• Graphic Designer

    Location US-NV-Las Vegas
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/10/2019 3:12 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-56143
    Casino Property
    Penn National Gaming, Inc.
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Marketing
  • Overview

     

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                                                                                                                                                   Don’t just work. Work Happy.

    A career in gaming? At Penn National Gaming we think you’ll enjoy an exciting industry, fast-paced days and nights, diverse, enthusiastic co-workers, unlimited growth and support from one of the leaders in the industry.

    An individual could be successful if they possess the following:

    Your daily responsibilities include

    Summary:

    The Graphic Designer role supports the internal marketing departments and external creative agency to create, slice, resize, optimize and prep artwork for web/landing pages, email, social platforms, as well as online advertising units.  This is in addition to creating and prepping artwork for print advertising, graphics, property signage, menus, direct mail, and any other print design as required.

     

    Responsibilites: 

    The following and other duties may be assigned as necessary:

    • Creates and finalizes web ready assets based on concepts and templates provided by Penn’s agency for digital media marketing and advertising to include website graphics for desktop and mobile websites, emails, social media posts, online display advertising gifs, video and animations. This includes but is not limited to: photo editing, cropping, retouching, slicing and resizing assets for online distribution.
    • Creates and finalizes pre-press files based on concepts and templates provided by Penn’s creative agency for print advertising. This includes, but is not limited to, print advertising, graphics, property signage, menus, direct mail, and any other print design as required.
    • Enthusiastically supports, actively promotes, and demonstrates superior customer service in accordance with department and company standards and programs. 
    • Responsible for effectively communicating with vendors and internal stakeholders on spec, hand-off assets, and ensure designs are free of errors before sending to press.
    • Maintains graphic library for in-house murals, signage and collateral.
    • Responsible for effectively communicating with and hand-off assets to appropriate website Managers and Specialists within the department.
    • Produces finished, creative content artwork in appropriate sizes and formats in a timely and accurate manner, as directed and prioritized by the Sr. Graphic Designer or Director of Creative Services.
    • Organizes, maintains and files work on the network in an organized fashion, following the standards/guidelines for the master file structure and naming conventions.
    • Manages graphic templates by updating and archiving them as necessary.
    • Works with other Graphic Designers on best practices and standards as they apply to digital and print based design work.
    • Maintains daily assigned workflow and deliver pieces as required by assigned deadlines.
    • Produces creative designs for projects as necessary.
    • Develops and implements creative designs for projects as necessary.
    • Coordinates the creative design and production of materials for marketing programs, ad campaigns, and on-property collateral as directed and assigned by the Sr. Graphic Designer and/or Director of Creative Services.
    • Communicates and interfaces effectively with internal clients to determine the scope of a project; present creative design concepts to internal clients (managers and departments); designs and creates graphics for advertising/marketing material based on the concepts needed for the materials.
    • Reviews designs for errors before printing and publishing them.
    • Responsible for ensuring the compliance with all regulatory compliance within area of responsibility and reporting potential issues to management.

    To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set

    • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university in Design, or related field; three to five years’ experience in a digital and/or print production environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience. An online portfolio or hard copy that demonstrates creative print and digital design experience and formal understanding of typography, color theory, or design fundamentals is required. 
    • Must be proficient in Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point).
    • Proven experience with creating innovative design concepts using originality and creativity.
    • Must have firm understanding of the design constraints that digital assets will need to support (HTML, CSS, Web Video, Email, and Social Media platforms).
    • Must be a subject matter expert of pre-press file preparation, production processes, and delivery to press.
    • Must have proficiency in image optimization and production processes for web (jpg, png, gif).
    • Ability to adapt to changes in prioritization or schedules of items in the work queue as necessary when communicated/directed.
    • Must have excellent organization skill with ability to work in layers with folder groups within Photoshop, follow naming conventions, and file work on the network.
    • Ability to translate agency traditional creative concepts artwork into web graphics.
    • Must be a subject matter expert in Photoshop, with intermediate to advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite design applications (Illustrator, InDesign, and After Effects).
    • Must be detailed oriented.
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
    • Must have the ability to interact with guests, staff and colleagues and resolve problems and conflicts in a diplomatic and tactful manner.

    Something to leave you with

    Penn National Gaming is more than you may realize. We have properties throughout the United States and Canada and are embarking on an aggressive growth mode. Our departments and areas of opportunity are ideal for just about any skill set. And our company-wide commitment to making sure our guests smile as much as we do means you’ll enjoy a fun working environment.

                                                  Now that you have read about who we are, here is your opportunity to see what we're about!

                                                                                                                 

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