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Digital Designer (REMOTE)

SANS

This is a Remote Position

Jul 19
Job Description

At SANS, our culture is defined by Mission, Brand, People. Our goal is to hire people who understand the importance of continuing to fight against the “bad guys” (Mission) while delivering the highest quality training (Brand) to our students.  We want employees whose personal values align well with our culture of fairness, honesty, customer focus, and pragmatic approach (People).

We are looking for a Digital Designer to support a wide variety of graphic requests.  Reporting to Sr. Graphic Designers, this role will work across web, social and print graphics. Primary duties include producing social graphic campaigns, email graphics, website assets, flyers, icons and more. This position is part of the Central Marketing department and provides design services to the entire company and its subsidiaries.

Responsibilities::
*Ideate distinctive and compelling design solutions to inspire and drive consumer action and purchase
*Concept, design and deliver highly creative and professional materials that are aligned and reflect the SANS brand and supports the business strategy
*Take general design direction, conduct design research and synthesize ideas based off of past projects, design trends, team input and client requirements
*Handle multiple projects with changing priorities, deadlines and directions
*Organize and manage digital files in a detailed, transparent, consistent manner for access and team efficiency
*Coordinate over a variety of communications channels and interface with individuals across the organization
*Work from home across multiple global time zones and deadlines
*Partner with specialists and marketers to translate technical concepts into successful marketing collateral
*Collaborate with a wide range of co-workers from across the globe, all with varying backgrounds and disciplines

Experience and portfolio requirements:
*2+ years agency experience with focus in tech based sectors or higher education OR
*4+ years independent/contractor/private company experience with focus in tech based sectors or higher education
*Strong portfolio showing experience with web, social, email, print, iconography and illustration, with strong examples in tech/cyber or higher education focus.
*Relevant college degree is preferable, but not required
*Advanced knowledge of the following:
*Apple Mac OS
*Adobe Creative Cloud and ALL it’s subsequent applications
*HTML/CSS
*All social platforms
*Typography
*Illustration and iconography
*Adobe Stock and stock image selection and procurement
*Microsoft Office and ALL it’s subsequent applications
*General CMS/Web Publishing platforms; uploading assets, documentation, asset organization,
*Video editing experience is a nice to have
*Excellent communications and time management skills
*Entrepreneurial spirit; Many aspects of the position require independent strategic thinking to get projects to completion and provide well thought out ideas to the team.

 Position Requirements:
The Digital Designer is required to be available and working during standard business hours, Monday through Friday from 8AM – 5PM.  You will work from home and must have an appropriate space and environment to execute work during these time periods.  SANS supplies at-home workers with appropriate information technology and telecommunications support for their home offices.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
SANS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact SANS Human Resources.

SANS

SANS Institute (SANS) was established in 1989 as a cooperative research and education organization. In the next 25 years it grew to become the most trusted and, by far, the largest source for information security training and security certification in the world reaching more than 300,000 security professionals around the world today, with around 60,000 having been granted Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) security certifications – the leading certification that provides assurance to employers that their people and prospective hires can actually do the job.  At the heart of SANS are the many security practitioners – from auditors and network administrators to chief information security officers, all sharing the lessons they learn and jointly finding solutions to the challenges they face – in varied global organizations from corporations to universities working together to help the entire information security community.