GLOBAL EQUIPMENT COMPANY INC. Senior Graphic Designer in Port Washington, New York
For over 70 years Global Industrial has been an industry leader providing private label and brand name industrial equipment and supplies to businesses throughout North America.
We carry over one million industrial, material handling and business products that are sold through our website, corporate sales people and full color catalogs. We are constantly increasing our product offerings to meet the diverse and changing needs of our customers. Our customers include small to large corporations, institutions, government agencies and consumers across North America.
Global lndustrial is seeking a Senior Graphic Designer to join our diverse creative team. The ideal candidate is a motivated and proactive individual who thrives in a deadline-driven environment, who is able to process, react to and design on demand in a team environment. The perfect candidate has a strong sense of aesthetics, an eye for detail, and the ability to create distinct graphics and is well versed with the Adobe suite of products. You will design a variety of materials all while adhering to our value proposition and brand standards. This includes print and digital advertising, social media campaigns, event signage and flyers, website visuals, video content and more.
Reporting to the Creative Director, you will work on a variety of short-term and long-term projects along with our marketing and merchandising partners. The candidate should also have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. The Senior Graphic Designer is responsible for creating visual solutions to help drive the organization's strategic priorities and other key projects.
Duties and Responsibilities
\* Collaborate with marketing team and management to implement effective creative in support of overall goals and campaigns.
\* Attend planning meetings and kickoff calls with key stakeholders to determine project schedules and scope to meet business needs.
\* Consult and advise marketing team and internal partners on creative solutions to specific job requests.
\* Create, layout and revise deliverables using established style guides, templates and branding such as graphics, logos, infographics, and more.
\* Prioritize and manage multiple projects to meet deadlines.
\* Finalize all artwork, electronic files and prepare for final production.
\* Support creative work of external partners
\* Provide presentation support for project launches and campaigns.
\* Create visual aspects of marketing materials, websites, printed products including magazine layouts, brochures, and fliers
\* Work as part of a dynamic team bringing the brand and seasonal expression to life across all marketing materials
\* Develop effective designs for programs and large projects/campaigns.
\* Produce assets for events and tradeshows including booth displays, signage, pull-ups, promotional assets, marketing materials and more
\* Collaborate with technical writers, marketing specialists and others to understand illustration/design requirements in order to prepare graphic design assets from rough sketches, models, written or verbal direction
\* Obtain approval of concepts by submitting rough layout and sketches
\* Select techniques best suited to produce desired visual effects, and recommend methods and medium to convey desired effect.
Competencies and skills
\* 4-year University or Art College degree
\* Minimum 5-6 years of demonstrated design experience with proven project management skills
\* Proficient in Adobe CC Suite
\* Exceptional attention to detail.
\* Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage competing deadlines.
\* Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio representing excellent type and layout skills paired with a strong design aesthetic
\* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
\* Understands page layout, such as composition, color space, imagery, and typography
\* Picks up on technical things quickly; is good at learning new industry, company, product, and/or technical developments of the business
\* Can follow creative direction and use feedback from multiple team members to hone and improve designs
\* Brings a positive attitude and willingness to help team members with the ability to absorb and apply constructive criticism from peers and internal clients
\* Desire to work in a collaborative environment
Global Industrial provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Global Industrial, a Systemax Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.