Graphic Design Manager

Marketing Overland Park, Kansas


Description

Company Overview

Shamrock Trading Corporation is the parent company for a family of brands in transportation services, finance and technology. Headquartered in Overland Park, KS, Shamrock has regularly been named “Best Places to Work” by the Kansas City Business Journal. We also have offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Ft. Lauderdale, Laredo, Midland, Nashville and Phoenix.

With an average annual revenue growth of 25% over several decades, Shamrock’s success is attributed to three key factors: hiring the best people, cultivating long-term relationships with our customers and continually evolving in the marketplace.

Responsibilities

Shamrock Trading Corporation is looking for a graphic design manager to join the marketing team. This role is responsible for leading the design team while also conceptualizing, developing and designing corporate marketing materials for customers, prospects and internal employees. An ideal candidate will be collaborative with strong communication skills and will be able to manage multiple projects at once.

  • Manage the conception, design execution and production of marketing materials across multiple brands
  • Manage a team of design professionals, including providing art direction, feedback and training as needed, helping delegate projects among the design team and ensuring deadlines are being met
  • Work alongside a creative team of designers, copywriters and marketers to help execute marketing campaigns
  • Collaborate, brainstorm and strategize with multiple teams for a wide range of materials that may include web pages, presentations, presentation collateral, signage, internal communication, newsletters and marketing materials
  • Analyze and plan the framework of design according to the concept and established project specifications
  • Ensure designs meet organizational standards and brand expectations, express ideas accurately and represent the company appropriately
  • Manage the maintenance and evolution of the company brand guidelines
  • Ensure the design team is using the right style, attractive graphics, images and other visual elements according to the objectives of the project
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in graphic design or related field, and 7+ years of experience working for a company or agency
  • Experience managing a team is required for this role
  • Ability to plan, conceptualize, strategize, supervise and implement graphic design elements
  • Strong visual sense for high-quality creative concepts and proven ability to execute
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and creative thinking skills
  • Team-oriented and driven to achieve personal and team marketing goals
  • Familiarity with project management concepts
  • Ability to use strong analytical and artistic approach to solve complex issues
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and prioritize different tasks

Benefits Package

At Shamrock we hire bright, ambitious people and give them the tools they need to be successful. By investing in training and development, we hope to become a long-term career for employees, where there are always opportunities for advancement. Shamrock also offers a premier set of benefits for employees and their families:  

  • Medical: Fully paid healthcare, dental and vision premiums for employees and eligible dependents
  • Work-Life Balance: Competitive PTO, paid leave policies and eligibility for work from home opportunities after a 90 day introductory period
  • Financial: Generous company 401(k) contributions and employee stock ownership after one year
  • Wellness: Onsite gym, jogging trail and discounted membership to nearby fitness center

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