Graphic Designer

Manchester, NH
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Ryan Stipes

Job Description:

General Description:
The Graphic Designer will be responsible for working within the in-house Creative team, designing and producing a range of static and animated digital ads, presentations, and various design projects within brand guidelines to support our marketing campaigns.
This full-time position reports to the Visual Design Manager, and is based in Manchester, NH.
The ideal candidate will possess the skills and experience to successfully execute the following:

Responsibilities / Accountabilities:
● Contribute to the design and production of digital advertising campaigns supporting marketing initiatives, working within brand guidelines 
● Fulfill advertising needs including layout and production of display banners, static and animated ads, image carousels, native ads, and occasional print ads
● Fulfill design needs for recurring presentations and webinars
● Provide photo selects and crops for social editorial calendar
● Provide support with research, concepts, mock-ups, & presentation 
● Support Visual Design Manager and collaborate with other freelance designers, Marketing teams, and internal clients 
● Perform within tight deadlines and adhere to project calendars
● Maintain the existing file management structure and request process 
● Stay abreast of new design trends, functionalities, best practices, and competitor work 

Required Skills and Experience:

● BFA or equivalent degree in graphic design 
● A strong online portfolio that demonstrates layout/composition, color theory and aesthetic coherence
● Strong emphasis on typography 
● Fluency in Mac based platform 
● Highly proficient with use of Adobe Creative Suite 
● Web design / development experience a plus
● Proficiency with Microsoft office 
● Knowledge of online/digital media processes and web/mobile standards and how these inform the development of digital output
● Excellent written and spoken communication skills 
● Must be committed, reliable and capable of working well both independently and as a part of a team 
● Highly motivated, organized, proactive, enthusiastic and resourceful, with the ability to work on a number of different and varied projects at one time, often under quick deadlines
● Ability to manage expectations, set deadlines and follow up on projects with a sense of urgency 
● Ability to translate business needs into visually attractive and compelling experiences 
● Ability to take creative feedback and execute updates quickly and seamlessly

Ideal Attributes Include:
● Ability to leverage content created by peers to a broader external audience on a regular, planned, strategic basis
● Understanding of changing nature of marketing
● Solid understanding and experience producing for digital channels and social media
● A keen interest in technology and the internet