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Graphic Designer
Ref No.: 18-04234
Location: Belmont, California
Experience Level: 3 Years
Job Title: Graphic Designer
Location: Belmont, CA
Duration: 6 Months +


HOURS:
  • 40 Hours per week
  • On-site, Belmont/Santa Clara


POSITION SUMMARY:
This position assists/leads in the production, management and distribution of marketing materials according to plan and strategy. Position requires a positive attitude, marketing channel knowledge, and up-to-date knowledge of cutting-edge design trends to create/source, optimize, and deploy creative assets for use in digital and other marketing channels.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Participate as member of Diagnostics Information Solutions (Client) Marketing Team
  • Develop and design the aesthetics and layout of marketing and public relations materials, translating facts and features of subject material into graphic terms that best convey intended meaning
  • Maintain internal graphic design and creative asset library, providing special graphic design services as required with oversight of assigned projects
  • Utilize current graphic design software to produce, sales support collateral, presentations, and other material for communications media, including social media
  • Create design solutions for successful strategic implementation of new products, market positioning and sales objectives across various media
  • May produce technical illustrations for manuals, brochures, or other documents
  • Originate design, art and copy layouts. Review drafts, proofs camera-ready art and pre-flight production-ready files, to ensure optimal production quality
  • Determine style, design and arrangement of type for illustrations and inforgraphics; apply established corporate branding specifications to ensure work meets organization guidelines
  • Responsible for input on reproduction and printing processes through outside vendors, providing instructions and directly preparing final layouts for production
  • May design web pages, including layout, graphics, and navigation working closely with vendors and within Adobe Experience Manager to integrate text, graphics, sound, and/or video
  • Collaborate with team to plan, organize, and execute assigned projects. Meet with employees, consultants, and/others to assess project needs
  • Requires ability to learn technical details of the clients product lines and document structure Manages workload and projects with management coaching
  • May perform other duties and special projects as assigned


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:
  • Organized and coachable
  • Experience in Adobe Experience Manager highly valued; Wordpress helpful
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite; able to learn additional applications and methods of design communication in order to accommodate marketing needs
  • Acute awareness of, and ability to manage to, multiple timelines
  • Detail-oriented; able to manage competing, concurrent priorities
  • Ability to learn and follow established processes necessary to develop, route for approval and release controlled communications within a highly regulated industry
  • Strong interpersonal skills that build quality, internal and external relationships
  • Efficient written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Develop contingency plans and demonstrate resourcefulness in keeping projects moving forward
  • Ability to effectively navigate highly matrixed environments
  • Proficient in MS Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel), Google Suite of products
  • Ability to follow company branding to ensure marketing deliverables meet divisional and corporate brand standards and align with global brand objectives
  • Experience managing vendors


EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelors degree in Graphic Design, Visual Communications or related field
  • 3 years of experience in layout, design, and/or illustration