Graphic Artist - Digital

Studio Greenville, South Carolina


Description

CoLAB is EP+Co’s nimble team devoted to the craft of making unique ideas come to life. Designers sit beside engineers who sit beside motion artists who sit beside technologists, and this fusion of skills develops makers that are cross trained, empowered and wildly flexible. 


The Graphic Artists in CoLAB support all phases of the creative, design and production processes by helping to produce error-free artwork and preparing accurate files that result in timely, high-quality, and cost-effective outputs of digital and print deliverables. Our graphic art team touches nearly every aspect of execution in the agency, including Creative, Design, Print Production, Social, HR, PR, Creative Tech, New Business, Content Production and more. 


We’re looking for a versatile graphic artist with great attention to brand guidelines and the ability to tackle volume delivery and thoughtful design application. You bring the passion for excellence and a fathomless desire to improve, and we’ll provide all of the cross training opportunities and growth paths that you need. 

 

The Job:

  • Builds and versions marketing materials, in the form of HTML emails and HTML-sourced flyers, as well as digital display banners (static, animated HTML and GIF) through close partnership with account and creative teams. 
  • Collaborates with the Creative Technology team during the early phase to understand the initial strategy and ultimate output of digital projects. Lends creative ideas that push the limits of design and technology innovation, while respecting brand guidelines, user-centered design, quality assurance goals and industry standards.
  • Supports the building, editing and prep/release of traditional print mechanicals
  • Contributes to team efficiencies within a nontraditional workflow and helps to mitigate risk of unnecessary rounds or revisions.
  • Position pairs transactional/manufacturing paced workflow with strong coding skills/integrity.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Proficient in Adobe creative suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)
  • Standard knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, responsive design, web standards and best practices.
  • Ability to absorb and apply strict brand guidelines.
  • Detail oriented with ability to interpret and apply brand design rules and refreshes to a variety of deliverables.
  • Creative acumen and production sense towards overall project design, from image search to file build, revision to prep/release.
  • Ability to turn requests quickly to satisfy regional needs efficiently and accurately.
  • Be amenable to potential flexible hours to serve clients in various time zones.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Min. of 2 years of graphic artist and/or studio design experience. (or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of HTML banner ads.
  • Experience/familiarity with common content management systems (CMS) tools/platforms
  • Experience testing HTML emails in Litmus, Email on Acid, or similar tools.
  • Knowledge/experience of Javascript for animation and “drag and drop” design/animation platforms a plus