Graphic Designer

Location: Palo Alto, CA 

  • Under general creative direction, take responsibility for projects from client contact through delivery.
  • Produce complex illustrations, graphics, images and photos for design assignments.
  • Create and design for a variety of platforms, starting from an initial concept and thinking in terms of broader solutions.
  • Work closely with a project manager and design team in order to complete project using pre-established specifications.
  • Maintain quality control of content, and support design strategy and execution.
  • Use job-required software applications and mediums to develop and design materials according to defined requirements.
  • Inspect proofs for accuracy and adherence to appropriate production standards.
  • May coordinate with multiple clients to develop themes and designs to achieve desired results.
  • Create content specification and design guidelines.
  • Coordinate workflow between design development and vendors and print shops to evaluate quality and process.
  • May provide guidance to other staff or contractors.

* – Other duties may also be assigned

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Experience:

Bachelor’s degree and three years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated understanding of graphic design principles.
  • Ability to work around an initial concept and think in terms of broad solutions.
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of job-required software applications and mediums.
  • Ability to present a portfolio that reflects creative work.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities, deadlines, and customer needs.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong organizational and communication (both written and verbal) skills.
  • Ability to perform detailed work with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work effectively with others as part of a team.

Certifications and Licenses:

None

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Frequently stand/walk, sit, and use a telephone.
  • Occasionally grasp lightly/fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, sort/file paperwork, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to ten pounds.
  • Visual acuity required.