• GRAPHIC DESIGNER

    Requisition ID
    2019-40497
    Property
    Penn National Gaming, Inc. (Service Center) - Las Vegas, NV
    Category
    Marketing & Advertising
    Position Type
    Full-Time
  • What would I be doing?

    The Graphic Designer role supports the internal marketing departments and external creative agency to create, slice, resize, optimize and prep artwork for interactive marketing for Casino Games and apps, as well as online advertising units.  This is in addition to creating and prepping artwork for print advertising, graphics, property signage, direct mail, and any other print design as required.

     

    Responsibilities

    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 Creative Services Manager.
    • 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 Creative Services Manager.
    • 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.

    What are we looking for?

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • 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.

     

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES                                                     

    This job does not have supervisory responsibilities.

     

    LANGUAGE SKILLS

    Ability to read and interpret documents in English, such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to read and communicate verbally in English. Written communication skills in in English may also be required.

     

    REASONING ABILITY

    Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

     

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

    Employee must be able to qualify for licenses and permits required by federal, state and local regulations.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

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

     

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and peripheral vision.

     

    The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and must have the ability to push, pull, reach, bend, twist, stoop, stack, crouch, kneel and balance when performing job duties in varying work areas such as confined spaces.

     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

     

    Employee could be exposed to an environment containing unrestricted second hand tobacco smoke.

     

     

    What would it be like to work at this property?

    Penn National Gaming, Inc. (Service Center)

    3980 Howard Hughes Parkway
    Las Vegas, NV 89169

     

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