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Graphic Designer (Mid-Senior Level)

  • VGM Marketing
  • Waterloo, IA
  • Full Time
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Job Description

As a mid to senior level Graphic Designer with VGM Marketing, you will work with VGM’s in-house marketing and creative agency. Our niche market is healthcare however we have customers in industries such as golf, restaurant, finance and insurance. From brainstorming through design, production and implementation, the designer will create datasheets, infographics, branding guidelines, email templates, event and other marketing material. They work with internal clients and the production team to develop highly innovative and creative solutions for strategically driven projects. Must include link to online portfolio. 

Benefits                       
VGM Group, Inc. is 100% employee-owned. As an employee of VGM, individuals receive:

  • Gifted Employee Stock Ownership
  • 401k and ROTH 401k with up to 3% company match
  • Health Benefits, HSA options - single to family, Dental, Vision, Short and Long-Term Disability, Term Life and Voluntary Life Insurance., Flexible Spending Account
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Free Walk-in Clinic to all employees & family members regardless of carrying VGM Insurance
  • PTO (Paid Time Off)
  • LifeLock Identity Theft Management
  • Paid holidays

Responsibilities

These are the responsibilities expected of an applicant interested in this position.

  • Create graphics for presentations, print and digital advertising, sales collateral, infographics, websites, email, company-wide communications, and trade shows / conferences
  • Responsible for the execution and review of creative concepts from design through finished product in digital and print platforms with a minimal amount of oversight
  • Working closely with the division leader, project manager and production team to ensure that all information necessary for the successful production of the design is clearly understood
  • Staying current on market trends and research as it relates to retail design, and communicates it to other team members
  • Understand a wide array of brands and adhere to requirements. Maintain overall appearance, consistency.
  • Usability experience with a focus on solution-oriented content and user experience
  • Pitch new ideas and strategies to further marketing and company goals
  • Create process flows, wireframes, and visual design mockups as needed to effectively conceptualize and communicate detailed projects.

Qualifications

Applicants are expected to meet these qualifications to be considered for this position.

  • Degree in graphic design, digital design, visual communication or related area required
  • 5+ years’ experience in a design agency and / or corporate in-house creative department
  • Strong portfolio exhibiting a broad range of styles and formats
  • Strong skills in design fundamentals such as knowledge of composition, form, shape and color, layout, typography
  • Experience with email platforms for creation, management and distribution of marketing emails. Understanding of email marketing, CSS, HTML and web-based graphics
  • Excellent project management skills with exceptional attention to detail and follow up (commitment to deadlines, processes and policies)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including professional presentation skills.
  • Adept at working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Conceptual, problem-solver, and big-picture thinking
  • Enthusiasm for an iterative design process
  • Exceptional relationship management skills

Find out more about VGM Marketing at vgmmarketing.com

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