Web/Graphic Designer Jobs

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Graphic Designer (Contract) with University of Missouri – Kansas City (Posted February 21)

A federally funded grants office comprised of a variety of projects and initiatives in collaboration with local, state and federal partners is seeking a contractor to serve as a Graphic Design Specialist. This position will support a group of professionals working to advance health and wellness by bringing behavioral health and health research to practice and by supporting people, organizations and systems through change processes.

 A minimum of 25 hrs./week at a rate of $75/hour. 

Key roles and responsibilities:

  • Design and produce art for publications, media graphics, and instructional tools to enhance communications.
  • Create promotional materials to market grant initiatives (brochures, e-mail blasts, folders, newsletters, etc.).
  • Coordinate with printers the production and reproduction of art work.
  • Consult team members on the planning, illustration, printing, and viewing of art layouts for publications and educational materials.

If interested, send a cover letter and resume to Kelly Reinhardt at reinhardtk@umkc.edu.

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Designer with Combat Brands, LLC (Posted February 11)

  • Produce product specification diagrams from concept to completion for a wide variety of fitness and combat product, based on verbal direction.
  • Produce detailed depictions of product, keeping in mind both function and aesthetics.
  • Produce graphic designs from concept to completion for a wide variety of print media including marketing collateral, catalogs, event materials, apparel, training manuals, etc.
  • Prepare pre-press files for final output.
  • Create/revise product instructions.
  • Design e-mail blasts, MailChimp experience preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Fluent in Adobe’s Design Suite and Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Must be capable of developing creative ideas and implementing them electronically.
  • Proven organizational skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments while meeting deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving aptitude.
  • Knowledge of and experience with PC platform.
  • Experience with creative process and development of materials.
  • Degree in graphic design or demonstrated equivalent design experience.
  • At least 1 year of design experience.

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Graphic Designer/Web Designer with Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (Posted February 5)

  • Assists the Director of Marketing & Communications in developing and executing an integrated marketing strategy for ACBSP that utilizes traditional print, media, advertising, social media, e-marketing and web to enhance awareness of and engagement with the ACBSP brand.
  • Continually push the organization to elevate our brand by creating modern and dynamic designs that set ACBSP apart from the competition.
  • Craft professional, eye-catching, and brand-enhancing online and offline marketing materials using a combination of text, graphics, video, and interactive elements that engage members and prospective members, and stimulates demand for ACBSP products and services.
  • Design and build amazing promotional material for marketing initiatives, i.e. web pages, icons, banner ads, sales collateral, infographics, email marketing, demo videos, webinars, white paper templates, research reports, PowerPoint templates, trade show materials and booth assets.
  • Find and track bugs for the website and debug using tools for cross-browser issues on desktop and mobile devices.
  • Provide input and overhaul the UI/UX experience.
  • Develop and execute web projects, including responsive websites using HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript (jQuery)
  • Find coding solutions utilizing UI/UX work to outline how they fit into development process.
  • Serve as the point of contact for YourMembership.com, the company that administers the ACBSP website.
  • Excellent design skills.
  • Experience with Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator is required.
  • Experience with Microsoft and Google Apps.
  • Experience with event apps such as DoubleDutch.
  • Experience with Bootstrap and GitHub.
  • Superb creative skills; capable of translating ideas into powerful imagery and messaging.
  • Solid knowledge of modern HTML/CSS, WordPress development, and JavaScript.
  • Must know SEO strategy, and know how to employ and analyze engagement metrics for the website.
  • Fluency in Spanish is a plus.
  • Bachelors Degree in marketing, graphic/creative web design or a related field of study.
  • 3-5 years of related professional experience.

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Graphics/Creative & Brand Coordinator with Security Bank of KC (Posted February 5)

  • Prepares work to be accomplished by gathering information and materials.
  • Plans concept by studying information and materials.
  • Illustrates concept by designing rough layout of art and copy regarding arrangement, size, type size and style, and related aesthetic concepts.
  • Obtains approval of concept by submitting rough layout for approval.
  • Prepares finish copy and art by operating typesetting, printing, and similar equipment; purchasing from vendors.
  • Prepares final layout by marking and pasting up finished copy and art.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment.
  • Completes projects by coordinating with outside agencies, art services, printers, etc.
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending design workshops, reviewing professional publications; participating in professional societies, and contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks under the pressures of deadlines and changing priorities.
  • Understanding of graphic design and production concepts.
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills.
  • General knowledge and understanding of basic business concepts.
  • Ability to conduct relationships in a manner that will enhance the overall marketing of the bank.
  • Participation in community organizations and community projects.
  • Ability to travel locally.
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud Suite.

