Sr. Graphic Designer in Eden Prairie, MN at Lifetouch National School Studios Inc.

Date Posted: 9/19/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/19/2018
  • Job ID:
    3615

Job Description

Lifetouch has a dynamic opportunity for an experienced Graphic Designer to join our successful organization as a key contributor. Lifetouch National School Studios Inc., a Shutterfly Inc. company is an industry-leader with operations in all 50 states and Canada.   Employees enjoy our fast-paced, collaborative culture and the ability to directly impact our business. Respect, integrity, teamwork, and passion are at the core of what we do.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with schools and sales field to develop unique yearbook and school messaging design themes for a variety of products
  • Responsible for accurate delivery of design files to internal and external production vendors following specific file specifications
  • Mentor one-on-one creative sessions with schools during yearbook workshops or webinars to aid in the creative development process and experience
  • Assist Product Design Manager with balancing design assignments amongst design team
  • Creative problem solver: define challenges, collect relevant information, draw insightful conclusions
  • Mentor peers and provide design direction
  • Ensure designs adhere to brand guidelines
  • Demonstrate a high taste level and creative ability
  • Strong collaboration with schools on yearbook theme development
  • Collaborate with cross-functional partners and problem solve as necessary
  • Understand technical design requirements for the manufacturing of yearbooks & the print shop
  • Review and analyze yearbook samples in detail
  • Manage file preparation
  • Some travel required
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Competencies:

  • Illustrator a plus
  • Experience in designing for publishing embellishment and applications such as foil stamping, silkscreen, embossing/debossing, die cuts and lamination.
  • Strong project management, time management and organization skills with a proven ability to balance and execute against multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Thrives in a collaborative team environment but also excels at working independently
  • Ability to communicate effectively internally and externally
  • Strong attention to detail and proven ability to problem solve
  • Willingness to be flexible with tasks on a day to day basis and evolve role as required by the needs of the team
  • Engaging interpersonal or customer relationship skills
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Yearbook (or comparable) publishing experience is an advantage

*You will need to submit your online portfolio with a resume

Benefits

Your hard work and professional dedication will be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits and opportunities to grow and advance your career within the territory and across the U.S. and Canada.

Here is just some of what we have to offer:

  • Excellent earnings 
  • PTO
  • Medical and Dental Benefits
  • 401K