Graphic Designer

Date Posted: October 2022

Location: Salina

Department: Marketing

Pay: $15 – $17/hr.

Position Summary: 

We are looking for a highly creative graphic designer who can take conceptual ideas and create visual representations, both in print and electronic media. Our ideal candidate will have expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suites and skilled with every step of the design process from concept to the final deliverable. Collaborating with multiple teams at our company, the graphic designer should be able to take direction from written or spoken ideas and convert them into a design that connects. The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of branding and marketing, with the ability to vary style and layouts depending on the project and follow our brand guidelines.

Duties and Responsibilities Include:
  • Work on a wide range of projects and media, using Adobe Creative Suites to visualize and develop innovative graphic designs that meet our mission
  • Obtain input from management, ensuring designs meet organizational standards and brand expectations, express ideas accurately, and represent the company appropriately
  • Work independently and cooperatively on multiple projects with the marketing team, meeting deadlines and budget constraints, and scheduling project implementation based on workload, which may include five or more simultaneous projects
  • Update and maintain internal databases of designs, photography, and video
  • Develop social media calendars with a strategy
  • Create social media content (Instagram, Facebook & LinkedIn)
  • Track social media analytics and generate a report
  • Design and generate content for monthly donor & employee newsletters
  • Design brochures, postcards, one-pagers, large mailings, event invites, and more
  • Create and send out email blasts to connect with partners & donors using Mailchimp
  • Assist with planning for the annual Gala and Color Run for Recovery
  • Update and maintain mailing list
  • Assist with community events and work conference booth
  • Assist with marketing inventory
  • Write & publish a monthly blog post
  • Maintain content on the website

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Exceptional creativity and innovative design skills
  • 2+ years experience (academic and professional) with Adobe Creative Suites design software, including Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Lightroom, etc.
  • Proven experience with graphic design, with a strong portfolio of work (digital or printed)
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Organizational and time-management skills for meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Preferred Qualifications but Not Mandatory

  • Knowledge of WordPress or other website platforms
  • Social Media content management systems
  • Photography experience and proficiency with photo-editing software
  • Adobe Rush video development

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