Digital Graphic Designer

Graphic Design, photography, Adobe Creative Cloud
Full Time, Contract Independent, Contract W2, C2H Independent, C2H W2, 12 months contract
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Please send word formatted resumes to SMunugala at Lat36 dot com  

 Urgent need – Digital Graphic Designer - Herndon, VA – Contract position

Job title: Digital Graphic Designer
Location: Herndon, VA
Duration 12 months contract

As the Graphic Designer, you would be part of the team developing creative assets for use across Client’s social media and website platforms.

Channel Strategy and Planning
• Develop creative concepts (layouts, wireframes, storyboards, etc.) aligned with creative briefs, social media strategy and brand guidelines

Production & Development
• Create highly engaging digital content ranging from photos and illustrations to GIFs and cinemagraphs.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design on a related field
• 5-7 years of design and photography experience
• At least 3 years of experience creating content for social channels
• Passionate about social media
• Able to immerse yourself in the Client visual identity and translate in a manner that is both effective for social media, but also true to the brand
• Familiarity with image display standards across social media sites, include GIFs and cinemagraphs
• Comfortable working with existing assets to adapt them in new ways to stand out on social media
• Balanced set of design skills such as photo retouching/manipulation, illustration, typography, layouts, and motion graphics
• Experience with the Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign) and similar software
• Embraces a “test and learn” mentality to find ways to improve and optimize creative
• Function as a core member of the team, working collaboratively with members of the Client Digital Marketing team
• Manage multiple projects and deliver work in a timely fashion
• May be required to travel no more than 25% in a given month

Role Responsibilities:

Channel Strategy and Planning
• Develop creative concepts (layouts, wireframes, storyboards, etc.) aligned with creative briefs, social media strategy and brand guidelines
• Utilize information from conversations with Digital Marketing Specialist and Strategy teams to identify audience and product insights to drive creative execution
• Translate Client’s visual identity into a consistent look and feel appropriate for each social media platform

Production & Development
• Based on approved concepts, develop final assets such as:
o Adapting existing photography assets into formats suitable for social media
o Design infographics and/or illustrations
o Produce motion graphics (including GIFs and/or cinemagraphs)
o Develop materials for use in internal PowerPoint presentations
o Retouch product images for accuracy and model year changes
• Propose and recommend image selects from a library of existing assets, stock photography, or new photo shoots
• Oversees relationship with creative services vendors (stock photography, Adobe, etc.)
• Provide feedback and mentorship to Junior Graphic Designer
• As needed, identify vendors for additional production support (photographers, editors, etc.)

Reporting & Optimization
• Benchmark auto competitors and social media leaders for best practices and new ideas
• Utilize research and content performance reports to improve and optimize future creative.


Shiva Bhaskar |  615-203-0197 | SMunugala at Lat36 dot com


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