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Graphic Designer

International Trademark Association k

New York, NY

Jul 3
Job Description

We are looking for a forward-thinking and creative graphic designer to take the International Trademark Association’s visual messaging to the next level. The successful candidate will design and coordinate high-quality marketing, communication, and promotional materials across departments and across print and electronic media channels to enhance the corporate and brand identity and image of a global non-profit membership association.


A. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Design and coordinate production of innovative, engaging, and consistent brand identity, logos, ads, brochures, infographics, signage, website graphics, executive presentations, eblasts, and other materials to promote various INTA activities and to support various departments (e.g., marketing, education, executive, membership) across media, including print, web, email, mobile, and social media
• Recommend and develop design concepts, color palettes, and artwork or photographs based on existing or future INTA graphic standards as well as job and budget requirements
• Identify and provide recommendations on new design trends and tools that support INTA activities and strategy
• Monitor consistency with INTA’s style guide on all deliverables, including video, applications, and presentations
• Manage archives of digital and print materials
• Troubleshoot the HTML/CSS of website content and eblasts, serving as backup for various staff members
• Perform such other duties as may be designated by the Marketing Manager and Director, Marketing and Communications


B. PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:

• Creativity, quality, and advancement of designs
• Meet production and design timelines
• Ability to coordinate and manage multiple projects
• Develop and maintain INTA corporate and brand identity
• Develop and maintain good working relationships with project owners—both internal and external

C. POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

• Bachelor’s Degree in related field; advanced degree and related professional courses a plus
• Mid-level (4-6 years) progressively responsible experience in print/multimedia design, including brochures, newsletters, and ads; and electronic media
• Experience in print and electronic media in non-profit, financial, or legal fields, and/or associations, ad agency, or corporate graphics department
• Online portfolio that demonstrates creativity and solid graphic design skills across various channels
• Exceptional eye for detail and design aesthetic, and knowledge of design trends
• Knowledge of web design principles, functionality, and usability
• Basic understanding of marketing and ability to apply that knowledge to improve the effectiveness of communications
• Excellent computer skills, including Macintosh and PC computer platforms
• Mastery of the Adobe Creative Suite, in particular InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator
• Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Experience with HTML, CSS, Flash animation software, Flash ActionScript, Sharepoint and Episerver content management systems a plus
• Excellent understanding of digital and conventional pre-press and printing processes

NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.

International Trademark Association

The International Trademark Association (INTA) is a global association of trademark owners and professionals dedicated to supporting trademarks and related intellectual property in order to protect consumers and to promote fair and effective commerce. Members include more than 7,000 trademark owners, professionals and academics from more than 190 countries, who benefit from the Association’s global trademark resources, policy development, education and training, and international network. Founded in 1878, INTA is headquartered in New York City, with offices in Brussels, Santiago, Shanghai, Singapore and Washington, D.C., and representatives in Geneva and New Delhi. INTA undertakes advocacy work throughout the world to advance trademarks and offers educational programs and informational and legal resources of global interest.

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