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Graphic Designer with Kraft Tool Company (Posted February 5)

  • Illustrates concept by designing rough layout of art and copy regarding arrangement, size, type size and style, and related aesthetic concepts.
  • Completes projects by coordinating with outside agencies, art services, printers, etc.
  • Prepares final layout by marking and pasting up finished copy and art.
  • Obtains approval of concept by submitting rough layout for approval.
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending design workshops; reviewing professional publications; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Work with a wide range of media and use graphic design software.
  • Think creatively and develop new design concepts, graphics and layouts.
  • Work simultaneously on 5+ projects based on current client workload.
  • Create visual aspects of marketing materials, websites and other media, including infographics.
  • Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio.
  • Ability to interact, communicate and present ideas.
  • Up to date with industry leading software and technologies (In Design, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Photoshop etc).
  • Extensive experience, specifically with mockups, web design and multimedia presentation.
  • Working knowledge of CSS3, HTML5 and JavaScript.
  • Highly proficient in all design aspects.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art Design, Marketing or related discipline.
  • Proven graphic designing experience.

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Creative Director with The Children’s Mercy Hospital (Posted January 28)

  • Translates the hospital’s brand vision and marketing strategy into creative concepts and then brings those concepts to life through words, pictures and video.
  • Works closely with the Children’s Mercy marketing directors and with the hospital’s outside agencies to provide clear creative direction that is consistent with the brand positioning.
  • Working collaboratively, the Creative Director ensures the development of compelling creative that moves its intended audience to feel, think and/or do as desired.
  • Proven conceptual skills that lead to successful campaigns across diverse platforms, including digital.
  • Experience directing video and print productions, as well as online content and design.
  • Experience leading integrated creative services team including graphic design and video.
  • Experience providing art direction at video and photo shoots.
  • Experience developing cost estimates for proper planning, as well as experience developing and managing department budgets.
  • Experience hiring, developing and appraising personnel.
  • Experience developing employees into brand ambassadors.
  • Preferred: Experience creating and maintaining a Digital Asset Management system.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Design, Marketing, Journalism, Advertising or related field; Master’s preferred.
  • Minimum 15 years of experience in the development and execution of creative concepts as part of a fully integrated communications and marketing plan.

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Web Designer with Garmin (Posted January 22)

  • Design and create web pages, landing pages, and digital experiences.
  • Design, layout and implement email blasts for market segments.
  • Create graphics and enter images into content management systems (CMS).
  • Plan, design and create new web banners.
  • Resize images and banners for 3rd party and Garmin digital properties.
  • Present creative designs that consider feedback from cross-functional teams.
  • Work with copywriters, art directors, developers and stakeholders to create digital solutions.
  • Must possess an online portfolio demonstrating a strong visual and conceptual design sense.
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Proficient with HTML and CSS.
  • Working knowledge of accessibility, usability and responsive design principles.
  • Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to work proactively and effectively with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a flexible, fast paced and challenging environment.
  • Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Associates Degree in Visual Communication, Web or Advertising Design or a field relevant to the essential functions of this job description.
  • Bachelor’s degree from a 4 year university is preferred.

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Graphic Designer with Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City (Posted January 22)

  • Work closely with the Director of Marketing and Marketing Coordinator in their roles as Account Managers to process new work requests and to produce concepts, designs and layouts that fulfill the specs of each project’s creative brief.
  • Meet with internal clients to further clarify requested project’s needs and to present concepts.
  • Create materials, often multi-tasking, using a wide range of media, and meeting the constraints of cost, timing and client; collaborate with the department’s other Designers to ensure brand accuracy and consistency.
  • Under the direction of the Web Developer + Digital Strategist, provide graphics and copy for social media advertising campaigns, implement campaigns and assist in monitoring results.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, as demonstrated by work on previous graphic design projects.
  • Ability to create innovative, fresh concepts and designs.
  • Ease in working with new and established design tools; ability to recommend alternative tools and processes to continually increase quality of finished work.
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite or Adobe Creative Cloud software, Windows operating system, Microsoft Office products.
  • Marketing experience in fitness, theatre, community centers and related fields a plus.
  • Photography and social media management skills and experience are a plus.
  • Proven, progressive track record of 3+ years of graphic design experience, with an advertising agency, marketing firm or corporate or non-profit marketing firm.

