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Graphic Designer Administrator

Company: Lamar Advertising Company
Location: Wolfforth
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Do you want your designs to make an impact in the success of local businesses? The Graphic Designer Administrator is responsible for making our billboard and digital advertisements SHINE while also handling the administrative responsibilities of keeping track of our inventory. Our Lamar office in Lubbock Texas is now hiring a new design team member to help us bring effective outdoor advertising campaigns to life for brands in Lubbock, TX and the surrounding areas.Company Overview:Lamar Advertising is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in the world. Lamar offers advertisers a variety of advertising formats, helping both local businesses and national brands stand out from the competition. We live by the Golden Rule, and we operate with honesty and integrity in every aspect of our business. We are open with our employees, transparent with our customers, and loyal to the communities in which we serve. We have been in business over 100 years, and we have stayed true to our mission and values. While Lamar is a large company, each office has its own culture and family atmosphere, making employees feel connected both locally and nationally.Want to hear more about Lamar? Check out these videos:

  • About Us
  • Our Creative Process
  • Giving Back ProgramBenefits Overview:We offer a competitive and comprehensive compensation & benefits package for all full-time employees. Some of our benefit offerings include, but are not limited to, multiple medical plan options, dental and vision insurance, paid vacation/sick time, 401K plan, and incentivized wellness programs.Compensation Overview:The hourly range for this position is $16- $18 / hour, dependent on relevant experience and skills.Position Purpose:This is a hybrid position of a Graphic Designer and Administrative Specialist; spending efforts on both general administrative support for various departments, which may include charting digital and/or static structures, and the creative process by working with the sales teams to provide artwork for new and existing clients.Essential Functions and Responsibilities:Graphic Design
    • Create and design visually appealing and functional structure artwork, ensuring the graphic designs are "outdoor friendly" while adhering to schedule requirements in timely manner. Includes working with clients to convert their current graphic designs to effective outdoor designs, and helping clients with sizing and translation issues when providing their own artwork
    • Work with other markets to promote and produce campaigns for new digitals and/or PowerPoint presentations
    • Manage special requests and/or graphic designs that require special attention
    • Communicate with the printers on uploading art, confirming art dimensions, and confirming advertisement dimensions
    • Work with the Sales Department to produce spec art and campaign ideas for client proposals.Administrative Support
      • May be responsible for providing administrative support to all departments in the company, including answering phones, typing correspondence, inputting and researching data, inputting and ordering production, taking and uploading POP photos, and managing social media content.Charting Support
        • Maintain up-to-date lists of inventory for posters and bulletins and digital slots
        • Maintain an "end-of-day" inventory of all printed materials delivered to the plant and account for deliveries in the charting system
        • On a daily basis, chart all requests, contracts and special requests from Sales Account Executives, National Sales, Sales Manager and General Manager for posters, bulletins (both "Perms" and "Rotaries") and digital slots in a timely and accurate manner. Upload all digital art for play. Upon request upload static art to Circle Graphics
        • Ride the market routinely to check for flags, inaccurate postings, old expired copy and other service issues (i.e. lighting). Assist Sales Account Executives and the Operations Department with illumination problems by checking software program and status of illumination. Schedule work orders for illumination repairs upon requestKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities Requirements:
          • Aptitude, thorough understanding and proficiency in Outdoor design
          • Ability to communicate effectively with proper grammar in person, over phone and via e-mail
          • Ability to design visually with the proficiency to distinguish color patterns and identify good use of color
          • Thorough knowledge of departmental processes and procedures, as well as company policies
          • Knowledge of inventory and territory is preferred
          • Ability to perform effectively under conditions of fluctuating workloads
          • Ability to design visually appealing outdoor advertisements and marketing materials by converting verbal requests into visual designs
          • Skill in working independently and following through on assignments with minimal direction
          • Must be self-motivated, personable, team-player with a positive and accommodating attitude
          • Must be creative, forward-thinking, with a solid understanding of design concepts, particularly layout and typography
          • Must have strong communications and organizational skills, with the ability to balance projects, set deadlines, and manage expectations
          • Must be able to design within our company branding guidelines
          • Ability to brainstorm individually and collaboratively, mock up designs, and present ideas
          • Must have an eye for details and be able to respond positively to constructive criticism
          • Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
          • Basic knowledge of PowerPoint and other presentation programs, such as Keynote or Prezi
          • Basic knowledge of the print production process
          • Basic knowledge of Excel. Comfortable working in and developing multiple spreadsheets
          • Strong analytical skillsEducation, Experience, and Location Requirements:
            • An Associate's Degree, or up to 3 years of college or technical school, in graphic arts or Graphic Design is required
            • A minimum of 2 years of experience in graphic arts as a Graphic Designer is preferred
            • A driver's license is preferred.
            • Or another equivalent combination of education and experiencePhysical Demands and Work Environment:
              • The primary work environment for this position is an office, but some locations may require driving in the market on a weekly basis
              • The physical demands for this position include light lifting, reaching, seeing (with a focus on reading, color distinction, and acuity), sitting more than 50% of the time, standing, talking, turning, and walking
              • Nights spent away from home are less than 10%.
                Lamar is an EOE/AA: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans or any other State or Federally protected characteristicDisability Self-Identification: When applying for a job with Lamar, you will be asked to voluntarily self-identify whether you have a disability. Please take a moment to watch this video for clarification on why we're asking for this information!California Residents - Lamar collects personal information in the ordinary course of considering job applicants. This information may include, for example, name, address, phone number and other contact information, employment history and reference contact information, and any other information provided by an applicant to Lamar. By submitting an application, you consent to the use or sharing of this personal information solely for the purpose of consideration for employment by Lamar. Lamar will not sell this information.#Reg57ID

Keywords: Lamar Advertising Company, Lubbock , Graphic Designer Administrator, Design, Graphic Design & CAD , Wolfforth, Texas

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