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Graphic Designer - San Mateo, CA

  • Department: Marketing
  • Location: San Mateo, CA, USA
  • Country: United States of America

Title: Graphic Designer

 

Job description:

The Guidewire corporate marketing team is looking for a creative Graphic Designer with up-to-date knowledge to interpret our clients’ needs and to design solutions with high visual impact.

Reporting directly to the Director of Marketing Communications, you will help create beautiful, integrated, and effective designs for the Guidewire brand. We are ideally looking for someone with a strong background in graphic and web design with a solid working knowledge of execution and development in a dynamic, deadline-driven working environment. You’ll also work with different departments and individuals to help clearly articulate marketing tactics.

Responsibilities:

Design, produce, and update printed and digital marketing collateral such as brochures, data sheets and white papers (in both InDesign and Microsoft Word), web banners, PowerPoint presentations, web graphics, website mockups and wireframes, landing page templates, and event booth graphics and materials

Apply industry best practices to assignments, follow brand guidelines, and keep all marketing consistent across multiple platforms such as website, events, email, and advertising 

Support the marketing team and collaborate cross-functionally with sales, presales, alliances, and product marketing teams to meet goals and project deadlines 

Translate business and marketing objectives into designs that are clear, compelling, and visually engaging

Undertake updates to multiple external web properties

Advise on UI/UX best practices for site enhancements, landing pages, and email templates

Create mockups and wireframes for proposed design changes



Requirements:

5+ years of professional graphic design experience and web design, preferably with a marketing or creative agency

Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office (primarily PowerPoint and Word), and Keynote

Foundational knowledge of Drupal and other content management systems


Knowledge of digital optimization across screen sizes and devices 
Ability to present concepts and designs to stakeholders in a clear, concise manner, and manage project feedback and flow

Knowledge of CSS, HTML 5, responsive and mobile design principles

Proven ability to work independently and manage a workload of multiple design projects simultaneously to meet deadlines efficiently 

Must provide resume and portfolio with examples of responsive web, email, print, packaging, and creative branding work

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art Design, Graphic Design, or related discipline

Bonus Points:

Experience in After Effects and video editing software 

UI / UX Experience

Experience with photography

Experience using Marketo or other marketing automation solutions


Guidewire Software Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.