Web/Graphic Designer Jobs

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Junior Graphic Designer with Unbound non-profit (Posted December 11)

  • Design of internal communications and presentations, including pieces sent to overseas offices.
  • Design of retention marketing pieces.
  • Maintaining staff, volunteer and international field photos.
  • Creating designs for publications, ads, direct mail, social media, assisting creative team with production design.
  • Upholding brand standards across all media and platforms. 
  • Must be proficient in a Macintosh environment and Adobe Creative Suite CC (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop), as well as Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint). 
  • Associate’s degree or equivalent from 2-year college or technical school.
  • 2 years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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Creative Designer with Rx Savings Solutions (Posted December 11)

  • Working with marketing team, develops and refines creative concepts and imagery to support various marketing initiatives. 
  • Designs and produces deliverables to support corporate initiatives, including but not limited to: product literature, web banners, emails, trade show graphics, graphics/illustrations, videos, advertisements, and PowerPoint presentations. 
  • Ensures overall marketing and brand consistency across business units and throughout all media; works within established brand identity guidelines. 
  • Supports various multimedia needs including video filming, editing, and photography. 
  • Support social media needs of marketing team. 
  • Work with vendors to manage quality, cost and delivery times.
  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Suite, Mac platform preferred. 
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be a self-starter. 
  • Final candidates will be required to submit design portfolio for review. 
  • Experience working with a UX design team a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree required. 
  • 3-5 years related experience in a design role.

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Graphic Designer with Burns & McDonnell (Posted December 11)

  • Develop and implement creative concepts across multiple campaign deliverables in both print and digital.
  • Conducts research to inform design concepts.
  • Transforms complex ideas and processes into graphic representations.
  • Contributes to creative brainstorm sessions.
  • Develops final files for production and implementation.
  • Meets with clients to understand project objectives.
  • Builds strong client relationships through interaction and collaboration.
  • Develops concept presentations for client review.
  • Is proficient and utilizes emerging technology for project development.
  • Stays up to date on industry trends and technology.
  • Follow established quality control process.
  • Follow brand guidelines for brand consistency.
  • Strong experience with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.).
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.
  • Analytical/problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to provide creative solutions to various project types.
  • Understands and applies color theory and color relationships.
  • Demonstrates understanding of good layout principles.
  • Strong conceptualization skills across print, digital and video.
  • Proven track record working with complex teams and/or organizations and the ability to work effectively with virtual teams.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Exceptional visual proofing and error-checking skills.
  • Must have a 4-year degree in fine arts/graphic design or visual communication.
  • 3-5 years of related experience; and a portfolio supporting that background.

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Graphic Designer with CivicPlus (Posted December 11)

  • Communicate directly with clients in a variety of meetings scheduled throughout the website production process.
  • Present concepts and guide clients towards functional solutions.
  • Coordinate internal creative teams to successfully deliver design and production services in a timely manner.
  • Continually review projects for quality control, advising the creative teams and providing guidance to clients.
  • Design website concepts and complete revisions and production work as needed.
  • Build and maintain client relationships through the production process.
  • The ability to track and coordinate many projects at once.
  • Needs to be a highly organized, thoughtful, self-managed individual.
  • Needs to have a clear understanding of design principles and be able to apply them to each project.
  • Must be able to build and maintain client relationships while mitigating conflict.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a design-related field.
  • Multiple years of experience interfacing directly with clients.

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Creative Director with Grantham University (Posted December 4)

The Creative Director is responsible for the University’s brand management and creative messaging strategy.

