Sr. Graphic Designer

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Alexa Falcone

Job Description:

Our client is seeking a talented, passionate, and customer-focused Senior Graphic Designer to create innovative, on-brand designs to market training and certification products and programs to customers, partners, and employees. 

As the Graphic Designer for Training and Certification, you will work with key stakeholders in Marketing, Field Marketing, UX, and Design to create graphics and design standards for our digital properties and collateral. You will engage with key stakeholders to build upon the company style and branding guidelines. 

The ideal candidate is highly motivated, enthusiastic, keeps cool under pressure, and will iterate as often as necessary to get it right. This position requires strong design abilities, digital expertise, and the ability to relate graphical design concepts to visual communication. You will have a strong attention to detail, ability to manage multiple projects, and to communicate with key stakeholders. You are one part designer and one part problem solver eager to roll up your sleeves and build a consistent brand. 

· Evangelize and build support for Training and Certification brand guidelines to global partner teams 
· Create customer-centric designs by integrating marketing objectives, target audience and creative assets 
· Drive design process improvements to improve organization efficiency 
· Collaborate with internal clients to develop graphic solutions that simplify complex ideas for diverse audiences 
· Help designers and marketers develop conceptual skills, including critiquing design projects and providing constructive feedback 
· Fulfill multiple project requests while simultaneously meeting tight deadlines 
· Works with management or stakeholders to drive design schedule 

Basic Qualifications 
5+ years’ experience in web and graphic design production environment 
5+ years using Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign 
5+ years’ experience creating visual illustrations and brand development 
5+ years’ experience with pre-press production and printing 
Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or 7+ years professional experience required 
Preferred Qualifiecations 
Demonstrated expert understanding of the latest design tools, best practices, and suggests process improvements in the scope of their team, organization 
High level of skill and speed in InDesign, Illustrator, and Acrobat 
Experience developing artwork and basic programming to create digital presentations, web graphics, and on-screen presentations 
Design and create digital/web deliverables that include microsites, landing pages, banners, and email templates 
Excellent understanding of color, layout, aesthetics, and balance in print, web and interactive design 
Experience with Slack, Trello, salesforce.com, digital asset management system or other digital collaboration tools used in design and marketing teams 
Strong time-management skills and the ability to be self-directed when needed 
Comfortable in fast-paced, deadline-driven environment and able to manage priorities well 
Solid written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present a strong rationale for design decisions 
Excellent problem-solving skills with ability to analyze situations, identify existing or potential problems and recommend solutions 
Demonstrated compositional and typographical skills 

Client Description:

Our client is world-renowned e-commerce and cloud computing company considered by many to be the world’s most customer-centric organization. Based in Seattle, our client is known for having small, agile, and innovative teams made up of members who think big, are always curious, and have a strong bias for action, and high standards. 

They are an equal opportunity employer that prioritizes diversity, and equality, and encourages all employees to bring their authentic, original, and best selves to work each and every day. Their top priority is understanding how their customer is evolving and they remain diligent in providing convenience, affordable products, and unrivaled customer service. 

Many offices are located in the heart of Downtown Seattle/South Lake Union and are well-known for being dog-friendly!