Gift ware wholesale company in Akron, OH is looking for a Graphic Designer.
Responsibilities will include:
Manage all creative projects from concept to completion
Manage the graphic design workload and product development calendar to meet calendar deadlines.
Partner with Product Development and Sales team to prioritize development requests of all categories.
Lead, develop and manage graphics team. Set clear objectives, mentor and provide ongoing performance feedback.
Partner with Product Development to manage artwork deadlines, communication, and production requirements.
Manage the product approval process by evaluating samples with Product Development.
Provide vendor with all necessary files and information to execute product development.
Create and present new concept presentations to customers.
Bachelors degree in related field
1-2 years experience in graphic design and product development
Possess excellent fashion sense and direction.
Strong creative ability to interpret trends into customer.
Strong design background with extensive knowledge of creative programs
Must possess the ability to create and produce within corporate style guidelines
Must be proficient on MAC Adobe Creative Suite.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Must have strong production skills, able to handle multiple projects, and be able to work in a fast paced environment.
Must have graphic design portfolio to be considered.