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Sr. Graphic Designer

at GateHouse Media, Inc.

Posted: 7/25/2019
Job Reference #: 301244

Job Description

Title:Sr. Graphic Designer
Location:TX - Austin
Job Category:Marketing / Advertising
Division:GateHouse Media


Do you want to rock your skills as a senior graphic designer who can concept, develop and contribute to solutions in all traditional, digital and emerging media? If you understand strategic objectives and measurements of success and translate that to successful marketing solutions for a wide variety of internal and external clients including B2B marketing, event marketing, sales collateral/materials, advertising campaigns (self-promotion) and/or ad campaigns for selected advertisers then come join us. You must possess significant skills in digital, mobile, social, email and other non-print communication mediums, as well as strategic thinking, time management and multitasking abilities.

The Senior Graphic Designer is a problem solver, taking inputs from the client, research, and the Studio account team to create visual solutions that solve specific challenges. The Senior Graphic Designer needs to be someone who can not only solve visual challenges but one who has honed communications and interpersonal skills to provides solutions to challenges in a creative and coherent fashion.

Work experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in art, design or related field
  • At least six years of graphic design experience, three in digital design specifically
  • Previous advertising agency or large in-house experience with media or company
  • Ability to effectively design across multiple platforms (TV, print, digital, social, etc.)
  • An entrepreneurial, proactive and deadline-driven approach
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proactive, self-motivated, and dependable
  • Ability to concept and develop digital creative
  • Solid business acumen, understanding of marketing objectives related to business need
  • Ability to share ideas in brainstorm sessions and contribute to solution development; ability to disseminate concept to junior designers and contractors and informally oversee project completion

Technical skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Expertise in InDesign
  • Bonus points for experience working in Adobe After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, Cinema 4D

Special training and/or abilities:

  • Ability to interact and collaborate with other designers, copywriters, project management specialists and leadership
  • Must be comfortable presenting campaigns to leadership and to internal and external stakeholders
  • Effective presentation skills with creative directors and client
  • Portfolio website with multiple types of ideas and design styles
  • Passion for the advertising industry, staying up to date on the latest greatest work
  • Stick to timelines while managing multiple projects across multiple clients

Not required, but a plus:

  • Working knowledge of HTML and CSS


  • Graphic Design: 6 years (Required)