This role is located in the Mishawaka, IN area.
Enjoy working independently and within teams to create excellence on the job? Enjoy learning about the processes and supporting the team to achieve business goals? Want to grow your career with a friendly, clean, and fast-paced company where you can make an impact?
Then, Valley Screen has a place for you!
Who We Are:
Founded in 1967, Valley Screen is a large format graphics company specializing in exterior and interior durable graphics for vehicles, recreational products, and interior design solutions. Our Mission is to deliver high-quality products to our customers while valuing each team member as a part of our Valley Screen family. As a team, we seek improvements together and are passionate about our work while helping to strengthen our community. We help our Customers and our Team Members build their story, hone in on their strengths, and enhance their future! Come build your story with Valley Screen!
What We Offer:
Creative, innovative, collaborative, and flexible work environmentChallenging and progressive career developmentCompetitive pay programs!Comprehensive Health & Wellness BenefitsShort & Long-Term Disability programsRetirement Program with Excellent Employer Match!Employer Paid Life InsurancePaid Vacations and HolidaysOpen communication, recognition programs, and team-building eventsAnd much more to motivated, results-oriented individuals who want to make a real difference in their community and roleWhat You'll Do:
As a Graphic Designer, you will be responsible for reviewing, designing, and creating graphics that meet customer specifications and business goals.
Your Accountabilities in the Role:
Receives and reviews design direction from the customer or from internal areas, ensuring understanding of specifications.Creates computer generated artwork, ensuring alignment to customer specifications, budgets, and production constraints.Provides creative suggestions on design aspects, including color and arrangement, for a more aesthetic appeal to win sales.Modifies the designs to meet the sizes requested, based on the job, to ensure it fits within the budget and customer goals.Prioritizes the work and projects to ensure all projects meet the schedule and deadlines.Collaborates and brainstorms with other designers and the Art Director to create a finished presentation for the customer.Collaborates and communicates with Sales and other departments to ensure projects meet customer and business expectations.Submits the final designs to Sales or the Art Director, based on the project, for presentation to Customer.After approval, scales the design and submits cut lines to Quoting Department to ensure accurate quoting.Once the design is approved, communicates with digital pre-press personnel to ensure graphic designs will be produced that meet the desired specifications.Position Requirements:
Education: Associates Degree in Graphic Design or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.Experience:
1+ years of related experience in large graphic design or adequate understanding of fundamentals preferred; will train the right person.Certification(s) : N/AFunctional Skills: This role requires high attention to detail with an ability to read and understand documents, procedures and specifications, along with the ability to create/alter illustrations to enlarge, reduce, or clarify the image. This role also requires strong planning, prioritization, organization, and analytical skills, with creative, problem-solving skills to think through issues in a fast-paced environment to ensure customer satisfaction.Technology Aptitude/Skills: Above average computer skills, data entry, and functional knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite products including Photoshop and Illustrator required.Language Skills: Solid verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate with other departments and clients, as needed.Leadership/Behaviors: Strong work ethic, energy level, pace, and values; strong focus on the customer, quality and accuracy, with the ability to be collaborative and the flexibility to move to priorities throughout the operation areas.Culture Match Behaviors: Likes to work independently and with a thoughtful, caring team; enjoys collaborating with others; can listen to others, learn quickly, and be independent to get the job done, yet flexible to adjust to the schedule or pace to meet the needs of the department, while making good decisions, is highly important to our team.Other Important Information:
Pay/Salary : Exceptional hourly pay with discretionary bonuses.
And, the compensation will grow as the team member grows!
7:00 am to 5:00 pm is the core work hours (Hours can be flexible as needed)
Typical Work Week:
M-F; with an occasional Saturday; 40-43 hours a week on average during peak times.
Standard office environment. Requires good vision with ability to see colors.
COVID Protocol : No Special Protocol; Individuals can wear masks if desired.