Gopher Sport looking for a highly creative Graphic Designer to add to our team! This candidate will work with our Creative, Marketing and Product Development teams. They should possess an excellent ability to think creatively and execute graphics for multichannel marketing of our company’s 5 brands. We are looking for a rockstar designer that can create a wide variety product logos, branding, identity, tradeshow, and digital graphics.
Strengths for this position:
Proven and effective creative process
Organizational skills, ability to determine priorities, identify and resolve issues and plan accordingly all while being creative and collaborative
Ability to thrive and manage projects in a deadline driven environment.
Flexibility and ability to adapt when workload and/or priorities change
Personal drive and initiative
Feel comfortable presenting deliverables to clients – verbally and in writing.
Ability to take creative direction and rough concepts and create excellent, creative designs
Clear understanding of industry creative trends and design styles
A love of creative, design, technology and continuous improvement.
Notes: Management retains the discretion to add or change duties of the position at any time. The incumbent is required to be thoroughly familiar with the company’s Equal Employment Opportunity policy and Affirmative Action plan and to know and adhere to the company’s Harassment policies to prevent discriminatory action because of race, color, sex, age, handicap, religion, sexual orientation, or national origin.
Understand creative project requests, requirements and creative direction
Ability to quickly conceptualize and develop creative visuals based on given requirements
Develop product logos, illustrations, and digital graphics using software or by hand
Prepare rough drafts, mock-ups, and present ideas
Create print and digital graphics for multiple brands that are visually appealing and on-brand
Create graphics that adhere to each brand standards
Create graphics across all print and digital channels and media type
Ability to independently handle multiple, simultaneous, varied assignments and meet tight deadlines
Execute a consistent level of quality and accuracy with all projects
Works closely Creative, Marketing, and Product Development teams
BA/BS in Graphic Design Degree or similar
5+ years of experience
Advanced understanding of graphic design theory, methods and rules
Expert in Adobe CC (InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator) and MAC OS
Professional demeanor with a positive, solution-seeking attitude and a high degree of organization and personal responsibility
Initiative and a desire for growth continuous improvement in skills and process
Strong communication skills
Ability to thrive as part of a lean, past-paced creative marketing team