Job Posting: Graphic Designer, Marketing & Creative Services, Durham, NC

11 Aug 2005 - 10:23am
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Wendy Fischer

Motricity has an open for a graphic designer in our Creative Services group in Durham, NC:

Graphic Designer
Marketing & Creative Services

General Description:
The Creative Services, Graphic Designer has the responsibility for supportive project design and ongoing maintenance of Motricity's consumer website(s), email creative, online promotions and corporate marketing materials. This individual will support the design team to ensure on-schedule publishing of all content. The ideal candidate will have a portfolio. The candidate must have an understanding of web layout, end user usability issues, and intuitive navigation schemes.

Primary Competency:
Strong Interaction/Web Design, Graphic Design

Secondary Competency:
Print Design and Production, Collateral Design, Web Production

The ideal candidate will be a design professional possessing some basic experience in an Interactive Studio or internal Marketing Services Department.

Dedicated team player
Flexible and adaptable to change
High attention to detail

Duties and Responsibilies
Support design concepts that support consistent messaging and branding across the company, product and campaigns.
The ability to deliver under tight deadlines, work well under pressure and handle multiple projects at once.
Insure all content enhances Motricity's brand(s) and meets specifications before publication, including performing functional testing and debugging of online features.
Assist in the creation of a Motricity Style Guide with standards for all corporate, product identity, CSS/developer tools, and marketing messaging
Actively improve the standard of image compression across consumer sites, optimizing for smaller files and improved image quality.
Supportive design, quality control and documentation of design standards
Comprehensive knowledge of print production and web development standards
Keep documentation of competitive creative (emails, websites, etc.)

Essential Requirements
An undergraduate level degree BS or BFA
Minimum 2 years of experience in a Marketing Services, Interactive Design Studio or Advertising.
Expert Adobe Design Suite, Photoshop and Illustrator etc.
Experience in HTML and Dreamweaver, Flash
Skilled with Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.)
Graphic Design for print and web
Competent time management
Designs iteratively
Able to follow basic creative direction, creative briefs
Able to work independently and follow instruction
Competent problem-solving skills as applied to business need.
Ability to work well in a cross-function, multi-team environment.

Art School BFA or equivalent work experience
3+ minimum years experience
Full Adobe suite of Products, Flash, Basic to Intermediate HTML
Understanding of Typographic Standards
Sensitivity to Information Architecture and Usability Concerns
Collaborative, patient, open to change.

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