Junior Graphic Designer

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Growing company is looking for a Junior Graphic Designer to join their team. This position will primarily involve assisting creative designers on various assignments including brand promotions, packaging development, online / print advertisements and video projects. You will work to ensure all assets are created with accuracy and that projects are completed as scheduled.

Responsibilities will include project management, execution, optimization and reporting for creative assets and print files. This position will require effective time management as there are often many projects going on simultaneously.

Must be able to work as a direct contributor while also coordinating internal resources on a project-by-project basis. This is an all around creative design position that will contribute to the team in a variety of functions from the conceptual planning process through final execution and production.

• Collaborates with creative team on the planning, development and execution of all print materials and deliverable assets.
• Works closely with Creative Designers, Marketing Specialists and Sr. Director of Product Marketing to ensure precision, meet deadlines and exceed expectations.
• Responsible for revisions and updating information on various print and online properties.
• Assists in managing all print documents and online materials and sending updates as revisions are made.
• Fully able to multi-task while maintaining direct focus on top priorities.
• Works closely with the creative team to maintain consistency within all brand properties.
• Assists as a contact with vendors and other departments as needed.
• Keeps eye on competitors’ work and suggests strategies to improve products and brand presence.
• Contributes to other communications, events, and related projects as needed.
• Maintains a thorough working knowledge of all requisite software applications relative to digital and print media.
• Good understanding of digital media, branding and interactive design.
• Shows attention to detail and accuracy in work.

• Hands on experience creating print ready documents. Pre-press to press checks.
• Bachelor degree in Graphic Design, Visual Communication or similar.
• Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign etc.
• Skilled in MS Office (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint).
• Motion graphics and Video editing skills a PLUS. (After Effects, Adobe Premiere)
• Understanding of html and other web technologies a PLUS.
• Social media experience across multiple properties a PLUS.
• Great communication, organizational and project management skills.
• Self-motivated. Ability to adapt to new challenges and finds ways to solve them.
• Strong desire to do things right, constantly, learn AND have fun.
• Must love animals.

This is a temp-to-hire position. Local candidates will only be considered.