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Creative Specialist

Date: Dec 31, 2020

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container

Please note: You must submit a cover letter and your digital portfolio in order to be considered for this position. 

The Creative Specialist position will support Dart’s digital and print marketing communications efforts. Through collaboration and research, the Creative Specialist is responsible for creating and implementing designs following corporate brand standards for websites, print collateral, digital advertising, and social media in support of Dart’s foodservice and consumer products business divisions.

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Design, implement, and test new website features and layouts, using a content management system and following corporate brand standards and website design style guidelines
  • Develop effective layouts and designs for print literature, brochures, advertisements, trade show displays, etc.
  • Understand, test, and design for browser differences and screen sizes
  • Actively participate in team meetings and ad-hoc design critique sessions, providing helpful feedback to teammates geared toward improving design and functionality of marketing pieces and accepting feedback on your own work
  • Collaborate with Photographer on photos needed for print and digital designs
  • Continuously stay current on print and digital design trends
  • Communicate with project stakeholders to gather project details and requirements to fully understand the project scope
  • Communicate project status updates with department management via project management software
  • Maintain electronic files of photos and artwork

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Associate’s degree in graphic art, graphic design, or related field of study, OR
    • High school diploma or equivalent and two (2) years of relevant graphic/web design experience
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong creative design skills (i.e. typography, color palettes, layouts, etc.)
  • Strong verbal communication skills and ability to relate technical knowledge to non-technical users
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to listen to internal customer needs and use supporting research to explain design choices
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and prioritize daily tasks
  • Ability to travel up to 5% domestically
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • One-year web design experience with, or for, a multi-department/multi-faceted company
  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS/Javascript
  • Knowledge of website wireframing and prototyping software
  • Experience with video editing and/or designing motion graphics
  • Experience using Google Analytics

 

 

Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

 

If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (833) 472-3278 or email us at HRConnect@dart.biz for assistance.

 

Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

https://www.dartcontainer.com/eeoaa/

 

If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (833) 472-3278 or email us at ADArequests@dart.biz. Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

 


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