Graphic Designer

The Muscogee Nation   Okmulgee, OK   Full-time     Design
Posted on November 16, 2022

Muscogee (Creek) Nation

Seeking a Graphic Designer

Description Assist the Creative Manager in designing logos and layout designs for print and electronic media including websites, editorials/periodicals, brochures, flyers, signs, reports, advertisements and any other visual communication materials as assigned by the Creative Manager.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

•Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
•Take design assignments and implement them from concept to completion effectively communicating a clear message
•Design visual concepts using graphic design tools including design software, i.e., Adobe CC-including InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and more
•Selecting colors, fonts, photographs, layouts and other design elements to communicate creative concepts
•Select type size and style to enhance the readability of text and image
•Rework/Edit text for writing copy
•Produce drafts for review and make revisions based on the feedback
•Review final productions for errors and ensure that final prints reflect assignment specifications
•Interact with branding experts, marketing, content, other professionals and clients, under the supervision of senior staff, to create collateral.
•Continuous learning keeping skills and industry knowledge current
•Availability to work the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Festival; occasional holidays, evenings and weekends may be obligatory to work
•Plan and execute Festival events/activities
•Perform any and all reasonable duties and responsibilities as necessary

Minimum Requirements:

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. May be necessary to lift items up to 20 pounds. Must have a valid Oklahoma Driver's License.
•Solid knowledge of graphic design software, design and visual principles.
•Portfolio/samples of work demonstration a high level of creative, design and software skills.
•Ability to evaluate choices critically, with a client's needs in mind.
•Ability to communicate design choices clearly.
•Adequate multi-tasking and time-management skills with ability to prioritize tasks perform under pressure and working within established, sometimes tight, deadlines.
•Technical/copy-writing skills.
•Effective and concise written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Requirements:

•Knowledge of or willingness to learn, motion graphics/animation design.
•Some knowledge of printing procedures and photography.
•Sensitivity to and ability to incorporate Native (specifically Muscogee) cultural design aesthetics.
•Knowledge of Muscogee/Southeastern history, culture and art history.

Visit our website for more information at www.muscogeenation-nsn.gov
Muscogee (Creek) and Indian Preference