Web / Visual Designer

Houston, TX (Hybrid)
Job Terms:
$37.00/hr. + Benefits
Start date:
Posted By:
Michelle Yelverton

Job Description:

Our Energy client's growing in-house creative agency is seeking a highly skilled Visual Designer/Digital Designer to join their customer communications team.

The right candidate must show fluency in best practices for crafting engaging designs for a variety of marketing media, including online web and digital marketing, print advertising, email, and direct mail. Must have experience adhering to brand standards, knowledge of HTML/CSS coding language to create emails/web pages, and collaborating with writers to execute creative solutions. The ideal candidate should be curious, proactive, and have an eye for detail. 

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously and coordinate with other cross-functional teams
  • Collaborate with the team and copywriter to design for multiple campaigns with various media deliverables including print materials for direct mail, digital assets such as creating web images and icons, coding emails, web pages, static and animated banner ads, social media images (and/or at times videos).
  • Routinely create and update landing pages and promos within our in-house content management systems (SDL Tridion, Adobe Experience Manager, SiteCore, WordPress etc.) and expand skillset in the systems over time

Required Experience:

  • Able to execute quickly, as needed, to support customers through crises, such as severe weather events and other emergency scenarios
  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS to create/update our existing email templates and/or web pages that are also mobile responsive
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Dreamweaver
  • Ability to prepare, package, and pre-flight files for production purposes
  • Expertise in layout and composition, typography, color palettes, grid systems, and knowing the difference when creating web imagery vs. print imagery in the correct resolution
  • Participate in strategy discussions and provide creative solutions
  • Stay knowledgeable of Reliant brand standards and creative best practices

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Collaborate with team members to produce creative that is on strategy, on target and on brand
  • Familiarity with a work management tool or able to follow a work process/workstreams and be efficient
  • Ability to design quickly when needed or push an idea further when needed
  • Handle challenges with a positive and professional attitude
  • Can multi-task and prioritize in a constantly changing, deadline-sensitive environment
  • Strong attention to detail, accurate QC/proofing of emails
  • Ability to think strategically and provide creative solutions
  • Self-motivated and resourceful; sets high personal goals
  • Maintain company’s image, identity, and communication style
  • Practices strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills required
  • Willingness to learn and expand skillset
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Technical Skills:

  • Expert level Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • HTML, CSS, Dreamweaver or Visual Studio (at least 1-3 years)
  • After Effects, Adobe Animate, Adobe Premiere a plus

Working Location:

Remote with some in-office meetings
Some overtime required as special projects arise
Must be able to exchange accurate information via teams, email, over the phone, and face-to-face

Client Description:

Our client is an award winning power company that provides reliable services to millions of customers using diverse energy resources. With customers and employees at the center of everything they do, they've actively been working toward net-zero emissions by 2050 to provide a better planet for you and I! Ambitious and eco-friendly, WOW! By using diverse generation sources combined with new digital technologies and tools, they've successfully evolved the power market by becoming "the" powerhouse. This company is ever evolving--becoming smarter, more sustainable, and more reliable for businesses and residents across the country.

Continuous innovation means continuous creative thinking...this is where you come in! We are searching for creative thinkers AND doers. Previous talent we've placed here speak so highly of the supportive teams and skills they've been exposed to! Our client is proud to be leading the transformation in the energy industry and hopes you'll join them. 

Working with AQUENT provides you access to some pretty awesome perks:

  • Subsidized (up to 85%!) Health, Vision and Dental Benefits, and Access to Fidelity 401(k) with Matching!
  • FSA Program
  • Weekly Direct Deposit
  • Resume / Portfolio Review + Interview Prep. You'll be set-up for success!
  • Free Continued Learning: https://thegymnasium.com/
  • Compare our benefits to other agencies, here: https://aquent.com/find-work/talent-benefits
  • Who is AQUENT? www.youtube.com/watch?v=5z-n8nfytuM