Web and Graphic Designer

  • Durham, NC
  • Full-time

Company Description

Zift Solutions is the recognized leader of channel marketing and management automation software, headquartered in Research Triangle Park, NC. Our clients are leading channel sales and marketing-driven organizations. Zift's platform provides an easy-to-use solution for suppliers and channel partners to execute co-branded, global marketing programs more effectively. Our major offerings include syndicated web content, email marketing solutions, syndicated social media, co-branded collateral, digital advertising services, lead distribution management, single-sign-on (SSO), integrations, and more.

We offer an exciting, highly-collaborative work environment with competitive pay, excellent benefits and the ability to work with high profile clients.

Job Description

The Web & Graphic Designer will be responsible for the design of the Zift Solutions website, as well as a variety of other digital and print design projects including but not limited to digital advertising assets, email campaigns, marketing collateral, info graphics, presentations, and trade show exhibits. This person will excel at translating marketing and brand strategies into creative, effective and engaging designs. To be considered, applicants must provide a portfolio of samples that includes web-based and print design projects. As part of the interview process, selected candidates will be asked to complete a creative design exercise provided by the Zift team.


Primary Responsibilities


  • Maintain corporate website and all site design and updates, ensuring a cohesive modern aesthetic in line with Zift brand standards.

  • Create the design and layout of all marketing materials including but not limited to sales and marketing collateral, newsletters, identity pieces (business cards, letterhead and envelopes), advertisements, etc.

  • Ensure web site design is responsive and functional on both mobile and desktop/laptop screens.

  • Work with the Director of Demand Generation to produce email images, banner ads, landing pages, and other digital assets as needed.

  • Work with other departments as needed to design branded Zift collateral.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with print and other creative delivery vendors.

  • Maintain files for all corporate photos and design image assets.

  • Reporting & analysis: provide regular reports on website and social media performance; analyze data, present findings and make recommendations for future tests, campaigns, efficiency improvements, and media optimization.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of two years in print and web graphic design. Previous employment with early stage technology or software companies is desired.

  • Portfolio demonstrating strong creative skills in web, digital and print design.

  • High proficiency with WordPress and the Adobe Creative Suite. Experience and proficiency with HTML/CSS strongly desired.

  • Degree in graphic design, web design or related field.

Competencies

  • Experience in web development and knowledge of how web-based technologies (HTML, CSS, XML) apply to web design.

  • Strong knowledge of HTML/CSS and ability to hand-code without the use of a visual editor.

  • Experience with CMS systems – preference given to individuals with experience working with WordPress.

  • Master level understanding and user of the Adobe Creative Suite.

  • Strong design and layout sense with a sharp attention to detail.

  • Hands-on mentality with all facets of job with the ability to think creatively, but also strategically and tactically.

  • Ability to collaborate in a fast-paced, agile environment.

  • Ability to take feedback and constructive criticism with grace and use it to iterate on work.

  • Strong organizational and time-management skills, including handling multiple projects simultaneously, meeting deadlines, and reacting quickly and smoothly to changes.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.