Web/Graphic Designer Jobs

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Designer with Native Digital (Posted June 26)

  • Lead and assist Senior Designers with graphic design and layout of digital and print projects.
  • Work with copywriters and strategists to turn insights into tangible assets for our clients.
  • Work with project managers to deliver work on time
  • Lead and assist with conceptual ideation related to design executions and direction.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Understanding of digital and print layout and file prep.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field.

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Graphic Designer with Avila University (Posted June 23)

  • Creates unforgettable designs for educational marketing materials, consistent with the university brand, for all departments and schools on campus.
  • Completes a high volume of design work and meets client deadlines
  • Creates artwork, prepares layouts and executes all pre-press production activities for print materials (e.g. obtaining bids, preparing artwork to print specifications, etc.).
  • Daily interaction with clients, which include: staff, faculty and / or students.
  • Revisions to existing marketing materials. 
  • Communication with outside vendors. 
  • Photography of campus events upon request.
  • Maintenance of a CMS website.
  • Strong graphic design skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of graphic design software, including InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Working knowledge of CMS websites.
  • Ability to work professionally and effectively with department colleagues, campus clients and outside vendors.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines, and effectively manage priorities and communicate progress to supervisor.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
  • Ability to operate a professional camera.
  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, visual communications, marketing or a related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years professional experience.

Send cover letter and résumé to: employment@avila.edu (email preferred) or mail to:

Office of Human Resources
Avila University
11901 Wornall Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64145-1698

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Junior Graphic Designer with Arrow Acquisition, LLC (Posted June 23)

  • Produce attractive and effective designs for a wide variety of advertising media including but not limited to direct mail, sales collateral, branded promotional items, social media, e-mails, web content, and banner ads.
  • Work with marketing and engineering on product branding, instruction and warning labels, and product instruction manuals.
  • In collaboration with marketing and sales team, develop creative and unique trade show displays and signage.
  • Offer input in planning meetings and share ideas.
  • Collaborate with marketing team on new product launch campaigns.
  • Microsoft Office Proficient.
  • Strong creative work samples including traditional and digital executions.
  • Experience working with Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be committed to meeting deadlines and able to organize time.
  • Knowledge/working samples of Flash, HTML, Motion Graphics and CSS3 are a plus.
  • Working knowledge in e-mail design to drive engagement and conversions is preferred.
  • Experience with MailChimp is a plus.
  • B.S./B.A in relevant field (Graphic Design, Marketing, Communications, etc.).
  • 1-2 years’ industry/agency experience is preferred.

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Part-Time Graphic Designer with NBKC Bank (Updated June 23)

  • Design and create digital and print assets for lead generation programs, social media campaigns, proposals, presentations, media buys and recruiting efforts from planning to launch.
  • Work with internal stakeholders to understand business objectives and create effective marketing collateral.
  • Ensure a consistent brand across all forms of media and communication.
  • Coordinate print production with print purchasing resources.
  • Work with all departments to meet design and print needs and create compelling creative content. 
  • Adhere to Compliance standards and Marketing processes and policies.
  • Experience in copywriting for ads, brochures, TV spots, radio, and other forms of advertising.
  • Ability to own multiple phases of a project with minimal oversight while managing multiple priorities and meeting tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must have proficient Adobe Creative Suite experience, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • Knowledgeable of all aspects of digital image quality and output.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or Visual Art.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in graphic design, digital art and layout.

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Graphic Designer/Website Specialist with CBIZ (Updated June 20)

  • Creates robust marketing collateral to promote services, industry/niche practices and build brand presence.
  • Designs digital and print assets for lead generation programs, social media campaigns, proposals, presentations, media buys and recruiting efforts.
  • Enhances the visual appearance and functionality of company websites and e-mails.
  • Manages content on Financial Services section of cbiz.com and for mhmcpa.com.
  • Works on improving website SEO.
  • Actively promotes need for website enhancements and new functionality and works with Corporate IT team on troubleshooting website problems and testing new functionality.
  • Liaise with printers and other vendors to ensure proper output of designed materials.
  • Work with marketing team to develop and meet project timelines.
  • Ensure brand standards are being met and assist with remediation as necessary.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud, with an emphasis on InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Dreamweaver.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. 
  • Strong HTML skills, experience with web content management systems and an understanding of CSS.
  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related field preferred.
  • 2+ years of professional design experience required.
  • 3-5 years of experience preferred.

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Part-Time Graphic Design Assistant with Kansas City Chiefs (Posted June 14)

  • Designing promotional material (posters, print ads, postcards, brochures).
  • Produce web graphics, email marketing, ads, website backgrounds.
  • Brand Management; understanding how to work within a style guide.
  • Event support (invitations, signage, credentials, t-shirts)
  • Assist with photo editing and manipulation of graphics for sponsor and marketing needs.
  • Manage graphic design requests from across the Kansas City Chiefs organization from start to finish.
  • Assist Graphic Designer as needed.
  • Must have strong conceptual skills and creativity.
  • Must possess excellent oral, written and visual communication skills.
  • Plan, organize, and implement projects and tasks within an allotted timeframe.
  • Work with others in a professional manner while achieving a common goal.
  • Must have a substantial knowledge of Microsoft Office programs: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Must possess superior organizational skills and be able to function in a fast-paced, multi-task setting.
  • Must know Adobe Creative Suite (CS5 or above), strong skills in Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and Adobe Acrobat are required.
  • Ability to work on Macintosh and Windows computers.
  • A good understanding of design methodologies, branding strategies, marketing, advertising, social media, typography, and copy writing.
  • Undergraduate Degree or equivalent work experience preferred.
  • A portfolio is required in order to be considered for this opportunity.

