Multimedia Designer

Dober Chemical - Woodridge, IL

Full-time | Temporary | Contract

Please note that this is a freelance/contract position with the potential of turning into a full-time opportunity.

We’re Dober – It’s Nice to Meet You!

We’re passionate people with soulful dedication to making our world a better, cleaner place through exceptional chemistry and brilliant technology. For over 60 years, Dober has delivered innovative chemistry and software solutions to solve our customers’ most challenging problems. Our entrepreneurial spirit, and belief that none of us is as smart as all of us, helps us challenge the status quo of current industry norms. We believe water can be treated naturally, equipment can be cleaned safely, and operations can be run more efficiently. Our founder’s vision that “Development is the heartbeat of this company” lives on today.

Our People:

Our success is built on an intimate foundation between our employees, partners and customers. We know that if we can connect and engage the minds and hearts of our employees to our vision & values—results and happy customers will follow. We accomplish this by living our core values every day and creating a destination for your career and craft.

The Opportunity:

We have amazing stories and we need your help telling them! The Multimedia Designer will help bring the stories to life through many different creative channels. As a member of Dober’s marketing team, you will find that your ideas, your voice, and your production will have a real impact on the business, your colleagues, and the customers you meet along the way. We are looking for someone with entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for building a brand and a business.

What you’ll be responsible for:

  • Developing Dober’s brand through print and digital channels to ensure logo, branding, and voice is consistent between all stakeholders.
  • Developing and managing a creative calendar to deliver major strategic initiatives and all other creative assets on time and within budget.
  • Creating all video, graphic design, and photography needs for all Dober brands
  • Production of a monthly product video for the Spindle division
  • Creating digital content (e-books, graphic designs images, brochures, videos) to support our prospects buyer’s journey for all Dober divisions.
  • Building a photography library of Dober products in action to be used in print, digital, or web assets
  • Manage relationships and deliverables with third party design and production partners
  • Design of all marketing emails, digital and print advertisements, landing pages, web pages, documents, presentations, and social graphics.
  • Managing cross-functional relationships in order to coordinate execution of deliverables

The values that guide us:

You won’t find our core values stuffed in a drawer. We believe in our core values so much that they’re painted all over our walls. To ensure compatibility, we do a deep dive on one’s core values when we’re hiring or developing a new partnership. The right candidate will demonstrate and share our core values through and through:

  • Amaze our customers and scare our competitors
  • Be passionate, experiment & take chances
  • Open-minded to change and always be nimble
  • Positive mental attitude, promote team success and do the right thing
  • Mutual trust & respect for one another & have fun!

Required Qualifications / Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a visually creative field (graphic design, multimedia digital art, web/UX design, etc.)
  • Proficient video production and editing skills
  • Proficient with creative programs such as Adobe Creative Cloud, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, and Indesign
  • Strong communication, collaboration, and project management skills are required

Preferred Qualifications /Experience:

  • 3+ years digital marketing design
  • Photography skills is a PLUS
  • Fluency in HTML, CSS and e-mail production standards is a plus
  • Fundamental understanding of Content Management Systems (Hubspot) is a plus

The Process: What to Expect

  • You find or get this job ad and it piques your interest
  • You apply – which let’s us know you’re interested. Yay! You will answer a few screening questions to ensure you meet the basic qualifications of the role.
  • A member of our People Development & Human Experience team will reach out to establish initial contact to tell you a bit more about the role, Dober and the interview process.
  • We dig a bit deeper and establish initial connection with the hiring manager for the role.
  • You come and meet the team, and you leave energized and excited.

Benefits & Perks

Core Benefit Program: From Retirement to Health Benefits, we got you covered. Participate in Dober’s 401k Employee Savings Plan select from multiple Health Insurance Plans to fit your need

Paid Leave: These moments are special. We want you to enjoy them without the worry of work.

Rewards & Recognition: We believe you can never recognize good work too much. That is why we celebrate a monthly ‘Hedgehog of the Month’ winner, a Quarterly ‘Innovator’ winner, and an annual ‘Mr. D’ winner. You’re doing important work here, we know it, and we will celebrate it.

Casual Dress Code: We want you to come to work and be comfortable. Jeans are encouraged, your favorite (Chicago) sports shirts are welcomed, and we love employees with good ‘sock game’. Your slacks and sport coats may collect dust, but we’re okay with that if you are.

Book-Clubs and Continuous Learning: Come Learn with Us. Some of our favorites: "Good to Great", "Scaling Up", "The Machine", "Only the Paranoid Survive", "WHO", "Daring Greatly", "Dare to Lead", "Corporate Lifecycles", "Tools of Titans", "EPIC Content", "The Innovator's Dilemma", and we can go on and on.

Employee Experience & Total Well-Being: we believe in total well-being and your employee experience in its totality including health, mental and financial wellness.

Annual Events: Who doesn’t like a picnic with water slides, karaoke, bags tournaments, employee recognition, lots of family fun, and refreshments!

Dober Gives: Donating our hands, hearts, and resources to our community is one of the most valuable things we can do as an organization. We give back. Our organization and employees support a variety of not-for-profit organizations that contribute to health, wellness and healing.

Free Food: We believe that Marriage, Babies, Longevity, and Retirement are all worth celebrating. But even if we don’t have a fun excuse for free food; we still enjoy a monthly (free) communal meal to take a break from our work and get to know each other more. (plus Food Trucks are fun!)

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary, Contract

Experience:

  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)
  • creative programs/software: 3 years (Preferred)
  • photography: 3 years (Preferred)
  • video production and editing skills: 3 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Application Question:

  • Please provide a link (or links) that include samples of how you have brought a story to life using video AND graphic design.

Contract Length:

  • Varies

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Flexible schedule
  • Professional development assistance

Employment Length:

  • Varies

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday