Graphic Designer/Print Designer at Unique Vacations

Posted Apr 21st, 2016, offered

Unique Vacations, Inc., an affiliate of the Worldwide Representative for Sandals & Beaches Resorts is seeking an exempt Graphic Designer/Print Designer. This position will be based in the Miami office and will report to the Department Manager.

Sandals & Beaches Resorts are located on 7 idyllic island destinations spanning the Caribbean – Jamaica, Saint Lucia, Bahamas, Grenada, Barbados, Turks & Caicos, and Antigua. Each resort offers the new standard of exotic luxury and unmatched beauty and delivers far more than any other five-star resort on the planet because at Sandals and Beaches, everything you could possibly imagine is included and then some – idyllic settings, pristine white-sand beaches, thrilling watersports, land-sports so there’s always something fun to do, more bars and entertainment, pampering at the Red Lane Spa, plus Discovery Dining at a vast array of gourmet restaurant options from around the world.

Position Overview: A Graphic Designer is responsible for creating effective advertising for Sandals Resorts brands and partner companies, which include, but are not limited to: Sandals Resorts, Beaches Resorts, Grand Pineapple Beach Resorts, Fowl Cay, The Sandals Foundation, and Island Routes.



Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

Working on the development of various collateral, from design phase through delivery, including brochures, invitations, advertisements, PowerPoint, fliers, etc.

Designing creative that reflects current brand standards, as directed from senior team members.

Creating graphic elements such as logos, color correct and retouch images, and place or convert graphic elements and/or images into correct formats and programs.

Ability to select images, text styles and layout that effectively convey the brand message.

Properly package and prepare design files for print, as well as review and verify vendor color proofs and attend press checks when needed.

Handling various special requests related to graphic design services on an assigned basis.

Working closely with traffic coordinators to meet specific department requests and deadlines.

Communicating with senior team members when given feedback by following creative direction and providing suggestions.

Support the team throughout the execution and finalization of campaigns and projects.

Staying up-to-date with industry design techniques and the latest design software in order to maintain and improve work.

Working effectively in a team environment, as well as demonstrating efficiency when working independently.

Willingness and ability to travel outside of the country and/or attend product update meetings to maintain comprehensive brand knowledge.



Skills Required:

Resume must include link to portfolio

Must be proficient with MAC-based programs/software

Knowledge of the most current Adobe Creative Suite design software, which includes, but is not limited to: InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop

Have an understanding of fundamental visual, typographic, and print and electronic design disciplines and principals.

The ability to meet deadlines in a high pressure environment

A background of working as part of a design team

Good organizational and problem-solving skills that will help support the team

The company is unable to provide sponsorship or relocation assistance.

Benefits


Full-time employees an excellent benefit package that currently includes, but not limited to:

Health, Dental, Vision, LTD & Life Insurance

A generous 401K package with ability to enroll on the first day of hire and become fully vested after 3 years of employment, and best of all, receive a company match of up to 7.5% the quarter following your 6-month anniversary

Direct Deposit

Sick days

Vacation days

Holidays

After one year of continuous employment you may visit one of the Resorts the company represents at the service charge rate

Corporate Rates with AAA Auto Club, Costco, BJs Wholesale, 1-800-Flowers, Greg Norman Apparel to name a few

And much, much more…


Education & Experience:

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or two to three years with Graphic Design experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience in the graphic design industry; minimum of 3 years.

Background or experience in tourism/hospitality industry is a plus.





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