Graphic Designer II

Date: Jan 12, 2019

Location: Erie, PA, US, 16530

Job requisition: 12996
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Division or Field Office:

Sales & Marketing Division

Department of Position: Creative Services Department 

Work from:

Corporate Office in Erie, PA

 

At Erie Insurance, you’re not just part of a Fortune 500 company; you’re also a valued member of a diverse and inclusive team that includes more than 5,000 employees and over 2,200 independent agencies.  Our Employees work in the Home Office complex located in Erie, PA, and in our Field Offices that span 12 states and the District of Columbia.  To attract and retain the best talent, we reward our team members with competitive salaries and a very generous benefits package.

 

Position Summary

Under minimal supervision, designs, creates and coordinates moderately complex visual communications materials for ERIE's print and non-print media.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Creates finished original art and layouts through conventional and or electronic publishing methods for all ERIE print, non-print and Internet media.
  • Designs layouts by sizing and arranging illustrations, graphics, photography and copy. Prepares production specifications to ensure that company standards are met.
  • Creates original illustrations.
  • Participates with senior staff in client meetings and brainstorming/creativity sessions to visualize and develop design projects and/or concepts.
  • Performs prepress tasks and prepares visual materials for production via conventional and/or electronic means. Provides electronic files for output and performs press checks and proofreads all internal and external print as required.
  • Reviews and edits color proofs and provides final color guidance to ensure that all copy, photography and graphics are prepared appropriately for film or plate/press applications.
  • Proofreads copy and makes corrections as required.
  • Maintains designated equipment.
  • Competencies

    Ability to Manage Complexity

    Detail Orientation

    Developing And Maintaining Relationships

    Flexibility/Adaptability

    Information Management Skills

    Interpersonal Communication

    Job-Specific Knowledge

    Planning And Organizing

    Reading Comprehension

    Service Orientation

    Time Management

    Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in design/visual arts, or equivalent, required. Three years of related experience in the graphics or advertising industry, or equivalent, required. Strong working knowledge of electronic prepress and production and design/layout skills required. Proficiency with desktop publishing systems and industry standard software such as IndesignCS, PhotoShop, Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat, Dreamweaver and a good working knowledge of html coding preferred. Familiarity with the Macintosh operating system preferred.

    Physical Requirements

    Lifting 0-20 lbs; Occasional (<20%)

    Lifting 20-50 lbs; Occasional (<20%)

    Lifting Over 50 lbs; Occasional (<20%)

    Driving; Occasional (<20%)

    Pushing/Pulling; Occasional (<20%)

    Manual Keying/Data Entry; Often (20-50%)

    Climbing; Rarely


    Nearest Major Market: Erie

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