Part Time Graphic Designer - Starting Wage $12.60/hr

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Purpose 

To provide excellent conceptualization, design, and visual presentation and production of print and digital marketing and branding materials that create and enhance the Co-op’s image in the community, within the customer base, and within membership. 

Responsibilities

General       

  • Follow the Core Values as defined by EEFC’s Core Value statement.
  • Provide exemplary customer service to both customers and staff.
  • Accurately communicate what the Co-op is and the process for becoming a member.
  • Familiarity with store layout, products, and services.
  • Familiarity and understanding of emergency procedures.
  • Stay up to date with current storewide and departmental communications, policies, notices, and logs.
  • Abide by Co-op policies as delineated in the Employee Handbook.
  • Willingness and ability to learn to meet the changing needs and requirements of the job.

         

Departmental

  • Provide well formatted, regularly updated graphic images for the ongoing development of the Co-op's website, social media pages, print publications, and elsewhere.
  • Work with vendors as needed to improve proofs, ensure quality of print jobs, troubleshoot technical issues, and maximize visual presentation of all Co-op materials.
  • Coordinate with outside agencies as needed to produce content.
  • Develop comprehensive and consistent presentation materials of East End Food Co-op's store-wide brand that also compliment promotional materials from National Cooperative Grocers (NCG).
  • Maintain East End Food Co-op brand standards.
  • Develop user friendly signage templates and instructions for staff that maintain the look and feel of the ongoing store-wide branding initiative.
  • Observe and meet all deadlines and provide status updates regularly.
  • Shoot high quality photo content and edit to maximize aesthetic appeal.
  • Assure consistent quality of appearance between different communication platforms.
  • Work with IT Department as needed to resolve technical issues.
  • Perform other projects as assigned by the MMS Manager or supervisor.
  • Maintain confidentiality and ensure all safety protocols for IT processes are observed.                                  

Required Skills and Qualifications:          

  • Graphic arts or marketing degree with strong emphasis in computer graphics or the ability to demonstrate comparable experience in the field of computer graphics.
  • At least one years’ experience with graphic design.
  • Advanced proficiency in Adobe Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop)
  • Organized with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Excellent trouble shooting skills.  Logical problem solving skills.
  • Ability to multitask and keep track of multiple projects at once.
  • Flexible schedule with the ability to work some evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as within a team.    
  • Proficiency in web design and maintenance.
  • The ability to be flexible and incorporate feedback accordingly.
  • Excellent communication and listening skills.
  • General mobility requirements include the ability to: do repetitive motions, twist, turn, squat, and bend, sit at a computer for long periods of time, visually read fine print, visually read a computer screen for long periods of time.   

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years' experience with graphic design.
  • Experienced in using the PC operating system and software packages, website development software or other pertinent packages necessary. 
  • Writing and editing skills.
  • Traditional drawing skills.
  • Videography skills.
  • Experience with social media and digital marketing.
  • Experience with magazine design and layout.
  • Familiarity with natural foods, cooperatives, and topics such as environmental and nutritional concerns.
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
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