Graphic Designer

DOE + Full medical, dental, vision, 401k
Posted By:
Kate Kobielsky

Job Description:

*** Our Client is looking for a Graphic Designer – top 3 skills (1) Creativity & Communication, (2) Adobe Creative Suite, (3) Presentation / Training Documentation Design. ***

Graphic Design Expectations -
With supervision from Design management, use design skills to create original graphic designs or refreshes existing products that appropriately reflect our client'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 Nike 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.

Skills Needed - 
Drawing/sketching, typography, ideation, color theory, use of texture, spacing, and scale, visual presentation development and layout
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.
Skills should be supported by a portfolio of non-computer-based creative art and graphic design. 


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.