  • Develop client proposals and presentations, research stock photography.
  • Create concept sketches, comps and wireframes, mood boards, storyboards with and without creative direction.
  • Continually broaden your perspectives, stay current on technology and cultural trends and engage in ongoing professional education (seminars, workshops, online tutorials, mentoring by senior staff, etc.).

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Account ManagerFULL-TIME

Is this you?

  • Smart, enthusiastic, motivated team player with great people skills.
  • Excellent writing, presentation and communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (i.e. marketing, communications, business, English or related).
  • Corporate, agency or related experience preferred but outstanding recent graduates will be considered.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the primary contact for a variety of national and regional clients.
  • Collaborate with clients and creative team to help meet marketing goals.
  • Provide strategy, copywriting and editing.
  • Keep projects on track, including budgeting, scheduling and coordination of outside vendors/resources.
  • Assure overall client satisfaction, nurture existing client relationships and foster new relationships.

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Associate DesignerFULL-TIME

Is this you?

  • Excellent design and layout skills with a highly developed aesthetic and artistic vision.
  • Smart, enthusiastic, motivated team player with good interpersonal skills.
  • Curious mind, creative problem solver, and ability to brainstorm individually and in a group setting.
  • Strong digital design portfolio.
  • Exceptional visual, verbal and written communication skills.
  • High degree of attention to detail and understanding of version control.
  • Proficiency in industry standard software (Adobe Creative Cloud, including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, Microsoft Office Suite, etc.).
  • Functional multi-platform knowledge of HTML5/CSS3.
  • Introductory or better knowledge of UI/UX, web development principles and CMS platforms (e.g. WordPress).
  • Coding and/or database knowledge a plus (JavaScript, jQuery, PHP, mySQL and other industry standard languages or technologies).
  • Related artistic and technology skills also a plus (photography and photo retouching, illustration/infographic design, animation/3D, video, writing/content development, social media, bi-lingual, etc.).
  • Bachelor’s degree in art and design.
  • 0-5 years experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop visual concepts and assets for a wide variety of digital, print and web-based projects.
  • Collaborate with account management team and creative staff to articulate creative concepts and help meet clients’ marketing goals and company objectives.
  • Competently handle projects at all stages of development—from concept, design and presentation, through to production and delivery.
  • Challenge yourself to provide creative and innovative ways to solve clients’ marketing goals, while delivering consistent, outstanding work on a daily basis.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously as prioritized by account management team.
  • Maintain a strong creative vision for projects while conforming to client style guides and incorporating a range of comments and changes into work.
  • Develop client proposals and presentations.
  • Create concept sketches, comps and wireframes, mood boards, storyboards with and without creative direction.
  • Continually broaden your perspectives, stay current on technology and cultural trends and engage in ongoing professional education (seminars, workshops, online tutorials, mentoring by senior staff, etc.).

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What we offer:

  • Creative, collaborative and friendly culture.
  • The pace and excitement of a large agency in a boutique atmosphere.
  • Ability to work on a wide variety of client accounts, from nationally recognized corporations to regional and local businesses.
  • Involvement in a range projects and initiatives, resulting in quality deliverables including digital and traditional marketing materials, event design, email and social media campaigns, web and app development, trade advertising, branding and corporate identity, sales presentations, video and much more.
  • Potential to play a key role in the agency by contributing to and supporting longer-term business initiatives.
  • Competitive compensation package, including health insurance and 401(k).
  • People-focused values and commitment to individual career development.
  • Supportive team based on mutual respect.
  • A casual and unique studio environment in the northern Chicago suburbs with a fun vibe (e.g. “Work Out Clothes Thursday,” monthly team building events, and more!)

Are you ready to be a part of our talented group of creatives, strategists, project managers and positive thinkers? Are you passionate about bringing ideas to life and delivering exceptional client service? We’d love to hear from you.

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