Opportunity

Graphic Designer

Midway LLC is a multi-faceted organization supporting various non-profit and for-profit businesses including Moonstruck Chocolate Co., Youth Music Project in West Linn, and World of Speed Motorsports Museum in Wilsonville. This Graphic Designer role is part of the Marketing Team at Midway’s office in Wilsonville and reports to the Marketing Manager.

The Position:

We are seeking a self-motivated individual with demonstrated skills working in a team environment to deepen our marketing and communications efforts.

The successful applicant will produce content for a variety of communications channels using industry standard software. The position requires a proven ability in graphic production, printing techniques and file preparation, and a strong working knowledge of current design trends and techniques. The Graphic Designer is responsible for creating engaging design across multiple marketing channels for Midway’s various brands. Designer will translate marketing/merchandising strategies into print and digital formats while adhering to strict brand design standards. This role shares aspects of both fast-turnaround production work and creative design.

The successful applicant will design and produce art and copy deliverables for various communications media, such as brochures, emails, flyers, catalogs, print advertising, signage, promotional materials, banner ads, digital, web and social media content.

Requirements:

2-4 years experience designing for print and digital or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Strong storytelling/layout, graphics, and typography skills.
Must have a proven ability in graphic production, printing techniques and file preparation, and a strong working knowledge of current design trends and techniques.
A portfolio with project examples which demonstrate strategic, conceptual and creative thinking.
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere).
Knowledge of print protocol and standards.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
Demonstrated ability to maintain consistent brand identities across all media.
High level communication and organization skills.
Can receive feedback with an open mind and maintain a professional level of communication.
Ability to set and adhere to strict deadlines and comfortable working in a creative environment with occasional short lead times.
Proofreads work to ensure quality and accuracy.
Clearly communicates design concepts, capabilities and overall direction with internal stakeholders.
A strong sense of drive and ability to achieve successful outcomes.
Ability to stay calm under pressure while juggling multiple tasks.
Can-do attitude and willingness to take on tasks big and small as necessary.
Understanding or project management and experience with SmartSheet is a plus.
Familiarity with WordPress and Squarespace is a plus.
Basic HTML 5 & CSS, video and/or photography is a plus.
Reliable transportation to work at Wilsonville office.
This is a small company environment and the ability to work independently and handle shifting priorities is required.
Willing to work flexible hours including occasional evenings and weekends as job requires.
Hourly non-exempt position for three days a week 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described in this position description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to remain in a stationary position for at least 50 percent of the time; occasionally move about and walk. The incumbent in this position will need to constantly operate and handle computers and other office equipment, frequently communicate with clients and be able to exchange accurate information; be able to assess clients’ needs from near and far distances and determine proper care; and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40-45 pounds.

Midway LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value, honor and promote diversity.

To Apply:

Please use the link below to create a profile and submit all required information/documents: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/index.php?/job/apply&clientkey=CD6518FD9C2366D13E3E3B2ABFCCDADF&job=52925&jpt=