Graphic Designer/R&D (2228 )

Marketing Beaverton, Oregon


Position at PhotoCraft, Inc.

The Graphic Designer/R&D will report to the Creative/R&D Manager and work closely with Sales and Design team to complete assigned projects. As a Graphic Designer/R&D, you will help create the visual elements (such as art, graphics, and photography) used in the production of marketing materials, design of products or packaging, creation of advertising/sales promotional materials, and in-store visual displays for a variety of clients.

This position will work with in the defined parameters of the clients needs, while providing a unique and fluid creative design.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  1. Works with creative team to design visual displays to be seen in clients stores, promotional materials and other projects
  2. Will need to be able to work within multiple design suites, including but not limited to, InDesign, Photoshop, and Sketch-Up
  3. Collaborates with marketing, sales, production managers and other departments to plan, analyze, organize and execute assigned projects to support company-wide creative objectives
  4. Will provide creative leadership on issues relevant to technical graphic design
  5. Will ensure design consistency such as the appropriate usage of color, composition, perspective, and layout to create brand identity through all marketing communication and materials to customers
  6. Position will utilize graphic design technology and computer software packages to produce advertisements, sales promotions and public relations material for visual communications media
  7. Originates design, art and copy layouts
  8. Determines style, size and arrangement of type and illustrations
  9. Other duties as assigned
  10. Provides instructions or directly assembles and prepares final layouts or 3D displays

Required Skills:

College degree preferred but not necessary and printing experience a plus. At least 5 years of professional full-time design experience. Candidate should have strong customer service skills, with a proven track record of successfully assisting high level clients. Fluent proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator. 3D design or motion graphics experience a plus. Ability to provide significant input to the strategic and conceptual direction of the work that we create and the ability to work well under tight deadlines. Flexibility in schedule a must, as second shift work may be necessary.

A successful candidate will be organized and detail oriented. Will have the ability to multi task, appropriately prioritize and make decisions quickly and independently. Must have strong oral and written communication skills. Communication will be by phone, face-to-face and by email.

About Our Company:

PhotoCraft, Inc., headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, is the leading provider of innovative retail graphics solutions. PhotoCraft offers solutions beyond traditional graphics--we help clients reach customers and build brands with unique fixture programs, store-within-a-store design expertise, and large format motion graphics. We offer complete in-house solutions, including screen-printing and digital imaging, as well as a full range of design, finishing, kitting and installation capabilities. Our retail graphics experts help clients develop new ideas and make brands command attention in any retail environment.

We offer a competitive benefit package including health, dental & vision insurance, 401K plan, profit sharing, PTO (paid time off) and Holiday Pay.

Completion of pre-employment drug screen required prior to beginning work.