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Graphic Designer

Location:
New York
Job Posted:
Feb 19, 2019
DESCRIPTION

We are looking for talented graphic/digital designer to join our team. We seek designers who are passionate, self-motivated, eager to learn and to share. Responsibilities include creating and pitching digital and print design concepts, creating brochures, social media graphics, promotional and collaborative materials, signage, and any other materials as required to support the US and Oversees businesses. This position must demonstrate innovative design solutions, solid comprehension of design principles, and an artistic sensibility towards typography, color, scale and composition. A fundamental requirement is to be able to build trust with our team and key collaborators through communication, organization and self-sustainability. The ideal candidate will be known for a strong orientation towards speed.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop concepts and implement design strategies for creative and compelling templates and layout solutions for digital and print channels. 

  • Develop graphic assets such as brochures, pitches, ads, invitations, posters, banners, event materials, Keynote presentations, logo development, presentation graphics.

  • Create all marketing initiatives and promotional collateral for company events, live streams, blogs, advertising, signage, promotional giveaways, marketing communications, and special events.

  • Assist in Implementing marketing campaigns, including campaign strategies, positioning, and market insights.

  • Assist with website updates and maintenance.

  • Design and produce digital and print design concepts, website layouts, social media graphics, affiliate advertising layouts, etc.

The successful candidate will

  • Have extensive knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, especially InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator.

  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to explain design decisions and influence partners. 

  • Have an ability to multitask and execute quick turnarounds. 

  • Organize all working files and assigned communication. 

  • Have an eye for fashion, pop culture, art, music, and design. 

  • Take ownership of projects and make “company first” decisions. 

  • Seek out innovative solutions to company challenges. 

  • Attention to detail, with ability to retain knowledge and put all learnings into practice. 

  • Effectively communicate and collaborate with other disciplines to ensure the visual design is communicating the desired message and fits WeDesign's design esthetic.

  • Maintain and enforce quality of digital design documents, ensuring they are accurate, error-free and meticulously organized. 

  • Work independently with minimal supervision and make sound decisions, while maintaining open lines of communication during crucial project junctures. 

  • Research social media, editorials, blogs, and key fashion sites to stay current on graphic trends. 

  • Maintain work flow calendar to ensure that projects are planned and executed according to schedule. 

  • Ability to take critiques with a positive attitude and follow through with creative direction. 

  • Regular, dependable attendance & punctuality. 

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree (BA/BS) in Graphic Design, or relevant degree

  • Minimum of 1-2 year of professional graphic design experience

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.

  • Exceptional writing skill and excellent communication skills

  • Understanding of presentation design, layout and print production 

  • Ability to efficiently and effectively change focus in a dynamic, fast-paced environment 

  • Experience with Mac and PC platforms 

  • Strong writing and editorial skills 

  • Ability to work independently with initiative and follow through

  • Exceptional organizational skills

  • Excellent multi-tasking skills and ability to work against and meet deadlines 

  • Ability to conceptualize, prioritize, and execute with little direction 

  • Self-motivated and dedicated to completing projects and meeting deadlines 

  • Must be able to self-manage, organize, and prioritize 

Must be bilingual in Chinese and English

ABOUT WEDESIGN

WeDesign is a NYC-based, e-learning company (https://www.wedesign.org/). We offer access to the world’s finest online art and design education, which includes interactive learning experiences for elementary, middle school, and pre-college students, recreational learners, and senior executives. We utilize the latest user interfaces and online platforms to connect students to remote and physical spaces, and to faculty from the world’s top art and design schools.

APPLY

To apply for this position, please send your resume to jobs@wedesign.org

*All applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.