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Graphic Designer
Ref No.: 18-00835
Location: New York, New York
Start Date: 07/19/2018
Assignment Number: ALB-WAG-654
Agency: NYS Agency
Work Location: Albany, NY
Scheduled Work Hours: 40 hours/week
Assignment Start/End Date: Immediate start
Total Estimated Assignment Hours: 24 months
Functional Job Title Graphic Designer

SCOPE OF SERVICES
The Web/Graphic Designer will report to the Creative Manager as part of the Creative team, producing outstanding and innovative design collateral across all channels of the company. In this role, the primary objective is to grow, develop and maintain the clients visual brand. Designer must have the ability to translate in-house requests into highly-creative end products. Responsibilities will range from creating mobile-friendly front end designs, digital marketing material, social media graphics, to corporate branding pieces. As a Creative team member, the designer will work closely with SEO, Advertising, and Content teams as needed. Designer must be able to clearly communicate with the Creative Manager to ensure all projects are reviewed and approved, on schedule, and deadlines are met. Designer will remain current on industry standards, trends and remain up to date with design software.

MANDATORY
  • Degree in Graphic Design, B.F.A. degree or equivalent
  • 3+ years of professional experience in Digital + Web design
  • Strong working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • HTML and CSS experience
  • Understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues
  • Passion for design; Strong portfolio
  • Proven ability to effectively manage multiple projects/tasks of varying complexities and work well under pressure; deadline-driven
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Ability to build and maintain strong positive working relationships to ensure that all design solutions meet deadlines and objectives

DESIRABLE
  • Believes in helping others;
  • Enjoys making a positive change in the world;
  • Knowledge of SEO best practices;
  • Available after-hours for servers/application troubleshooting;
  • RedHat/CentOS, AWS, AMP