Job Title – Sr. Graphic Designer
The Sr. Graphic Designer is responsible for contributing ideas, designing artwork and upholding the brand standards of Evenflo and its partner brands. Designer will be expected to lead the creation and finalization of high quality art and production files within the context of the organization’s branding standards and marketing calendar.
Examples of Typical Activities:
Preparation of artwork production files for various media, most specifically packaging, in-store support and advertising
Must produce high quality, accurate files for internal routing and pre-press delivery
Photography and digital image enhancement for Fashion, Marketing and Sales needs
Color correct hi-res images and patterns.
Remove and insert objects or logos.
Create outlines and adjust environments/backgrounds
Record, organize and maintain a shared library of assets
Update and maintain icons, logos, photos and other assets in a central library
Support Evenflo and its partner brands in a full spectrum of touchpoints
Manage the day-to-day requests and needs for packaging extensions, photography and assets
Branding on-package, at-shelf, online, presentations, building signage, etc.
Support the development of presentations, line reviews and industry trade shows
Create presentation boards, support literature
Prepare 2D and 3D product mockups.
Create concepts and signage for Sales, Marketing and Human Resources.
BS or BFA in Graphic Design or related field; 5+ years experience
Required Technical Competencies
Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills
Works well within the context of a larger team of Brand Marketing Coordinators, Product Marketing Managers, other
Able to multi-task and reorder priorities when necessary
Experience with and understanding of the following
Product Carton Dies
Pre-press file preparation for multiple categories, substrates and printing processes
Knowledge of legal copy requirements, barcode and law tag usage
Studio photography, including set-up, lighting and digital file processing
Proficient Computer Skills
Mac Systems with Mac OSX
Photoshop CS4, Illustrator CS4, In Design CS4, Acrobat Pro, Microsoft Office
Desired Secondary Competencies
Experience with helping to execute broader Marketing plans, developing Design Briefs and managing younger designers
Required Behavioral Competencies
Contributes to Team Success – Actively participates as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals.
Initiates Action – Takes prompt action to accomplish objectives; takes action to achieve goals beyond what is required; is proactive.
Innovation – Generates innovative solutions in work situations; tries different and novel ways to deal with work problems and opportunities.
Manages Work – Effectively manages one’s time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.
Stress Tolerance – Maintains stable performance under pressure or opposition (such as time pressure or job ambiguity) handles stress in a manner that is acceptable to others and to the organization.
Work Standards – Sets high standards of performance for self and others’ assumes responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self imposes standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.