Senior Graphic Designer Job Description

Senior Graphic Designer Job Description

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Senior graphic designer provides clients with professionally finished, creatively designed, high level reports, presentations and proposals (PowerPoint and Creative Suite).

Senior Graphic Designer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Operating with a high level of independence in creation of designs and layout
Develops concept and layout
Deliver beautiful, high-caliber imagery to support our merchandising, marketing and emails
Projects from concept through production
Participating in the creation of new marketing ideas
Researching the market for innovative graphic design trends
Working with outside creative consultants/designers
Build presentation materials and keep accurate filing of its content
Create apparel product design boards and inspirational materials
Work closely with Design management to ensure presentations are accurate and on time

Senior Graphic Designer Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Senior Graphic Designer

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Education for Senior Graphic Designer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the senior graphic 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 Senior Graphic Designer

Desired skills for senior graphic designer include:

Adobe Creative Suite
Illustrator
InDesign
Typography
Photoshop
HTML
CSS
Layout
PowerPoint
Photoshop and Illustrator

Desired experience for senior graphic designer includes:

Design some category graphics integrating market relevant design and inspiration
Transfer accurate graphic design intent information and files to cross-functional business units within SLD
Work parallel with Apparel Designers, Product Merchandising and Marketing team
Bachelor’s Degree in a graphic design-related field preferred
5+ years in the apparel/graphic industry with emphasis on graphic design
Conceptualize on-air broadcast with graphics software

