Graphic Designer

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Graphic Designer

Cushman & Wakefield
Published
April 25, 2018
Location
Phoenix, Arizona
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Job Description Summary

The Graphic Design role reports to the Marketing Manager. The Graphic Designer works with the broader marketing team to execute the strategic vision of special projects, pitches/presentations and property marketing collateral as requested by fee-earners and broader service delivery teams. Responsible for supporting visual marketing and service line needs by providing timely, consistent, and high-quality design work and templates under strict deadlines. This position will assist the Production Specialist in prepping, printing and assembling marketing deliverables.

Job Description

Key responsibilities include:

  • Support requirements of incoming requests from marketing leadership and fee-earners as it relates to creative support:
    • Attend strategy sessions with marketing and communications leadership, fee-earners and research as required
    • Develop materials to communicate critical messages and key selling propositions
    • Develop creative materials and perform the production and quality control of marketing collateral, reporting progress to Graphic Design Manager and/or Marketing Manager
    • Reviewing draft presentations with Graphic Design Manager and/or Marketing Manager
    • Finalize creative pitches and/or proposals for distribution
    • Coordinate production of materials, including packaging artwork, assembling final layouts for print and ; preparing notes and instructions for printers and other vendors; and liaising with Marketing Coordinators and Marketing leadership as needed
  • Experience or interest in print production environment utilizing binding, finishing and oversize equipment. Responsible for management of Fiery print software to submit print requests when Production Specialist is unavailable
  • Design or apply standard templates to support the local business; update as necessary
  • Design and format marketing materials including property brochures, proposals, presentation boards, flyers, eblasts, postcards, offering memorandums, pop-up banners, tour books and event invitations
  • Demonstrate a high level of creative development and production skill
  • Produce creative collateral to support the business, ensuring alignment with company's brand positioning from concept to final product; utilize available creative programs
  • Managing creative requirements, expectations and deadlines for all projects
  • Prioritize total workload with local marketing team and leadership (as appropriate)
  • Communicate to internal clients the priority, progress, deadlines and outstanding questions regularly

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design/Communications or related discipline
  • 2+ years of graphic design experience or any similar combination of education and experience
  • Advanced proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office Suite on the PC platform; familiarity with web tools and html
  • Self-starter, detail oriented, well organized, able to handle multiple projects at any given time and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience or interest in production environment
  • Real estate background a plus
  • Experience in a design/ad agency environment and project management is a plus but not required
  • Proven record of providing outstanding internal and external customer service
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Physical Requirements

  • Involves work of a general office nature; typically includes extended periods of sitting and/or operation of a computer for up to 8 hours a day
  • May involve periods of standing, such as operating at a copier/fax/scanner/large format printer
  • Regularly required to talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to write and type
  • Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you
  • Ability to read and understand information and ideas presented orally and in writing
  • Ability to communicate information and ideas in writing and orally so others will understand
  • Regularly required to utilize vision abilities, allowing reading of printed material, graphics, and computer displays

Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative​ Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Responsible for providing high-level, creative production marketing and graphic design services for marketing, research and operations under the direction of the Phoenix Marketing Manager.

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