Graphic Designer / Senior Designer Job Description

Graphic Designer / Senior Designer Job Description

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Graphic designer / senior designer provides overall layout and production print and digital design for internal and external use –, event announcements, Web site graphics, posters, brochures, newsletters, presentations, signage and corporate reports.

Graphic Designer / Senior Designer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Manage photography and illustrations used throughout company marketing efforts, including digital manipulation
Select artwork and photos for online and magazines (commission illustration and photography, color correction, find stock art, create custom illustration using royalty-free art)
Provide fresh, creative design perspective and brand identity for marketing materials
Design conception, development and presentation - ability to review solutions to meet client goals and objectives
Research and be cognizant of design and technology trends
Follow and collaborate on design direction
Responsible for design quality and accuracy
Work effectively with the marketing team to develop design solutions that clearly meet given briefs and/or company objectives - timelines, budgets and vendor management
Own design responsibilities on projects
Conceptualize multiple creative solutions to address product strategies with multiple design options within cost parameters

Graphic Designer / Senior Designer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Graphic Designer / Senior Designer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: MS

Education for Graphic Designer / Senior Designer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the graphic designer / senior designer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Graphic Design, Design, Education, Fine Arts, Art, Marketing, Communications, Advertising, Graphic Arts, Technical

Skills for Graphic Designer / Senior Designer

Desired skills for graphic designer / senior designer include:

Front end development
Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Cloud
Illustrator
Adobe Creative Suite
Typography
Photoshop
InDesign
Layout
HTML
Photography

Desired experience for graphic designer / senior designer includes:

BA in Graphic Design preferred
Online retail/fashion editorial experience preferred
Ensure animations and designs are integrated into all phases of YES programming lineup
Organize and maintain production files and archive data files to increase job efficiency by ensuring that files and elements are easy to locate
Fulfill time sensitive requests on short notice by producing designs for game and studio producers and directors, for the On-Air Promo, Features, Sales, Marketing and Operations departments
Develop, suggest and deliver creative solutions and workflow improvements while maintaining high standards of quality and brand

