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Graphic Designer

Digital Transitions
5.0 out of 5
New York, NY
Remote
$44,000 - $55,000 a year - Full-time

Location

New York, NY

Full job description

Job Description

At Digital Transitions, we see graphic design storytelling that engages, informs, and inspires. We're looking for a full time talented graphic designer who can take concepts and ideas and create visual representations, in both electronic and print media. The ideal candidate will have expert knowledge of current design software and Wordpress, and be skilled in every step of the design process, from concept to final deliverable. Collaborating with multiple teams across the company, the graphic designer should be able to take written or spoken ideas and convert them into a design that connects. The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of branding and marketing, and be able to find the right style and layout for every project.

Objectives of this role

  • Work on a wide range of projects and media, using various software programs to visualize and develop innovative graphic designs that meet business goals
  • Obtain input from managers to ensure that designs meet organizational standards and brand expectations, express ideas accurately, and represent the company or client appropriately
  • Work independently as well as cooperatively with marketing team to meet deadlines, stay within budget, and schedule project implementation based on workload, which may include five or more simultaneous projects
  • Examine existing processes, identify flaws, and create solutions that improve design capabilities
  • Update and maintain internal databases for designs, photography, and video
  • Update and maintain the company’s websites.

Part of this includes curating and implementing digital content including but not limited to blog articles, landing pages, and sales tools. Knowledge of Wordpress, visual web builders (such as Divi Builder), Google Analytics and basic HTML is critical. You will participate in strategy and brainstorming sessions to improve marketing results.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate, brainstorm, and strategize with multiple teams or clients on a wide range of materials that may include web pages, presentations, programming collateral, signage, internal communications, newsletters, and marketing materials
  • Translate strategic direction into high-quality design within an established brand identity
  • Develop concepts by hand or with software, and execute original content by determining the ideal usage of color, text, font style, imagery, and layout
  • Manage the design and uploading process for all project materials, based on best practices for using a content management system
  • Use trend intelligence and knowledge of historical and current markets when designing and executing specific classifications

Required skills and qualifications

  • Exceptional creativity and innovative design skills
  • Five or more years of experience (academic and professional) with design software, including Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Dreamweaver
  • Good Knowledge of WordPress and web content management systems
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Organizational and time-management skills for meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Desire to continue building skill set with education and training
  • Must be comfortable using digital marketing tools/platforms such as Sprout Social, EventBrite, Zoom, etc.

Preferred skills and qualifications

  • Three or more years of experience in professional graphic design, preferably with a creative or marketing agency
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in graphic design, art, or related discipline
  • Working knowledge of CSS3, HTML5, and JavaScript
  • Photography experience and proficiency with photo-editing software
  • Able to track, analyze and report on web performance insights (traffic, engagement, conversion rates).
  • Understanding of search engine optimization (SEO) methods and tools.

Bonus Skills

  • A deep understanding of Google analytics tools, including Google’s Marketing Platform, and best practices is a plus
  • Experience with photography and photographic terms
  • Experience with Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums
  • Experience with video production and editing (with Adobe tools)

Our Team

A leading provider of digitization hardware, software, and services, Digital Transitions has enabled organizations and individuals around the globe to activate and leverage their physical heritage collections archives. At Digital Transitions you will work closely with best-in-class clients like The Library of Congress, the National Geographic Society, Stanford University, the Walt Disney Photo Archives, and more. Our team is a close-knit group of experts in their respective fields and regularly has engaging conversations during and outside working hours.

Our marketing team currently consists of two team members who work very closely together to accomplish goals across our company’s three divisions. Our positions are well defined, but malleable which allows us to work on a variety of projects across the department.

We look forward to meeting you!

Specifics

  • Full-time (approximately 40 hours per week)
  • Available to start immediately or within 1 month after receiving an offer.

Job Brief

  • This position is full-time, 9-5:30 PM local time, Monday to Friday
  • Hybrid work in NYC/Long Island
  • Salary Range: $44,000-55,000

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $44,000.00 - $55,000.00 per year

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Work setting:

  • Remote

Work Location: In person