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Graphic Designer
Company: Fairway Talent

Design

US-CA-Gardena

Posted: 6/26/2017
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Job Snapshot
CATEGORY: Design LOCATION: US-CA-Gardena
POSTING ID: TN-112347-34403 EMPLOYEE TYPE: Full-Time
EXPERIENCE: At least 4 year(s)
Job Description
Job Description

Position Details:

Position Title:

Graphic Designer

Reports to (title):

Creative Director

Division:

Educational Insights

Location:

Gardena, CA

Position Type:

X

Exempt

Non-exempt

Req Opened:

Employment Status:

X

Regular

Temporary

Regular hours per week:

40 hours/week

X

Full-time

Part-time

 

Position Description:

The Graphic Designer self manages the designs for projects in the Creative Services Department, from conceptual design, to layout and execution. These projects include, but are not limited to, logos, packaging, guides, retouching, marketing brochures, web pages, catalogs, direct mail pieces, advertisements, videos, animation, product design, presentations, and trade show signage.

Scope of Responsibilities:
The individual in this role will:

  • Execute conceptual creative design and production work on each assigned project to meet stated deadlines, including roughs, layouts, and any revisions or changes as required through final completion.
  • Accurately populate, file and maintain electronic files including page layouts, concepts, artwork, fonts, and pertinent information.
  • Work with Creative Director, Design Manager, Project Manager, and internal clients to determine project needs and requirements and manage creative projects through the process.
  • Work collaboratively with Creative team, freelancers, photographers, printers, and other outside resources to execute projects accurately, efficiently, and in a timely manner.
  • Optimize and create graphics for the video/web.
  • Understand the Marketing Communications strategies and project plans and provide creative direction and multiple solution options.

Other duties for this role will be assigned as necessary/appropriate.

Requirements/Preferences:

  • Bachelor's Degree or combination of college and work experience is necessary
  • 4+ years of practical graphic design/creative experience
    • Superb layout, typography skills and experience of photographic art direction to a high standard
    • Above average level of organization and attention to detail as well as a thorough understanding of all print processes
    • Expert user of Adobe Creative Suite
    • Proficient in video editing and motion graphics, illustration, or Photo retouching
    • Designer for trade show design and layout
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office


Ideal attributes:

  • Self-driven
  • Able to work in fast paced environment
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Works well under tight deadlines
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Able to work independently, multi-task and prioritize projects appropriately
  • Must be highly motivated, fast, precise, accountable, and passionate

The Fairway Talent family of companies, which includes Learning Resources, Educational Insights, and ETA hand2mind, are all Equal Employment Opportunity Employers and proudly support Affirmative Action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or status as a Vietnam era or other protected veteran.

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