Are you looking for a place that allows you to wear many hats? Our in-house marketing department is looking for a Graphic Designer who has the drive to do just that. The Graphic Designer will be responsible for ensuring consistency of design and brand standards for Samsill and its sub brands. This position includes conceptualization, design, creation, and production of internal and external marketing materials including but not limited to brochures, sell sheets, product packaging, still and lifestyle photography, product and promotional video, tradeshow booth skins and banners, company websites, print and web advertising, and PowerPoint presentations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Works with Vice President of Marketing to support marketing objectives, discuss creative direction, and ensure brand consistency
Develop look and feel for assets that effectively communicates our ideas, brand and value proposition and meets design specifications best practices
Create and update product supporting assets including print and digital catalog, price lists, sell sheets, packaging, and promotional materials
Manage product photography including scheduling and art directing photo sessions, editing, maintaining photography files, and filling image requests from customers
Own video production process including concept, video direction, and editing
Work with Product Development Manager and Product manager to create/change product names, descriptions, and packaging designs and elements.
Design layout concepts for customer catalogs and marketing collateral.
Manage creative design and oversee backend development for company websites
Produce and manage html email communications with sales reps and customers
Manage projects and contacts with vendors including advertising agency, photographers, web developer and printers
Work with Sales team to create and update sales presentations
Perform special Marketing projects as assigned by manager
S. in Graphic Design or equivalent.
5-7 years of experience of related design experience
Proven experience working in Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, InDesign, and Premiere Pro or After Effects
Strong knowledge of website development using WordPress platform (HTML and CSS a plus)
Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
Good understanding of social media space
Must be comfortable working on a PC
Excellent portfolio showing range of styles and formats
Knowledge of current design trends and practices for print and digital applications
Understanding of print and digital production specifications and requirements for asset delivery
Strong art direction in photography and retouch proofing skills
Some experience designing for a retail environment preferred
Ability to work quickly with flexibility in high pressure situations
Attention to details, customer service orientation, and creative problem solving skills
Good written and communication skills
Must be energetic, confident, and motivated
Ideal candidates will possess strong graphic design, illustration, presentation, organization, conceptualization skills, and the ability to express current design trends.
Samsill is one of the largest privately-held manufacturers and distributors of office business products in the world. Products include binders, pad-folios, journals, ipad cases, laptop computer cases, backpacks, and sheet protectors to name a few. Samsill's Vision is to Touch the World through People, Products, and Performance.