Globus family of brands

Graphic Designer

Type of work: Full-Time
Location: Littleton, CO
Date Posted: January 2nd, 2014
Description:

The Globus family of brands is the leader in providing travel experiences for our customers around the world for over 80 years! We offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, as well as generous paid time off and travel benefits. Additionally we offer retirement benefits including both a 401k, with a generous company match, and a pension plan!

At the Globus family of brands the role of a Brochure & Graphic Design Associate is to create brochures and marketing materials to promote the organization and sell our products, and provide creative services for in-house publications and marketing materials.

The Graphic Designer Associate is responsible for the following results:

•Designing and creating effective and accurate product and marketing brochures including layout, photo selection, content management, pricing boxes, and map creation under strict deadlines. Brochures range in page count from (36-200 pages)
•Creating and working with templates to produce consistent brochures and marketing pieces across various brands and products.
•Coordinating brochure development with other international offices to deliver a consistent message and look.
•Working with outside resources and vendors to facilitate and coordinate creative design projects.
•Preparing digital art for printing process to be sent to printers, with high attention to detail.
•Providing graphic support for marketing materials (ads, direct mail, flyers), customer documents, and internal communications
•Managing multiple projects in a timely and cost effective manner.
•Contributing to a team effort by accomplishing related results or projects as needed.
•This position may require schedule flexibility, including availability on nights and weekends, and may include travel
•Design and code e-mail communications using HTML with an understanding of compatibility with various e-mail systems.
•Designing Web banners and interactive media using Flash (with basic knowledge of Action Script programming and XML).

EDUCATION
The preferred candidate will hold a Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, with strong experience in Web Design and interactive design (email, banners, website design, etc.)

EXPERIENCE PREFERRED
The preferred candidate has noteworthy experience in the following areas:

•5-7 Years graphic design experience in a team environment. 3 to 5 years of user interface, Web and interactive design experience with Web sites, e-mail communications and rich media. Print as well as Web/Interactive portfolio required.
•Interactive Media Design experience helpful:
◦ HTML e-mail communications, third-party online advertising banners and digital media. Also includes design concepts and production of: Adobe Flash content, graphics, typography, and page layout. The person will need to be able to create original, innovated design concepts while keeping overall brand consistency with existing Web and print designs.
•Ability to come to the table with compelling creative solutions on a consistent basis and apply to all projects.
•Working with multi-page documents and publications such as magazine or catalog production in a fast-paced production environment is critical.
•Working with ad production and design in commercial art and web/email, especially with print production process; text editing, proofing, and layout.
•Advanced knowledge of computer applications including; Adobe Creative Suite 5 or higher: specifically InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, InCopy, Bridge, Acrobat PDF workflow, Macintosh trouble shooting and maintenance a plus. Must be an expert in InDesign.
•Strong CSS background.
•Understanding of marketing fundamentals.
•Advanced knowledge of pre-press production & vendor management.
•Experience with creative brainstorming, campaign development, creative brief development and execution
•Good oral and written communicator that enjoys working as part of a team
•Must be a self-starter who manages time well while working through a prioritized task queue
•Able to work well under pressure and aggressively strive to meet short notice deadlines
•Product knowledge of all GVI products, services, policies, features, and benefits.

EOE
While performing this job, it will require: Eight (8) hours or more a day of sitting; walking; standing; bending; answering the telephone; entering data into the computer; retrieving data from the computer or analyzing data from reports.

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