Senior Graphic Designer

Matlen Silver
May 13, 2022
Houston, TX
Job Type


Job Location Hybrid schedule, 1-2 days in office or Remote (if not local to an NRG office) Sr. Graphic Designer Summary Our growing in-house agency seeks a highly-skilled Senior Graphic Designer to shepherd various types of marketing materials for a next-generation energy company changing the face of energy today. Candidate must show fluency in crafting engaging design solutions for a variety of marketing media, including online and digital marketing, print, broadcast and direct mail. Must have experience setting and adhering to brand standards and provide a body of work showcasing creative and effective use of marketing concepts. The Senior Graphic Designer is expected develop effective visual design strategy to create a world-class user experience, and mentor junior designers, as needed. Candidate must think strategically to provide solutions in line with overall business objectives and priorities and must design for several media across multiple campaigns. Essential DutiesResponsibilities Manage multiple projects simultaneously and coordinate with other cross-functional teams. Inspire and collaborate with team to produce creative that is on strategy and pushes creative boundaries. Art direct outsourced projects, serving as internal contact for freelance talent. Mentor junior team members. Create pixel-perfect, high resolution digital assets (iconography, screen layoutselements, typography, iconography, and animations) from wireframes for print advertising, web banners, websites, product packaging, social media, etc. Collaborate with creative team to produce creative that is on strategy, on target, in brand and consistent with what is currently in market. Participate in strategy discussions and provide creative solutions. Follow best practices, provide input on new solutions and disseminate throughout the team. Conceptualize and direct projects from concept to completion in a variety of media and formats. Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Exhibits UI design expertise, with an eye for layout, typography and color palettes. Showcases mastery of Adobe Creative Suite and MS PowerPoint. Employs working knowledge of After Effects and Audition. Knowledge of video, animation, illustration and photography is a big plus. Articulates best practices for browser-based UIs, web technologies and CMS. Practices excellent written and oral communication skills. Exhibits exemplary business acumen. Adapts quickly to a changing work environment. Multitasks and delivers in a time-sensitive environment. Shows self-motivation and sets high goals for self and team. Presents designs effectively to gain buy-in. Experience Minimum of 7-10 years in an agency or in-house creative group. Education Bachelors degree preferred in graphic design, communications, or related field. Working Conditions Hybrid schedule, 1-2 days in office or Remote (if not local to an NRG office) Open office environment. Some overtime required as special projects arise. Day travel and some overnight stays could be requested on occasion. Physical Requirements Occasionally requires lifting as appropriate to perform duties and responsibilities. NRG Energy is committed to a drug- and alcohol-free workplace. To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing and post-accident and reasonable-suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA MFProtected Veteran StatDisability. About Matlen Silver Experience Matters. Let your experience be driven by our experience. For more than 40 years, Matlen Silver has delivered solutions for complex talent and technology needs to Fortune 500 companies and industry leaders. Led by hard work, honesty, and a trusted team of experts, we can say that Matlen Silver technology has created a solutions experience and legacy of success that is the difference in the way the world works. Matlen Silver is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status.

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