Strategic Factory
  • 08-Jul-2020 to 01-Sep-2020 (EST)
  • Graphics
  • Owings Mills, MD, USA
  • Full Time

Position Summary

While working as a Graphic Designer, you will be tasked with fulfilling duties and performing tasks related to designing or creating graphics to meet a specific commercial or promotional needs. We provide our clients with a full range of design services for print, promotional products, branded apparel, signage, web and digital graphics projects. In addition to developing artwork, you will manage project details to ensure the success of the final product. You will also interact with clients to develop concepts and provide exceptional customer service. The person in this position assists to ensure each client is satisfied and that products are designed to be the highest quality possible.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contact customers to obtain information pertinent to their design needs
  • Use creative skills and the Adobe Creative suite to enhance or improve print materials
  • Create designs, concepts, logos and sample layouts based on knowledge of layout principles and design concepts
  • Design internal marketing materials and supplies
  • Represent the company as required at sponsored events, networking groups, and trade shows
  • Serve as the representative from Marketing for client meetings for Strategic Factory and its agencies, develop complete client design work
  • Work with customers and members of the production staff to address problems and answer questions
  • Prepare notes and instructions for workers who assemble and prepare final layouts for printing
  • Work collaboratively with the Creative Managers and respective team members to produce brand relevant designs and consumer experiences that reflect and elevate standards.
  • Gather, prepare, and present conceptual ideas by designing rough layout of art & copy arrangement, size, style, and related aesthetics
  • Articulately communicate your design intent and impact.
  • Design with versatility and constantly seek new and innovative ways to design for consumer experience; graphics/photography/retail/digital.
  • Demonstrate flexibility, organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • Build awareness of current innovation/technology trends through market research to anticipate consumer needs/wants.
  • Provide design support for the greater design team as needed outside of assigned projects.
  • Review final designs. Ensure assets meet established design standards and are ready to be consumer facing.
  • Visible potential to grow with a proven track record of original world-class designs.
  • Enthusiastic curiosity and self-starting attitude. Be proactive. Bring ideas to the table. Go beyond what is asked.
  • Proven ability to proactively work with all team members as well as cross-departmentally. Be a team player.
  • Other duties as necessary

Nonessential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work on job assignments in other departments as instructed.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's Degree is required; A minimum of 3 years in a design department is preferred

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret important documents, especially basic informational reports and email correspondence

Ability to speak effectively in front of co-workers, managers, and customers

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add and subtract numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's

Mathematical operations applied to calculating simple costs is critical

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills

Performing this job successfully requires that an individual have a solid understanding of computers, data entry, the Adobe Creative suite, the Microsoft Office suite, social media platforms and email applications such as Microsoft Outlook and Constant Contact

Other Qualifications

  • Capable of setting up and operating office equipment such as an all-in-one copier
  • Ability to write effective correspondence to customers and coworkers
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • Vision abilities required by this job include being able to see clearly at 20 inches or less, distinguish colors, and adjust focus.

Job Competencies

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Thorough marked by full detail and completion
  • Displays a strong team-oriented mindset
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills developing relationships with coworkers and customers
  • Positive attitude
  • Superb multitasking skills
  • Concern for others
  • Committed to company mission and values

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Physical demands
    • While performing the duties of this job, one is regularly required to sit at a desk and answer phones and work on computer desktops. Occasionally, standing and walking to copiers, printers, and scanners is required. The associate must occasionally lift and /or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Work environment
    • While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly exposed to noise typical of an office environment such as printers, computers, and phones operating.

Strategic Factory is an equal opportunity employer.

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