Graphic Designer (temp)

Job Terms:
$26/hr - $29/hr
Posted By:
Jessica Grenier

Job Description:


Graphic Design -

- With supervision from Design management, uses design skills to create original graphic designs or refreshes existing products that appropriately reflect the company's design philosophy & standards.

- May also do an "apprenticeship" with senior designers, completing details of product process in lieu of a full project.

- These projects include, but are not limited to the development of print, packaging, 3-D retail displays, event signage, logo systems, imagery, video, and collateral materials.

- Effectively uses computerized systems in design process.


Project Management -

- Works with functional teams from initial concept development to final production and distribution.

- Manages individual projects beginning with attending internal briefings, managing timelines, and scheduling work-back schedules, budget management, supplier coordination, reviewing specs, recommending production alternatives, and maintaining quality production standards.


Cost Control -

- Manages both individual projects as well as groups of projects to stay within stated budgets.

- Estimates all aspects of project development.

- Offer production alternatives to provide the best product within the defined budget.

- Negotiates costs, reviews billing and provides budget reconciliation.


Supplier Liaison -

- Arrange the purchasing of goods and services from domestic and international vendors.

- Evaluate vendors. Understand technical aspects, terminology, and equipment involved in film, print, and collateral production.


Client Liaison -

Act as a liaison among the company's managers (Image Design, Marketing, product design, etc.) and outside agencies.

Communicates project details, design requirements, scheduling needs, and graphic materials.


Designer Support -

- Provides design support for higher level designers as needed. 



- Ability to apply and perform graphic design skills, including drawing/sketching, typography, ideation, color theory, use of texture, spacing, and scale, visual presentation development and layout that is supported by a portfolio of non-computer-based creative art and graphic design.

- Familiarity with current trends, color, and design.

- Must be computer literate using Macintosh computer design applications.

- Effective oral and written communications skills in local market language, including presentations.

- Proficient information-seeking skills and drive for results.

- Ability to share ideas and develop effective responses.


Client Description:

This client, named for the Greek goddess of victory, is the world's leading designer, marketer and distributor of athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories.