Graphic Designer - Jacksonville, FL

Job Summary

The Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Graphic Designer leads WWP’s in-house graphic design capability within the marketing team. The Graphic Designer develops high-quality brand assets, updates and maintains consistency with WWP brand standards, and collaborates with internal and external stakeholders to produce marketing materials that elevate the WWP brand.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Design and create digital and print materials including brochures, one-pagers, and event invitations to support warrior, donor, and general audience communications.
  • Create digital advertisements, infographics, graphs, charts, and other collateral for website, social, email, and marketing communications.
  • Collaborate with marketing team and leadership to develop organizational reports, toolkits, templates, presentations, and other resources for key stakeholder audiences.
  • Design data rich visualizations, e.g. graphs, charts, to embed in reports, blogs, press releases, and presentations.
  • Collaborate with brand and marketing teams to update and evolve WWP logos, graphic elements, and brand standards.
  • Interact directly with external agencies and vendors to ensure consistent and compliant use of WWP brand assets and design elements.
  • Research and secure appropriate imagery and other graphic elements to enhance design projects and complement messaging and content.
  • Stay informed of industry developments, design trends, and technologies to keep the WWP look and feel relevant and on-brand.
  • Manage and catalog creative assets and electronic source files in digital asset library.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Demonstrated understanding of design software including Adobe Creative Suite (i.e., InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop), Keynote, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to design and create graphic designs that clearly communicate and prompt action.
  • Demonstrated ability to translate complex information into easy-to-understand and engaging visualizations, graphs, and charts.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and work with brand standards.
  • Strong aesthetic skills with an ability to combine various colors, fonts, and layouts.
  • Demonstrated ability to design materials that engage diverse and specific audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and produce a photo shoot working with outside photographers as needed.
  • Demonstrated photography skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills. Effectively completes assignments and meets deadlines.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to collaborate with internal teammates and outside resources to resolve issues.
  • High energy level. Self-starter; willing to take initiative and work independently to accomplish tasks and assignments.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office programs.
  • Mission-driven, guided by core values, and a pleasure to work with.

Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, visual arts or related field. Equivalent combination of education, experience, training, or certification may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Five years of experience as a graphic designer with a portfolio of completed design projects.
  • Five years of experience working with design software Adobe Creative Suite, i.e., InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.

Preferences

  • Three years of experience working in a marketing agency or corporate marketing department.
  • One-year of experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

Certifications & Licensure Requirements

  • Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) preferred.
  • Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) preferred.

 

 

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