Graphic Designer

EVS Sports

Rancho Dominguez California


3 year(s)
Full-Time
N/A


Job Description
EVS Sports, LIFT Safety and LIFT Aviation: leaders in the protective gear for the Motocross, Industrial Safety and the Aviation industry seek a motivated, dynamic, Graphic Designer that’s looking to make a difference and to have their work support the world’s best athletes, pilots and industrial workforce. The Graphic Designer is responsible for developing strategic, conceptual design for projects across all media including print, web, events, online sales materials, catalogs and interactive communication in a timely manner. The ideal candidate must be an ambitious creative thinker that is able to flourish in a fast-paced collaborative environment, while working on a wide range of overlapping projects. This team player should have a strong graphic design, photography, and advertising experience. The role will be working across all brands within the Fairway Imports portfolio. A working knowledge of the action sports industry is preferred, with knowledge of the construction and aviation industries a plus.

This is a full-time office position Monday through Friday, typical hours are 9am to 6pm. Office location in zip code 90220

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIP
This position will report directly to the Creative Director. Works closely with the Marketing and Social Media team to develop and delegate the creation of brand / marketing assets.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
• Generating compelling, innovative marketing assets that will help elevate the brand for advertising / promotion, distribution, and dealer partners.
• Design and distribute digital marketing materials such as web banners, monthly emails, and online advertisements
• Conceptualize and design print materials such as catalogs, flyers, and sales sheets
• Design for tactical projects such as trade shows, vehicle wraps, window graphics and POP / merchandizing products
• Help coordinate photo / video shoots for print and digital marketing efforts
• Help edit product videos for brand website and marketing partners
• Photo compositing and product photo retouching
• Work with project management platform to track and update project progress
• Ensure deadlines are met on time with a quality product
• Must be highly creative and innovative in design concepts with all media for marketing purposes


KNOWLEDGE & QUALIFICATIONS
• Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, mainly Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Premier.
• Strong knowledge of photography & video utilizing Digital SLR Camera
• Strong photography, lighting, and video skills for shooting in studio or on location
• Ability to edit video content in Adobe Premier or Final Cut Pro
• Experience with Motion Design a plus
• Must be organized, deadline oriented, with the ability to proactively handle multiple projects from start to finish with minimal supervision
• Knowledge of product development calendar, process, timelines, and deliverables a plus
• Experience with managing and creating social media materials.
• Experience with capabilities and limitations of web technologies including HTML5, CSS and JavaScript (preferred.)
• Interest in what is new and within the action sports industry, with awareness of current / innovative design trends
• Advanced knowledge of design fundamentals, methodologies, and techniques
• Strong presentation skills and the ability to sell creative ideas and thinking to all division leaders in a corporate environment
• Collaborative, flexible with a strong great verbal, written and interpersonal skills
• Optimistic and outgoing with the capacity to operate in a dynamic work


Minimum Experience / Education
• Minimum 3-5 years of professional experience in a similar role
• Bachelor’s Degree in Art/Design or equivalent from a four-year college or university or a combination of equivalent work experience.
• 2+ years design experience in an in-house creative department, design firm or marketing department preferred

Physical Requirements
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit or stand for up to 8 hours. The employee occasionally sits, walks, kneels, and reaches with hands and arms.
• Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 10 lbs.
• The ability to travel outside of the office is required.

Online Portfolio Required
• A link to a website, or web portfolio (such as Behance, Adobe Portfolio, etc.) must be provided to be considered for this position. Please make sure you have work examples highlighting the requirements above.
• Freelance work will not be considered at this time

Compensation
• Based on experience
• Salary EXEMPT

Please submit resume and portfolio / link to portfolio through Malakye.com
• Competitive salary
• Health / Dental Benefits
• 401k plan with employer match
• Paid time off plus holidays