Graphic Designer

Location: Clearwater, FL
Date Posted: 10-04-2017
POSTCARDMANIA – CLEARWATER, FL

Rapidly Growing Company – Looking for a Graphic Designer
 
We are looking for a kick-ass Graphic Designer to join our ranks, someone with a proven ability to take big ideas and boil 'em down to a really catchy design that will draw positive attention.
 
The purpose is to create and provide quality designs or quality check the existing designs for the customer that will result in an excellent looking printed product, without errors and gets a good return on investment for them.
 
Specific Responsibilities Include:
Production of aesthetic, effective designs that duplicate both the customer’s wants and good marketing. They will be both for offset and digital printing (typically variable). You are expected to keep up a steady pace of said production.
 
Required or desired qualifications:
  • Application of graphic design skills, ensuring all technical and aesthetic elements are followed in regards to proofs and artwork.
  • Good grasp of Adobe Creative Suites, including Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator. Need to know all terms related to graphic design and the specific printing terms used here at PostcardMania.
  • Able to design based off of both customer requests and copy written by our copywriter, set up proofs according to the job’s specs and our required printing specs and save jobs accordingly as well as complete other duties as assigned.
  • Must have graphic design experience, knowledge of design elements, technical elements, and be able to set up art correctly so that it will print with no errors. 
  • Experience in print design a must, minimum 2 years hands-on experience. An Associate’s Degree in Graphic Design is desirable but not required.
  • Variable data knowledge and Prepress experience a plus
 
Needed personality and behavioral characteristics:
  • Positive attitude
  • Thick skin & confidence – this position receives a lot of feedback
  • Willingness to grow and learn new things
  • Ability to adapt quickly
  • Self-motivation and the drive to make the position your own
  • Good organization and time management
 
Work Hours
Monday through Friday from 6:30am to 3pm
 
Compensation
$14/15.00/hr, to start
$15/16.00/hr, after completing the 90-day requirements and with a favorable review.

Other Benefits
Upon successful completion of a 60 day Introductory Period, we offer a full benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance, as well as supplementary plans, 401k, and vacation time. We also have in-house yoga classes 2x weekly that are free to employees and a corporate wellness program for any employees interested in improving their overall health and being rewarded for it. We offer paid holidays, paid personal days, and paid vacation days that increase with longevity.

Drug Free Workplace
This company is a Florida Drug Free Workplace. The company requires all employees to complete a pre-employment 12 panel drug screen; employment status will be dependent on ability to pass this screening.
 
Open House
You can use the opportunity to tour our facility and get an idea of what it is like to work for PostcardMania before applying: http://www.postcardmania.com/openhouse
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