  • Ensure a consistent, branded University image throughout all marketing materials and initiatives.
  • Develop positioning recommendations, guide market research analysis and define brand elements, voice and tone.
  • Track latest trends in design, advertising & marketing to enhance University brand.
  • Lead the creative marketing process and provide creative direction to staff.
  • Develop creative briefs, guidelines, and strategies for marketing and advertising campaigns including working with in-house staff and external partners.
  • Lead creative projects and oversee their completion.
  • Lead, develop and further enhance the University brand strategy and articulation of same.
  • Ensure quality of solutions in terms of brand alignment, creative quality and strategic relevance.
  • Work closely with other departments and University operations to educate and communicate brand strategy, standards and articulation of differentiation in the higher education marketplace.
  • Help conduct quantitative and qualitative studies and implement suggestions to enhance marketing initiatives.
  • Manage the production and development of marketing and promotional collateral, direct mail and e-mail marketing campaigns, advertising and interactive media campaigns – candidate must possess a strength in digital marketing / advertising.
  • Recruit, train, manage and retain creative staff, including goal setting, evaluating performance, providing actionable feedback, developing plans for improvement, and encouraging and fostering a team atmosphere.
  • Manage approved external vendors and agencies to meet established goals maintain relationships.
  • Manage and coordinate special events.
  • Manage and track departmental expenditures against established budget.
  • Ability to think “outside the box” and a drive for excellence to pursue brand recognition and awareness in an increasingly competitive environment.
  • Ability to invent new ideas for branding, advertising campaigns and marketing messages.
  • Excellent working knowledge of software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign is required.
  • Analytical abilities are essential.
  • Knowledge of graphic communications technologies in prepress, printing and direct mail production preferred.
  • Vendor management experience, including experience negotiating for best price, timely delivery and top quality work.
  • Prior use of Salesforce / Marketing Cloud a plus.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, marketing, advertising, communications, graphic or fine arts or related field is required.
  • 7-10 years of increasingly responsible creative marketing or brand management experience, preferably in education or for a consumer product or service with multiple markets/locations, and preferably for a high-consideration product or service.
  • 7+ years of hands-on experience with graphic design, and brand management required.

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Graphic Designer with TVH Parts (Posted December 4)

  • Create marketing collateral to promote products, services, industry and build brand presence.
  • Designs digital and print assets for lead generation programs, social media campaigns, proposals, presentations, media buys and recruiting efforts.
  • Work with marketing team to develop and meet project timelines.
  • Must be knowledgeable and have demonstrated skills using a MAC computer.
  • Thorough understanding of desktop publishing programs such as Adobe In-Design and Photoshop.
  • Web and HTML design experience is a plus.
  • Video and motion graphics production experience is a plus.
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills needed.
  • Video and motion graphics production experience is preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree from 4-year college or university or a minimum of 2 years graphics design experience and/or training.
  • Must have at least 2 years of college with emphasis on graphic arts.

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Graphic Designer with Procharger (Posted December 4)

  • Produce and create high impact digital advertising solutions.
  • Produce and create high impact print solutions, including catalogs, flyers and print ads. 
  • Support social media needs of marketing, sales and service teams. 
  • Assist with design and production of video projects/assets. 
  • Create email templates, assist with reporting on and improving email campaign. 
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to ensure consistency of brand identity. 
  • Ensure graphic solutions are optimized for integration, performance, usability, and sustainability. 
  • Work closely with the sales and service department to ensure meeting their needs, as well as needs of end users and dealers.
  • Work with vendors to manage quality, cost and delivery times.
  • Automotive, motorsports and/or forced induction knowledge is highly desired.
  • Working knowledge of search engine optimization best practices is a plus.
  • Experience with Drupal is helpful.
  • Experience working on mobile projects with understanding of mobile design elements, considerations and limitations for Android/iOS.
  • Must be experienced producing print-ready documents for digital and offset lithography printing. 
  • Have working knowledge of industry standards for digital file/document production. 
  • Must be proficient in Adobe InDesign for digital layout production.
  • Must have experience working with and creating documents in PDF format.
  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, fine arts, marketing, or related field and least 3 years of experience as a graphic designer.
  • 3+ years of experience designing print and other media solutions.

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Graphic Designer with JE Dunn Construction (Posted December 4)

  • Responsible for designing and producing marketing materials [print and digital] that have a high visual impact for proposals, presentations, direct mail campaigns, advertising, corporate identity, trade shows, and other marketing requirements to further the organizations public relations, marketing, communications, and business development objectives.
  • Possess strong conceptual skills with a high-level sense of design/layout.  
  • Ability to effectively manage, design and produce multiple projects/tasks of varying complexities from conception to completion, meeting deadlines and working well under pressure.
  • An understanding of and experience in Corporate Branding and standards.
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat Pro) as well as basic knowledge in MS Office Suite: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Adobe Flash, Prezi, and Interactive PDF’s is a plus.
  • Willing to learn new applications as needed.
  • Experience working with vendors and printers with good working knowledge of current print and production processes.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or equivalent experience.
  • 1-4 years of graphic design experience in an in-house department, design studio, advertising agency, or freelance.