Senior Graphic Designer Examples

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Senior Graphic Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a senior graphic designer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for senior graphic designer
  • Creation and management of internal and external branding materials
  • Translate verbal or written instructions into a direct response advertisement, including print and online
  • Manage creation of charts and infographics for stories run online and in the magazines
  • Manage art/illustration contracts and materials return
  • Manage art/photo expenditures, staying within budget
  • Adhere to a strict production schedule that allows for multiple projects at the same time
  • Reviews graphic materials and copy developed by the Marketing team to ensure brand and overall marketing objectives are accurately translated into designs
  • Enforces, reviews and works to improve documents, procedures and training references for creative services, collateral development and storage, security and archival, best practices and other processes
  • Proactively works to expand skillset through training, meetings and department involvement
  • Determines content that drives results through collaboration with team members and internal customers
Qualifications for senior graphic designer
  • Stay up-to-date on graphic trends and programs via online training and other industry resources
  • Confidence working in either a Mac or PC environment
  • Proven talents as creative graphic designer with a portfolio of work
  • Demonstrated, individual experience in the development of basic digital materials such as email, e-newsletters, videos, and banner ads, from design to completion
  • Experience with Exact Target, Constant Contact, or other similar email creation software
  • Basic knowledge in Microsoft Excel
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Senior Graphic Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a senior graphic designer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for senior graphic designer
  • Assists in presentations of marketing concepts, initiatives and projects
  • Establishes and maintains strong working relationships with project managers, colleagues and partners
  • Provide graphic expertise to the Mid Atlantic leasing and development teams
  • Produce dynamic, intelligent marketing collateral for our retail centers
  • Execute production of graphics used for trade shows, property tours, high-level meetings, retailer meetings, multi-media and events
  • Ability to function in a highly collaborative environment with internal team of designers, GIS (Geographic Information Systems), social media, website and video production
  • Willingness to jump into various projects that combine consumer facing as b-to-b challenges
  • Ability to manage relationships across all levels of the company including executive level
  • Assist with in-house production efforts such as printing, trimming and binding as needed
  • Facilitate production of materials through various outside vendors
Qualifications for senior graphic designer
  • 7+ years’ experience with an in-house design group, advertising agency or design studio is required
  • Experience in interactive media (Adobe DPS, HTML5, etc), motion graphics and video editing, a plus
  • Proficient to expert level knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Provide clear direction and collaborate effectively with Photo Art Directors, Illustrators and Photographers to create images that represent brand and style criteria
  • Minimum of 7-8 years experience in corp./agency/design firm or similar
  • Work experience in graphic design with proficiency in brand, global packaging, retail, and guideline development
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Senior Graphic Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a senior graphic 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 senior graphic designer
  • Prioritize and manage multiple projects by adhering to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment
  • Actively follow global retail trends and be proactive in contributing fresh ideas that will delight consumers
  • Maintain and enhance brand equity throughout projects
  • Graphically present research-based information, such as statistical graphs, charts and tables
  • Develop the company's brand and serve as steward of visual graphic standards
  • Integrates written and artistic messages so that deliverable provides unified theme
  • Possesses a comprehensive knowledge of the real estate business that strategically enhances creative aspect of Marketing materials
  • Follows all business development processes and Marketing standards as set forth in “The Rules of the Road”
  • Actively participates in US Marketing’s Mentoring Program and all other National Marketing Training Programs
  • Demonstrate global cultural awareness with regard to content crossing global borders and leverages consultant resources, as required
Qualifications for senior graphic designer
  • 5+ years of experience in design or agency environment preferred
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in fine arts, graphic design or related field
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and related Windows applications
  • Understanding of email marketing, automotive marketing, html and web-based graphics, prepress, concepting, and story boards
  • Mastery of design tools including the Adobe Creative Suite, with emphasis on InDesign
  • 1-2+ years knowledge of web
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Senior Graphic Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of senior graphic 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 senior graphic designer
  • Work with existing design templates to resize, update copy, change pictures and adjust layout
  • Help develop strategic branding solutions for a variety of local and international clients across a range of market sectors including corporate, healthcare, academic institutions, transit and science + technology
  • Understands branding concepts and the potential for their integration into three-dimensional applications in the built environment
  • Provide programming and space planning analysis and area calculations
  • Work independently and alongside team to meet project constraints of budget and schedule
  • Manage outside printing jobs, from bids to press check to distribution
  • Visualize and create concepts from the idea phase all the way through to the final product
  • Participates in brainstorming sessions & peer review
  • Works with the Game Designer to visualize all aspects of a new game
  • Designs innovative and exciting 2D &/or 3D graphics for new games
Qualifications for senior graphic designer
  • Excellent sense of brand, design, layout and typography
  • Thorough understanding of interactive communications and delivery systems, processes, and user interface design industry best practices
  • Expertise in website design, email marketing, video design/production and social media
  • Degree in design or visual communications
  • This design position requires someone with more of a fine art background who can handle the truly creative aspects of projects, rather than just layout
  • 3 years of business writing
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Senior Graphic Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a senior graphic 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 senior graphic designer
  • Liaise with the Head of Creative on the creative direction on all creative projects
  • Ensure creative briefs for high-level business projects are interpreted and acted upon effectively
  • Motivate and coach the team to ensure maximum engagement and creativity in all project projects
  • Build effective relationships across the business, providing and effective liaison between the business and the creative team on projects
  • Take ownership of creative projects and ensuring brand consistency across all of the team’s work
  • Create new ideas and furthering creative thinking where possible
  • Collaborate with the Creative Team Manager on all staff related matters
  • Work with the creative media team and business colleagues on production of materials where necessary
  • Continuously grow in your skills and knowledge and apply this your own work and that of the creative team
  • Creates advertising materials for Acute Care Division, Behavioral Health Division and Corporate from start to completion
Qualifications for senior graphic designer
  • Create and execute both design graphics and animated designs in Cinema 4D, Photoshop and Illustrator for Yankees, Nets, NYCFC and various shoulder programming, marketing and Yankees virtual signage
  • Proficient Knowledge of Wordpress, HTML and Digital/Web
  • 3-5 years experience in corporate/agency/design firm or similar
  • A portfolio that shows a broad range of experience including print, packaging, visual, and illustration (3D and product photography is a plus)
  • A relevant graphic design-related degree (BFA preferred)
  • 7 - 10 or + years of experience with print, packaging, visual and trade show/event design

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