Front End Designer - Temporary- Atlanta.

Title: Front End Designer - Temporary- Atlanta.
Source: MyJobHelper
Category: Advertising/ Marketing/ Public Relations, Long-Term
Posted On: 2015-03-31T07:29:58.000-04:00
Description:
Company Description: SGK is a leading global brand development, activation and deployment company that drives brand performance. By creating brands, selling brands, producing brand assets and protecting brand equities, we help our clients achieve higher brand performance. SGK's global footprint spans 20+ countries. SGK is a division of Matthews International, Inc.

Job Description:

Refines or develops and implements visual elements or creative concepts for client deliverables across various touchpoints (packaging, in store, online, mobile, print, direct, etc.). As a part of, and under the direction of the Creative Team delivers basic to intermediate design program(s), integrating images, text, motion, etc, with a great sense of aesthetics, while executing against the brand and/or product vision, and the creative brief. Ensures deliverables are completed in an efficient manner- on time and on budget.

Job Responsibilities:

Client Experience


Attends client meetings as necessary.
Ensures high quality standards in all Creative Design client deliverables.


Operational Excellence


Ensures accurate, consistent, and timely completion of basic to intermediate level client design deliverables within budget, meeting client expectations, objectives, and creative brief specifications.
Participates in creative brief processes or planning meetings with clients and/or internal teams for assignments of limited complexity as needed. 
Meets quality standards at all times for all assigned deliverables and makes recommendations to Management for improvements in creative design concept, tools, processes and/or assigned tasks.


Employee Experience


Creates strong and effective internal partnerships and collaborates across the business; listens and values the opinions of others.
Is an effective team member; supports the team by pitching in at any level and effectively working across the organization to meet the needs of the business.
Takes ownership of personal actions and outcomes; encourages and empowers others to do the same. 
Embraces change; maintains an open mind and is flexible and adaptable in the face of ambiguity and change. 
Focuses efforts on achieving SMART objectives aligned to the Company's Strategic Imperatives.
Proactively seeks opportunities to increase knowledge, skills and abilities.
Monitors and pursues upward and lateral growth opportunities to enhance expertise and drive career development.


Growth


Supports Company's profitability efforts by focusing on the efficient, accurate and timely completion of the assigned Creative Design activities.


Other


May perform other duties, as needed, to meet the needs of the business.


Qualifications / Requirements:

Education & Certifications


College degree (e.g. Bachelor of Arts) or equivalent degree within appropriate discipline such as Graphic Arts, Graphic Design, Package Design, Interior Design, Advertising, Marketing, Publishing, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the key accountabilities of the job required.


Experience


Experience in a Creative Design Studio/Agency (Advertising, Marketing, Publishing, Film, etc.) environment or similar Graphic Arts environment a plus


Skills & Abilities


Basic knowledge of the Company's products, solutions and services a plus.
Basic understanding of the assigned clients' products, services, and brand image.
Basic understanding of effective Creative Design practices, trends, techniques, tools and processes, across various touchpoints (e.g. packaging, in store, online, mobile, print, direct, etc.).
Good people, organizational, and analytical skills (including time management and attention to detail).
Good verbal and written communication skills 
Basic to proficient Computer Software (SW) Skills:

Apple Mac equipment and operating systems
Overall Business SW (e.g. MS-Office Suite)
Specific Functional SW (e.g. Abode Design Suite, Acrobat plus QuarkXpress; Project Management Software; Agile; or others; etc.)


Basic to intermediate Creative Design skills.
Ability to translate existing and emerging concepts into actual brand and/or product graphic designs.
Ability to develop and maintain a collaborative relationship with peers and colleagues in one or more areas of the organization.
Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with internal clients and/or external clients (e.g. service providers, product manufacturers, printers, and/or clients).
Ability to work well in a team environment, with a moderate degree of supervision, to handle a heavy workload, to prioritize work, and to meet assigned deadlines


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