Andrews Federal Credit Union Suitland, MD, USA
Jul 23, 2018Full time
This exciting and dynamic opportunity will challenge the ideal candidate to develop delightful, yet applicable visual designs that convey the organization’s Brand Mantra. This is a very critical role, central to all of our products and services and will be responsible for a range of duties that involve all the aspects of the Brand. Our ideal candidate thrives on creative inspiration, enjoys collaborating with team members, and can drive multiple projects at the same time. ESSENTIAL DUTIES The position’s essential duties include the following: Be an ambassador for the Brand, and do whatever it takes to be awesome! Direct accountability for the creation, completion and quality of a variety of design driven deliverables including digital, web, print, direct mail, out of home, and more. Facilitate great design by cultivating and maintaining positive team member relationships. Develop an understanding of customer journey and behavior targeting methodologies to build user-friendly digital experiences in 3rd party marketing platforms. Support design decisions with creative/strategic reasoning. Establish and maintain best practices and design methods for art direction and stay abreast of rich media techniques, emerging technologies, and latest web trends. Prepare display materials for events, trade shows, seminars, and presentations. Maintain design files in the Digital Asset Management System Create and manage project scopes, budgets and work-plans. Coordinate the distribution of design work to internal and external partners. Ensure brand guidelines and standards are adhered to at all times. Identify and maintain industry related regulatory (compliance) requirements. Perform all other related duties as assigned. Ensure the confidentiality of all information and transactions regarding the credit union, its employees, members and partners. Acknowledge, understand, and abide by all Andrews Federal Credit Union policies and procedures. Remains cognizant of and adheres to Andrews Federal policies and procedures, and regulations pertaining to the Bank Secrecy Act. REQUIRED EXPERIENCE Possess a strong foundation of visual design fundamentals (typography, iconography, composition, color, layout, etc.) Outstanding creativity, enthusiasm, sense of humor and team spirit. Proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud products, especially InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop, as well as presentation software such as Keynote and/or PowerPoint. HTML/CSS experience with working knowledge of Web Content Management Systems preferred. Ability to manage projects in an agile work environment a plus. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Calm, flexible and able to work under pressure with short deadlines. 3+ years of experience in a graphic design role with a demonstrated background of digital design required. Bachelor’s degree is required. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Requires the ability to sit at a desk and computer for extended periods of time. Must be able to operate personal computer, telephone and fax machine. Flexible work schedule is an option. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.