Senior Brand Designer

Employer
Smarty Had A Party
Location
Maryland Heights
Posted
Aug 07, 2014
Closes
Sep 06, 2014
Contact
Hiring Manager
Duration
Full Time
JOB DESCRIPTION

Smarty Had A Party is seeking an experienced Sr. Brand Designer to work in concert with executive management to develop the company’s visual brand and oversee the execution of the brand across all customer-facing materials/platforms. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in branding and design and an impressive portfolio that exemplifies leadership in developing the visual representation of a brand.


Duties

Guide Smarty Had a Party in solidifying its visual branding strategy.

Create a company style guide.

Design templates and guidelines for marketing materials, including but not limited to: email newsletters, social media graphics, web ads, print ads and trade show collateral.

Work with in-house developers on making design improvements to the e-commerce site.

Assure all graphics produced for company use adhere to brand standards.

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience/Requirements

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is required.

Minimum 5 years prior design experience; branding experience required, e-commerce experience strongly preferred.

Current and expansive knowledge of design trends, with a solid understanding of color and typography.

Highly creative with excellent attention to detail.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Strong organizational skills with the ability to work on multiple projects and self-direct.

Ability to meet tight deadlines.

Ability to represent a company, product, service or initiative via visual presentation and storyboarding.

Adobe experience required, preferably InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.

Basic understanding of HTML required.

Experience with Fireworks and understanding of responsive design and web image optimization is a plus.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Here's WHY You Want to Work Here!

401K
Health benefits
Growth opportunities
Up to 3 weeks paid time off per year
The most fun place you've ever worked
[Yes, it's true, there are] Rare Employment Complications:

While it's never occurred, employment at Smarty poses a significantly increased risk of death from uncontrollable laughter.

[But really, these are the] Most Common Side Effects:

Many employees' sides hurt so bad from giggling they can't make it to company parties in time to snatch the best treats.

Don't even THINK of...

... applying with the intention to telecommute. You must be within commutable distance of the St. Louis metropolitan area.

Smarty Had A Party is an Equal Opportunity Employer