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About You

You're a doer. You're a creative thinker and problem solver who likes to jump in, hit the ground running.

You're good with busy. You thrive on having multiple responsibilities, decision-making and taking the initiative to get things done.

You're a stickler. You're observant, perceptive and have an eye for detail (some may even call you a tastemaker!) You hold yourself to high standards and pride yourself on consistently delivering high-quality outcomes.

You love a challenge. You're fast moving and energized by obstacles and always searching for ways to solve problems.

You play well with others. You're self-motivated, have mad time management skills and are super productive working independently. At the same time, you're more than willing and able to be a team player, lending your creativity or simply a helpful hand to make sure the job gets done, the client's happy and the team wins.

About this role: Key Responsibilities

At Swagger, we see graphic design as visual storytelling that engages, informs, and inspires. We are looking for a highly creative graphic designer who can take conceptual ideas and create visual representations, both in print and electronic media. Our ideal candidate will have expert knowledge of current design software and skilled with every step of the design process from concept to the final deliverable. Collaborating with multiple teams at our company, the graphic designer should be able to take direction from written or spoken ideas and convert them into a design that connects. The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of branding and marketing, with the ability to vary style and layouts depending on the project. If you think you have what it takes to bring ideas to life with visual impact, we want to hear from you.

Objectives of this Role

  • Work on a wide range of projects and media, using various computer software to visualize and develop innovative graphic designs that meet business goals
  • Obtain input from team, ensuring designs meet organizational standards and brand expectations, express ideas accurately, and represent the company or client appropriately
  • Work independently and cooperatively on multiple projects, meeting deadlines and budget constraints, and scheduling project implementation based on workload, which may include five or more simultaneous projects
  • Examine existing processes, identifying flaws and creating solutions to improve design capabilities
  • Update and maintain internal databases of designs, photography, and video

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Collaborate, brainstorm, and strategize with multiple teams or clients for a wide range of materials that may include presentations, programming collateral, signage, internal communication, newsletters, web pages, and marketing materials
  • Translate strategic direction into high-quality design within an established brand identity
  • Develop concepts by hand or with software, and execute original content determining ideal usage of color, text, font style, imagery, and layout
  • Manage the design and uploading process of all project material, understanding best practices for using a content management system
  • Use trend intelligence and an understanding of the current and historical business and market to design and execute specific classifications

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, art, or similar discipline
  • 3+ years experience with design software, including Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, etc.
  • Proven experience with graphic design, with a strong portfolio of work
  • Photography experience and proficiency with photo-editing software
  • Knowledge of WordPress and content management systems a plus
  • Organizational and time-management skills for meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Does this sound like a role you would love? Send us a note at hello@giveswagger.com

NOTE: Equality, diversity and inclusion aren't just buzzwords to us. At Swagger, when we say we are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company, we walk the walk. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status. Because we want everyone to feel safe bringing their authentic selves to work every day. And because it's the right thing to do.