Sr Graphic Designer

Location
St. Paul, MN, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 20, 2018
Closes
Oct 04, 2018
Ref
1282752916
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Other job types
**Overview**

Manages and coordinates all aspects of medium to complex creative projects.

**Responsibilities**

+ Provides mentoring and guidance for other Graphic Designers

+ Provides design work and coordinates the writing, design, production and administrative work for medium to complex marketing communication projects

+ Ensures format styles and graphic standards are met

+ With minimum input from the Art Director, determines staff requirements on a per project basis and works with Design/Video manager to secure outside creative support as needed

+ With minimum input from Art Director, conducts photo shoots to produce advertising photographs. Create artwork as necessary to achieve promotion goals. Work with images as needed to provide accurate and pleasing graphics.

+ During development, incumbent is main contact with Project Manager, to help gather and provide information as it relates to the project

+ Technically reviews (preflight) electronic prepress documents to ensure that they will print correctly

+ Prepares electronic documents for archiving

+ Works with print buyer to achieve technical accuracy and to implement appropriate design techniques and standards

+ With minimum input from Art Director, identifies trends and styles in advertising and design implementing them where appropriate

+ Possesses knowledge of current technology as it relates to advertising and design

**Qualifications**

Minimum Qualifications:

• Associate's Degree in related field and 2-4 years professional graphic design experience

• Demonstrated working knowledge of Creative Suite including InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop Expert understanding of design principals and techniques.

• Expert in project management and direct marketing advertising.

• Expert in preparing artwork, images, typography and layout.

• Effective communication skills.

• Understanding of four-color printing process

Preferred Qualifications:

• Bachelor's Degree

• Healthcare industry experience

**EEO Statement**

**An Equal Opportunity Employer**

Patterson Companies, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.

**Requisition ID** _2018-8020_

**\# of Openings** _1_

**Position Category** _Marketing_

**Company** _Patterson Dental Holdings (PDSI Corporate)_

**Position Type** _Regular Full-Time_

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Patterson Companies, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.