Digital (email) Designer

Downtown Houston
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Posted By:
Michelle Yelverton

Job Description:

We’re seeking a mid-level Email Designer/Graphic Designer for one of our valued clients in the Energy industry for a three-month temporary role. 

The right candidate must show fluency in best practices for crafting engaging designs for a variety of marketing media, including online/digital marketing and print advertising. Must have experience adhering to brand standards, coding HTML emails and landing pages, and working with writers to execute creative solutions. Candidates will provide a body of work showcasing creative, and effective, use of marketing concepts.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
• Create emails, including mobile responsive, using HTML/CSS; knowledge of best practices in email coding
• Leverage Salesforce Marketing Cloud (ExactTarget) tools and scripting language to deliver highly dynamic and personalized content
• Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, Adobe Dreamweaver
• Collaborate with team to deliver high-quality graphic and typographic design solutions that is on strategy for various media aligned with our brand; understand key campaign parameters and inputs
• Ability to prepare, package, and pre-flight files for production purposes
• Expertise in composition, color theory, imagery, typography, scale and grid systems
• Participate in strategy discussions and provide creative solutions
• Update content and graphics within in-house content management tool
Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Excellent written and oral communication
• Ability to design quickly when needed or push an idea further when needed; has the instincts to know the difference
• Works well under pressure; can multi-task and prioritize in a constantly changing, deadline-sensitive environment
• Strong attention to detail, organization and time management skills
• Ability to think strategically and provide creative solutions
• Solid business acumen and problem-solving skills
• Self-motivated and resourceful; demands high-quality work in self and others
• Collaborate with team members to produce creative that is on strategy, on target and on brand
• Maintain company’s image, identity and communication style
• Practices strong organizational and time management skills with a strong attention to detail
• Familiarity with work management tool, Workfront

• At least 1-3 years of recent experience using Salesforce Marketing Cloud
• 4+ years experience producing emails
• 5-7 years of print and digital design experience

• High school diploma