Posted: September 18, 2017
Location: Moorpark, CA
Department: Graphics

Job Title: Graphic Designer with Web Experience                                     

Reports To: Creative Director

Experience: 5 years minimum

Education: BA Design- Required

Location: Moorpark

COMPANY INFO:

Kretek International is America’s #1 importer, marketer and distributor of specialty tobacco products, including high-end cigars, tobacco and vaping products with such well-known brands as Djarum, Djeep and Voodoo. Founded over 30 years ago, we continue to grow and constantly seek talented employees who can help us do that.

For more information, please visit: http://www.Kretek.com

Phillips & King, International – a Kretek Company – is the wholesale distribution arm of Kretek International that sells primarily to small and medium sized single-stores and retail chains throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam, and U.S. Virgin Islands.

For more information, please visit: http://www.PhillipsAndKing.com

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

We are seeking a highly skilled and dynamic designer with print, and online experience. Ideal candidate will create innovative concepts and designs that are inventive, visually appealing, effective at translating verbal messages to visual ones, and satisfy all marketing objectives. 

The candidate has strong background with branding, direct mail, ads, brochures, promotions, tradeshow graphics, power point presentations, for print and web/mobile (wordpress). Candidate should be an excellent project manger and be able to juggle multi-projects within a short period of time.  To be considered you must be able to translate the look and feel of a brand visually and interactively, and be a multi-talented designer focused on creating sustainable and highly usable designs across multiple platforms such as print, web/mobile, and tradeshow signage.

SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES:

Responsibilities

• Design direct mail, ads, brochures, tradeshow graphics, and power point presentations

• Maintain and design a website.

• Ideal candidate will have strong concept and design skills with a thorough understanding of layout, type and color.

• Produce responsive websites and mobile interfaces, special projects, banners, email blasts and understand best practices.

• Translate established marketing strategies into clear, concise, appealing visuals that are consistent with a brand image

• Excellent design capability with an eye for detail and execution

• Prioritize workload and manage multiple projects efficiently to ensure all deadlines are met.

• Be proactive about troubleshooting potential problems

• Extreme flexibility, ability to switch gears quickly and reprioritize projects on the fly.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Have ability to write copy and edit when necessary.

• Attention to detail is a must

• Posses positive, can-do attitude with high level of dedication and collaborative spirit

• Designer will work in a team-oriented, fast pace environment.

Requirements

  • Ability to design with implementation in mind, including strong knowledge of information architecture, file size & compression issues, and the fundamentals of web usability
  • Knowledge of current web standards, optimization techniques and best practices including and an understanding of responsive design.
  • Experience building prototypes and wire-frames
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects with strict deadlines 
  • Excellent design capability with an eye for detail and execution
  • An eye for clean, creative layouts and designs suitable for corporate industries
  • Demonstrated trait as a self-starter and desire to change designs for the better

Qualifications

  • Expert proficiency with Adobe CC  (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) ,HTML5, Wordpress, CSS
  • Online Portfolio Must Be Submitted with Resume for Consideration

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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