Graphic Designer

Department:  Marketing and Creative Services

Date Posted: 4/17/2017

Position Summary: The Graphic Designer creates and implements marketing communications projects for Dallas Market Center.  This includes logos, ads, collateral, web, social media, and email/digital content utilizing HTML5/CSS3.

Position Description:

  • Conceptualize graphics based on certain themes
  • Develop original concepts including emails, collateral, web, social, etc.
  • Apply Dallas Market Center's brand standards across all marketing materials
  • Translate ideas and business requirements into engaging visual presentations and design solutions
  • Maintain archives of image, photos and previous projects on group servers
  • Efficiently handle high-volume workload and ensure all deadlines are met
  • Other related duties as assigned

Required Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design, Communication Design or related field  

Required Experience: 

  • 2-3 years digital design experience
  • Strong proficiency with Dreamweaver, Adobe Creative Suite 6 including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Proficiency with HTML5/CSS3 for building emails; proficiency in HubSpot or similar email p[rogram a plus
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Solid knowledge of fundamental design, typography, photography, and design trends
  • Strong time management abilities and ability to work with little supervision
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to communicate problems when they arise
  • Must be able to receive constructive feedback from other team members and colleagues with an open mind
  • Knowledge of making print ready files
  • Willingness to learn things which are outside of your knowledge base

Physical Requirements:

  • Office Environment - Ability to sit at a desk for vast majority of work shift
  • Market Environment - Ability to stand/walk for extended periods of time during market

Required Competencies:

  • Communication: Effectively listens to others and makes clear and effective oral presentations to individuals and groups regarding work-unit or organization issues.  Communicates effectively in writing; is clear, concise and easily understood.
  • Flexibility: Adapts to change in the work environment in ways that help work-unit staff keep projects "on course."
  • Interpersonal Skills: Considers and appropriately responds to the needs, feelings, capabilities, and interests of others.
  • Planning: Establishes policies, guidelines, plans and priorities required to meet work-unit or organization objectives.
  • Resource Utilization: Responsibly spends financial resources in ways that result in ultimate accomplishment of work-unit or organizational objectives.  Effectively and efficiently uses materials, supplies, equipment, systems or organization facilities.
  • Self-Management: Engages in the effective use of self-assessment and self-management techniques in order to proactively and continuously improve own performance.  Exhibits full responsibility for one's own work achievements and consistently maintains a high level of self-management that contributes to sustained high performance.
  • Time Management: Effectively uses the time available to complete work tasks and activities that lead to the achievement of expected work objectives (as results or outputs).