Enterprise

  • Graphic Artist

    Location
    Egham
    Area
    Marketing - All Positions
    Job ID
    2018-268800
  • Overview

    Enterprise Holdings has an opening for a Graphic Artist to join its EU Creative, Media & Sponsorship team, based at its European Headquarters in Egham, Surrey. Given this role will involve internal and external communications across all three Enterprise Holdings brands, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car across EMEA, we are looking for a good all-round Graphic Artist, who has an eye for design with the ability to express concepts visually. They need to create a variety of innovative marketing materials with imagination, executing from concept to pre-press production.

      

    The successful candidate will be self-driven, motivated and have a keen interest to stay current with design trends, cultural trends, software programs, social media etc.  They will need to be able to make decisions and prioritise their workload independently. They will have a proven record in graphic design, either with an agency or in-house. In addition, candidates must be able to demonstrate both strategic and creative thinking in their previous roles and evidence of how this has made a positive impact.

    Responsibilities

    • Design and create the layout and/or copy for a variety of innovative marketing materials applying knowledge of company products and marketing objectives.  Marketing materials would include web/online communications or tiles, sales cards, postcards, banners, statement stuffers, inserts, posters, signs, trade show elements, brochures, catalogues, flyers, newsletters, ads (print ads included), forms, price lists, bulletins, and direct mail pieces by efficiently using computer software
    • Ensure the quality and accuracy by proofing own work or the work of production artists; producing proof copies for review by others and revising materials according to written directions on proofs, always ensuring final product quality before release
    • Periodically design and develop special marketing materials or promotional items for various project/events requested by the groups and/or upper management
    • Produce and edit video content and studio quality photography as required
    • Maintain accurate records, adhere to deadlines and track projects by following procedures for assignment of job numbers and schedules and reporting on status of assigned projects.
    • Update and customise existing artwork and marketing materials templates applying knowledge of company products and marketing objectives, or according to directions from project work order or group request.
    • Stay current with design trends, cultural trends, software program, social media etc. in order to contribute high level, up to date ideas and insight for creative materials and projects in departmental meetings
    • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

     

     

    Qualifications

    • Relevant Bachelor’s degree in graphic arts or a related field preferred
    • Industry experience

    Skilled in the following:

    • Adobe Creative Suite programs e.g. InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop etc.
    • Mobile development using HTML, CSS and JavaScript
    • Cross platform presentation software e.g. PowerPoint
    • Media Editing e.g. Premier
    • Motion Graphics Design e.g. Adobe After Effects
    • Video Editing e.g. Final Cut Pro X
    • Working on MAC and PC platforms

     

    Competencies required:

    • Very strong eye for detail in design, layout and typography skills on print and web platforms
    • Innate talent and ability to conceptualise creative layouts and create work that is innovative, original and artistic
    • Outstanding production skills and knowledge of the print production process
    • Ability to work on complex projects with minimal guidance
    • Strong attention to detail with the ability to review production material for bleeds, high-resolution imagery, colour space, format and other output specifications
    • Strong problem-solving skills to resolve customer problems independently
    • Ability and desire to keep up with developments and trends in the design industry
    • Ability to read, comprehend and execute job order instructions
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with the demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands
    • Prioritizes activities and responsibilities to achieve goals and meet deadlines
    • Provides multiple solutions (when applicable) for resolving problems
    • Provides excellent service to both internal and external customers
    • Effectively communicates both verbally and in writing
    • Demonstrates strong presentation skills

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