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Title: Graphic Design/Digital Media Assistant
Company: Forcht Group
Location: Lexington, KY
Opening Date: 03-29-2017
Closing Date: 04-29-2017
Starting Pay:
Description:

Summary

The Forcht Group is seeking a Graphic Design/Digital Media Assistant.  This entry level, part-time position provides graphic design and social media support (photography + video) for a small but growing multimedia team.  (WordPress, InDesign, Photoshop, and Adobe Creative Suite proficiency required.) This position is located in Lexington Kentucky.  

 To apply: please submit a resume, cover letter, and link to portfolio (include social media campaigns).

 Essential Duties & Responsibilities

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily.

  • Provide graphic design across all multimedia channels (marketing, promotions, multi-page print layouts, advertising materials, and digital media).
  • Design advertising, presentations, and proposals for print, online, and social media campaigns shoot video and photography (daily)
  • Create and edit multi-page print layouts; create digital and print ads; set up files correctly for both print and web
  • Create visually compelling, SEO-friendly landing pages
  • Create multiple weekly Constant Contact newsletters
  • Develop and maintain accurate client files and documentation
  • Provide social media implementation across all platforms
  • Manage and modify all design and layout as necessary for our websites and client websites (WordPress)
  • Provide digital artwork for multiple teams (graphic design, photo editing, video editing, media archives, website updates and design)
  • Schedule and fulfill multiple client project deliverables (social media, ads, online digital — visuals + video)
  • Other duties as assigned 
Requirements:

Qualifications

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.

  • Minimum of two (2) years professional graphic and digital design experience supporting an advertising, agency, magazine/newspaper, or multimedia team.
  • Experience in the following:
    • Utilizing Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign etc), WordPress, PowerPoint/Prezi/Google slides and Microsoft products.
    • Photography/Video
    • Social Media campaign management and tracking Constant Contact/ Mail Chimp

 Required Education and Experience

  • Minimum of two (2) years professional graphic and digital design experience supporting an advertising, agency, magazine/newspaper, or multimedia team.
  • Associates degree in graphic design, advertising, marketing, or strategic communications

 Other Requirements

  • May be required to attend outside activities to stay abreast of new developments and best practices.
  • Pursuant to the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988, all employees must remain drug free and alcohol free when reporting to work and while engaged in any work related activities.

 Physical Demands and Abilities

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodation will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking and writing so others will be able to understand.
  • Ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
  • Ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.  It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time.
  • Ability to demonstrate manual dexterity through use of typing on a keyboard, sorting through paperwork, reaching and grabbing objects.
  • Ability to stand, bend, and lift up to 10 pounds.
  • Ability to operate standard business equipment such as a fax, computer, printer, copier, etc.
  • Ability to look at a computer screen for several hours.
  • Ability to travel to other locations as needed.
  • Ability to work on a flexible schedule when needed that at times may include late working hours or weekend hours.

Note

This document and the statements contained within it are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to this position.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the employee.

 

 

-Forcht Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer-

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