Senior Graphic Designer at Fiskars Group (Portland, ME)

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Our purpose at Fiskars Group is to make the everyday extraordinary. Join our team and seize the extraordinary opportunity to influence the everyday!

Established in 1649 as an ironworks, Fiskars has grown to be a leading consumer goods company. Today, Fiskars serves people around the world with a brand portfolio of globally recognized brands including Fiskars, Gerber, Iittala, Royal Copenhagen, Waterford, and Wedgwood. We are building a family of iconic lifestyle brands with the vision to create a positive, lasting impact on our quality of life.

Gerber is an American brand that is dedicated to crafting problem-solving, life-saving knives, multi-tools, cutting tools, and equipment. Whether to save time, save the day, or save a life, Gerber products have delivered for over 75 years. Gerber's storied past paved the way for an innovative, product-driven future. Carried by soldiers, hunters, and tradesmen alike, Gerber products are developed intentionally to deliver task-specific or mission-essential knives, tools, and equipment. Whether used to Explore, Hunt, Survive, or Work, Gerber tackles the tasks of daily life head on.

Gerber is searching for a Sr. Graphic Designer to join our amazing team in Portland, Oregon!

About the Role:

Are you an experienced creative looking to grow your career in the outdoor industry and make an immediate impact in a fast-paced environment? Gerber is seeking a badass Sr. Graphic Designer to join its award-winning Marketing Team. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, deadline driven and pro at multi-tasking under tight deadlines. This designer will work closely with the creative and marketing teams. The SGD would have a degree in graphic design and five plus years of experience in a senior designer role for digital applications.

The Sr. Graphic Designer is responsible for conceptualization and implementation of design solutions that meet marketing strategies from concept to completion. The designation of "senior" because they hold the lead role on project-based digital campaigns and excels in creating concepts, comps, layouts and final art.

This position requires specialized knowledge of both digital and animation techniques, including layout and typography. It also requires higher-level executive and client interaction skills. The SGD will lead entire projects, not just the production of specific pieces, and demonstrate an ability to keep team members working within established deadlines while meeting expectations.

Success of this role will come from demonstrating a high level of proficiency in digital design, multimedia software and applications, such as Adobe Creative Suite. It is beneficial that she/he have knowledge of printing procedures, photography, illustration and verbal and written communication.

What You'll Be Doing:
  • Research, create and produce design solutions for digital, packaging, advertising and other brand communication materials.
  • Collaborate with and receive direction from Creative Director in concept development and layout design.
  • Lead design team in finalizing and presenting multiple solutions to Creative Director and marketing managers for review.

What You Can Bring to the Organization:

Required Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of experience in graphic design
  • 4-year degree in Graphic Design
  • An online portfolio demonstrating a diverse range of creative solutions
  • Must be proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, etc.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Highly experienced with motion graphics

Desired Qualifications:
  • Digital design experience [ex. Website, email, video and social]
  • In-house or Agency experience (Teamwork)
  • Well composed, with an unwavering positive attitude
  • Robust attention to detail and a relentless desire for perfection
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with an ability to adapt socially to varying cultures
  • An interest in the outdoors and familiarity with Gerber's core users; Hunting, Fishing and Camping

This position is out of our Portland, OR office and will be a hybrid role.

*If you feel you are a great candidate for this role despite missing some of the experience outlined, please apply with a cover letter explaining why you feel this way. We understand that skills can come from many forms of experience and will look at transferrable skills where we can.

The company offers benefits for Full-Time employees including medical/dental/vision, paid time off, 401(k), discount on all of our beautiful products as well as many other benefits/programs for our employees.

Join us in making the everyday extraordinary!

US Legal Disclaimer: Fiskars Group is an equal opportunity employer. We believe diversity in our workforce is essential to a successful business. We condemn any form of racism and discrimination. We support and stand with those who speak out and seek justice. We strive to be a diverse and collaborative environment.

If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance applying for employment, please let us know by emailing [email protected] It may take up to one business day for a response.

More information about Equal Employment Opportunity can be found here and Pay Transparency can be found here.
More Information on Fiskars Group
Fiskars Group operates in the Other industry. The company is located in Middleton, WI. Fiskars Group was founded in 2022. It has 5001 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Health Insurance Benefits. To see all 9 open jobs at Fiskars Group, click here.
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