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Graphic Designer

Job title: Graphic Designer
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Peachtree City
Discipline: Creative
Remote: No
Reference: 428897
Contact name: Kate Gilman
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Contract-to-Hire
Pay Rate: $35/hr
Salary: 70-75K  
Location: Peachtree City, GA
Schedule will be 3 days/week onsite at first, until you are fully onboarded. Schedule will then go to 1 day/week onsite or just onsite as needed for projects.

POSITION OVERVIEW
We are looking for a vibrant, creative, and energetic individual that would like to work in a corporate environment that is dynamic, fast-paced and deadline-oriented. The Graphic Designer is responsible for conceptualization and implementation of design solutions that meet presentation strategies from concept to completion. The Graphic Designer will play a lead role on projects in creating concepts, layouts and final art. The graphic designer will be in a collaborative, team environment and work on a variety of projects, including trade shows, literature, advertising, sales promotion retail merchandising and packaging.  

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
The responsibilities will include (but are not limited to) the following:
•    Create designs, concepts and layouts based on knowledge of layout principles and esthetical design concepts
•    Create final files for printing.
•    Assist in the development of new campaigns, brainstorming and execution.
•    Liaise with external printers for printing jobs.
•    Accurate and detail-oriented with design, proofing and editing.
•    Design for a broad range of marketing communications deliverables including trade shows, literature, retail merchandising and packaging. 
•    Help prepare reports and presentations. 
•    Keep up to date technically and apply new knowledge to the position.
•    Work in conjunction with the project manager on quality control and production of graphic design materials. 
•    Manage photo libraries. 

COMPETENCIES
The Graphic Designer will possess:
•    Strong attention to detail with design, proofing and editing. 
•    Ability to think out of the box and inspire those around them. 
•    Ability to work independently and in a collaborative group environment and accept constructive feedback. 
•    Strong creative, organizational, problem-solving, and time-management skills.
•    Able to take projects from start to finish with minimal supervision.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
•    Four-year related degree and a minimum of 5 years design experience in an in-house creative department or design firm.
•    Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite. 
•    Expert knowledge in the graphic production process, file types, and formats.
•    Possess strong conceptual skills, high-level sense of design, layout, and typography, and a broad thinker who can offer a variety of design solutions.
•    Understanding of retail packaging and packaging components.
•    Knowledge of media production, communication techniques and methods.
•    Strong understanding of visual and typographical hierarchies.
•    Basic understanding of brand standards and guidelines
•    Understanding of digital design trends. 
•    Basic knowledge of photography process.
•    Proficient in MS Office (PC platform).
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