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Graphic Designer in Memphis at Vaco

Date Posted: 4/3/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Memphis
  • Job Type:
    Marketing
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    4/3/2018
  • Job ID:
    143428

Job Description

Graphic Designer

This position serves as in-house agency support for our brokers and clients. The Graphic Designer should be a highly creative, analytic and motivated individual with the ability to make quick, effective design decisions and work efficiently within tight deadlines. This position operates in a traditional business environment. Candidate must exhibit a strong knowledge of graphic design principals, basic business knowledge and skills, work well in a collaborative team environment, and project a professional company image through in-person and phone interaction.

Responsibilities

Design:

  • Creates and updates custom brochures, invitations and save-the-dates for property marketing or internal communication on an as-needed basis
  • Designs sales and promotional aids for infographics, presentations and proposals
  • Create corporate and property advertisements
  • Updates and maintains marketing PowerPoint presentations
  • Coordinates with brokerage on property rebranding initiatives
  • Designs and generates marketing emails and custom invitations for mass distribution
  • Create designs, concepts, and sample layouts based on knowledge of layout principles and esthetic
  • design concepts
  • Review final layouts and suggest improvements as needed
  • Determine size and arrangement of material and copy and select font style and size of type,
  • according to company brand standards
  • Supports sales presentations by assembling proposals, tour packages, brochures, flyers, etc.
  • Design property marketing signage when requested by Property Marketing Administrator

Marketing:

  • Work with marketing & research teams on pitch/property marketing requests, project vision/strategy,
  • gather required information or documentation, and understand timelines and review cycles
  • Receives work assignments from Director of Marketing & Research based on current needs
  • Assists in the planning and coordination of client and broker events
  • Ensure all standard marketing material is accurate in terms of content, design, branding, and
  • messaging
  • Provides necessary staff support to the CEO, Human Resources, brokers and administrators
  • Assist Human Resources with internal communications, employee engagement initiatives, editing of
  • organizational charts, new hire process (e.g. business cards, headshots, name plate, etc.)
  • Helps maintain and update organization website
  • Supports social media efforts on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook
  • Works collaboratively with Marketing & Research teams

Experience:

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in design, graphics, marketing or the creative arts
  • Previous Experience: 2+ years of relevant design experience
  • Experience in website management, social media content, and/or publications, preferred
  • Commercial Real Estate Experience Preferred
  • Knowledgeable in setting up files for sending for print to vendors. Vendor knowledge is a plus.

Software - Strong Knowledge of the following required:

  • Adobe CS6
  • InDesign-must be proficient, as it is used about 80% of the time for marketing materials
  • Photoshop, Illustrator, Some Dreamweaver, Acrobat Professional
  • Mac OS X and Windows XP Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Strong computer skills a must including use of Apple keyboard shortcuts
  • Basic understanding of HTML and JavaScript

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