Graphic Designer

Merola Sales Company, Inc. - Manalapan, NJ (30+ days ago)

Full-time

Merola Tile is seeking a highly motivated graphic designer to join our growing company. If you want to become part of a successful, fun, amazing company, you have come to the right place!

This position will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

  • Executing design needs of the company, including but not limited to catalogs, logos, labels, box designs, sample materials, web design, e-blasts social media graphics, etc.
  • Brainstorming, advising and developing design concepts and marketing solutions to meet company needs independently and in a team environment
  • Determining the message the design should portray
  • Garnering estimates and quotes from vendors
  • Closely collaborating with other marketing team members to coordinate photography/videography/graphics needs for projects
  • Ensuring consistency throughout all company materials
  • Determining size and arrangement of illustrative material and copies, selects style and size of type, and creates sample layouts
  • Presenting designs for selection and approval
  • Reviewing final designs for errors before printing or publishing
  • Keeping up to date with advances in computer technology and marketing/design industry and how this affects the business environment
  • Proactively providing input on how the company can develop improved content and marketing materials
  • Garnering feedback of projects and ensuring accurate execution of edits/feedback
  • Assisting with photo retouching as needed
  • Maintaining rendering software database with product images
  • Supporting and collaborating with the marketing team with additional projects as needed

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Must have minimum two years of experience in related field
  • Must be able to read and write in English
  • Must have strong communication skills and attention to detail
  • Must possess strong organizational, interpersonal, comprehension and analytical skills
  • Must be a team player
  • Knowledge of e-commerce and internet marketing
  • Ability to meet important deadlines
  • The ability and drive to learn the Merola product portfolio
  • Ability to multi-task and stay organized, while working in a fast-paced, multi-project environment

Software Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Cloud including but not limited to Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. HTML, CSS and coding skills are a major plus.
Please note: This position is in the office. Remote candidates will not be considered.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Applicant Must Provide:

  • Portfolio of work

Compensation:

  • $18-$20 per hour, based on experience.

Benefits Include:

  • Paid holidays after ninety (90) days (Holidays include New Year's Day, Christmas Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Memorial Day, and Thanksgiving Day)
  • Paid Time Off earned and accrued after six (6) months with the company (up to three (3) weeks per year)
  • 401(K) eligibility after one (1) year, with company match
  • Employer-paid life insurance
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee discount on tile and stoneware after six (6) months

Additional work perks:

  • Quarterly company goals where everyone in the company has the potential to earn up to 4 weeks additional bonus pay annually
  • Pizza lunches every Wednesday
  • Fresh fruit, coffee, hot chocolate and tea provided daily
  • A fun, friendly, family-like environment
  • Company culture events like BBQs, Ugly Sweater Day, t-shirt making events and Halloween costume contest

** Candidates must be willing to submit to a criminal background check and a pre-employment drug screen. **

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • photoshop: 1 year (Required)