Graphic Designer/Photographer

Ferrari & Maserati of Washington - Sterling, VA

Full-time
Ferrari & Maserati of Washington is looking for an experienced Graphic Designer/photographer to join our team!

JOB DUTIES

Consult with supervisor to determine the scope of a project
Advise supervisor on strategies to reach a particular audience
Determine the message the design should portray
Create images that identify a product or convey a message that inspire, inform, or captivate consumers
Develop graphics and visual images for product illustrations, advertisements, brochures, magazines, logos, and websites
Create designs using computer software packages
Select colors, images, text style, and layout
Present the design to supervisor
Incorporate changes recommended by the supervisor into the final design
Review designs for errors before printing or publishing them
We are also looking for someone to take the dealership photos on all new and pre-owned inventory and post them to our website and similar local advertising sites.

This qualified applicant will be responsible for taking interior and exterior photos of our ever-evolving exotic car inventory, in a timely and artistic manner.
This person will need to be computer literate and have an understanding on how to operate software.
An understanding of Internet/Merchandise software is a must.

Important Qualities:
Analytical skills. Must be able to look at own work from the point of view of the consumers and examine how the designs will be perceived by the consumer to ensure they convey the desired message

Artistic ability. Must be able to create designs that are artistically interesting and appealing to consumers

Communication skills. Must communicate with supervisor and other designers to ensure the designs accurately reflect the desired message and effectively express information

Creativity. Must be able to think of new approaches to communicating ideas to consumers and develop unique designs

Time-management skills. Must be able to work on multiple projects at the same time, each with a different deadline

REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or a related field.
Strong skills in industry leading software and technologies (In Design, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Photoshop…)
2+ years’ experience in a graphic design role
Minimum 3 years of verifiable professional photography experience – Preferred
Experience with Light room and Photoshop preferred
Experience with website design and development o Must be able to pass pre-employments screens (Background & Drugs) o Have a valid driver’s license
Job Type: Full-time