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SENIOR MARKETING DESIGN SPECIALIST
Under direction, acts as lead designer to conceptualize, develop, and coordinate a variety of communication projects and campaigns targeting internal and external audiences. Collaborates with Agency staff on presentation, promotional, educational, and branding projects. Essential Functions: Works closely with agency staff regarding specific requests and general statements of need; analyzes needs, communication objectives and target audiences, then recommends creative direction and appropriate deliverables to achieve campaign or project success within budget and deadline constraints; assists groups in reaching consensus; acts as lead designer for the agency to develop and produce presentation, promotional and educational materials such as Pierce Transit’s route and schedule book covers, direct mail campaigns, route promotion campaigns, customer awareness and educational campaigns, community outreach projects, internal communications programs, brochures, online and print ads, poster, fliers, logos, stationery, special project template systems, bus shelter ad display posters, A-boards, exterior and interior transit displays, outdoor billboards, banners, fleet graphics and paint schemes, and full vinyl bus wraps; provide back up and fill in for Webmaster in maintaining, updating, and designing Pierce Transit’s public website; may write and edit copy for posting Twitter feed and Facebook posts as requested; serves as primary graphic designer and part of a collaborative decision-making group for Downtown On the Go; creates and sustains brand integrity throughout all campaigns and visual efforts; makes production vendor recommendations; communicates with print and production vendors and other contracted service providers; researches materials and production methods; initiates and manages Request for Quote processes; monitors production accuracy and quality throughout proofing process; performs quality check of final product; prepares and maintains records related to work performed and projects in process; archives final art and communication files; manages graphic standards and styles manual development; educates Agency staff regarding graphic styles compliance and benefits of brand awareness; represents Marketing as brand advisor for projects such as new vehicle paint schemes and graphics, uniform updates and additions, and facility color palettes; performs photographic duties; assists in building and maintaining marketing photo library; and performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.
HIRING RANGE: $48,728- $57,256 annually, paid on a bi-weekly basis
Required: Associate’s Degree in Graphic Design, Visual Arts & Communications, Marketing or a related field and two years’ related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. Desired: Website development and social media experience. Special Requirements: A valid Washington State driver’s license may be required.
HOW TO APPLY:
To be considered, applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, completed Pierce Transit application form and supplemental questionnaire (with samples) which clearly show how you meet the minimum qualifications listed above. Application materials may be obtained at http://www.piercetransit.org/careers. Completed materials may be submitted to email@example.com or via fax at 253-984-8224, or to PO Box 99070, Lakewood, WA 98496-0070, Attn: HR.