Self-motivated, creative and responsible Graphic Designer to assist in the development of various marketing and sales creative projects and administrative updates. The types of work may include assisting with graphic design and marketing layouts, text editing, product photography and photo retouching, file management, technical brochures and cut sheets, engineering illustrations and website maintenance.
Work as part of FWE’S R&D, Marketing, and Art team as a Graphic Designer & Photographer in Portland, TN. Play a key role in developing graphic design content, technical cut sheets, web updates and product photography.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Assist in designing clear engaging graphic communications for print and web. This will include logos, direct mail, branded promotional items, website and social media graphics, posters, flyers, and other marketing materials as needed for both internal and external use•
Maintain brand appearance on all collateral
Photograph company products for brochures, website and service bulletins. This will include setting up digital camera, staging product properly, utilizing reflector boards and lighting, obtaining product from engineering, setting up the shoot/scene with props and employee models if needed, adjusting lighting and photo editing, color correcting with attention to detail and accuracy
Creating and constantly updating company’s literature, spec sheets, quick starts, and electrical diagrams
Creating and constantly updating operational manuals to help ensure proper and accurate operation by the end user. Job includes printing manuals as needed for factory use
Create intuitive and appealing control panel overlays to help create a consistent and more easily recognizable company brand look and feel
Provide updates to the Company Web site and Social Media Properties
Improve current company promotional materials including info packets, handouts, etc.
Help with any public relations, copywriting, and other events that become a priority
Assist in brainstorming concepts for upcoming projects
Attend weekly engineering and marketing team meetings and or video teleconferences
Ensure all quality and delivery deadlines are met
Work with department manager to resolve any issues
Other duties as assigned by management
Strong organizational, people and communication skills and high work ethic
Ability to collaboratively as part of a team
Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting
Problems-solving skills, initiative, energy and drive
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Computer & social media savvy
Ability to maintain confidential information
Proven research skills
Ability to manage multiple projects
Proven ability to work independently and report observations, risks and ideas to management
Education and Experience Requirements:
Must have at least two years of design experience (design/art school counts as experience)
Must have at least two years of photography experience (strobe, camera, lighting, editing knowledge)
Must have portfolio with graphic design and photography examples demonstrating skill set
Must be proficient with the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, InDesign, Dreamweaver), Microsoft Office and OSX and/or other common design and layout applications
Applicants with experience in technical commercial products and product photography experience highly preferred
Applicants with WordPress experience highly preferred
Must frequently lift and /or move up to 15 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more weight (units) using a hand truck, pallet jack, cart, or dolly. There are no special vision requirements for this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally travels to offsite work/job-related training at customer locations.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Report directly to the Director of R & D and also work closely with project teams which may include President, VP of Manufacturing, Director of Marketing and Sales Manager.
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Pay Structure: Hourly
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Last Revision Date: 1/27/17