Graphic Designer

Job Description

As the Graphic Design Coordinator, you will work with a collaborative marketing team to find opportunities to promote and tell the story of America’s Preferred Home Warranty. You will be responsible for producing high-quality, creative visuals and some short form written content to engage and inspire our audiences. This position reports to the Marketing Director.

Position Details:

  • Location: Full timeat Jackson Corporate office
  • Shift: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday
  • Wage: $55,000.00 per year

What makes this position great?

  • Paid training
  • Competitive compensation
  • Health Insurance, dental and vision
  • 401k (Matching)
  • Rewarding employee referrals
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid time off (Up to 5 weeks)
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Rewarding employee referrals
  • Parenting time pay

Responsibilities:

  • Become an integral part of the Marketing team, to translate marketing strategies into creative ideas and deliver compelling design concepts
  • Collaborate with our Digital Media Manager to plan, brainstorm, organize, and create captivating social media graphics, GIFs, etc. to engage our clients in our online communities and websites
  • For some social media posts, you may be asked to research and produce short form written content (captions, short paragraphs, etc.) and post finished content to our various social media sites
  • Work with APHW’s Marketing and Sales departments’ staff to create or update collateral materials for publication, preparing them for print
  • Utilize professional photography, sound, & lighting equipment for staff photography (headshots and special events) and web or social media graphics
  • Produce specialty items for charity fundraisers and various company events

Qualifications:

  • Strong background in the printing process as it relates to file design and setup
  • Strong background in the process of designing digital assets for social media and websites
  • Good written/verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with significant attention to detail
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills; able to work well with internal and external communities and maintain excellent client relationships
  • Ability to express creativity and interest in design while working within branding standards
  • Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously and on deadline
  • Photography, video, and writing skills are a plus
  • Willingness to travel some Required Education and/or Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or similar field required
  • Minimum three years’ experience in design, publication layout, computer graphics required
  • Working knowledge with Adobe Creative Suite, including but not limited to: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat Pro, Premier Pro (and/or iMovie)
  • Working knowledge with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of Mac platform
  • Working knowledge of various social media platforms, including but not limited to Facebook, LinkedIn & Instagram (Hootsuite knowledge a plus)

APHW is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No person shall be discriminated against in employment because of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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