Graphic Designer

Posted by Dale Fisher on

Position Summary

St. Louis’ public television station is currently seeking a dynamic and passionate Graphic Designer for a full time position to work on a variety of projects, from printed material (such as marketing collateral, bi-monthly magazine, event graphics, presentation materials, signage, packaging and much more) to online and on-air graphics. The successful candidate will remain motivated on projects ranging from highly creative concepts to production work.

Qualifications

The Graphic Designer will possess a strong sense of design and creativity while adhering to strict brand guidelines. He or she must be detail-oriented with great organizational skills and have the ability to multi-task, manage multiple projects from concept to print, and come up with creative solutions in a limited timeframe. Applicant must excel in a fast-paced environment and maintain good working relationships with colleagues and outside vendors.

Experience

College degree in graphic design or equivalent in training and experience is required. Two years design experience in a professional environment is preferred. Candidate must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office applications. Knowledge and experience in photography, web design and video editing are considered a plus. A quality portfolio is required for consideration.

Reports to: Director of Marketing and Communications

Basic Responsibilities

Summary of the basic responsibilities or goals of the job, including its scope or limitations.

  • Responsible for the design, layout and production of all printed marketing collateral.
  • Responsible for the design and layout of PowerPoint presentations.
  • Support graphic needs of websites, digital promotions, and on-air promotions.
  • Organize and archive design and photography files.
  • Work with outside vendors and printers to ensure quality printing, quality service and competitive pricing.
  • Assist in the implementation of branding.
  • Regularly report progress and status of projects.
  • Keep abreast of new technologies and applications related to graphic design functions.
  • Stay in tune with current trends of PBS, member stations, related public media affiliates and nonprofit organizations.

Specific Duties

Listing of the specific duties or performances necessary to carry out the above-mentioned responsibilities.

  • Design, layout and production of nineMagazine, Nine Network’s bi-monthly programming schedule and member magazine.
  • Design, layout and production of direct mail and other membership materials.
  • Design, layout and production of general office stationary, including business cards, letterhead, envelopes and more.
  • Design, layout and production of invitations, signage, nametags and other event related material.
  • Design and production of graphics and presentations for meetings and events.
  • Design, layout and production of folders, flyers and other marketing materials.
  • Design, layout and production of DVDs, including cases and menus.
  • Design and production support of website, eblasts and other online activities.
  • Design and production support of pledge drive graphics for use on air and online.
  • Assist with shooting, editing and archiving still photography.
  • Coordinate and maintain file archiving system.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Educational requirements, certification or licensing standards, experience and basic knowledge requirements

  • College degree in graphic design or equivalent in training and experience.
  • Professional work experience in graphic design.
  • Highly proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, mainly Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience in web design considered a plus.
  • Video editing experience considered a plus, including knowledge in Adobe AfterEffects.
  • Knowledge and experience researching, selecting, shooting and editing still photography.
  • Strong conceptual design and typography skills.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple project timelines. Basecamp experience is a plus.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with varying amounts of lead-time.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Must possess quality portfolio of work and experience.

The Nine Network offers a competitive salary and benefits package. To apply,
e-mail resume and design samples to jobs@ketc.org or mail to Nine Network of Public Media—Human Resources, 3655 Olive Street, St. Louis, MO 63108-3601. Job is open until filled. The Nine Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.