Raleigh, North Carolina
The Staff Graphic Designer researches, visualizes, and executes our Graphics & Branding team’s projects, as they are assigned. This work is done through reference gathering, industry trend analysis, ideation sketching, digital visualization techniques, web design and coding, print and other production methods, UI/UX development, and vendor sourcing. This position supports fellow staff and junior GD team members when individuals are struggling with their work, or would benefit from outside perspective or training on technique, visual language, or design execution.
This role requires proficiency and prior experience in the technical, interpersonal, and communication skills required to produce top-quality work in our industry. Direction will be received from our Creative Director and senior team members on industry trends, emergent techniques and software, and best practices in Graphic Design.
This position reports to our GD team’s Project Manager, and is accountable to that role for real-time communication and high-quality creative output. This role will receive direction from our Creative Director, and input on vision and technique from our Senior Graphic Designers, but is accountable to our Project Manager for deliverables and project-based deadlines.
Success in this position requires realistic forecasting and reporting of workload, and the ability to realistically accommodate or flag requests from our Project Manager in real time. A fit requires total clarity on our company’s core values and culture, exemplary creative work, and clear, proactive communication with our leadership and creative teams. This role will contribute to our studio environment, team culture, and overall success as a business.
We require submission of your résumé and a strong portfolio of your best work in web + mobile app design, brand building, print design, and most importantly, your design process.
Portfolios should be a link to an online collection of work, or a PDF less than 25MB.
An understanding of ergonomics, anthropometrics, documentation, and analysis
Making products safe, comfortable, durable, reliable, a pleasure to use
A wealth of knowledge of material types, manipulation processes, machinery, tools, and finishing techniques
Redefining what customers expect from a brand experience
Knowing how to reach your customer, and what to promise them
Following the success of projects, far after they’re completed