Headfirst Camps Manager, Graphic Design: 2018-1853 in District Of Columbia
The Graphic Designer for The Headfirst Companies will act as the production/graphic design leader in charge of implementing creative design throughout our marketing and on-site experiences. Our Graphic Designer will use their expertise in design and visual communications to lead creative content development across all The Headfirst Companies' divisions, including our award-winning Summer Camps, our partnerships with 6 MLB teams, and our Honor Roll High School Baseball & Softball Showcases. Responsible for designing and producing print and digital content which drives brand awareness, lead acquisition, business development, and customer engagement, the Graphic Designer will play a pivotal role in guiding the overall brand vision of the organization.
Create graphics to meet specific organizational needs, such as onsite materials, displays, print products, electronic products or logos.
Collaborate with internal team members on all creative projects and be personally accountable for graphic design development.
Infuse the brand designs & elements across the divisions and channels to direct our brand development.
Implement creative elements across print, digital and web components along with the support of website management and design elements.
Become the internal champion of the brand elements and establish branding guidelines across the organization.
Manage projects to budget and schedule.
Management and oversite of website maintenance and graphic vision.
Proof projects through all stages to obtain internal approvals.
Manage work of external partners including freelancers.
Take on additional responsibilities and tasks as identified or requested by Headfirst leadership.
Bachelor’ s degree or equivalent and minimum of 3 years of professional graphic design experience.
Proficiency with common design software such as Adobe Suite.
Proven experience working effectively with copywriters, printers, photographers, marketing managers, and other designers.
Ability to independently plan production schedules and timelines (including creative process, production, printing, and distribution), effectively managing complex campaigns involving both internal and external stakeholders while meeting all deadlines.
Strong and diverse portfolio of work showcasing a variety of experience, concepts, and visual styles (please send link to professional portfolio with resume submission).
Knowledge in WordPress and website graphical implementation.
An impassioned enterpriser who shares The Headfirst Companies’ core mission and values, and believes in our ability to work together to make a difference in the lives of children and young adults.
A highly motivated self-starter who is autonomous and dependable.
A team player who approaches professional hurdles with a strong sense of individual responsibility and a sincere emphasis on team over self.
A consummate professional who has the ability to prioritize and multi-task, managing several projects concurrently, sometimes under pressure, and often with tight deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and professional demeanor.
A vocal, energetic, and enthusiastic leader who possesses the charisma, passion, and polish to serve as an ambassador of The Headfirst Companies.
A doer who has an entrepreneurial spirit and a focus on finishing the job every day.
A problem-solver who assumes responsibility beyond what is asked, and takes initiative.
A flexible, coachable, and down-to-earth teammate who has the desire and capacity to grow through self-reflection, and by both providing and receiving thoughtful, constructive performance feedback.
A patient individual with a stellar sense of humor.
The Headfirst Companies are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers
Title + Job ID: Manager, Graphic Design: 2018-1853
External Company Name: Headfirst Camps
External Company URL: http://www.headfirstcamps.com/
Street: 2639 Connecticut Ave. NW