Multimedia Graphic Designer (2651)

Corporate Services Team  |  Dulles, Virginia, United States  |  175246

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PEOPLE FIRST: BUILDING TALENT BY DESIGN

At Southland we aspire to build a workforce that’s as diverse as the people who occupy the buildings we design, build and maintain. Building talent by design, is our intentional approach to creating a truly safe, collaborative and inclusive work environment that fosters growth, empowers professional achievement and where people are treated with respect at all levels.

If you’re someone with a true passion for our industry, a life-long learner, with high accountability and a drive for results we’re looking for you!  At Southland, we hire problem solvers that are focused on providing customer value through continuous improvement and will take ownership to create the best experiences that will have an impact wider than their own job.  We thrive on creating a strong company and culture where you’ll feel engaged, challenged and valued.

If you’re ready for the next big step in your career and want a career full of fun and excitement and to be a part of a fast-paced growing company, then JOIN our team and become a part of an organization that values PEOPLESAFETY, INNOVATION, COLLABORATION, INTEGRITY, ACCOUNTABILITY & SUSTAINABILITY.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Multimedia Graphic Designer is responsible for producing quality design work while understanding the company brand and its guidelines to uphold the creative look and feel that sets the tone for Southland Industries. Working with the Creative Director, this role will communicate through visual design, and will interface with key department heads to translate design concepts into tangible materials that strengthen the brand and impact of the company. In addition, the Multimedia Graphic Designer will play a major role in the creation and development of Southland’s social media identity. 

 

 

What you’ll do:

  • Create designs, concepts, and sample layouts based on knowledge of layout principles and esthetic design concepts. (Including but not limited to: print collateral, video, promotional materials, websites, and social media designs)
  • Determine size and arrangement of visual material and copy, select style and size of type, and arranges layout based upon available space and aesthetic design concepts.                                 
  • Maintains constructive and collaborative working relationships with other colleagues to complete projects.
  • Work on a multitude of short and long-term projects that drive impact for the company
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, vendors, and outside agencies to ensure the production of materials meet deadlines.                       
  • Confer with clients to discuss and determine layout design, as needed.                                                                  

 

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent project and time management skills
  • Attention to details
  • Can work independently and collaboratively with cross-functional teams to achieve measurable results
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft suite
  • Advanced working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Premiere, After Effects)
  • Knowledge of social media design a plus
  • Knowledge of Drupal CMS a plus

What you bring to the table:

  • BA in Visual Communication, Design, or other Studio Art
  • 3+ years of work/design experience
  • Agency work is desirable
  • Candidates are required to submit a portfolio of work; candidates without a submitted portfolio will not be considered                                            

YOU Matter

Benefits:

As an employee-owned company, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes excellent benefits for you and your family:

  • 401(k) Plan with 50% Company Match(no cap) and immediate 100% vesting
  • Annual bonus program based upon performance, profitability, and achievement
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance – 100% Paid for Employee
  • Term Life, AD&D Insurance, and Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Disability Income Protection Insurance
  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Plans (Health and Dependent Care)
  • Paid Parental Leave Benefits
  • Holidays/Vacation/Personal Time/Life Events Leave
  • Numerous training opportunities and company-paid membership for professional associations and licenses

For more information on Southland Industries, please visit our website: Southland Careers or on Facebook or LinkedIN or Twitter

To hear what our employees are saying about working at Southland Industries, check out our Career Video - Working at Southland

Southland Industries and all its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing our employees with a safe work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Southland Industries are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, gender, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, family care or medical leave status, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Southland Industries will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

**All employment offers are contingent upon successful, drug test, background check and professional reference checks. **

**We are not able to offer sponsorship of employment at this time**

If you don’t feel this position is a match for you, we encourage you to share it with others. Feel free to share throughout your social networks and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram to keep up to date on what we’re doing as a company.

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