Creative Digital Visual Designer

Location: Dallas, TX
Date Posted: 02-15-2017
Essential Job Functions :

Responsible for design elements and successful graphic production of the external web sites and mobile applications

Evaluates competitors’ and industry web sites to leverage evolving web designs and adapts or adopts new techniques to meet the needs of the business and improve usability

Presents user trends, develops strategies and proposals to educate and ensure implementation of new design features that provide a good user experience for prospects, customers and agents.

Designs website content and graphics by coordinating with copywriters and graphic artists; designing or procuring images, icons, banners, audio enhancements, InfoGraphics, animation etc.

Support the design of user-based apps on an as-needed basis

Maintains site appearance by thoroughly understanding design guidelines, developing and enforcing design and production standards, and editing submissions to exemplify the AAC brands

Designs virtual assets for web properties

Works with agencies on development of interactive tools for Ricoh’s external web properties

Initiates pull campaigns on Ricoh’s external web properties to drive traffic to the site

Specialized Knowledge/Skills:

Digital Content Skills.

Strong working knowledge of HTML, CSS, Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design, Acrobat, Visio, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Strong Design Skills including Web Graphic Design, Web Savvy, Planning, Web User Interface Design, Web Programming Skills, Teamwork, Illustration Tools, Multimedia Content Development, Understanding Browser Capabilities, Verbal Communication

Possesses project management skills.

Proven ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

Ability to work collaboratively within a team and cross functionally (in a pod structure).

Action oriented and able to work independently.

Possesses analytical skills.

Possesses strong business acumen.

Demonstrates creativity, curiosity and is innovative; receptive to discussing and open to trying new and different ideas / approaches to do the job / work.

Customer centric; dedicated to meeting the expectations of internal and external customers.

Demonstrated ability to drive for results by meeting objectives and goals successfully; steadfastly push self and others for results.
Demonstrates a basic understanding of marketing principles including Products, Pricing, Promotion, and Positioning.

Possesses organizational agility; knows how to get things done both through formal channels and the informal network.

Education/Experience:

Minimum of 5 years web design and production experience

BA in Communications, Graphic Design, Marketing, Business, Computer Science or related field

3-5 years experience managing design and production for high traffic website
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