RESPONSIBILITIES The Graphic Designer is responsible for the design, creation, and delivery of a variety of print and digital marketing materials that exhibit an effective and consistent brand message across all communications and marketing outlets for the District. The Graphic Designer will create a variety of print materials including flyers, posters, brochures, playbills, banners, and postcards. In addition, the Graphic Designer is responsible for the creation of various design needs for the digital sphere including materials for the mobile app, television slides, website graphics, social media, and presentations. The Graphic Designer is responsible for managing the content, layout, and overall design of four quarterly program brochures including color palettes, photo selection, and copyediting through strong communication with a variety of staff members at all levels of the organization. Additional projects include logo creation, forms, newsletters, and additional design projects that may be needed. The Graphic Designer position is a full-time, benefitted, exempt, year round position reporting to Communications and Marketing Manager.
QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Marketing, Communications, or related field or equivalent experience required; and one to three years related experience and/or training preferred. Strong skills in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Microsoft Office required, along with strong publishing skills including copyediting, proofreading, typesetting, and style sheets. The ideal candidate will have a clear understanding of visual design including image editing, design principles, Pantone Color Matching System, printer-ready file creation, illustration and drawing skills, composition, and creativity. Additional skills include still photography, videography, HTML and CSS. The Graphic Designer must have excellent time-management and organizational skills. Must have an online portfolio.
BENEFITS Excellent benefit package including: Retirement plan/paid time off (vacation, sick, holiday, personal) medical, dental and life insurance, annual fitness center pass, pool pass and free and/or subsidized Park District activities and events for employees and family members.
Apply online at palatineparks.org under the Jobs tab, Full-Time.
Closing Date: Until Filled
Compensation: $41,895-$45,561 commensurate with experience and qualifications.
The Palatine Park District is an Equal Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation Employer