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Senior Graphic Designer

Company: Jillson & Roberts
Location: Santa Ana
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

Who we are:Jillson & Roberts is a family-owned company providing premium quality, Eco-friendly, fashion-oriented gift wrap, gift bags, ribbons, gift enclosure cards, decorative mailing boxes and more. We lead the industry in not only the artistry and quality of our products, but in our commitment to sustainability. Our solar powered headquarters are located in Santa Ana, CA.
Role Summary:We are seeking an experienced and passionate Senior Graphic Designer who is exceptionally creative, highly organized, and technically skilled to join our Art Department. Reporting directly to the Art Director, you will help bring our brand and products to life with your standout creative concepts, designs, technical expertise, and ability to pitch in where needed. You will be a superstar who produces consistently high quality, fresh, exciting, and aspirational design work daily. Whether designing art for product, or helping with daily needs that arise, such as presentations, catalog work, photography, making digital or physical product mock-ups, production work, etc., you will rise to the challenge and be able to independently manage time and meet tight deadlines.

  • Minimum 3-5 years' experience working as a graphic designer in a similar or closely related role.
  • A well-rounded portfolio that highlights design abilities, strong typographic skills, technical expertise and creative problem solving
  • Illustration and/or surface pattern design experience are highly preferred but not required.
  • Extremely creative, with the ability to come up with and present fresh ideas and concepts.
  • Strong work ethic with a desire to learn new things and keep current with trends in paper goods, fashion, retailing, lifestyle, color, and social media.
  • Extensive working knowledge and expert use of Adobe Creative Cloud: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Acrobat.
  • Experienced in pre-press best practices and setting up print-ready files with proper bleeds, dies, special treatment call outs etc.
  • Able to complete production projects, imagery needs, or other less creative projects as needed.
  • Knowledge of photography and photo editing.
  • Detail-Oriented, with a keen eye for quality, balance and design details.
  • A fast learner who is able to work independently, multi-task, and has above average time management skills - making them able to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.
  • Above average verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • MS Office knowledge including Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Positive, can-do attitude is an absolute must!
    Job Duties:
    • Art creation, art layout, and art editing for use on our product line and to fit various templates.
    • Researching and keeping up to date with industry and broader trends in order to develop and create seasonal, or customer specific, trend guides and mood boards.
    • Creating printed and digital presentations to showcase products or collections.
    • Leadership role in creating our bi-annual 100+ page product catalogs.
    • Pre-press work and making files print ready for off-site production.
    • Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to: creating printed and digital marketing materials, product collection sheets, fliers, digital product mock-ups using templates, printed and often hand embellished physical mock-ups, styling and shooting planned or impromptu photos, organizing digital or physical art/file archives, reviewing artist submissions, and creating content for social media.
    • Being an integral part of a small, collaborative, fun, team that enjoys coming to work everyday and making everything we do as beautiful as possible!
      *Applications without a portfolio will not be accepted* Please submit a PDF portfolio or link to website.*Having illustration skills is a plus - please highlight if you have any drawing skills, or experience in surface pattern design.

Keywords: Jillson & Roberts, Santa Ana , Senior Graphic Designer, Design, Graphic Design & CAD , Santa Ana, California

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