The Graphic Designer is the visual storyteller for New Benefits, our products and services, and our brands with the purpose of creating innovative, results-driven content. As the Graphic Designer, you are responsible for creating original design that grabs the attention of the target audience across a variety of mediums including emails, advertising, flyers, brochures, presentations, signage, web forms, landing pages, logos, and other digital and print materials.
Develop a strong understanding of New Benefits' products and value proposition for various audiences including prospects, clients, and consumers
Design compelling, modern, and unique marketing pieces to promote the sale of New Benefits' products and services
Collaborate with the Marketing Team (Director of Marketing, Copywriter, and Marketing Coordinator) to produce cohesive and valuable deliverables
Present ideas and concepts to the Director of Marketing, and eventually Executive Team for final sign-off and approval
Adhere to brand standards and work alongside the Marketing team to further develop brand and design guidelines
Translate industry-related data and topics into engaging visuals and graphics
Manage our marketing asset library and keep files updated based on compliance and vendor changes and requirements
Maintain technical knowledge by attending design workshops, reviewing professional publications, participating in professional societies to maintain current design skills and gain knowledge of new and innovative tools
Actively contribute to New Benefits' culture and embrace our core values in every aspect of your work and behavior
Other duties as assigned
Core Competencies (F.L.I.I.P.)
Flexibility – Maintains effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment and adjusts effectively to work within new structures, processes, requirements or cultures. Remains flexible in spite of adversity. Embraces change.
Leadership – Facilitates a positive and productive team oriented environment. Provides open communication/feedback within the team. Builds collaboration to maintain productive teams. Treats people with honesty and respect. Maintains positive relationships with employees at all levels. Uses appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with clients, vendors and internal partners. Interacts with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one's intentions.
Innovation – Identifies and accomplishes challenging objectives or personal goals. Works effectively with others to achieve goals. Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities. Maintains a high level of interest, enthusiasm and personal performance. Takes steps to improve processes and find better solutions. Champions quality work and proactively takes steps to correct errors or improve overall products/solutions. Drives continuous improvement. Demonstrates a willingness to change approach based on feedback.
Integrity – Supports and upholds the organization's standards and values. Demonstrates honesty, reliability and professionalism. Maintains the highest ethical standards.
Passion – Provides excellent customer service to internal clients, partners, vendors and teams. Responds promptly, professionally, effectively, and efficiently. Recognizes sense of urgency in responding to needs. Follows up to ensure requests, needs, and commitments are met consistently.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Expert in the Adobe Creative Suite, including but not limited to Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Dreamweaver
Portfolio of work required
Ability to provide high quality assurance on all design-related deliverables
Strong time and project management skills to ensure deadlines are met on or before schedule
Bachelor's Degree in Design, Marketing, Advertising and/or equivalent work experience
Demonstrable mastery of visual design principles including but not limited to typography, color theory, layout, grids, perspective and space relationships, photography, iconography, and illustration
3+ Years of proven graphic design experience
3+ Years of experience developing new design concepts, graphics, and layouts
Ability to work collaboratively with a creative team
Ability to research design and creative solutions across industries and audiences to incorporate into creative campaigns
Ability to collaborate, communicate, adapt, and present ideas
Up to date with industry leading software and technologies (In Design, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, etc.)
Professionalism regarding time, costs and deadlines
Advanced graphic design skills; including creating/editing graphics, enhancing/manipulating photographs, color management, typography and page layout
Thorough understanding of the printing process
Must be flexible and have strong project management skills
Manage multiple priorities, anticipate demands, coordinate multiple deadlines and ability to produce projects from concept to final design
Fluency with industry standard graphic design
Ability to demonstrate strong attention to detail
Video creation and editing experience preferred
Job Specific Competencies:
Visual Ideation/Creativity– the use of the imagination or original ideas, especially in the production of an artistic work
Technical Expertise – The ability to demonstrate depth of knowledge and skill in a technical area.
Fostering Teamwork – As a team member, the ability and desire to work cooperatively with others on a team; as a team leader, the ability to demonstrate interest, skill, and success in getting groups to learn to work together.
Attention to Communication – The ability to ensure that information is passed on to others who should be kept informed.
Customer Orientation – The ability to demonstrate concern for satisfying one's external and/or internal customers.
Thoroughness – Ensuring that one's own and others' work and information are complete and accurate; carefully preparing for meetings and presentations; following up with others to ensure that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled.
Diagnostic Information Gathering – The ability to identify the information needed to clarify a situation, seek that information from appropriate sources, and use skillful questioning to draw out the information, when others are reluctant to disclose it.
Stress Management – The ability to keep functioning effectively when under pressure and maintain self-control in the face of hostility or provocation.
Physical Demands and Environment:
Requires sitting for extended periods of time; working at a computer 6-8 hours daily
May sometimes have to lift objects weighing less than 25 pounds; may include reams of paper, small mail bins or stacks of mail
Requires both talking and hearing both in person and by phone; may answer calls from external departments, as well as being able to speak directly with co-workers
Often requires repetitive tasks for extended periods of time; processing monthly reports and entering group payments into Tracking
Requires seeing details at a close range; when verifying data entered into Tracking
*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This discount card program is NOT insurance, not intended to replace insurance, and does not meet the minimum creditable coverage requirements under the Affordable Care Act or Massachusetts M.G.L. c. 111M and 956 CRM 5.00. It contains a 30-day cancellation period, provides discounts only at the offices of contracted health care providers, and each member is obligated to pay the discounted medical charges in full at the point of service. For a complete list of disclosures, please click here. | Limitations, Exclusions and Exceptions | Discount Plan Organization: New Benefits, Ltd., Attn: Compliance Department, PO Box 803475, Dallas, TX 75380-3475.