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SHRM Specialist, Art Design in Alexandria, Virginia

Specialist, Art Design

1800 Duke St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Req #131

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

At SHRM, we are committed to making work, workers and workplaces better through insights-driven policy solutions, learning and development, thought leadership and research. We are shaping the ways employers and employees thrive together. SHRM is empowering our more than 300,000+ members, including HR professionals, business executives, and people managers, to lead as strategic business partners and effective stewards of workplace culture, business productivity, and employee engagement.

The Specialist, Art Design will play an essential role in maintaining brand design standards and the production of multiple creative projects and communication efforts. This position will have a keen eye for modern design, graphic trends, typography, color, and layout along with brand consistency. This position will visually convey ideas through beautiful compositions.

Your Day:

  • Work with project managers, creative managers, copywriters, and other team members to flesh out the creative development of ideas and tactical executions.

  • Translate motion graphic story ideas into visual approaches through storyboards.

  • Develop original concepts across print, digital, social and video disciplines, and see through to completion.

  • Develops visual design and ensures it adheres to existing brand guidelines.

  • Adhere to timelines and production schedules for deliverables, ensuring issues are appropriately flagged to management and stakeholders.

  • Utilize active-listening to better understand stakeholder needs and concerns. Present thoughts in an understandable manner, depending on audience at hand.

  • Collaborate with coworkers vertically and horizontally across the organization to bring product concepts to life, integrating critical feedback from internal and external stakeholders.

  • Maintain an active familiarity with SHRM’s audience and products and services to ensure designs effectively speak to customer needs and personas.

  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

Must Haves:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant experience

  • Minimum of three (3) years of agency experience working on branding, integrated digital campaigns, and web

  • Strong proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud Suite products that include but not limited to: Adobe Photoshop CC, Adobe InDesign CC, and Adobe Illustrator CC.

  • Working knowledge of video editing and a knack for motion graphics a plus.

  • Working knowledge of web design tools, SharePoint, and WordPress a plus.

  • Strong communication, collaboration, and active-listening skills for receiving feedback and providing recommendations in a constructive solutions-oriented manner.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects at once and deftly communicating and escalating issues as needed.

  • Motivated self-starter with an eagerness to learn from others and the initiative to self-learn

  • Up to date on latest design aesthetics and tools used in the industry

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to perform essential duties satisfactorily with reasonable accommodations.

  • Work is generally done sitting, talking, hearing and typing. Visual acuity to use a keyboard, prepare and analyze data and figures; transcribing, viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.

Work Environment

  • Work is regularly performed in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment.

  • Travel Required: Occasional 0-10%

Our employment practices are in accordance with the laws that prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran’s status, marital status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable law.

SHRM is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran).

We do not sponsor applicants for work visas.

Other details

  • Job Family Creative Services

  • Pay Type Salary

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  • 1800 Duke St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA