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Designer of Visual Media & Email

Date Posted: Jun 24
Type: Contract
Wage: $35/hour
Job Number: 5001
Location: Houston , TX

TITLE: Designer of Visual Media & Email

CLIENT: Energy Company

LOCATION: Houston, Texas

TYPE: Contract (6 to 12 months on-going contract

RATE: $35/hour DOE

SUMMARY:
• Craft and design engaging designs for a variety of marketing media, including online web and digital marketing, print advertising, email, and direct mail.
• Must have experience in email marketing and email design adhering to brand standards, knowledge of HTML/CSS coding language to create emails/web pages and collaborating with writers to execute creative solutions.
• The ideal candidate should be curious, proactive, and have an eye for detail.
• Candidates will provide a portfolio displaying creative and effective use of marketing concepts.

DUTIES:
• Manage multiple projects simultaneously and coordinate with other cross-functional teams
• Collaborate with the team and copywriter to design for multiple campaigns with various media deliverables including print materials for direct mail, digital assets such as creating web images and icons, coding emails, web pages, static and animated banner ads, social media images (and/or at times videos).
• Able to execute quickly, as needed, to support customers through crises, such as severe weather events and other emergency scenarios
• Knowledge of HTML/CSS to create/update our existing email templates and/or web pages that are also mobile responsive
• Routinely create and update landing pages and promos within our in-house content management systems (SDL Tridion, Adobe Experience Manager, SiteCore, WordPress etc.) and expand skillset in the systems over time
• Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Dreamweaver
• Ability to prepare, package, and pre-flight files for production purposes
• Expertise in layout and composition, typography, color palettes, grid systems, and knowing the difference when creating web imagery vs. print imagery in the correct resolution
• Participate in strategy discussions and provide creative solutions
• Stay knowledgeable of corporate brand standards and creative best practices

REQUIREMENTS:
• 5-7 years of print and/or digital design experience in an agency or in-house creative group
• Must submit a portfolio link or showcase a body of work
• Expert Level: Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
• Knowledge HTML, CSS, Dreamweaver or Visual Studio (at least 1-3 years
• Versed in After Effects, Adobe Animate, Adobe Premiere is a big plus
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Collaborate with team members to produce creative that is on strategy, on target and on brand
• Familiarity with a work management tool or able to follow a work process/workstreams and be efficient
• Ability to design quickly when needed or push an idea further when needed
• handle challenges with a positive and professional attitude
• can multi-task and prioritize in a constantly changing, deadline-sensitive environment
• Strong attention to detail, accurate QC/proofing of emails
• Ability to think strategically and provide creative solutions
• Self-motivated and resourceful; sets high personal goals
• Maintain company’s image, identity, and communication style
• Practices strong organizational and time management skills
• Strong problem-solving skills required
• Willingness to learn and expand skillset

EDUCATION:.
• Bachelor’s degree preferred or Associates degree in Visual Media Design is required

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