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Designer

Title: Designer

Reports to: AD, Sr. AD, ACD, CD

 

VI Core Values:

  • RESPECTFUL: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
  • CREATIVE: We use original ideas to solve problems.
  • INTEGRITY: We always take the high road and are willing to meet others more than halfway.
  • DEPENDABILITY: Good teammates are trustworthy and reliable.
  • SMART: The best marketing comes from quick and analytical minds.
  • DRIVEN: Success isn’t accidental. We must strive for it daily.

Position Summary:

Designers are entry-level team members. Designers collaborate on creative projects while absorbing mentorship and instruction. This position is typically held for two years while team members build a portfolio of professional work. Designers MUST exhibit strong two-way communication skills — articulating their insights and responding to constructive feedback without taking it personally. Thick skin is a prerequisite to a long and successful career in the creative field.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Developing creative concepts that align with client business objectives
  • Studying relevant materials including research, job updates and creative briefs
  • Illustrating or sketching concepts that explore design arrangement, type size and style
  • Submitting all work for review by senior personnel and responding positively to constructive feedback
  • Preparing and exporting finished art by utilizing necessary equipment and applications
  • Contributing to team efforts and accomplishing assigned tasks on time
  • Creating a wide range of graphics and layouts for project illustrations, company logos, websites etc.
  • Exhibiting a solid understanding of typography and its element in design and space
  • Fulfilling basic duties that help them grow in the realm of graphic design. Designers often work on multiple aspects of a project under the supervision of senior personnel.
  • Begins to understand and adhere to branding, photo and video production, interactive, content development, campaign development, print production and prepress best practices and processes

Education/Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related field
  • 0-2 years of experience in graphic design or related field
  • Awards, internships and other achievements in related disciplines
  • Tangible graphic design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Proficiency in required desktop publishing tools, including MS Office and Adobe Creative Suite
  • A strong eye for visual composition
  • Effective time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines
  • Willingness to give and receive constructive criticism
  • Understanding of marketing and design for both traditional and digital media