Senior Graphics Designer & Video Coordinator

i7 Marketing - Rogue River, OR
Full-time

Description:

Headquartered in Southern Oregon, we are a dedicated Marketing company with a global perspective and a team from around the world! We specialize in using the latest technology solutions and having real relationships. We are a growing company and have a unique opportunity for an in-house Digital Marketing & Graphics Designer at our headquarters. This position reports directly to the Marketing & Operations Manager and works closely with our Project Manager.
 
This is a dual role with two areas of primary focus. One, execute the creation of image and video content that aligns with each brand across Wagner Meters’ portfolio and to curate images based on brand guidelines. Two, create and collaborate with the creative team(s) to create graphics with resources specific to each platform. When people say “Hmmm...what should we do here?” in a meeting, you’ll be asked to offer concepts and color palettes. We’re a small team and you’ll need to be comfortable taking initiative, speaking up and being a polite expert voice in the room. In many cases the person in this position leads the team that develops the marketing plans, acts as a brand steward, brand shaper and brand ambassador. This role will involve coordinating with our leadership team and work closely with our marketing and sales teams. You will be expected to understand digital design processes and vocabulary.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Creativity! We require someone who can brainstorm, conceptualize and bring their creativity and experience to the table.
  • Conceptualize and design digital and print media, including web pages, print and digital literature, advertisements, emails, and more.
  • Collaborate within creative teams to develop design concepts
  • Prepare rough drafts and present ideas to team
  • Self-proof and edit graphics to fit client standards
  • Deliver projects on time, with high quality, and in line with the reasons behind the project
  • Develop illustrations, logos and product packaging as needed
  • Use the appropriate colors and layouts for each graphic
  • Amend, revise or redevelop designs in response to feedback from peers, department management, and/or executive management
  • Ensure final graphics and layouts are visually appealing and on-brand
  • Serve as in-house video production agent and in-house photographer when required in the pre-production and post-production stages. Responsibilities could include but are not limited to contributing to concept creation, storyboarding, writing/reviewing of scripts, scouting locations, procuring needed equipment/props. Basic understanding of editing process and software preferred.
  • Organize footage, create motion graphics and animations, apply color corrections and effects and overall organization of assets.
  • Attend, document, and summarize important client meetings around your areas of responsibility. Actively participate in project strategy sessions. 
  • Ensure that the team provides timely updates regarding graphic projects on changes to project scope, expectations and deliverables that may impact schedule and require change orders.
  • Evaluate incoming graphic project leads, working with the business partners to plan the next steps with qualified prospects.
  • Assist with the visual presence of all content on social media accounts and boost content visibility based on strategic curation and content planning.
  • Front-facing webpages/microsites and email graphics (from wireframes to finals).
  • Ads to run on Facebook, Twitter and other social platforms.
  • Infographics and other web + print materials to support our clients PR initiatives.

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Experience in brand research, product design, product packaging design, and logo concept creation
  • Experience with print materials for a complete branding package
  • Experienced with Adobe Premiere, After Effects, FinalCut and other editing software packages.
  • Experienced camera operator
  • Experience with audio editing
  • Strong visual and user focused design skills
  • Ability to work both within a team and independently.
  • Expertise with the Adobe Creative Suite, mastery of Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator  (portfolio submittal required)
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and while meeting strict deadlines
  • Ability to design intuitive site functionality, interaction, site architecture, user interfaces, and navigation.
  • Proficient with Windows operating system and MS Office applications such as MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Outlook
  • Exceptional attention to detail and high level of organizational skills
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment of constant change
  • Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to professionally and respectfully communicate with all staff levels of the company
  • Production design experience

Core Competencies:

Creativity, Active Listening, Change Mastery, Communicativeness, Diplomacy, High Standards, Initiative, Presentation Skills, Organizing & Planning, Results-Oriented, Functional/Technical Expertise, Team Player, Problem Solving & Decision-Making

Job Perks:

We offer a casual work environment, competitive compensation eligible for an incentive pay structure after 90 days, 401(k) matching and a full benefits package. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of a small, but highly dedicated on-site team and part of a larger global team that is fun and growing. Balance your life with a full-time 7:30-4:00pm work week where you don’t have to worry about working the weekends. If this sounds like you, then you should definitely apply.

About Us:

At i7 Marketing, we apply our core values to the work we do for our customers and how we interact with our teams. Our culture reflects our values and our genuine care for each other. We look for passionate individuals who are solution focused and think creatively. We work to create solutions that drive sales and consistently provide winning opportunities for our clients. We are storytellers and strategists, moms and dads, musicians and aspiring golfers. We come from bootstrap start-ups, global corporations, and leading universities and hospitals. We are a small but growing team and you will have the opportunity to help shape our trajectory and be part of a team who is proud to have made a significant impact on the companies we work with. View our “About Us” page on our website to learn more about our team.
 
Compensation- salaried position, commensurate with experience.
 
While we strive to offer a flexible work schedule that balances work & home, we can only consider local candidates for this position. Therefore, this position does not offer any relocation assistance and is not available for telecommute. 

**To apply, you must include your portfolio and/or samples of your work. Applications without portfolio considerations will not move forward. Our process is a multi-tiered screening done in phases. A cover letter, resume and portfolio are required for the first stage of screening. Relocation assistance not available.

Walk-In's are not accepted.

Materials for application can be submitted to brandy.hughes@i7marketing.com