GRAPHIC DESIGNER-Are you a graphic designer with a flair for creative problem solving? We're looking

Date: Jul 26, 2022

Location: Schenectady, NY, US

Company: The Golub Corporation

SUMMARY

The Graphic Designer position calls for a keen eye for detail and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will be a key member of the creative production team responsible for our most critical advertising asset – the weekly circular. Responsibilities include designing layouts for print, POS and digital advertising; and communicating with supervisors, Ad Planning and merchandisers to understand and clearly communicate product offers. Additional duties include acquiring photography for design projects, and responsibility for maintaining efficient, accurate production of weekly ad pages, direct mailers, ROPs, POS, digital assets, and other miscellaneous advertising projects. Upholding design guidelines and corporate branding standards is essential to the entire scope of work. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Design layouts for weekly circular, direct mailers, ROP, POS, digital assets, and other miscellaneous advertising projects. 

 

Produce final art using Adobe Creative Suite software (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.).

 

Work closely with supervisors, Ad Planning, and merchandising teammates in the development of ads to include all corrections and adjustments to advertising projects.

 

Uphold and maintain design guidelines and corporate branding standards by following established rules, including but not limited to organization, alignment, unity, contrast, hierarchy, balance and composition, relevance, and image quality.

 

Coordinate information and direction provided by supervisors, Ad Planning, and merchandisers to produce advertising materials.

 

Proofread and make necessary revisions to Advertising projects to ensure accuracy.

 

Acquire photography via a variety of resources; archived photos, internal photo studio, and stock photography resources (Getty, Syndigo, etc.). Ensure all photography is appropriate and accurate.

 

Finalizes and releases advertising elements to Visual Communications Services (VCS), pre-press and/or printers.

 

 

Provide art direction to the photo studio as needed.

 

Perform other related duties as assigned by management and adhere to all company policies and procedures.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Keen eye for aesthetics and details.

Satisfactory performance reviews.

Strong communication skills.

Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task. 

Driven and self-motivated.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Associates degree in Graphic Design.

1+ years of related experience.

Mac OS knowledge and experience required with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.).

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Standing Occasional 1-3 Hours
Sitting Constant 5-8 Hours
Grasping/Finger Movement & Dexterity- Left/Right Hands Constant 5-8 Hours

OTHER PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

EQUIPMENT USED

MAC Computer and Adobe Design Software

Copy/Fax Machine

Printers

Scanner

Paper Cutter

Utility Knives/Scissors/Triangles/T-Squares

Price Chopper/ Market 32 and the Golub Corporation does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, affection or sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, liability for military service, status as a veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.


Nearest Major Market: Albany