Pentax Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation

Graphic Designer

Type of work: Full-Time
Location: Denver, CO
Date Posted: July 23rd, 2013
Description:

The Graphic Designer is expected to have experience for creating and ideating strong design concepts in the production of multimedia-based layouts, graphics, animation, video, sound and/or content for use in presentations, video productions, multimedia programs, online tutorials, websites, CDs, DVDs, and other electronic Media; including web sites, micro sites, social media sites, web design for SEO and mobile applications.

Qualified candidates will understand dynamic and active web content, design fundamentals, including information design, visual design, and UI design. Expertise in current Internet standards, including web browsers and browser specifications with in-depth knowledge of current web markup or scripting languages: including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript is required.

This position works with the sales and marketing team, and agency partners to review and recommend design options, functionality, and programming needs; designs Web interfaces; develops layout design and concept, selects and secures appropriate illustrative materials to be used; writes complex application code to create engaging animations using Flash; maintains and updates Web sites; ensures consistency, accuracy and compliance with required standards.

Multi-media design services include exhibit / show / dealer / consumer graphics, collateral for various, and brochures / literature on an as needed basis, This includes literature pieces for dealers, consumers, and RICOH IMAGING AMERICAS reps: box design, ads for trade and consumer, posters, banners, window shades, pop-up display panels, feather banners, duratrans, web banner ads, web rebate / specials modules, tear sheets, coupons, rebate cards, extended warranty cards, packaging / box design. Coordinate with various vendors for producing all art projects listed above and obtain bids to get the best price, quality and turnaround for RICOH IMAGING AMERICAS.

Must be able to quickly and accurately turn design concept sketches into working wire-frame prototypes, and have the ability to translate experience research into design concepts, with full working knowledge of any Adobe CS4/5/6 suite. Must produce design prototypes in Photoshop format and prepare style guides and files. Will establish and maintain quality and breakthrough work that goes beyond design and cuts through to brand image and identity.

Qualified candidates will have 5+ years of design experience preferably with a BA in Design, Marketing or Advertising. Must possess competent skills in Graphic Design Software: (CS6) Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Flash CS, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat, Font Management Systems, Stuffit and Microsoft Office, Quark, familiarity with Flash and HTML. Understanding of the tools and programming languages used in our advanced front-end development environment, such as: HTML 5, CSS3, JavaScript; Style (ability to create different color/branding/typographic themes for the UI - multi-theme CSS). A strong knowledge of, and interest in, current Retail Merchandising and Point-of-Sale, and Digital Displays is required, along with an understanding of the Social Media universe, including YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Google, Instagram, Pinterest and all other applicable sites. Only self-starters with a "can do" attitude need to apply.

How to apply:

Send resume with salary requirements to: employment@prac.pentax.com

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