Print and Multimedia Designer

EasyCare (APCO)

Automobile Protection Corporation (APCO) is a leading marketer and administrator of vehicle service contracts and complementary F&I benefits sold by auto dealerships throughout the United States and Canada. Founded in 1984 and based in Norcross, Georgia, APCO works with a network of independent agents that specialize in serving the auto dealer community to market its EasyCare® and private label products.

https://easycare.com


Position Details

Print and Multimedia Designer
Job
Full-time
2/27/2017
Metro Atlanta and North Georgia
Norcross, GA

If you have the creative chops and willingness to learn, come work with a highly energized team of creative individuals in an environment that encourages out-of-the-box thinking. Yes, the pace is fast, and yes, you’ll be driven to confidently execute your ideas across the finish line. Our award-winning marketing group is a huge sandbox that allows our team to experiment and learn across all mediums and channels. If you have a creative eye for composition, typography, photography and video, then this is the place for you!

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create graphic design solutions for both print and digital projects on a daily basis 
  • Collaborate with copywriters and marketing managers from conception to completion of project 
  • Gain a solid understanding of the science and market dynamics of assigned product(s) 
  • Perform miscellaneous tasks as directed by the art director or creative director 
  • Help facilitate creative meetings and contribute to company culture 
  • Assist in making presentations for marketing managers & business development team

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of a two-year associate degree in advertising, graphic design, or interactive design and user interfaces is preferred 
  • 2+ years of design experience in an agency or in-house graphics department setting 
  • If no degree is possessed, then 3+ years related experience in agency or in-house graphics department setting is required 
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively and provide marketable solutions in conceiving, developing, and producing graphics and layout designs for print and digital communications 
  • Experience with the print production process and correct production delivery procedures, including file preparation 
  • Experience in UX, UI design and information architecture, and prior experience designing for web and mobile devices 
  • Knowledge of user-centered design – wire framing and/or prototyping software

SKILLS:

  • Must have an understanding of graphic design and web technologies 
  • Mastered composition techniques (multiple elements and interactive pieces) in producing polished final pieces 
  • Comprehensive computer photo-retouching and image development skills 
Demonstrate complete understanding of:
  • Color theory and color relationships 
  • Typographic specifications (points, leading, kerning, tracking, etc.) 
  • Perspective and space relationships, as well as composition and grid structures 
  • Photography and the photographic process 
  • Responsive design methods and mobile platforms ActionScript, CSS, HTML

Demonstrated ability to:

  • Communicate thorough knowledge of assigned product(s) 
  • Effectively produce electronic materials for output 
  • Effectively handle multiple assignments at one time

Computer Skills:

Mac operating system knowledge required; PC knowledge is a plus.

Thorough knowledge of the following Adobe applications:

  • InDesign 
  • Illustrator 
  • Photoshop 
  • Edge Animate 
  • After Effects

Bootstrap and Wordpress knowledge desired

Video editing skills desired (Final Cut Pro X, Premier, or similar)

We have a casual and fun work environment, a supportive leadership team and friendly co-workers. We offer competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, health savings account, health reimbursement account, flexible spending account, life and disability insurance, Employee Assistance Plan, 401(k) with company match, profit sharing, paid time off, paid company holidays, paid community service days, discounted gym membership and more.



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