Re:Build Manufacturing is a family of industrial businesses combining cutting-edge enabling technologies, operational superiority, and strategic M&A to build Americas next-generation industrial company. Re:Build leverages deep expertise in operations management and technology to supercharge the performance of its subsidiaries by implementing core technologies across industrial platforms in diversified growth markets. Our goal is to help revitalize the U.S. manufacturing base over the coming decades, creating substantial opportunities for our employees and the communities where we operate.
If you like a fast-paced environment where individuals can stretch and be challenged with a diverse set of projects, we offer a great deal of variety and empower our staff to take on as much responsibility as they can handle, offering a helping hand and experienced-based coaching and the support of a highly competent team. Our goal is to enable our employees to achieve their fullest potential, and through our association with Re:Build, provide avenues for personal and professional growth.
Who we are looking forYou will provide design expertise and mentorship in the creation of print, web, digital-storytelling, advertising and collateral materials. The Principal Graphic Designer leads design workstreams through extensive skills in creative 2D design and brand development, using critical thinking to translate strategic concepts into meaningful experiences. This role has the opportunity to participate in all aspects of brand development and design research, planning, logo and visual/verbal identity development, product or brand naming, event design, and packaging design across multiple user touchpoints. The Principal Designer will work closely with Designers with less experience, acting as a mentor focusing on core design skills and functional process development. You will contribute to client relationships and support project leads drafting statements of work. Principal Designers are also responsible for leading workstream resources and results related to their field of expertise. The role will also support the hiring of qualified personnel by reviewing work, interviewing and industry engagement.
What you'll get to do
Facilitate client needs definition and formulate project plans, results, timing, and budget
Create Design Briefs and support project kickoff
Aid in the creation of project updates including progress for activity and results
Lead client engagement for graphic design workstreams, review concept feedback, and propose next steps to Marketing, Design, Engineering and Manufacturing groups
Champion Graphic Design work standards and high quality results
Drive strategy for continuous improvement of graphic design tools and methodologies
Participate in a variety of research activities designed to gain a deeper understanding of brand market trends, demographics, competitive landscape, customer needs, and environments within the context of the given project
Apply experience to resolve complex design challenges
Guide graphic design deliverables: layouts, presentations, promotional materials, educational materials, identity systems, usage guides, signs and symbols, packaging, graphical user interface design, animation/video support, etc.
What you bring to the team
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in a graphic related field, or previous experience
8 years minimum professional experience in corporate or consulting design environment
Possess an expert skill level in design tools and practices, including but not limited to the following:
Lead presentations, collaboration, skill building and critique
Expert in Adobe Creative Suite
Corporate brand identities, illustrations, and websites
Photo and video art direction
Creative brand message writing skills is a plus
Support the creation of interactive Figma web design wireframes, layout, and execution
Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
Familiar with trends, technologies and methodologies for graphic design and production
Experience with photography or videography a plus
Graphic design and branding experience for B2B and B2C
We want to work with people that reflect the communities in which we operateRe:Build Manufacturing is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, marital status, parental status, cultural background, organizational level, work styles, tenure and life experiences. Or for any other reason.
Re:Build is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations.ta@ReBuildmanufacturing.com or you may call us at 617.909.6275.