As part of the Marketing team, the Graphic Designer is responsible for design solutions that meet and support marketing strategies from conception to completion; conceives, designs, lays out, and coordinates editorial illustrations and creative artwork; interprets the needs of the company and designs solutions with high visual impact. This role includes producing print and electronic collateral for marketing including newsletters, website graphics, proposals, advertisements and presentations, as well as developing, growing and maintaining an image database.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (may include but are not limited to):
Implementation and oversight of AVCON’s brand both internally and externally.
Ensure graphics and packaging are developed within established marketing schedules.
Use Adobe Creative Suite (CS) and Microsoft Office Suite skills in accordance with proposal requirements, media guidelines and branding directives.
Develop a wide variety of deliverables in a fast-paced multi-disciplinary team environment.
Collaborate with Principals and project managers on proposals, presentations and other marketing materials.
Develop design concepts, marketing materials, advertisements, publications, website assets, etc.
Create, edit, resize, crop, adjust parameters, and convert file formats of bitmap and vector images.
Design and create presentation/interview visual materials; and assist with assembly of handout materials.
Provide support during the assembly of proposal materials, final review, and packaging; provide QA/QC of all proposal graphics.
Maintain an organized, accessible electronic library of digital imagery, videos, and other graphic content that can easily be retrieved, reviewed, and reused.
Reproduction and printing processes through in-house resources or outside vendors.
Responsibilities sometimes require working evenings and weekends, sometimes with little or no advanced notice.
Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Visual Communication, Interactive Design, or a related field, preferred.
3-5 years of corporate and/or agency experience.
Previous marketing or work experience in A/E/C industry, desired.
Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (CS), including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite including but not limited to Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint.
Video filming, editing, or motion graphics experience, desired.
Proficiency in WordPress, HTML, and CSS, a plus.
Experience in 3D visualization applications (3DS Max, SketchUp, Lumion, InfraWorks 360, etc.), a plus.
Experience working independently as well as within cross-functional teams in a collaborative, professional environment.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, ABILITY, AND SKILLS
Ability to work independently with little/no supervision.
Ability to communicate effectively and tactfully both verbally and in writing.
Effective time management and organizational skills; able to set priorities, take ownership of projects, work efficiently, and provide a consistent level of high quality in a deadline-driven environment.
Ability to demonstrate creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in anticipating and solving complex problems, determining program/project objectives and requirements, organizing programs and projects, and developing strategies for guidance for the development of projects.
Ability to maintain good working relations with AVCON employees at all organizational levels.
Ability to work on multiple assignments/deadlines while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects with minimal supervisors; meeting deadlines and working well under pressure.
Executes and prioritizes project tasks efficiently and accurately.
Valid drivers’ license and maintenance of satisfactory driving record.
There are no supervisory responsibilities associated with this position.
This position is not eligible for telecommuting.
Work usually takes place in a clean, pleasant, and comfortable office setting. Site visits may occasionally take place in an outdoor environment.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit for long periods of time. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to ten (10) pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
TOOL/PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required for this job. Management reserves the right to make adjustments and/or assign or reassign any portion of this job description at any time with or without notice.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
AVCON, INC. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, AVCON complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment at every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
AVCON expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of AVCON’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
Founded in 1988, AVCON, INC. (AVCON) is a Florida-based, full-service engineering and planning firm specializing in transportation, facilities, development, and aviation projects. As a growing firm, AVCON continually looks for talented engineers in the civil, structural, electrical, and mechanical disciplines. AVCON has a staff of over 80 professionals and is headquartered in Orlando, Florida with regional offices in Niceville, Florida and Charlotte, North Carolina. AVCON has been ranked as one of Central Florida’s largest engineering firms by the Orlando Business Journal consecutively since 2007.
AVCON’s projects include facility master plans; pavement evaluation and design; power distribution, building lighting, and electrical systems design; security and low-voltage electrical design; airfield lighting and navigational aids evaluation and design; airport hangar and terminal developments; traffic assessments and roadway design; utility coordination and design; drainage and stormwater improvements; residential and commercial site planning and design; HVAC, pluming, and fire protection design; and structural inspections and design.
AVCON prides itself on partnering with clients, colleagues, and peers in Transforming Today’s Ideas into Tomorrow’s Reality.
NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AVCON does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AVCON will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AVCON explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AVCON.