Graphic Designer Administrator

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General Information

Job Posting ID 5366374 Creation Date Oct 03, 2018
Employer Posting No --- Closing Date Nov 02, 2018
Job Site Address ABILENE, Texas 79602 Employer Type Private Sector
Openings 1

Job Description

Position Purpose:
This is a hybrid position of a Graphic Designer and Administrative Specialist; spending efforts on both general administrative support for various departments, which may include charting digital and/or static structures, and the creative process by working with the sales teams to provide artwork for new and existing clients.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Graphic Design
• Create and design visually appealing and functional structure artwork, ensuring the graphic designs are “outdoor friendly” while adhering to schedule requirements in timely manner. Includes working with clients to convert their current graphic designs to effective outdoor designs, and helping clients with sizing and translation issues when providing their own artwork
• Work with other markets to promote and produce campaigns for new digitals and/or PowerPoint presentations
• Manage special requests and/or graphic designs that require special attention
• Communicate with the printers on uploading art, confirming art dimensions, and confirming advertisement dimensions
• Work with the Sales Department to produce spec art and campaign ideas for client proposals.

The following duties may vary, depending on location need:
Administrative Support
• May be responsible for providing administrative support to all departments in the company, including answering phones, typing correspondence, inputting and researching data, inputting and ordering production, taking and uploading POP photos, and managing social media content.
Charting Support
This position may also function as the primary Chartist, with duties such as:
• Maintain up-to-date lists of inventory for posters and bulletins and digital slots
• Maintain an “end-of-day” inventory of all printed materials delivered to the plant and account for deliveries in the charting system
• On a daily basis, chart all requests, contracts and special requests from Sales Account Executives, National Sales, Sales Manager and General Manager for posters, bulletins (both “Perms” and “Rotaries”) and digital slots in a timely and accurate manner. Upload all digital art for play. Upon request upload static art to Circle Graphics
• Ride the market routinely to check for flags, inaccurate postings, old expired copy and other service issues (i.e. lighting). Assist Sales Account Executives and the Operations Department with illumination problems by checking software program and status of illumination. Schedule work orders for illumination repairs upon request
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Requirements:
• Aptitude, thorough understanding and proficiency in Outdoor design
• Ability to communicate effectively with proper grammar in person, over phone and via e-mail
• Ability to design visually with the proficiency to distinguish color patterns and identify good use of color
• Thorough knowledge of departmental processes and procedures, as well as company policies
• Knowledge of inventory and territory is preferred
• Ability to perform effectively under conditions of fluctuating workloads
• Ability to design visually appealing outdoor advertisements and marketing materials by converting verbal requests into visual designs
• Skill in working independently and following through on assignments with minimal direction
• Must be self-motivated, personable, team-player with a positive and accommodating attitude
• Must be creative, forward-thinking, with a solid understanding of design concepts, particularly layout and typography
• Must have strong communications and organizational skills, with the ability to balance projects, set deadlines, and manage expectations
• Must be able to design within our company branding guidelines
• Ability to brainstorm individually and collaboratively, mock up designs, and present ideas
• Must have an eye for details and be able to respond positively to constructive criticism
• Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
• Basic knowledge of PowerPoint and other presentation programs, such as Keynote or Prezi
• Basic knowledge of the print production process
• Basic knowledge of Excel. Comfortable working in and developing multiple spreadsheets
• Strong analytical skills
Lamar is an EOE/AA: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans or any other State or Federally protected characteristic

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Supervisory Experience Required No
Shift Days (First) Duration Regular
Workweek Full Time
Benefits
  • Bonuses
  • Medical/Health Insurance Plan
  • Retirement Plan
  • Stock Options
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation Leave
Veterans Only No
Federal Contractor No
Eagle Ford Shale Job No
Is this job related to Hurricane Harvey Clean-up/Restoration? No

Job Requirements

Occupation Graphic Designers
License or Certification Required Yes License or Certification Type College Degree preferred
Minimum Experience and Education  2 yrs   0 mos and Associates Degree


Additional Requirements

Typing Speed 35 Words Per Minute
Basic Computer Skills
  • Database Software (Oracle, Access, etc)
  • Desktop Publishing Software (InDesign, etc)
  • EMail Software (Outlook, Thunderbird, etc)
  • Graphics or Drawing Software (Photoshop, etc)
  • Internet Browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc)
  • Peripheral Devices (Scanners, Printers, etc)
  • Personal Computers
  • Presentation Software (PowerPoint, Flash, etc)
  • Spreadsheet Software (Calc, Excel, etc)
  • Word Processing Software (Word, WordPerfect, etc)
Language
  • English; Fluency - Good (Read, Write, Speak)
Driver's License Type Class C - Standard Driver's License

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State Agency Name LAMAR ADVERTISING
Job Closing Date Nov 2, 2018
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