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Senior Visual Digital Designer

Date: Feb 21, 2023

Location: Erie, PA, US, 16530

Company: Erie Insurance

Division or Field Office:

Sales & Marketing Division

Department of Position: Creative Services Department 

Work from:

Corporate Office, Erie PA
Salary Range:

$74,622.00 - $119,202.00 *

salary range is for this level and may vary based on actual level of role hired for

*This range represents a national range and the actual salary will depend on several factors including the scope and complexity of the role and the skills, education, training, credentials, location, and experience of an applicant, as well as level of role for which the successful candidate is hired.


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. 

Benefits That Go Beyond The Basics

We strive to be Above all in Service® to our customers—and to our employees. That’s why Erie Insurance offers you an exceptional benefits package, including:

  • Premier health, prescription, dental, and vision benefits for you and your dependents. Coverage begins your first day of work.
  • Low contributions to medical and prescription premiums. We currently pay up to 97% of employees’ monthly premium costs.
  • Pension. We are one of only 13 Fortune 500 companies to offer a traditional pension plan. Full-time employees are vested after five years of service.
  • 401(k) with up to 4% contribution match. The 401(k) is offered in addition to the pension.
  • Paid time off. Paid vacation, personal days, sick days, bereavement days and parental leave.
  • Career development. Including a tuition reimbursement program for higher education and industry designations.

Additional benefits that include company-paid basic life insurance; short-and long-term disability insurance; orthodontic coverage for children and adults; adoption assistance; fertility and infertility coverage; well-being programs; paid volunteer hours for service to your community; and dollar-for-dollar matching of your charitable gifts each year.


Position Summary

  • The hiring manager will also consider candidates for Visual Digital Designer II (F10).  Level of position offered will be based upon the depth and breadth of selected candidate's experience and qualifications. 
  • Please also include a link to your portfolio with your application.


Creates visually engaging, innovative and functional digital experiences and web designs of the highest complexity. Has the ability to merge a vision and concepts with ERIE’s brand, while meeting the technical requirements and standards of assigned web and digital projects. One of the key aspects of your role is a thorough understanding of the right balance between business needs, customer experience, design and representing our brand.

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include areas of design such as typography, iconography, color, UX standards, usability and ADA standards. Employees will use their knowledge, expertise and skills in all these areas to help users successfully navigate and interact with ERIE’s digital projects and web sites. Executes concepts and designs to offer up integrated visual and technical solutions.

Applies mature knowledge of design principles; and coordinates this knowledge  with business objectives.

Collaborates with key stakeholders to ensure all executions fulfill requirements and to ensure compliance with design, brand, legal and/or accessibility standards/requirements. Executes design concepts and/or prototypes for use in usability testing and serves as a resource and leader to less experienced team members. Resolves design and technical issues through an understanding of  capabilities and technologies available. Clearly articulates the various challenges around design issues and leads the team to resolution. Contributes to the alignment of customer experiences across projects, programs, products and channels. Acts independently a majority of the time but is expected to keep leadership updated on projects, issues and achievements.

Conceptualize, creates and directs team around interactive experiences for web, e-commerce and social media, including standards for brand and business platforms. Works independently majority of the time.

Ensures visual designs adhere to project requirements, objectives, timelines and brand. Involved in decision-making process across all projects in section.

Leads the development and maintenance of the creative/brand look and feel across digital channels and in support of other marketing initiatives. Makes sure business requirements are supported and deadlines are met.


Duties and Responsibilities (cont'd if applicable)

Provides creative design direction and assistance for other designers in support of brand, functionality and standards for all projects assigned.

Translates client business requirements, user needs, technical requirements into designs solutions.

Remains current on emerging trends in advertising, web and digital design innovations. Executes research around related impacts to the business, communications, customer experience, usability and marketing strategies.

Maintains certification and training around usability and stays on top of equipment and software upgrades that would create efficiencies and help to build business advantages for customers and Employees.

The first 2 duties listed are functions identified as essential to the job. Essential functions are those job duties that must be performed in order for the job to be accomplished.

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by an incumbent. Employees are required to follow any other job- related instruction and to perform any other duties as requested by their supervisor, or as become evident. 


Values Diversity
Nimble Learning
Customer Focus
Cultivates Innovation
Job-Specific Knowledge
Instills Trust
Optimizes Work Processes
Ensures Accountability
Perceptual Abilities
Decision Quality


Bachelor’s degree in graphic design/visual arts, or related field required and five years’ experience designing grid systems, editorial layouts, social media assets and applications for web, desktop and mobile; or

Associate’s Degree in graphic design/visual arts, or related field required and seven years’ experience designing grid systems, editorial layouts, social media assets and applications for web, desktop and mobile; or

High school diploma required and nine years’ experience designing grid systems, editorial layouts, social media assets and applications for web, desktop and mobile.

Proficient in the use of Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch and other relevant design and prototyping tools required. Proficiency with Macintosh operating system required.

Physical Requirements

Climbing; Rarely
Driving; Occasional (<20%)
Lifting 0-20 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
Lifting 20-50 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
Lifting Over 50 lbs; Rarely
Manual Keying/Data Entry; Frequent (50-80%)
Pushing/Pulling; Rarely

Nearest Major Market: Erie