The Graphic Specialist fulfills advertising and design needs for the South Carolina Education Lottery (SCEL) including design, development and presentation of internal and external advertising creative, social media graphics, brand creative, sales campaign creative, and other SCEL needs. This position will help execute the in-house print operations. The Graphic Specialist will work closely with internal clients, including marketing, product development, sales and promotions. This position is at will, and not covered by the South Carolina Employee Grievance Procedures Act.
Duties & Responsibilities
Works with an award-winning creative and marketing team to assist in the creation of print material, including point of purchase, printed sales collateral, digital assets and other signage, as needed.
Works with the marketing team to conceptualize and execute social graphics, app graphics and outdoor digital signage for usage across the state age, as needed.
Assists in the development and execution of sales and marketing campaigns, working with the Creative Team to manage the print production schedule for all printed pieces produced in-house.
Works on, and becomes proficient with the inhouse, large format printer and cutter.
Works within assigned timelines to produce materials that serve the intended functions determined by the Marketing Department.
Performs any other duties as assigned.
A Bachelor of Arts degree in Graphic Design, Marketing, Advertising, Media Arts or closely related field(s), with 2-5 years of relevant work experience. Candidate must be able to submit a portfolio of work (online or in print).
In order to perform the job successfully, the candidate should demonstrate the following competencies:
* Adobe Illustrator
* Adobe Photoshop
* Adobe InDesign
* Adobe After Effects
* Apple Keynote and/or Microsoft PowerPoint
* Working knowledge of print production and retouching process
* Advanced in using graphic design software in a MAC environment
The Graphic Specialist must have (1) the ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality; (2) presents themselves in a professional manner and have the ability to interact with employees at all levels within the organization and with outside contacts; (3) the ability to use creative freedom to execute another’s vision for a project; (4) the ability to understand and achieve the functional purpose and business goals of each project; (5) strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills, and have the ability to present ideas clearly and concisely; and (6) the ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously, and be detail oriented.
Salary commensurate with experience, with the range beginning at $52,500, annually. As a state employee, we are offered generous leave benefits and participate in Insurance & Retirement through the Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA). Additionally, our organization observes a hybrid work schedule, with at least 3 days in office (Columbia, SC) and up to 2 days remote.