Graphic Designer II in Scottsdale at Discount Tire Corporate Careers

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Scottsdale
  • Job Type:
    Marketing
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/13/2018

Job Description

Here at Discount Tire, we celebrate the spirit of our people with extraordinary pride and enthusiasm. Our business has been growing for more than 55 years and now is the best time in our history to join us. We are opening more locations every year and we are always looking for qualified individuals to join us in our growth. We are a company that promotes from within, both in our retail and corporate operations.

The Graphic Designer II, under general direction, creates, develops and lays out marketing material.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Produces and designs complex marketing materials, including but not limited to, advertising, direct mail, websites, social media, market events material and in-store point-of-purchase signage.
  • Illustrates concept by designing rough layout of art and copy regarding arrangement, size, type size and style, and related aesthetic concepts.
  • Prepares finished designs based on feedback.
  • Produces and designs for internal communications.
  • Assesses stakeholder design needs; designs according to company specifications and regional criteria.
  • Coaches Graphic Designer I's.
  • Stays current on the latest industry technologies, trends and strategies.
  • Assists employees, vendors or other customers by answering questions related to the design processes, procedures and services.
  • Completes work in a timely and accurate manner while providing exceptional customer service.
  • Other duties as assigned.



Qualifications:

  • This position requires a minimum of 3 years graphic design and production experience in an advertising environment.
  • Corporate retail experience preferred.
  • Must be detail-oriented, able to follow direction, and have strong layout and design skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft office, including skills with Word and PowerPoint is necessary.
  • Demonstrated knowledge with Adobe CS including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat required.
  • Working knowledge with Dreamweaver, HTML and CSS preferred.
  • Working knowledge of conceptualization, color, typography, and composition graphic design practices is required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and strong listening skills are necessary.
  • The ability to work within a team is essential.
  • The ability to work efficiently under pressure, accurately meet deadlines, present a professional demeanor and work well independently is essential.
  • In addition troubleshooting and organizational skills with a can-do attitude and the ability to adjust to changing requirements are essential.
  • Customer service skills including the ability to manage and respond to different customer situations while maintaining a positive and friendly attitude is essential.

Educational Requirements:

This position requires Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design or Fine Arts or equivalent training and experience.