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Graphic Designer with Husqvarna Construction Products (Posted June 7)

  • Create marketing Material (banners, signs, posters, flags, etc.).
  • Facilitate design for print on demand platform, catalogs, brochures and flyers.
  • Responsible for preparing and submitting catalogs, brochures and flyers for print production.
  • Work directly with Sales/Vendors/Customers on marketing materials.
  • Responsible for product labeling and packaging/private label branding on diamond blades/tools.
  • Responsible for branding strategy, design and production of special event signage and print/digital collateral.
  • Oversee updating marketing materials to most current brand standards. 
  • Responsible for setting and achieving various project deadlines for self and others.
  • Collaborate with Director of Marketing and Sales Leadership to develop localized marketing and promotional plans quarterly.
  • Responsible for coordinating ride alongs in field twice a year.
  • Attend two sales meetings per year and World of Concrete Trade Show.
  • Prepare and present updates on design & marketing strategy projects bi-annually.
  • Responsible for submitting weekly work status summary.
  • Maintain organized library of flyers and promotions produced annually. 
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, spec: Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator, as well as Microsoft Office products.
  • Strong knowledge large format print equipment.
  • Strong experience with product photography and photo editing.
  • Experience with marketing strategy and brand message localization.
  • Basic Product/Market knowledge.
  • Graphic Design Degree preferred or equivalent experience.
  • 3 years of professional design experience, experience with a manufacturer, product packaging, and/or catalog production are preferred.

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Graphic Designer with Elecsys Corporation (Posted May 25)

  • Collaborate with Product Managers to gather functional and user requirements to design product attributes based on customer feedback and existing competitive products.
  • Contribute expert knowledge of user interface design to the engineering development process, including mock-ups, prototypes, and detailed user experience design documentation.
  • Help guide the visual design strategy for new products/projects and create compelling visuals to enhance the user experience.
  • Design brochures, marketing materials, direct-mail pieces, user’s guides, spec sheets, technical manuals, and other communication materials in both electronic and print media.
  • Design web sites by providing creative ideas and visuals using a variety of graphics, animation and design applications, techniques, and tools.
  • Manage site content and design and manage the Elecsys web presence including web-based marketing initiatives.
  • Develop targeted marketing materials and plan and execute marketing campaigns.
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, or similar visual tools and experience with online design tools (Java, HTML/CSS).
  • Experience creating web site visuals and other digital media with relevant graphic design and illustration.
  • Familiarity with web development, search engine optimization, and content management systems.
  • Degree in Graphic Arts/Design, Visual/Interactive Design, Marketing, Web Development, or related field and/or equivalent experience.

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Designer with BridgeTower Media (Posted May 25)

  • Editorial layout for daily, weekly or monthly publications.
  • Design and proofread print and web-ready ads.
  • Design marketing collateral for sales teams and event staff.
  • Coordinate the schedules of multiple projects and collaborate with others to meet deadlines.
  • Use Adobe Creative Suite programs – InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Adobe Acrobat Pro.
  • Graphic Design or Journalism degree preferred but not required.
  • 1-3 years relevant design experience.

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Graphic Designer with filmMED (Posted May 21)

  • Manage print design projects from conception to production.
  • Create user touch points such as instructions for use and quick start guides.
  • Develop marketing and collateral materials.
  • Visualize diagrams, infographics and icons.
  • Collaborate with local and remote design teams to execute new designs and product refinements.
  • Provide design support to create materials for external company events such as posters and presentations.
  • Strong skills in typography, layout, photography and branding.
  • Experience in packaging and 3D desirable.
  • Proven experience in a commercial design team.
  • Ability to gather feedback on ideas and designs in an unbiased and empathetic manner.
  • Ability to synthesize key information from multiple conversations.
  • Outstanding portfolio showcasing previous graphic design work.
  • Experience working in a medical, or regulated sector is desirable, but not essential.
  • Superb verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience working directly with printers and manufactures to oversee projects from conception to final production.
  • 4 + years of experience in design for print.

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Graphic Designer with The Roasterie (Posted May 8)

  • Design a variety of marketing projects, including but not limited to advertising, web/digital graphics, social media, sales brochures, product packaging, promotional items, signage, POS materials, etc.
  • Work with all departments to meet design and print needs and create compelling creative content.
  • Contribute to the creative development of marketing campaigns and materials.
  • Bid projects, assist in selecting, and work with commercial printers to ensure projects are printed and delivered in a timely manner.
  • Assist with organizing and tracking creative projects for the marketing department.
  • Manage and maintain graphic files including photos, logos and art; distribute as requested.
  • Maintain and grow knowledge of design and industry trends, bringing new sources of creative inspiration to the team.
  • Maintain clarity of message on all design.
  • Create designs, concepts and layouts based on knowledge of layout principles and aesthetic design concepts approved by the Director of Marketing.
  • Strive for thoughtful new technology uses, user experiences and interactivity.
  • Manage assignments from concept through to completion.
  • Must have portfolio of previous design work for review.
  • Refined typography skills and understanding of typography, color, layout and art direction.
  • Must have proficient Adobe Creative Suite experience, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, and After Effects.
  • Knowledgeable of all aspects of digital image quality and output.
  • Ability to own multiple phases of a project with minimal oversight while managing multiple priorities and meeting tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience in copywriting for advertising collateral is preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or Visual Art.
  • 0-3 years of experience in graphic design field.

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