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Graphic Designer in Memphis at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/11/2018

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Job Description

Position Purpose

To assist in the development, implementation and successful execution of the company's marketing plan and to assist in community affairs. Develops and implements print, online, electronic and direct mail marketing strategies to optimize marketing effectiveness and enhance user experience. Prepares technical and non-technical visual presentations by designing art and copy layouts for publication.

Essential Functions and Basic Duties

  • Works with the Director of Marketing in all aspects of campaign development and collaborates with credit union department heads on specific department marketing needs.
  • Develops concepts, graphics and layouts for product illustrations, company designs, ads, and websites, ensuring brand integrity is delivered.
  • Plans and illustrates marketing concept by designing art and copy regarding arrangement, size, type size and style, and related aesthetic concepts.
  • Prepares finished copy and art by operating typesetting, printing, and similar equipment.
  • Reviews and approves designs, and assists with the coordination of photography, artwork, and printing.
  • Completes projects by coordinating with outside agencies, art services, printers, etc.
  • Responsible for managing the company website, intranet and social media channels.
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of Credit Union products and services, lead in the development of messaging to introduce products and services.
  • Maintains current knowledge of industry trends, opportunities, channels products and services.
  • Works with the Director of Marketing on projects with community partners.
  • Manages public events and in-branch promotional events for the credit union.
  • Coordinates all Employee volunteer efforts and tracks volunteer hours.
  • Completes administrative tasks, maintains departmental records and function, including communicating with staff and vendors in coordinating the implementation of promotions and projects to meet deadlines.
  • Composes, creates and delivers press releases, media relations content, executive bios and corporate newsletter content.
  • Responsible for use of a database management tool to build targeted lists and link to direct marketing mail and email efforts.
  • Researches and evaluates competitor products, new product opportunities, demand for potential products, and customer needs and insights in order to craft effective messaging.
  • Makes recommendations regarding enhancements aimed at increasing membership and participation.
  • Additional tasks as assigned by the Director of Marketing.



  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent experience and training.

Required Knowledge

  • Functional knowledge of design software such as, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Dreamweaver, PowerPoint, WordPress, HTML basic knowledge
  • Familiarity with production and rendering methods, including drawing, offset printing, photography, interactive media

Experience Required

  • 4+ years of related experience, agency or in-house preferred


  • Excellent time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Graphic design skills, Desktop publishing skills, good writing skills
  • Strong accuracy and attention to detail, creativity and flexibility