Visual Designer

Employer
Location
Washington
Posted
Aug 11, 2014
Closes
Sep 10, 2014
Contact
Ms. Esther Conteh
Category
Design
Duration
Full Time
NCARB’s Marketing & Communications Directorate has an exciting opportunity for a Visual Designer. The Visual Designer is primarily responsible for implementing artistic direction of the Council in the development of digital, print and environmental design creations that include web-based graphics, publications, audio and video or other multi-media production to support NCARB’s marketing and communications activities.

The ideal candidate will be a team player who is a passionate graphic designer, video marketer & producer, committed to creativity and professional growth, and thrives in a highly collaborative environment. This individual will ensure that design styles and principles are aligned with a holistic design strategy, brand guidelines, and consistently implemented across various communications. Other design work could include flyers, PowerPoint presentations, postcards, and other more traditional design projects.

Qualifications
1. Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design, Communications, or related field; or, combination of substantial related experience, training, and education may substitute.
2. 8 or more years of relevant graphic design experience in digital and print design production, video marketing/production.
3. Proven problem solving skills and superior communication skills when presenting rationale for design concepts and selling it to internal audiences.
4. Ability to think big picture and strategically while maintaining exceptional attention to detail.
5. Well-developed interpersonal skills; and a customer-centric focus.
6. Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, including Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects, and Acrobat and Microsoft Office, including Word, Outlook, Excel, and Power Point. Proficiency with Adobe Premiere or Final Cut Pro a bonus.
7. Knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript preferred.
8. Experience with front-end web design, motion graphics, and video marketing & production is preferred.
9. Knowledge and experience in multi-channel, integrated communication campaigns is preferred.
10. Photography skills preferred.
11. Some minimal travel including weekends may occasionally be required.

NCARB is an EEO employer committed to recruiting a diverse workforce. We offer a competitive salary and benefit package along with an excellent work environment including flexible work hours, smart benefits program, convenient metro-accessible location (Farragut West and Farragut North), and opportunity for professional growth and development.

Please note: Applications without a portfolio of work samples will not be considered.


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