#144485

Graphic Designer

Location:
Belmont, CA
Job Terms:
Temporary
Start date:
03/11/2019
Posted By:
Erica Schmidt
Date:
02/26/2019

Job Description:

This key position provides solid production and brand execution skills, creative ideas and strategic input for marketing materials that drive engagement. Position manages current collateral and asset libraries, and supports other team members with planned and ad hoc production and design projects.

The ideal candidate will be proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud, be up-to-date on design trends, and channel knowledge to help visually turn technical and medical concepts into clear, effective, brand-building assets. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, and work effectively with a range of content contributors and stakeholders within, and sometimes externally to, the marketing department. Under limited supervision and utilizing previous experience, the designer will ensure that all content is consistent, technically perfect, and supports the brand. A positive attitude, business understanding, and the ability to work under pressure will be required to produce assets for digital and other marketing channels.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

– Develop and design the aesthetics and layout of marketing materials, translating facts and features of subject material into graphic terms that best convey intended meaning

– Maintain internal graphic design and creative asset library, providing special graphic design services as required with oversight of assigned projects

– Utilize current graphic design software suite to produce, sales support collateral, presentations, and other material for communications media, including social media

– Create design solutions for successful strategic implementation of new products, market positioning and sales objectives across various media

– May produce technical illustrations for manuals, brochures, or other documents

– Originates design, art and copy layouts. Reviews drafts, proofs work at every checkpoint, and pre-flights production-ready files to ensure optimal production quality

– Determine style, design and arrangement of type for illustrations and inforgraphics; apply established corporate brand guidance and specifications to ensure work meets consistency requirements 

– Responsible for input on reproduction and printing processes through outside vendors, providing instructions and directly preparing final layouts for production

– May design web pages, including layout, graphics, and navigation working closely with vendors and within Adobe Experience Manager to integrate text, graphics, sound, and/or video

– Collaborate with team to plan, organize, and execute assigned projects. Meet with employees, consultants, and/others to assess project needs

– Requires ability to learn technical details of product lines and document structure

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:

– Experience in Adobe Experience Manager highly valued; Wordpress helpful

– Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite; able to learn additional applications and methods of design communication in order to accommodate marketing needs

– Acute awareness of, and ability to manage to, multiple timelines

– Detail-oriented; able to manage competing, concurrent priorities

– Ability to learn and follow established processes necessary to develop, route for approval and release controlled communications within a highly regulated industry

– Strong interpersonal skills that build quality, internal and external relationships 

– Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

– Develop contingency plans and demonstrate resourcefulness in keeping projects moving forward

– Proficient in MS Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel), Google Suite of products

– Ability to follow Company branding to ensure marketing deliverables meet divisional and corporate brand standards and align with global brand objectives

– Experience managing vendors

 

EXPERIENCE:

– Bachelors degree in Graphic Design, Visual Communications or related field

– 3 years of experience in layout, design, and/or illustration