Graphic Designer | Iowa Chapter of the American Marketing Association

Graphic Designer

Company: Lessing-Flynn

Full time
Des Moines, IA


Lessing-Flynn is busy telling the stories of our clients. That’s what we are – storytellers. We need a Graphic Designer to help bring those stories to life with spirited creative work. The right person will have 1-3 years of experience on projects ranging from websites, direct mailers, ad campaigns, videos, presentations, digital ads, etc.

Company Description: Stability, passion, room to grow and (above all else) fun. From the day you join our team, we’re fully invested in helping you be successful. We are 100% committed to giving you the ongoing training, mentoring, tools, freedom and opportunity to be great – not just in your career, but at home. We believe family comes first and that every team member (no matter their job title or tenure) deserves the opportunities to become an absolute superstar in their career. Need more proof? Lessing-Flynn was named as a 2020 Iowa Top Workplace by the Des Moines Register!

Compensation and benefits:

  • Competitive salaries based on annual compensation survey research
  • Year-end bonuses to share company success/profitability
  • 401k plan with 100% match on 5% of salary plus profit sharing
  • 100% paid health insurance for employee and family
  • 100% paid dental insurance for employee and family
  • 100% paid parental leave options (including adoptive parents) for the birth of a new child
  • Wellness program that helps participants earn up to $1,095 per year by tracking steps and meeting fitness goals
  • Combined PTO package with year-end rollover/buyout options
  • Company-paid life and disability insurance

Work environment:

  • Creative, collaborative workspace with custom-designed workstations, natural light
  • Access to GlassBox social/event space for informal meetings, games (pool and foosball), escape space, hosting events, breaks
  • 100% Mac-based
  • Evolving, trendy East Village area with access all parts of Des Moines
  • Free access to fitness center with locker rooms
  • Free garage parking
  • Free daily snacks and beverages
  • Private mother’s room


  • Provide design from conception to completion
  • Receiving client, art and/or copy direction and ensure projects stay on brand and align with overall vision and deliverables
  • Resize established designs, make copy edits, resize images, cut out backgrounds of images and photoshop color correct and compositing
  • Archives, maintains and provides proper naming convention to project files and creative assets including stock photography, illustrations and fonts
  • Assists account teams with new business collateral and presentation needs 
  • Multi-task and prioritize projects and workloads
  • Communicates project time estimates and deadlines including any overages or changes to them



  • Degree in in Design and/or Visual Communications
  • 1-3 years of experience in marketing or related creative field; and/or equivalent combination of education, internships and experience
  • Knowledge of pre-press management
  • Knowledge and proficiency using Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office programs
  • Proficient working in 100% Macintosh environment - Ability to receive, understand and apply constructive criticism
  • High accuracy and attention to detail


  • Ability to execute creative ideas on an intermediate level
  • Understanding of print and digital production processes
  • Understanding of different design mediums including desktop publishing layout and digital and web basic principles
  • Product illustration/animation, UI and UX digital skills are a plus

How to Apply

Submit your resume today if you think you have what it takes to bring our client’s stories to life.

If you have design samples or a portfolio to share with use, we would love to see them. Email them to

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