Job Summary The Senior Graphic Designer role is expected to consistently produce inspired creative, manage projects, keep informed of brand developments and develop/display mentoring skills. This level is not only focused on the aesthetics of materials, but also ideation, conceptualization and strategy – it requires an enhanced level of strategic planning, critical thinking, resourcefulness and the ability to sell your creative ideas. A SGD works under limited supervision, while maintaining the highest levels of quality control and adhering to all deadlines. A SGD should have no less than three years of design experience in a business environment or agency.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Produces sophisticated graphic design artwork to support marketing efforts using design applications/technology for either print or web
Has a strong understanding of typography, photography, color, shape, balance and working within a grid system
Has a solid, working knowledge of design applications/coding languages (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, HTML)
Has a solid, working knowledge of business applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
Is accurate in their work and has the ability to quality control their own projects
Is efficient in programs and able to produce work under tight deadlines
Takes direction well and is able to execute on others' ideas
Is a vocal and collaborative member of the design team. Is able to effectively convey concepts and rationalizations in group settings.
Provides design advice to clients and guidance to lower-level designers and publishers
Provides oversight and ensures alignment with other design work being performed within an office or region
Is comfortable presenting to and having contact with clients
Supervisory Responsibilities No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance and/or training to coworkers. May lead project teams and/or plan and supervise assignments of lower level employees.
Education and Experience Bachelor of Fine Arts or Masters of Fine Arts degree preferred with a minimum of three years related experience and/or training.
Certificates and/or Licenses None.
Communication Skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to internal clients. Ability to effectively present information.
Financial Knowledge Requires ability to do project budgets and cost estimates.
Reasoning Ability Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.
Other Skills and Abilities Must have a solid grasp of fundamental concepts of print and web publishing and graphic design principles. Intermediate skills with web design. Strong skills in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. Familiarity with Adobe Dreamweaver. Solid skills in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word and Excel. Basic project management, editing and writing skills required.
Scope of Responsibility Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve general results. Errors in judgment may cause long-term impact to co-workers, supervisor, department and/or line of business.
Internal Number: 19014174
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