June 18th, 2010

Job Opportunity: Graphic Designer

by Mike Duncan

We are currently seeking a talented Graphic Designer with advertising and/or branding experience to join our Advertising team!

This Graphic Designer will develop compelling print and website designs that effectively convey unique brand experiences and maximize online marketing.​ We are looking for a design “rockstar” to develop and execute award-winning creative from concept through design approval.​ This role will require an ability to translate business needs into actionable creative solutions that make use of web design and print best practices to drive consumer behavior.​ Exceptional creative conception and web/print ​graphic design skills are required.​ ​ Experience designing for content management systems is ideal.

Responsibilities

  • Develops creative concepts and designs innovative website structures and graphical assets that convey unique brand experiences in a way that meets business objectives and drives online business.
  • Delivers top-notch creative solutions that can be implemented within a content management system, and pushes the boundaries of what a CMS is capable of from a design perspective.
  • Ensures all work incorporates defined requirements and employs best practices in creative execution and user experience design.
  • Presents creative concepts internally to the creative director and other key stakeholders, as well as externally to clients.
  • Collaborates with implementation managers, copywriters and production designers to ensure creative alignment and a smooth transfer of work between teams.
  • Ensures all timelines and deadlines are met.​ Keeps implementation managers and creative managers informed of project status, and proactively brings issues/​problems to their attention.
  • Adheres to defined creative workflow and contributes to the evolution of our overall creative process.
  • Provides quality assurance on all creative deliverables.​ Ensures all files (and associated content) are accurate and accessible on the creative server.
  • Participates in kick-off meetings, design reviews, department meetings and training sessions as requested.
  • Keeps up to date on design and technology trends to ensure work remains fresh and relevant.

Skills

  • Advanced knowledge of digital design tools, including Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash and Dreamweaver
  • Ability to quickly familiarize with brand goals and integrate brand experience into designs
  • Ability to self-manage multiple projects and deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to generate, articulate and present creative ideas and strategies
  • Strong interpersonal skills that encourage team cooperation,collaboration, promote enthusiasm, and motivate strategic thinking
  • Experience with HTML, CSS and content management systems
  • Working knowledge of video editing software and mobile platform design is a plus

Qualifications/​Requirements

  • 3-5 years experience as a Graphic Designer (agency experience is a plus)
  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design/​electronic media preferred

Full-time with benefits package. Send us a cover letter, resume and an online portfolio. Specify Graphic Designer in subject line to jobs@sageisland.com.

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