Graphic Designer

Location Encinitas, CA
Starts As soon as identified
Duration Possible Full-Time
Status Freelance to Full-Time
Rate DOE
Our client, a leader in the electric bike industry, is looking for a Graphic Designer to join their team for 30 hrs./week on a freelance basis, with the opportunity to convert to a full-time opportunity!

Ideally 1-2 days a week onsite in Encinitas.

Graphic Designer Responsibilities:
- Concept, create and deliver strong, focused, global brand vision across various branded materials including but not limited to digital advertising, website and other digital assets, brochures, presentations, video content, POP and visual merchandising
- Work collaboratively with cross functional teams, as well as factories and vendors
- Maintain company creative standards and consistency
- Take art from sketches to 2-dimensional vector drawing to 3-dimensional physical forms of various sizes, as well as communicate graphic fit and color with vendors
- Verify and maintain multiple color samples sent from vendors in different materials and provide timely and accurate feedback
- Build and clearly communicate placement guides to inform factories of graphics intentions and expectations
- Contributing to concepting, group brainstorms and new idea sharing
- Keep up with current and upcoming trends within the industry, pushing out of the box creative/conceptual thinking

Graphic Designer Requirements:
- 3+ years of experience
- Solid design and illustration or hand lettering skills
- Must have a mastery over file management, buildout, layers, swatches, etc. and be able to seamlessly hand off clean files to other members of the team
- Expert in file preparation, package and spec files for print/web/mobile, working closely with external teams and vendors (i.e. proofing, color-matching, exporting GIFs, and approving for print)
- Strong Adobe InDesign/Creative Suite knowledge and skills
- Ability to balance multiple design projects, stay on task and meet tight deadlines
- Product graphic design experience a plus
- Ability to handle and be open to constructive feedback
- A self-starter who demonstrates strong initiative
- Image manipulation/retouch and color correction skills a plus

For any onsite requirements, vaccination required.
**The client is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for this position. If there is a bona fide medical or religious reason why you can not be vaccinated, you may contact humanresources@creativecircle.com. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact humanresources@creativecircle.com.

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Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: Allie.Barbara@jobalert.creativecircle.com


About Creative Circle
Creative Circle is a recruiting agency, and we proudly match professionals with companies looking for talented team members. The above listing is for a role with one of our clients. Our connections at top companies get your resume in front of the right people and access to amazing positions that aren't posted anywhere else. If you’re a good fit for this role (or another we're currently working on), a local recruiter will reach out to schedule a screening interview. We present only the top candidates to our clients.

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