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Visual Designer
Ref No.: 17-00273
Location: San Jose, California
Start Date: 07/05/2017
 
  • Job Overview
 
Hitachi is looking for a Visual Designer to support our in-house brand and creative services team, reporting to the Art Director. This candidate will be responsible for driving the visual brand forward through top notch design skills in digital and interactive applications. This individual must have the ability to communicate complex ideas visually with the use of photography, color, typography, and motion while maintaining a clean and modern design aesthetic.
 
This Visual Designer will be tasked with a broad range of projects including iconography, animated banner ads, email templates, web pages, and tradeshow graphics as needed. Like the rest of the creative services team, this individual will be responsible for upholding global brand standards while creating visually engaging and successful design work.
 
Primary Responsibilities
 
       Support creative services team with visual design skills on digital projects
       Meet and collaborate with business stakeholders to suggest visual solutions to problems
       Communicate visual design and brand recommendations confidently and effectively
       Partner with executive communications on presentation design during company and industry events
 
Qualifications
 
       Minimum of 5 years of professional design experience
       Strong visual design portfolio demonstrating expertise in web, interactive, or other digital projects
       Exceptional visual design skills with an emphasis on conceptual storytelling
       Expert knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Microsoft PowerPoint
       Experience in creating and upholding brand and style guidelines
       Video or interactive design experience
       Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design, Communications, Marketing or relevant field
       Based in the San Francisco Bay Area
       Background in high-tech industry preferred
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Characteristics
 
       Collaborative and positive attitude
       Deadline-driven with excellent time management and ability to prioritize multiple projects
       Well-developed verbal and written communication skills
       Resourceful and adaptable to change
       Critical thinker who is comfortable asking questions about project requirements
       Ability to maintain composure and productivity in a fast-paced environment
       Lifelong learner who stays current on design industry trends