Sr. Graphic Designer

  • Full Time
  • Orlando

Website Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

Arts for Every Life

Position Summary
The Sr. Graphic Designer is responsible for the design and production of internal and external communication materials. Works collaboratively with the Creative and Marketing teams to develop and execute various design projects from concept to completion and create final artwork for print, video and digital production or deployment.  Invests time in understanding the needs of stakeholders and works quickly and efficiently to deliver high quality work.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

  • Design and produce marketing assets and materials for print and digital projects using original artwork, photography, type, illustration, and other components as directed, that are consistent with graphic standards and the arts center’s brand.
  • Production and localization of supplied/existing marketing assets for a wide range of print and digital tactics.
  • Edit, retouch, and color-correct photography.
  • Ensure technical accuracy of design files throughout workflow, insert changes, revise components of design with an eye for detail and correctness, and prepare final artwork for transmission to vendors.
  • Utilizes project management software to maintain workload and meet assigned deadlines.
  • Supports the VP, Creative on all Work Plan initiatives.
  • Assists the VP, Creative in leading and supporting a team of graphic designers, production artists and interns.  Participates in the recruiting, selection and training of team members.  Provides feedback on work quality and performance.
  • Follow and support all operational policies and procedures.  Assimilate into the arts center culture through understanding, supporting and demonstrating the core values.
  • Maintain a professional and friendly relationship with other departments, colleagues, and partners.
  • Able to remain calm under pressure.  Ability to work effectively with internal and external customers, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact, and diplomacy.  Maintain Dr. Phillips Center standards of customer service at all times.
  • Able to effectively communicate in English in both written and oral forms.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Associate’s degree and/or Bachelor’s degree preferred in graphic arts, digital media, or a related field. Requires a minimum of 5 years’ experience in design, working with branding, advertising agency, or in-house environment.
  • Strong portfolio of work that demonstrates expertise in layout, composition, typography, and general principles of design across many types of media; inclusive of print, digital, web, and email.
  • Proven exceptional attention to detail and visual problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of adhering to and implementing brand guidelines.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud including but not limited to; Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign. After Effects is a plus, but not required.
  • Beginning to intermediate level knowledge of HTML/HTML5, and CSS.
  • Familiarity of using a CMS and email marketing platform.
  • Knowledge of photo retouching, manipulation, and editing. Preferred knowledge of photography and video capture, editing, production, and export using industry-standard software.
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of legal issues related to copyright and intellectual property.
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple deadlines, to work as part of a team or independently, and to solve roadblocks and address issues. Ability to quickly adapt to changing needs and priorities.
  • Previous supervisory experience is preferred.

The Dr. Phillips Center provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under the law.

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