Arden CompaniesArden Companies

Sr. Associate Multimedia Designer

LOCATION
Bingham Farms, MI

EDUCATION NEEDED
Bachelor’s Degree

DEPARTMENT
Design

EXPERIENCE NEEDED
Minimum 2 Years, Related Experience

EMPLOYMENT TYPE
Full Time, Salaried

Sr. Associate Multimedia Designer

Arden Companies, a growing Bingham Farms, Michigan based leading manufacturer and distributor of Patio and Outdoor Lifestyle products to the leading retailers in the USA and Canada, has an exciting opportunity for a Sr. Associate Multimedia Designer to be based in Bingham Farms, Michigan. This role will sometimes need to come into the office to manage work assignments.

 

As part of our Multimedia Design Studio. the Sr. Associate Multimedia Designer reports to the Director of Creative Services & Corporate Communications and will work closely with a wide variety of internal teams to research, design and execute superior creative solutions to support various brands and retailers.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Designs and produces superior print and digital marketing materials to support various brands and retailers, while delivering on time and correct, including but not limited to:

  • Custom line drawings of various products and details
  • Custom infographics, logos and icons
  • Packaging and merchandise display mockups
  • Hangtags, stickers, labels and other printed materials
  • Planogram mockups (Adobe CC InDesign)
  • Segments and applies alpha channels to images (Adobe CC Photoshop)
  • Basic Photoshop color corrections and retouching
  • Clipping paths around various objects using Photoshop
  • Digital advertising and social media marketing concepts and deliverables
  • Brand development

 

Researches and implements trends and best practices for various multimedia marketing materials

  • Shares information in various presentations to teams throughout the year
  • Implements best practices and trends when fulfilling various creative requests

 

Assists in other Studio team support and production, including but not limited to:

  • Updates corporate brand guides as needed
  • Maintains master corporate PowerPoint templates and produces annual design update and rollout presentation
  • Maintains and organizes studio files and nomenclatures on the server
  • Assists with basic edits to corporate-owned websites using current WordPress templates using team video tutorials

 

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED

  • 3-5 years of experience in related field working with required software
  • Maintains consistency and quality of work with close attention to detail
  • Keeps open communication with supervisor and team to create visibility to project status throughout all stages
  • Ability to produce and prioritize multiple projects at once with quick turnarounds
  • Maintains an organized, transparent work structure and flow from start to finish
  • Self-starter with the ability to offer various solutions and processes that allow the team to further evolve

 

REQUIRED SOFTWARE 

  • Expert in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign
  • Basic knowledge or willingness to learn WordPress platform to edit templates
  • Salesforce, used for maintaining project status, timelines, tasks, and communication used on every project
  • Review Studio, used for project reviews and feedback
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Outlook and PowerPoint will be required

 

Please be sure to include a link to your portfolio site when applying.

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