Certified Group is currently seeking to hire a Graphic Designer/Animator. In this role, you will be a member of Certified Group’s Marketing department and you will be responsible for the design and execution of Certified Group’s branded assets, design components and layouts. In addition, you will serve the strategic needs of the organization and work closely with a team of writers, social media, and digital experts for packaged content. The selected candidate will effectively balance diverse projects from websites to custom social and web graphics.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Convert complex business concepts into easily understood and quickly digested visual explanations and communications

Design and create storyboards and animation tests for proof of concept

Interact with and pitch concepts to clients, producers, creative directors and team members

Manage time efficiently to meet deadlines and keep projects on schedule. Proactively communicate project status updates to marketing team

Maintain and apply knowledge of brand identity systems while also exploring opportunities to evolve these systems to support stakeholders as needed

Provide insight around new techniques, software and trends

Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS

BA/BS in graphic arts, fine arts or related field

Minimum of 3-5 years of interactive design experience, preferably within a digital agency environment

Expertise in Adobe After Effects, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Microsoft Office (including Microsoft SharePoint and Teams) and other industry-standard design programs. Experience with Premiere, Cinema 4D, Maya, Unreal or other related software is a bonus

Prior rebranding and logo design experience is a plus

Understanding of digital design, print design, motion design and animation

Expertise in composition, layout, type and color with experience creating a wide variety of design deliverables

Strong portfolio of work demonstrating design vision and strong use of typography in visual storytelling

Ability to thrive working on cross-functional teams, identifying the connections between disparate information, and anticipating roadblocks to achieving objectives

Enthusiasm for brainstorming, ideation and concepting in collaboration with a core team

Positive attitude and a strong work ethic

Ability to handle a high-volume environment with rapid turnaround times and manage multiple tasks and project details

Staying current with latest web design trends and technology and implement as appropriate

Able to work in a remote role with occasional travel up to10%

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may submit their resume via email to: nishat.jones@fsns.com.