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Web Designer with Garmin (Posted November 19)

  • Design, develop, and maintain various online initiatives, including community and activity-based websites, corporate websites and other online marketing materials for Garmin.com and its related websites.
  • Work with Marketing Communications, IT, Marketing, and Engineering staff to plan, develop, to meet critical project deadlines and complete requested projects.
  • Various responsibilities related to the support of large commercial websites.
  • Work with internal associates to complete in-house projects.
  • Experience in Adobe Campaign, Adobe Experience Manager, ActionScript, JavaScript, Java, AJAX, etc. and previous experience in Visual Communications, Graphic Design, Advertising, or Marketing is preferred. 
  • Must possess a demonstrated understanding of current coding practices, including CSS-based design and semantic XHTML relevant to Garmin’s business needs.
  • Associates Degree in Visual Communication, Advertising Design or a field relevant to the essential functions of this job description.
  • Minimum of 1 year web design experience relevant to Garmin’s business needs.

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Content Design Specialist with Penton (Posted November 14)

  • Executes page layout for designated titles, including ad placement, cover creation and other design work.
  • Executes creative assignments relating to page layout, including recreation or adjustment of tables, charts and photography to fit print requirements.
  • Works with corresponding editorial staff, production groups and external vendors to ensure content quality assurance and corrects errors in collaboration with team.
  • Work with the production team and third-party contacts in software application development and enhancements, ad development (Web-based) and electronic editorial forms.
  • Design and assist on other art materials as needed (media kits, HTML blasts, direct mail, animated ads, etc.).
  • Leverages images from Getty/Thinkstock library.
  • Defines and maintains digital and print content design standards.
  • Applies optimization and community best practices to all content in collaboration with team.
  • Creates and modifies artwork and traffics artwork to designated digital platforms.
  • Ability to complete projects while handling various production deadlines and logistics.
  • Proficient knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator and PhotoShop.
  • Exhibited experience and proficiency with digital content and management tools and user behavior metrics reporting and analysis tools.
  • Ability to effectively communicate concepts in graphic, visual means.
  • Proofreading and typing skills.
  • Microsoft Office proficiency.
  • Word processing or typesetting skills are desirable.
  • Familiarity with the printing process is helpful.
  • Knowledge of the Internet and comfort navigating the Web.
  • Knowledge of Dreamweaver and HTML preferred.
  • Degree in Graphic Design or be an art school graduate; May substitute based on equivalent work experience.
  • At least 5 years of relevant digital and print content design experience.

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Graphic Designer with Ascend Learning, LLC (Posted November 1)

  • Design marketing campaigns, tradeshow materials, and all digital channel assets across multiple channels in both B2B and B2C.
  • Work with VP Marketing to evolve the creative strategy of NHA.
  • Design support, as needed, for other Business unit team functions (Advocacy, Analytics, Operations, Product, Sales) in coordination with Marketing Managers.
  • Track and monitor the use of brand standards across Ascend for the NHA brand.
  • Design marketing assets that engage prospects, support customers and drive results for the business.
  • Keeping a high standard for brand use in mind, evaluate and speak to creative produced by outside resources.
  • Coordinate the inventory and organization of all collateral pieces.
  • Assist in making sure all new pieces are updated on the website including new page creation.
  • Manage all creative brand assets across digital platforms and online.
  • Design online and print advertisements in conjunction with outside agency.
  • Work with printers to manage release to final file collection post production.
  • Organize, update and share all collateral within SharePoint tool in conjunction with other Managers.
  • Build and maintain an asset library – videos, photography and brand assets.
  • Excellent skills and abilities in both Adobe Creative Suite as well as Microsoft Office (Excel, Power Point, Word).
  • Experience with design inside marketing automation tools (such as HubSpot) preferred.
  • Intermediate web design, development or intermediate HTML coding experience, a plus.
  • B.A., B.F.A. or B.S. in Graphic Design.
  • 3-5 years of brand, creative, corporate, or ad agency specific experience.
  • 1-2 years of agency design experience is preferred.

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