||PSECU is a high-tech progressive $4+ billion financial institution that is seeking a Digital Graphic Designer who will work with teams to brainstorm concepts and determine appropriate style and theme. The digital graphic designer develops the design of information, provides artwork for digital media, upload, print and publication, while maintaining the established look and brand image. Creativity, the ability to meet deadlines and follow marketing/creative processes are important to this position. The digital graphic designer also serves as a subject matter expert in the creation of digital marketing tactics.
The digital graphic designer is responsible for planning, directing and controlling his/her own workflow and projects. Work is characterized by considerable independence in the day-to-day operations, subject to review of the Vice President and Unit Director. Work requires interfacing with PSECU senior management, other management, outside specialists, vendors and other financial institutions.
Benefits: We offer competitive salary, excellent benefits and great work environment. Along with excellent medical and retirement programs and a generous leave package, our workplace offers tuition reimbursement.
Employee Type: Full-time
Starting Minimum Salary: $53,286/yr; Commensurate with experience
Schedule: Monday-Friday – 8:00am-4:00pm
Candidate must be bondable and credit worthy.
||Please include a link to your online portfolio in your resume or cover letter when applying for this position.
DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES – Essential for this position: • Conceptualize, design and develop appropriate layouts and graphics within brand standards and to meet the needs of the credit union. • Ensure that graphic solutions are optimized for integration, performance and usability. • Build and maintain a reference file of design templates. • Ensure consistent use of in-house style guide for publications. • Work with Creative/Communications staff and Web Development staff to develop library of visual assets. • Work with marketing managers and creative team to develop concepts. • Work with marketing managers to coordinate final delivery of materials for upload, print and/or publication. • Design digital advertising and other digital media for target markets. • Design layouts for e-mail marketing messages. • Provides support and process backup for the digital signage network. • Defines own goals and objectives. • Defines own work schedule. • Interfaces with other PSECU senior management, management, outside specialists, media, vendors and other financial institutions. • Participates in departmental planning/brainstorming meetings. • Keep Creative and Communications Unit Administrator advised of all activity. • Knowledge of the field’s concepts, practices and procedures. • Responsible for effectively managing risks within the scope of assigned job responsibilities. DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES – Essential for all PSECU Management: • Knowledge – Maintain required knowledge, skills and abilities in assigned area of expertise, including the laws, standards, fundamentals, methods, procedures, and techniques required for job. Maintain up-to-date knowledge of PSECU’s Collective Bargaining Unit Agreement, processes, related business processes, and the business world outside PSECU. Maintain knowledge PSECU’s goals, culture, philosophy, products and services, bylaws, policies, and internal practices. • Workflow Management – Manage time effectively; meet deadlines; and produce quality work requiring little or no review. Manage high volume of work assignments. • Judgment – Exercise good judgment and appropriate decision making within scope of job. • Communication – Effectively communicate with audience appropriate content and detail both verbally and in writing. • Relationship Management – Maintain strong and effective interpersonal skills and effective working relationships with all stakeholders, both internal and external. Demonstrate PSECUs Operating Principles of PRIDE (Partnership, Reliability, Improvement, Dedication, and Ethics). • Proficiency with Microsoft Office. • Maintain regular and consistent attendance as required for acceptable performance and accountabilities of this position. • Maintain confidentiality, in particular with credit union account information, as well as other information designated as confidential. • Responsible for the establishment and ongoing maintenance of an effective system of internal control within the scope of assigned job responsibilities. • Must meet creditworthiness standards. • Notify Human Resources in writing if convicted of a misdemeanor or felony involving dishonesty, breach of trust or violation of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Code (17 Pa. S. C. A. 101 et seq.) during the course of employment with PSECU. DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES – Non-essential: • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned. • Participates in credit union special events such as, seminars, Financial Center grand openings, tent sales, etc., as needed. • Make recommendations regarding personal development. • Adheres to department procedures. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND SENSORY ABILITIES: • Repetitive movement of hands and fingers, i.e., for typing or writing. • Lifting and carrying containers weighing as much as 20-30 pounds, i.e., to/from building and vehicle, to a storage area • Sitting for long periods of time, i.e., at a desk, in meetings. • Ability to reach above, at and below the waist. • Ability to reach above, at and below shoulder level. • Occasional bending, kneeling, stooping and/or squatting. • Visual acuity. • Auditory acuity. OTHER: • This position may be advertised in the public media. • Appointment to this position is not subject to the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement. • Applicant may be required to complete one or more employment assessments and/or testing. • Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a qualified individual with a disability or disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job. MINIMUM / PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: Minimum Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Digital Design, Interactive Design or similar Must be proficient with Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. Must be proficient in Mac and PC. Or any equivalent combination of experience and education. Preferred Experience: Knowledge of HTML5, CSS3 and UX/UI principles a plus.