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Graphics Associate in Falls Church, VA at HITT

Date Posted: 5/31/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/31/2019

Job Description

Graphics Associate

HITT Contracting, ranked a best place to work for more than 10 years by the Washington Business Journal and Washington Post, seeks a full-time graphics associate to join our dynamic marketing team in the Falls Church, Virginia headquarters office. This entry level position serves as a creative resource responsible for conceptualizing and designing marketing collateral, digital presentations, proposal graphics, photography, and external and internal communications. The position reports directly to the branding manager.

 

The ideal candidate is innovative and energetic with strong customer service skills. Key to this position is flexibility and ability to remain cool while working under multiple deadlines. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required to efficiently manage workflow and collaborate with other teams. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1-5 years of experience in graphic design in a fast-paced corporate or creative environment. Experience in the architecture/engineering/construction (AEC) field is desirable but not required.
  • Advanced experience with Adobe Creative Cloud is required (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Lightroom, etc.).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft products and advanced knowledge of PowerPoint is required.
  • Strong verbal communications skills to convey concept and design choices when collaborating with executive leadership individually and in group settings is a plus.
  • Demonstrated strengths in project management and energy, initiative, and drive to succeed are key for this role.
  • Must be able to work independently and manage time effectively to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be a detail-oriented individual with strong quality control and organizational skills.

 

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design, Visual Arts, or Marketing is required

 

JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop layouts and imagery, infographics and illustrations for all digital and printed marketing collateral including: website / social media applications, brochures, proposal and interview materials, tradeshow graphics, internal and external communications and invitations, business stationery and digital signage.
  • Create custom graphics for internal events, corporate collateral; email communications;
    and social media.
  • Communicate design ideas verbally and visually to team members and internal clients.
  • Design and coordinate orders for custom apparel and promotional materials.
  • Work with vendors and printers to outsource collateral orders, photography, etc. Prepare final artwork and files of the highest quality and organization
  • Lead photography / videography storyboarding, content creation, editing, usage, and maintaining organization of the file libraries, etc.
  • Coordinate photoshoots requiring high-level attention to detail and adherence to brand guidelines.
  • Manage the cataloging, distribution, and record keeping responsibilities for disseminating digital files and printed marketing materials within the company.
  • Monitor and maintain website assets to improve and refresh graphics to keep content current and improve search engine results.                                                                                           

HITT Contracting Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.