Senior Graphic Designer

Overview

Job Summary:

About TEKsystems

We're partners in transformation with over 80% of the Fortune 500. We bring the expertise and talent progressive companies need to activate ideas and build solutions that create new opportunities. As an industry leader in full-stack technology services, talent services and real-world application, we innovate so industries stay ahead of what's next. Join us.

Role Description

At TEKsystems, marketing is about understanding the customer - and building awareness about how our services can satisfy their needs. We're looking for a versatile senior graphic designer who creative and understand the importance manage and maintaining a brand.

TEKsystems is looking for a talented Sr. Graphic Designer to join the creative team as a full-time employee to lead in the design, development and production of the creative. They will act as the role of an Art Director and work with the marketing team to develop visual stories that support the TEKsystems brand and business goals. A successful candidate must be a quick-thinking, creative problem solver who demonstrates a high level of independence. An ability to execute motion design is a plus.

The Sr. Graphic Designer will lead a broad-range of initiatives and campaigns, including traditional, digital, social and print as well as provide creative support for leadership presentations.

Responsibilities

Essential Functions:
  • Understand how to effectively use visual story-telling to support business goals.
  • Oversee design projects from conception to delivery with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to effectively generate, conceptualize and pitch ideas to team and leadership.
  • Shows high levels of integrity, passion and commitment, as well as steady strides in building relationships; understands the importance of living the core values.
  • Possesses a strong understanding of the brand (voice), business (strategy), and industry.
  • Thoroughly reads all content in order to provide innovative design solutions in support of the overall projects goals and objectives; has a firm understanding of the brand style and can provide design and assets that reflect it.
  • Detail oriented in all steps of the process, takes initiative in suggesting how/when to make improvements to general processes that betters the team.
  • Displays a good level of general skills: writing skills, analytical skills, attention to detail, creativity, adaptability, initiative and problem solving.
  • Knows how to communicate with the design team and across functional teams as well as manage up when a problem arises, is attuned to the office surroundings and knows when to share ideas and information.
  • Requires minimal leadership oversight on how to problem solve and leverage critical thinking skills.
  • Understands how to create timelines that incorporate the work of multiple functional areas then can successfully orchestrate the project through completion.
  • Has the acumen and confidence to work directly with senior leadership; knows how/when to effectively push back and/or keep the process moving smoothly.
  • Understands the differences between marketing channels and the best practices in communication and design for each.
  • Has excellent creativity and design skills for print and digital.
  • Stays up-to-date on current industry trends. Proactively researches industry trends and competitive landscapes to learn new tools, new skills, and new aspects of marketing and design.
  • Be adaptable, competent, motivated, ambitious and creative.
  • Work in a fast paced, ever changing environment.
  • Administrative and other tasks as assigned.


Supervisory or Management Responsibilities:
  • Partner with manager to oversee external agencies and vendors.
  • Manage internal client expectations and relationships.
  • Supports manager in facilitating the growth and development of team members.
  • May lead/mentor the work of one or more junior designers, but does not manage staff.


Qualifications

Minimum Education/Abilities/Skills:
  • 8+ years of agency or in-house design experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in n Design, Visual Arts or relevant field.
  • Portfolio of completed design projects for print and digital.
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud and Microsoft Office, motion graphics/video editing a plus.
  • Strong aesthetic skills with the ability to combine various colors, fonts and layouts for print and digital.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and collaborate with a team.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong prioritization, organization, and project management skills.

Competencies:
  • Quality as job one. Considers quality a priority over simply getting things done.
  • Self-direction. S elf-motivated and self-initiate new assignments and challenges, seeking out influencers and the knowledge they need to achieve their goals and progress to the next level.
  • Fearless decision-making. Steps up and make decisions when it's necessary. Not afraid to make a mistake to reach for innovative solutions.
  • Skills development. Strong desire to consistently improve/expand skills to become even better. Grow personally to help the team and company grow.
  • Desire for input. Seeks to understand what's expected and secures regular feedback for motivation and develop new ideas/ways of working.
  • Cool under pressure. Confidence to calmly analyze situations and solve problems, even when the deadline is quickly approaching. Know when to compromise and when to stand firm.
  • Effective people skills. Values and understands how to nurture professional relationships, build bridges to expand organizational network.

Special Requirements:

(List any unique requirements for the role including travel, physical, mental or other requirements)

Some travel required

Comprehensive Benefits Package:

Employees receive a competitive base salary, commission, and an exceptional benefits package including a 401(k) company matched retirement savings plan, parental leave and vacation, personal and holiday pay.
  • Medical - BlueCross BlueShield Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) with a Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Dental - MetLife
  • Vision - Vision Service Plan (VSP)
  • Insurance - Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)

Additional benefits include:
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Education assistance
  • Employee discounts on cars, electronics, travel, etc.

The Company is a equal opportunity employers and will consider all applications without regard to race, genetic information, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

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