Creative Designer at ZAGG Brands

Posted on: 10/13/2021

Location: Salt Lake City, UT (ON-SITE)

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Tags: indesign photoshop illustrator

### Job description DESCRIPTION As a Creative Designer at ZAGG you will be responsible for creating original graphics and illustrations that align to product launch and branding initiatives for our ZAGG brands. This position requires a highly skilled understanding of current graphic trends, creative processes, and design production. Ideally, you bring a background in or understanding of visual storytelling, brand development, and social content creation. Highly preferred work experience involves product-specific collateral, packaging, or production design. You will present initial art concepts followed by a series of design reviews to finalize product launch and branding assets. Our creative teams represent a diverse set of creative focuses and skills. We enjoy the multi-disciplinary environment within our teams and the possibilities of delivering strategic creative product stories for our brands. RESPONSIBILITIES 70% Design & Production - Understands the importance of following a brand guide document to ensure that assets are on brand, on strategy, and accurately executed based on approved style guidelines - Contributes to creative vision from ideation, execution, and asset delivery - Works across a variety of media including print, digital, social, 3D, etc. - Develops design concepts, production artwork, and deliver final-ready assets - Responsible for producing design artwork components (including packaging designs, instruction manuals, translations, labels, stickers, etc.) - Creates packaging based on brand approved production templates - Collaborates with art directors and copywriters to develop packaging layouts for new-to-world products - Designs channel marketing collateral and retail display artwork components (including product information sheets, enhanced sales presentations, retail shippers, in-store POP displays, etc.) - Collaborates with multiple departments to ensure the success of go-to-market plans and asset deadlines - Creates accurate artwork files based on approved style guides and templates - Works with creative leads to improve visual style, iconography, photography, product story, and brand messaging - Secures final approvals of design assets by uploading layouts within our digital proofing system, moderates feedback, and edits the layouts until approved - Ensures and maintains a positive environment with team members 20% Development - Conceptualizes multiple creative solutions to address channel strategies, digital campaigns, and social media initiatives - Collaborates with art directors in producing creative assets that are on brand, on time, and on brief - Builds and maintains relationships with clients, partner agencies, photographers, and other vendors - Maintains the approved visual style of each assigned task using our Brand Guides - Works closely with product marketing director, project manager, senior designer, art director, and other stakeholders across the mophie brand 10% Other duties as assigned SKILLS - Visual content creation; thumbnails, sketches, working mock-ups, etc. - Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously with tight deadlines and incorporate feedback intelligently - Ability to think and respond quickly, while maintaining attention to detail - Passionate for design and creative problem solving - Wide range of design skills to work across all channels print and digital - Motivation, decisiveness, organizational skills, efficiency and dedication - Love of collaboration across disciplines with team members at all levels - Highly self-motivated and proactive - High ethical standards - Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills COMPETENCIES - Attention to Communication - Task Prioritization - Personal accountability - Organizational Skills - Time Management - Stress Management - Building Collaborative Relationships - Conceptual Thinking QUALIFICATIONS - Bachelor’s degree required or equivalent work experience - 3+ years of graphic design experience - stellar online portfolio/samples of previous design projects - Advanced proficiency with all aspects of Adobe Creative Cloud (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, etc.) - Understanding of packaging and retail display production processes *ONLY APPLICATIONS WITH A DIGITAL PORTFOLIO/SAMPLES OF PREVIOUS WORK WILL BE REVIEWED*