The Graphic Designer role at Ocean State Job Lot (“OSJL” and “Company”) is responsible for designing and developing materials for use in all areas of marketing and advertising. This role creates strategy and delivers the Company’s content and visual presence to support the company’s Mission, Vision, and Values.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop and maintain creative assets for advertising and marketing, collaborating with multiple teams as needed.
Design and create advertising layouts;
propose updates to existing content and graphics.
Identify, research, and evaluate improvement options, processes and best practices.
Work with members of the advertising department and other departments to ensure content messaging is consistent with Company objectives and strategies.
Utilize creativity and independent judgment to produce compelling content to help drive prospective and existing customers to our stores.
Effectively communicate with partners and stakeholders by engaging with them to promote collaboration and alignment.Work with buyers to obtain merchandise information.
Design and maintain in-store signage program.
Produce and manage individual projects related to advertising initiatives.
Design campaign concepts and creative materials for marketing campaigns with a consistent look and feel across OSJL’s internal and external marketing channels.
Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards for OSJL-branded displays.
Effectively utilize virtual means to communicate efficiently and work independently under remote conditions as applicable.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Associates or Bachelors Degree in Design or other creative field is required.
Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio is required.
3 or more years of design experience in an agency or creative department is preferred.
Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is preferred.
Deep understanding of traditional and contemporary design standards (typography, UX/UI, color theory, and brand communication) is preferred.
Up-to-date with the latest Web trends, techniques and technologies is preferred.
Comfortable working on all stages of a project (vision, planning, execution).
Working knowledge of Macintosh computers.
Proficient in Adobe Photoshop and Google platform (i.E. Sheets, Slides, Docs, Drive, Sites).
You possess strong communication skills and have the ability to build and maintain a culture of trust and respect.
You are capable of embracing the ideas of others (even if they conflict with your own) for the sake of the Company. You commit time, focus, and energy to develop future OSJL leaders by motivating them around a common purpose and vision.
You can work with a minimum amount of supervision and be capable of strategically prioritizing multiple tasks in a proactive manner. You understand the tools and processes needed to meet larger strategic initiatives.
You have strong problem-solving skills, and a positive, can-do attitude
You have a meticulous nature when it comes to attention to detail, with strong office and technical application skills
Work primarily in a climate controlled environment with minimal safety/health hazard potential.
Sedentary, sitting, and frequent near vision use for reading and computer use.
Work may be completed outside of the company locations. The role is responsible for setting up a professional and ergonomically safe work environment and to be available during working hours. The role may also bring their own device(s) to complete all work (e.G., all computer hardware and software, including audio and video capabilities for virtual meetings;
and reliable Internet connection with ability to access the Google platform for virtual meetings and applications used for work).
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions
This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked by supervisors or managers to perform other job duties and tasks, some of which may be essential to the position. Leadership has the right to revise this job description at any time. The job description is not a contract, either express or implied. You are an at-will employee, meaning either you or the Company may terminate your employment at any time, with or without notice.
The hourly pay rate for this position is $23.00-26.00/per hour commensurate with experience.