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Graphics and Digital Media Designer with Andrews McMeel Universal (Posted January 15)

  • Support Creative Services by creating graphic elements, assets, and visual treatments for marketing and communication efforts including print, video and shareable motion content for social platforms, websites, microsites and email marketing.
  • Apply a consistent design language to support the look and feel of the company’s portfolio of products­­.
  • Execute and present your design in context of overall brand solutions to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ensure internal/external brand experience is accurate and consistent across all digital platforms/assets.
  • Collaborate with other internal/external creative resources, cross-functional Marketing team members and external freelance/agency resources to execute and deliver assets.
  • Partner with our Digital Product front-end developers to deliver user-friendly design assets for site implementation.
  • Stay abreast of design and UX trends, be proactive in looking for creative ideas and inspiration in the world.
  • Create illustrations or custom graphic assets as needed to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas for a variety of products.
  • Develop, utilize and build on set brand standards, style guides and design element libraries to enhance the product.
  • A solid understanding of user interface principles with a sensitivity to typography and color.
  • Working knowledge of best practice standards for print, digital and mobile.
  • Produce distinctive graphics through multiple forms of media. 
  • Ability to manage time wisely across projects and competing priorities to meet deadlines.
  • Experience in designing static and motion graphics for consumer-oriented websites and popular social platforms.
  • Strong visual aesthetic and attention to ergonomics.
  • Problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to present ideas clearly.
  • Video and photography skills a plus.
  • Expertise in relevant design software: Adobe Creative Suite with focus on Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, XD, and Premier.
  • Must be proficient and familiar with standards for print and file formats and optimizing graphics for the Web.
  • Basic understanding of HTML5, CSS, JavaScript.
  • Basic understanding of popular publishing platforms, like WordPress and Frontify.
  • Competency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or related field (i.e. interaction design, animation, etc.).
  • 5+ years’ experience on design team with roles in one or more of the following areas: graphic/visual design, animation or motion graphics, web design.

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Marketing Manager/Graphic Designer with Ingram’s Media (Posted January 9)

  • Design and produce editorial features for Ingram’s and our other publications and websites.
  • Design and produce effective marketing collateral materials and ads.
  • Track client ads and work with clients to collect elements and/or design ads for their approval.
  • Preflight supplied ads to ensure they meet the printer’s specifications.
  • Create and upload finalized PDF files.
  • Create all in-house marketing collateral, signage for events and other graphic design functions.
  • Post publications on our Websites. Applicants must be proficient with WordPress.
  • Responsible for posting much of the in-house online content.
  • Other duties as assigned- awards, signage, photography.
  • Need to be well–versed in Adobe InDesign and in WordPress.
  • Must know Web technologies such as HTML/CSS and JavaScript to maintain and tweak websites.
  • Attention to detail and organization skills are a necessity.
  • Must have experience and expertise working in InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Experience with PitStop Pro, WordPress, CorelDraw and Excel a plus.
  • At least 4 years relevant experience required.

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Graphic Designer with CommunityAmerica Credit Union (Posted January 1)

  • Partner with and lead internal team and agency partners to promote CommunityAmerica’s brand through all channels.
  • Translate objectives from marketing creative briefs into print and digital executions. 
  • Design and develop online, interactive, animated, or print visual content for direct mail, email, website, mobile site/app, ATMs, in-branch digital signage, online display advertising, social media, kiosks, and internal needs.
  • Produce and/or direct relevant video content for online/social channels in collaboration with copywriter and creative manager.
  • Stay apprised of competitive landscape, emerging technologies, activity and trends within marketing, design, engagement, promotions, community-building, etc.
  • Participate in design meetings, briefings and agency calls with confidence and leadership.
  • Ability to explain to non-design team members and partners what we are doing and why it benefits the organization and the recipient of the communication being developed.
  • Excellent design skills with the ability to develop concepts and produce work that fits within brand standards as well as being visually compelling.
  • Detailed technical knowledge of online, mobile, social and print.
  • Expert working knowledge of software packages (Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, After Effects, etc.) and programming languages including Flash, HTML 5, CSS and Javascript.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Art, Advertising, Communications or related field.
  • Minimum 1-3 years of experience in Advertising, marketing and/or Web design, preferably in an agency or in-house creative team setting.

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