Marketing Designer

Location
North Adams
Posted
Mar 22, 2013
Closes
Apr 21, 2013
Contact
Marci Saunders
Category
Design
Duration
Full Time
The Marketing Designer will work closely with the Marketing Art Director to develop Storeys marketing materials. This position requires a great attitude and ability to work collaboratively with all departments at Storey. Strong organizational skills, excellent design skills, and an unflappable nature are the desired combination for this position. A keen interest in our published categories is a plus.

Essential Functions:

Design the following:

*printed pieces: specialty catalogs, backlist and order form for our seasonal catalog, coverstock, blads, posters, postcards, sellsheets, booklets, advertisements

*Point-of-purchase display: both floor and table-top

*Specialty promotional materials, such as bags, boxes, glasses, stickers

*Digital: advertisements (video editing and animation skills a plus)

Work collaboratively with other departments:

*With Publicity to design posters, postcards, advertisements supporting authors and events

*With Sales to design sellsheets for different market needs

*With Editorial for content

*With Design for pages/photography/illustrations

Manage the spring and fall catalog production schedule by handling the following tasks:

*Develop 5 month schedule for catalog

*Track and monitor the progress of all catalog components

*Circulate page proofs, handle necessary corrections, and deliver electronic pre-press by established deadline.

Production & Administrations responsibilities include:

*Work directly with printers: obtaining quotes, monitor printing and delivery of marketing materials

*Prepare purchase orders

*Source Vendors

*Create dummy books and other 3-D packaging (requires hands-on assembly skills, attention to detail, and use spray-mount)

Required Experience:

Skills/Qualifications required:

*College degree. Graphic design major preferred.

*Minimum 2 years of work experience in graphic design, including initial concept generation, through presentations and preparation of electronic pre-press files.

*Focus on print-based design is required.

*Experience in a Macintosh environment and fluency in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop as well as a working knowledge of Illustrator, Microsoft Office: Word, Powerpoint and Excel.

*An interest in Storeys publishing focus.

*Candidate should possess strong organizational, communication, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills. S/he must be able to prioritize while managing multiple projects simultaneously.

Physical Requirements:

*Excellent vision and hearing, cannot be color blind.

*Must be able to lift 25 pounds

Salary/Hours:

Full time - In-House


To apply send the following via email:

Cover letter
Resume
Salary requirements
Link to a website featuring your design work or a digital pdf of samples (less than 5 mb)

marci.saunders@storey.com



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