Graphic Designer

The Graphic Designer functions as an internal creative service person to Whelen Engineering. This will include, but is not limited to concept development, layout design, PowerPoint presentation materials, product literature/brochures, trades show graphics/banners, Newsletters/Advisories and creative review & proofing, and other graphic related projects as assigned. He/she assures that execution of details is properly managed and completed on time and within budget. The Graphic Designer reports to The Creative Director.

Essential Functions

  • Meets with Market Manager/Creative Director/Team to discuss business objectives and the requirements of each project
  • Responsible for support of web/digital services, social media and archiving all creative files/photos, along with maintaining the Brand Standards & Corporate Standards to ensure brand integrity and consistency.
  • Develops concepts utilizing the appropriate media and style to meet objectives
  • Participates in brainstorming and conceptualizing meetings as needed
  • Utilizes creative thinking to produce new ideas and effective design solutions from concept to completion
  • Understands and executes the basics of good layout and design principles as it relates to arrangement, space, size, type, style and related aesthetics
  • Assists with photo shoots and image editing, as well as digital renderings
  • Presents finalized ideas and concepts to Market Manager/Creative Director/Team
  • Ensures consistency with brand standards where applicable
  • Ability to be hands-on and produce physical mock-ups of artwork when necessary
  • Proofread all projects to ensure accurate and high-quality work
  • Maintains clean and orderly files with ability to develop press-ready artwork
  • Has a sound understanding of digital asset management and archives accordingly
  • Manages multiple projects, estimates time required to complete projects and notifies team of potential scheduling conflicts

Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in Graphic Design or related experience
  • 5-7 years of hands-on experience using computer-based design and digital media programs in a creative team environment
  • Proficient with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign, PowerPoint and the ability to utilize other Microsoft Office suite products
  • Creativity and problem-solving skills are a must, along with a willingness to learn
  • Conceptual thinker with solid design and execution capabilities
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills, capable of working with all levels of personnel
  • Strong organizational skills in order to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Able to focus with a keen attention to detail
  • Knowledge of the Widen DAM system a plus
  • Knowledge of development of Tik Tok videos a plus

Benefits

Medical / dental / vision

Disability &
Life insurance

Paid Time Off
(PTO)

Paid Holidays

Discretionary Bonus

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