Graphic Designer / Senior Designer Examples

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Graphic Designer / Senior Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a graphic designer / senior designer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for graphic designer / senior designer
  • Collaborates with Regional and National Design and Communications teams to drive an integrated approach (design and communications) in Marketing documents
  • Collaborate with creative partners to develop concepts, and strategic ideas that can be effectively executed within a variety of consumer channels, and a range of mediums (including but not limited to print, video/film, web, photography, packaging development, 3D, corporate guidelines, fully integrated campaigns)
  • Keep up-to-date with design, photography and print production techniques, proposing new technologies and sharing this knowledge with the team
  • Partner with merchants and product development to ensure the integrity of the design is maintained during the product development process
  • Create Design Turn Overs (DTO) and finalize art work for hand-off to the Production Team
  • Review mechanicals for final design approval prior to release
  • Handle basic daily production design using templates, such as updating site plans or email blasts
  • Develop creative programs and design concepts that meet the business objectives of the organization, satisfy customer needs and advance our brand strategy
  • Assist in managing design team, including daily workload and individual development
  • Creative Leadership and Design (50%)
Qualifications for graphic designer / senior designer
  • Prior experience in graphic design
  • Minimum 8 years experience as a Graphic Designer
  • Extensive experience with direct mail campaigns would be an asset
  • Well developed interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills, takes initiative and collaborates well with larger teams
  • Ability to manage several simultaneous projects and tasks in a demanding, fast paced, deadline and extremely detail-oriented environment
  • At ease in a professional, executive environment
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Graphic Designer / Senior Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of graphic designer / senior designer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for graphic designer / senior designer
  • Designs and produces HTML/email marketing graphics such as Graphic User Interfaces (GUI), web optimized graphics, web layouts, illustrations, email banners and applying graphic images to enhance the visual appeal and user interface applying the company’s brand strategy
  • Evaluate, select, and apply advanced design and technical methods, with responsibility for project assignments including programming, design development, production and coordination through construction documents
  • Demonstrates understanding of the Branded Environments design process with ability to guide project team in the development of design element components
  • Conceptualize and design high-quality print and Web work that aligns with business goals and the needs of our sales teams
  • Work closely with Design Director and other members of the department in the development of a design from start to finish
  • Receive direction and present proposed design/advertising solutions while meeting deadlines on a variety of projects simultaneously
  • Design of 2D/3D concepts, working with production and implementation teams as needed
  • Advocate, drive, and execute environmentally sustainable and low-impact design solutions
  • Propose and create original design solutions that meet the brand’s needs based on the parameters as specified in the creative brief
  • Leads the overall deployment of multiple, complex visual design assignments by ensuring all items are completed
Qualifications for graphic designer / senior designer
  • Experience with art direction and photo shoots a plus
  • Ability to build files and specifications necessary for pre-production
  • Organic foods, renewable energy and community development
  • Of design and production for print and digital media
  • Review, manage, and follow weekly production schedules - must meeting all deadlines
  • Collaborate with Production Admin, Copywriters & Proofers, and Creative Directors
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Graphic Designer / Senior Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of graphic designer / senior designer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for graphic designer / senior designer
  • Work with the design team to create seasonal design concepts for use each season, including type treatments, patterns, illustrated elements
  • Understand client brand guidelines, establish and develop on-brand design solutions across digital promotional materials, web sites and social media, videos and presentations from concept through final production
  • Design and production of marketing collateral
  • Produce Graphic Design content – assure quality and accuracy
  • Graphic Design on a wide range of assignments including logos, key art, video trailers, and social posts
  • Responsible for hiring and managing, when necessary for the completion of their projects, outside vendors and support people, freelance designers/ illustrator, commercial printers
  • Design and produce printed materials (brochures, newsletters, pocket folders, posters, ads) and video graphics
  • Complete retouching on files required for internal presentation and work with vendors for final post-production delivery
  • Gather images from databases to begin work
  • Prepare PDFs and printed decks
Qualifications for graphic designer / senior designer
  • Comfort with a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Ability to manage own projects and schedules
  • Willing to work with feedback from others and try new ideas developed
  • You have an online portfolio, or PDF that you can share with us
  • You are able to provide a brief explanation in your application of why you are excellent for this role, while highlighting your portfolio
  • Ability to interact professionally with a diverse employee population, all levels of staff and management the community at large
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Graphic Designer / Senior Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of graphic designer / senior designer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for graphic designer / senior designer
  • Critical thinking that uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses or alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to design problems
  • Ensure design consistency within specific property materials consistency with other American Campus properties according to ACC branding guidelines, publication guidelines and university branding specifications
  • Balance tight deadlines with great design and precision
  • Support and participate in the annual design campaign process by mentoring and providing direction to the Creative Team
  • Designs and animates 2 dimensional or 3 dimensional characters that will convey the emotion or the purpose intended clearly and logically to the players
  • Designs and produces marketing communications deliverables for business line marketing including interpreting the application of our brand guidelines
  • Communicates and interacts with internal and external clients, such as vendors, contractors, and other team members to finalize marketing communications deliverables by providing guidance and recommendations for final production
  • Work closely and collaboratively with the creative team on all creative projects
  • Supports the marketing teams in creating sales materials
  • Update and maintain standard marketing collateral on a cyclical basis
Qualifications for graphic designer / senior designer
  • Advanced skills in Powerpoint, Word, Excel
  • Understanding of marketing campaign development and the various mediums to execute a fully integrated campaign
  • Typography knowledge
  • Good knowledge of printing technology and colorimetric
  • Strong ability to pitch and present work to stakeholders and global clients in an eloquent and professional manner
  • Experience building style guides for various campaigns
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Graphic Designer / Senior Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of graphic designer / senior designer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for graphic designer / senior designer
  • A thorough knowledge and proven application of visual design principles is required
  • Candidate must also possess a strong aesthetic sensibility and a good understanding of the production process
  • Design of marketing communication pieces including overall theme development, individual piece designs
  • Consumer marketing design & communication concepts
  • Requires a strong proficiency in file preparation and delivery for multiple mediums
  • Manage projects in a timely and efficient manner
  • Present a range of creative solutions
  • Works closely with project managers to stay within budget and timing parameters
  • Produce bold, award winning designs across all marketing channels to ensure consumers to take action
  • Work with Executive Creator Director, Account Leads, and clients in the creation of concepts and the execution of programs
Qualifications for graphic designer / senior designer
  • Able to attend press-checks when necessary (domestically and internationally)
  • Driven, efficient, flexible and agile self-starter, comfortable stopping and switching directions in tight deadlines
  • Ability to take the lead on high level projects
  • Structural engineering or industrial design background is a major plus
  • Ability to create die lines a plus
  • Experience with Esko software (ArtiosCAD, Studio) is a plus

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