Portico

Sr. Graphic Designer/Creative Lead

Type of work: Full-Time
Location: Denver, CO
Date Posted: July 25th, 2013
Description:

OPPORTUNITY:
Portico Club by Exclusive Resorts® (www.porticoclub.com) is a fast-growing, web-based luxury travel start-up positioned at the optimal intersection of luxury vacation rentals and resorts. We provide our members with access to a growing portfolio of incredible vacation homes, local experts, and personalized service in amazing destinations around the world. Portico leverages the unmatched track record and expertise of Exclusive Resorts®, the company that set a new standard for luxury travel and provided more than 150,000 exceptional vacations for tens of thousands of its members and their family and friends.

We are seeking a Senior Designer/Creative Lead to design and assist with creative development of a variety of print and electronic materials for Portico. Working alongside a team, the Senior Graphic Designer/Creative Lead will develop marketing and advertising materials and lead in the generation of creative marketing ideas and solutions. Primarily, this will consist of developing printed materials, emails, digital materials, presentations and custom artwork, in close collaboration with project leaders and other designers to ensure that all materials adhere to graphic standards, uphold the integrity of the brand and meet objectives set forth at the outset of each project. The ideal candidate will be someone who can work in a fast-paced environment, is able to be flexible, adapts easily to change and is a self-starter. Must have great attention to detail and the ability to work in a team-oriented environment. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual seeking to gain experience in an exciting internal agency environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Execute projects based on interpretation of concepts, project owner’s marketing objectives, and knowledge of the business involved.
•Work on projects spanning all internal departments while building an overall expertise on the brand.
•Understand and implement information hierarchy.
•Conceptualize, design and prep for pre-press production of materials such as literature, collateral, direct mail, event graphics, web art and electronic media and sales support materials.
•Programming and updating code for HTML
•Responsible for solving any design problems that arise in a project and recommending alternatives to meet the concept and objectives of the project.
•Strong typographic principals, layout skills and print production. Ability to communicate design activities in the development of materials.
•Collaborate with team to ensure all deadlines are met and have the ability to work well under pressure, handling several projects simultaneously.

EXPERIENCE:
•Can demonstrate examples of results-oriented design" and "Demonstrated leadership and decision-making ability
•Solid skills utilizing Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator) and Microsoft PowerPoint REQUIRED
•Broad understanding of other Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Adobe Acrobat
•HTML knowledge & skills required
•Strong time management skills, including the ability to prioritize multiple important tasks
•Ability to work closely with team to meet deadlines
•Confidence and know-how to manage projects independently
•Exemplary interpersonal skills
•Outstanding communication skills and a cooperative attitude in a team environment
•Able to develop strong working relationships with internal peers
•Typography skills, composition skills and color sense
•Strong verbal and written communication skills, professionalism and a positive attitude
•The ability to take direction, work on multiple projects simultaneously, take on new responsibilities and work in deadline-oriented, fast-paced environment.
•A passion for extraordinary, remarkable design

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
•A Bachelor's degree and 5 – 7 year’s experience in a design studio, an ad agency, or an in-house marketing department.

BENEFITS:
•Competitive compensation package
•Health, dental and vision plans, Life, LTD, 401(k) match, Eco Pass, employee travel, and more
•Based in the heart of Downtown Denver on the 16th Street Mall with access to great shopping, restaurants, and parks
•Wellness Program includes free gym membership

How to apply:

Qualified candidates should submit resume, salary requirements, and sample materials or a weblink to (careers@porticoclub.com). A Human Resources Representative will contact you directly if we think you can help accelerate the growth of Portico!

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