Nexus Brands Group (“Nexus”) is a family of leading brands and businesses that design, manufacture, market and distribute furniture, equipment and supplies to professional customers serving the tattoo, pet grooming and spa/salon markets. We are seeking a full-time Senior Graphic Designer to add to our expanding team.
The Senior Graphic Designer will work in a very collaborative environment alongside other designers and the Director of Marketing to conceptualize and manage execution of marketing plan and activities including design for print, web and trade show. We are constantly working to concept new and fun ways to create content so a creative thinker in all aspects is needed. The ideal candidate must have strong typography skills, as well as experience creating web and social assets.
Responsibilities and Duties
-Reports to the Director of Marketing and will work with the graphics team to create compelling designs.
-Designs for a broad range of media including print, digital and social.
-Must be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously and manage all responsibilities & timelines of assigned projects.
-Works in house on product photos as well as photoshoots.
-Works collaboratively on creative concepts and use your experience to meet deadlines in a very fast-paced environment.
-Forecasts trends in the design industry including type, color, software for process improvement, and best execution of design.
-Effectively work with multiple company brands and has the ability to switch between brands quickly.
-Takes responsibility for all graphic details and copy on every project.
-Mentors and works with junior designers to help flush out their designs.
-Inspires creative peers with creative thinking and innovation, driving high-quality creative that continually pushes the brand forward.
-Performs other related duties as assigned by the Director of Marketing.
Qualifications and Skills
-Interpersonal: ability to connect with others and work productively with a group
-Problem-solving: ability to creatively and quickly generate solutions
-Communication: excellent verbal and written skills; ability to effectively communicate with the team
-Initiative: ability to work independently and take ownership of responsibilities
-Organization: ability to organize projects; ability to determine copy and photo needs
-Time management: ability to prioritize projects and meet deadlines
-Leadership: ability to understand big picture thinking, lead by example, and be a role model for the rest of the team
-Extensive knowledge in Adobe Creative Suite, including: InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop & Fully Versed/Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite
-Premiere/After Effects skills a plus
-UX design experience is a plus
Experience & Requirements:
-Bachelor’s Degree or BFA. with a very strong design concentration; marketing experience is a plus
-5+ years of design experience
-Strong working knowledge and direct experience with Adobe Creative Cloud. Branding experience and strong page layout skills are preferred
To be considered
On-line portfolio required with a balanced selection of digital and print samples (link to online portfolio or pdf)
Salary: Compensation commensurate with experience
Job Type: Full-time
Job Location: On-site in Baldwin, California