Cardis Furniture & Mattresses Graphic / Website Designer in Swansea, Massachusetts
We are looking for a graphic & website designer to create visual communication to convey messages in an effective and aesthetically pleasing manner for out 3 brands; Cardis Furniture and Mattresses, Rhode Island Design Center & Ashley HomeStore. In addition, the website designer will oversee all aspects of the company websites ( cardis.com & ridesigncenter.com) from design to sales.
This incorporates several tasks and responsibilities including but not limited to :
Design and distribution of daily print advertisements, weekly posters, weekly digital banners, graphics for top social media platforms, monthly magazine advertisements, web pages, website graphics, vinyl and digital billboards, showroom banners, signs & digital displays, vehicle lettering, direct mail cards, brochures, and other communication materials as needed.
Create all materials by using:Apple iMac & MacOS Adobe Creative Suite - including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver and Animate Microsoft Suite - including Word, Excel and Powerpoint
In-house large format printer
Works with purchasing and advertising teams to select product and offers to be advertised
Works with local non-profit organizations to promote upcoming events via print and digital advertisements & billboards, posters and banners
Manages internal database of high-resolution product images for print.
Creates or incorporates illustrations, pictures, and designs to reflect the desired theme and tone of the communications.
Produces drafts for review by management team and make revisions based on the feedback received.
Reviews final productions with management team for errors and ensure that final prints reflect company specifications.
Supports all other departments with signage and graphics as needed.
Oversees all attributes of the design and function of the company websites, including sales using the shopify platform and integrated 3rd party applications.
Manages product photos, PDF files and videos.
Works with IT, business office teams and 3rd party developer to ensure all back end aspects of the website are running properly.
Works with 3rd party vendors and internal management team to create effective digital advertising strategies via SEO, SEM and social media.
Keeps detailed reports of web traffic and sales.
Assists other facets if the advertising department as needed.
Other projects and tasks as requested.
Excellent IT skills, especially with design and photo-editing software.
Exceptional creativity and innovation.
Excellent time management and organisational skills.
Excellent communication skills and collaboration skills.
Accuracy and attention to detail.
An understanding of the latest trends and their role within a commercial environment.
Associates degree in graphic design
Prior working experience in field preferred