Graphic Artist
Job Details
Experienced
Headquarters - ARDEN, NC
Full Time
2 Year Degree
Negligible
Day
Media - Journalism - Newspaper
Job Description

Basic Function: Designs, creates, or edits graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, logos, and print promotional materials including magazines, brochures, booklets, training manuals, and supplemental material.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Creates designs, concepts, and sample layouts based on knowledge of layout principles and aesthetic design concepts
  • Determines size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy and select style and size of type
  • Uses computer software to generate new images
  • Marks up, pastes, and assembles final layouts to prepare layouts for printer
  • Draws and prints charts, graphs, illustrations, and other artwork, using a computer
  • Reviews final layouts and suggests improvements as needed
  • Confers with client to discuss and determine layout design
  • Develops graphics and layouts for product illustrations, company logos, and websites
  • Keys information into computer equipment to create layouts for client or supervisor
  • Prepares illustrations or rough sketches of material, discussing them with clients and/or supervisors and making necessary changes
  • Studies illustrations and photographs to plan presentation of materials, products, or services
  • Prepares notes and instructions for workers who assemble and prepare final layouts for printing
  • Performs office cleaning tasks according to cleaning schedule
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience required
  • Advanced working knowledge of Adobe CS Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Flash
  • Knowledge of relevant computer graphics and design software, including applications and programming
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services; including customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction
  • Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services, including marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems
  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Advanced written communication skills; ability to create products free of grammatical, spelling, and punctuation errors

 

Key Competencies:

  • Innovation
  • Design
  • Written Communication
  • Analytical
  • Dependability
  • Quality and Quantity
  • Problem Solving
  • Technical skills
  • Diversity and Ethics
  • Judgment

 

Relationships:

  • Maintains a healthy relationship with God and an exemplary Christian testimony
  • Maintains a healthy relationship with family members (i.e., spouse and children as applicable)
  • Functions as a responsible member in good standing of a local church
  • Participates in the EE ministry in a local church
  • Reports to the Director of Communications
  • Willing and able to cooperate with the leadership and policies of EE
  • Relates well and communicates clearly with all EE staff and ministry contacts

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:

  • Occasionally required to stand
  • Occasionally required to walk
  • Continually required to sit
  • Continually required to utilize hand and finger dexterity
  • Occasionally required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel or crawl
  • Frequently required to talk or hear
  • Occasionally required to lift/push light weights less than 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral, depth, and ability to adjust or focus
  • Utilize visual acuity to operate equipment, read technical information, and/or use a keyboard
  • The noise level in the work environment usually is quiet

 

FLSA: This position is in the Arden, NC headquarters and is full-time, exempt, salary, Monday – Friday with flexible office hours.

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