Created Feb 21, 2018 Graphic Designer 0 people like this description Like New search Email Maintain company image and brand identity in all design projects while meeting customer needs and increasing customer understanding and satisfaction. Brainstorm and develop creative concepts while identifying solutions and potential problems to ensure successful implementation of the concepts.Collaborate with marketing team members to identify market objectives and the strategies to meet them for a variety of projects.Adhere to routing and proofing schedules for all design projects to ensure meeting deadlines.Major responsibilities and duties: Print Design:Design electronic page layouts for catalog and direct mail pieces. Efficiently create assigned projects from concept through finished product.Work closely with merchandising managers and merchandising staff to design catalog pages and collateral printed pieces that meet market objectives and strategies.Prepare and preflight page files for prepress with the ability to review chromes for appropriate color accuracy and make necessary changes.Working knowledge of web design for emails and static pages a plus.Photography:Identify, organize, and pull stock for photo shoots.Hire models, scout locations, and work directly with photographer to ensure artistic and merchandising effectiveness with awareness of technical accuracy.Art direct both in-use (location) and studio photography.Competencies:Demonstrate AdaptabilityRespond with flexibility to shifting priorities and rapid change.Recover quickly from problems and setback.Work constructively and maintain composure under stress.Ability to learn and adapt to new software/hardware technology and incorporate into production process.Work EffectivelyAbility to handle and prioritize multiple demands and projects.Eliminate inefficiencies and roadblocks.Plan and conduct meetings to make effective use of time.Strong attention to detail to eliminate rework or inefficiencies.Communicate openlyInteract with people openly, directly, and non-judgmentally.Clarify what people say to ensure understanding.Encourage others to express their views, even contrary ones.Keep people up-to-date with information.Address concerns to appropriate people.Technical:Thorough knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. Working knowledge of asset/content management systems, QuarkXpress and Acrobat a plus.Thorough understanding of design methods and techniques for direct response and business-to-business catalog publication.Working knowledge of prepress, printing and bindery processes.Art direction skills and the ability to work with photography staff to professionally create visuals, and correctly and clearly represent products are required. Personal photography skills are a plusGeneral understanding of the brands position in the marketplace, customer base, brand identity, and a willingness to promote and protect the brand.Ability to work in a deadline-oriented environment where attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously is critical.Requirements:Bachelor's or Associate degree in graphic design-related fields such as Graphic Design, Fine Art, or Visual Communications.Or a minimum of two to three years catalog or direct response graphic and web design experience.