Graphic designer - Job Code: CIK-2242
Supports and/or leads the development and execution of marketing
communication activities, customer and internal communications initiatives, and
production of marketing and sales support materials.
The following reflects management's definition of essential functions for this job
but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign
duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation
or other reasons.
Content and graphic design development of marketing materials and collateral, including
draft and copy proposal, production through desktop publishing software, final editing
and file preparation for production.
Coordination with production vendors in getting quotes, establishing production
timeline and review of production proofs.
Helps to oversee production of all marketing materials; monitor for quality control
ensure that materials meet corporate identity guidelines.
Develops clear understanding of event and/or program strategy and supports the development
of detailed execution plan; coordinates with internal departments/staff and vendors
to execute plan within time and budget constraints.
Assists in the development of customer and internal communications strategy, associated
plan, and key messages.
Strategic management of materials that meet corporate branding requirements and
field needs for promotional warehouse, including maintenance of inventory levels
within the available budget.
Interfaces with sales, marketing, public relations, and other departments and/or
outside vendors to execute customer/internal communications plans an production
Measures, records, and presents results of marketing initiatives to manager; recommends
changes to improve effectiveness.
Interfaces with webmaster to ensure web site content is regularly updated.
Assists with new product launches, service announcements, corporate events and other
Manages and maintains communications library.
Assists with related special projects as required.
Performs other duties as assigned by manager.
Deliverables are PowerPoint presentations for screen and print, but some projects
may include Flash, Indesign, logo, web and misc. print design. Thorough knowledge
of MS PowerPoint, Adobe PhotoShop and Illustrator is essential. Flash, Indesign
and web skills a plus. Applicant must have a strong portfolio and be fluent in high
end PowerPoint presentation design, animation, charts and other technical aspects
of the program.
Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) in Graphic Design/Communications field or equivalent
1 + years of desktop publishing/graphic design experience required
Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word and Excel
Highly proficient in full Adobe Design Suite applications including PhotoShop, InDesign
Commitment to excellence and high standards
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent presentation skills
Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
Ability to manage priorities and workflow
Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities
Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees
Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
Strong interpersonal skills.
Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational
Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
Creative, flexible, and innovative team player
Ability to work on complex projects with general direction and minimal guidance.
Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively in writing.
Excellent grammatical and spelling skills