Digital Graphic Designer

Graphic Design, photography, Adobe Creative Cloud
Full Time, Contract Independent, Contract W2, C2H Independent, C2H W2, 12 months contract
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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

Summary:
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.

Requirements:
• 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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