Graphic Designer

Job title: Graphic Designer
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Peachtree City, GA
Discipline: Creative
Remote: No
Reference: 403157
Contact name: Kate Gilman
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Graphic Designer

On-Going Contract

40 hours/week

Pay: $28/hr

Remote for now, but will be on site in Peachtree City when offices reopen

Primary function: As a Graphic Designer, you will be responsible for the development, quality control and production of graphic design materials for a broad range of marketing communications, including corporate and product advertising, sales promotion, literature, trade shows, retail merchandising and packaging.  

Is this position for you? 
•    The graphic designer position requires a highly motivated individual – we need someone who is enthusiastic, agile, shows initiative and is good at multi-tasking. You need to be able to work past roadblocks and be a self-starter. 
•    We need someone with exceptional verbal and written communication skills    
•    Are you organized and detail oriented? We want someone who notices the little things and doesn’t mind double checking work before publication. 
•    The ideal candidate will have the knowledge and skills needed to manage projects from concept to completion. 
•    This is a fast-paced corporate environment. If you thrive in a work hard, play hard environment where you work with cross functional teams and colleagues across the country, we want you on our team. 
•    Even though we are fast paced, we pride ourselves on a flexible work environment. 
Position and Responsibilities 
•    Uphold graphic standards as set forth by the brand
•    Adhere to project schedule to meet deadlines to maintain accurate work load and capacity planning
•    Execute graphic development process from concept to production
•    Responsible for design production, including proofing, comps, archiving project files and documents as needed
•    Produce digital press-ready files based upon existing designs, as well as original design work
•    Prepare files for print, coordinate print production, and ensure quality of printed materials
•    Prepare, collect, and distribute all file components of the project to respective sales team, customers and vendors in a timely fashion
•    Other duties as assigned.

Essential Skills and Qualifications 
•    Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or Graphic Design
•    Minimum 2 years industry marketing experience 
•    Highly skilled in Adobe Creative Suite
•    Exceptional production, design and concept iteration skills
•    Proficient in MS Office (PC platform) 
•    Accurate and detail-oriented with design, proofing, and editing
•    Expert knowledge of graphic production, print process, file types, and formats
•    Strong understanding of visual and typographical hierarchies
•    Ability to work independently and in a group environment and accept constructive feedback
•    Ability to work calmly and efficiently in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented corporate environment
•    Exceptional time management skills


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