The Graphic Specialist fulfills advertising and design needs for the South Carolina Education Lottery (SCEL) including design, development and presentation of internal and external advertising creative, social media graphics, brand creative, sales campaign creative, and other SCEL needs. This position will manage the in-house print operations. The Graphic Specialist will work closely with internal clients, including marketing, product development, sales and promotions. This position reports into the Senior Marketing & Product Development Manager within the Marketing Department. This position is at will, and not covered by the South Carolina Employee Grievance Procedures Act.
Duties & Responsibilities
Responsible for design conception and layout for print and digital graphic artwork within SCEL, specifically supporting the functional areas of marketing, product development, sales, and promotions, along with other departments, as required.
Executes graphic design projects, including but not limited to, sales collateral, point of purchase, advertisement campaigns, retail graphics, digital ads, social media graphics, logo design, and presentation decks for marketing, product development and sales departments.
Prepares appropriate files for printers and vendors.
Manages in-house printing operations, along with maintenance of printing equipment and associated inventory.
Works within assigned timelines and produces materials that serve the intended function determined by job requestor.
Works effectively as a brand ambassador for the organization and representative of the Marketing department.
Other duties, as assigned
A Bachelor of Arts degree in Graphic Design, with a displayed interest in design and advertising, specific to the entertainment industry.
A minimum of 1-5 years of relevant work experience in creative design.
In order to perform the job successfully, the candidate should demonstrate the following competencies:
- Adobe Illustrator
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe InDesign
- Adobe After Effects
- Apple Keynote and/or Microsoft PowerPoint
- Working knowledge of print production and retouching process
- Advanced in using graphic design software in a MAC environment
Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality.
Presents self in professional manner and has the ability to interact with employees at all levels within the organization and outside contacts.
Must be able to understand and achieve the functional purposes and business goals of each assigned project.
Must possess strong interpersonal skills; listening and working well with others and in a team environment.
Must possess excellent communication skills, including written and verbal, and have the ability to present ideas clearly and concisely.
Must be detail oriented and highly organized, with ability to prioritize work activities and use time efficiently.
Must be dependable; consistently at work on time, follows instructions, and responds to direction from management.
Must be able to balance multiple projects simultaneously.