Intern Graphic Designer

Marketing and Product Management Temple, Texas


Description

Position at Wilsonart

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Create digital and print-ready artwork and marketing assets ready for publication within Wilsonart, outside agencies, customers, and global arenas.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and present ideas about the project to the customer throughout the project life cycle
  • Study creative briefs from internal customers; determine media requirements and deliverables
  • Conceptualize visuals based on requirements
  • Prepare rough drafts using a wide range of media inclusive of photography, as well as computer aided design to create the digital print ready artwork
  • Work collaboratively with copywriters and creative director to produce final design
  • Test graphics across various media in an effort to determine suitability
  • Promotes and follows Brand and Identity Standards as published by the Marketing Communications Department
  • Provide support to the Marketing team with other deliverables as required

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

 

  • Advanced skill with Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign, specifically with mockups, for print, and for digital use
  • Working knowledge of CSS3, HTML (current version), and JavaScript; keeping abreast of emerging technologies in new media. 
  • Able to manage work and output at a fast pace, with limited corrections and revisions
  • Self-motivated and independent
  • Ability to effectively communicate across all levels of the organizations
  • Ability to absorb and apply constructive criticism from peers and clients
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed and involved written and/or oral instructions.  Ability to solve problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to write and communicate effectively and present in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.

 

 

 

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

 

EDUCATION:

Bachelor Degree Required

Degree in Graphic Art or closely related field

One year of experience may be substituted for one year of required education; maximum substitution of two years.

Proven graphic designing experience; inclusive of a strong portfolio of illustrations or other graphics

Proficiency with design software and technologies (such as InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Photoshop)

 

EXPERIENCE:

2+ years

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Sitting in a comfortable position with frequent opportunity to move about.

 

ENVIRONMENT: Located in a comfortable indoor area.

 

 

Wilsonart is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.