Associate Graphic Designer, Marketing

About IDW (Idea and Design Works, LLC)

IDW Media Holdings (IDWMH) provides a wide range of entertainment products and publishing  products worldwide including TV shows, Comic books, Graphic Novels, Art publications and more. IDW  Publishing is the 5th largest Comic Publisher in the US. The company is known for its licensed comic book  adaptations of franchises and intellectual properties from major movies, animations, TV shows and  merchandise. The Publishing entity is also a creator of original graphic novels. The company supports  Diversity and Inclusion and has a diverse employee base that represents various backgrounds, cultures, and experience. 

Associate Graphic Designer, Marketing Job Summary:

This position is responsible for collaborating with the Marketing Director, Marketing Art  Director, and members of the Marketing team on design initiatives in support of marketing  for publishing. Design projects include creating social media, newsletter, and website  graphics; print and digital catalogs; marketing and sales presentations; advertisements; video  assets; and additional print and digital marketing materials as needed.

Essential Functions:

  • Work with the Marketing Director, Marketing Art Director, and marketing team  members on all marketing design initiatives to support books, comics, and direct-to consumer product sales.
  • Work with Marketing Director and Marketing Art Director to develop and implement  marketing design style guide.
  • Develop design materials in support of print and digital marketing campaigns.
  • Create and edit video assets for marketing campaigns.
  • Coordinate and design IDW’s weekly email newsletters, consumer newsletters, and  trade newsletters.
  • Design weekly promotional graphics for the IDW website, social media, and email newsletters.
  • Take and edit photo assets as needed for promotional assets or event coverage.
  • Traffic licensor approvals for marketing assets.
  • Be aware of the rules and requirements of all licensing partners as pertaining to marketing functions.
  • Liaise with design freelancers and provide project directions and design feedback.
  • Other tasks as needed.

Experience:

  • Associates or higher degree preferred.
  • 3-5 years of marketing design experience.
  • 1-2 years of video editing experience using advanced video editing software (Adobe Premiere or equivalent program).
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite in a professional setting.
  • Experience working in the Mac environment.
  • Experience working with Google Suite.

Skills:

  • First-rate interpersonal communications.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task & prioritize.
  • Strong self-starting capabilities.
  • Adobe Creative Suite proficiency:
  • Photoshop
  • Premiere
  • InDesign
  • Illustrator
  • HTML/CSS basic knowledge.
  • Word, Powerpoint and Excel.

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