• Graphics Designer

    Location US-TX-Austin
    Job ID
    2018-10965
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Marketing
    Position Type
    Permanent
    Business Group
    SolarWinds
  • Overview

    We are looking for an outstanding designer to join the SolarWinds Design team to help create web assets, email design, and visual design across our global digital properties. The ideal designer will possess a passion for design systems and a keen eye for detail. A collaborative attitude and a desire to turn ambiguity into innovative experiences will be a great addition to our team.

    Responsibilities

    • Design banners and emails that are eye-catching, creative, and produce high conversion rates; requires the ability to analyze and learn from the effectiveness of previous campaigns
    • Present visual comps to cross-functional teams in support of marketing programs and make modifications based on collaborative feedback
    • Create layout comps, rough and presentation material as requested
    • Contribute out-of-the-box ideas and innovative concepts to help meet aggressive growth targets for lead generation and corporate awareness
    • Collaborate successfully with design team, copywriters, web developers, product management and marketing programs teams
    • Develop and execute a project from concept to completion
    • Able to translate creative briefs into strong visual solutions for marketing and brand campaigns
    • Archive project files and ensure most up-to-date files are available internal stakeholders
    • A firm grasp of visual design principles including layout, typography, and experience designing to align with brand frameworks

    Qualifications

    • 3+ years of professional experience in graphic design, visual design or a related field
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts, Graphic Design or equivalent degree
    • Proficient MAC skills - Proficiency in the current Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office - particularly PowerPoint
    • Highly creative thinker who can collaborate with peers and copywriters on creating great graphics and headlines that together leave a lasting impression
    • Effective communicator who can take high-level direction, articulate design decisions and incorporate feedback
    • Online portfolio featuring engaging interactive, print and marketing designs
    • Strong visual design skills
    • Ability to execute design and edits quickly and effectively in a fast-paced environment where multi-tasking is an absolute must
    • Strong team player who is self-motivated, proactive and resourceful
    • Thorough understanding of email standards and design
    • Energetic team player, who brings creativity to the table, but thrives in a collaborative environment where many people contribute to the overall success of projects
    • Established track record of consistent delivery and meeting or exceeding deadlines
    • Ability to demonstrate competency in layout sketching and typography in a portfolio
    • Intermediate knowledge of visual design process and visual design principles
    • Must have strong project management skills, ability to think strategically and manage multiple priorities, anticipate demands, coordinate stringent deadlines and properly estimate time for work

    Preferences:

    Strong typography skills preferred

    Conversant in HTML and CSS

    Provide cover letter, resume and a link to your online portfolio. Inquiries without portfolios will not be considered.

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