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Graphic Design Specialist

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Date: Dec 28, 2018

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14830

Company: Corning

Corning is one of the world's leading innovators in materials science, with a 166-year track record of life-changing inventions. Corning applies its unparalleled expertise in glass science, ceramics science, and optical physics, along with its deep manufacturing and engineering capabilities, to develop category-defining products that transform industries and enhance people's lives. Corning Valor™ Glass is an example of a life-changing innovation purpose-built to store and protect injectable medicines. Corning is also a global leader in pharmaceutical tubing, manufacturing a variety of clear and amber glass tubing that is converted by our customers into vials, cartridges, ampules and syringes.

Scope of Position:

• Work as a graphic designer on the Corporate Communications team supporting both internal and external graphic design initiatives.

• Design work within an established corporate brand architecture and design system.

• Plan and implement new and innovative creative concepts across various communications tools, including but not limited to print, digital, events and exhibits.

• Provide photography services, including photo retouching.

• Project types include but are not limited to: general creative development, brand and template evolution, business unit creative support, internal communications, event creative support, advertisements, corporate literature, posters, digital, and social. 

Education & Experience:

• Bachelor's Degree required; Graphic Design preferred.

• 1-3 years relevant experience desired

• Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and Microsoft Office required

• Knowledge of digital design (website, social, etc.) are a plus

Qualifications & Skills

• Artistic ability & creativity – Natural artistic, creative and visual skills required, with a strong understanding of design, color, composition, and the rules of scale, proportion, and placement.

• Technical Skills – Strong computer/technical skills in design software programs, with an aptitude for learning new technologies. (New media and web technologies.)

• Communication Ability – Possess the ability to effectively present ideas, both verbally and visually. Has strong communications skills with the ability to communicate completely and effectively. Good interpersonal and listening skills also important.

• Organizational Skills – Rigorous and organized with a focus on meeting deadlines and staying within budget guidelines. Has strong attention to detail and an ability to manage, organize and maintain a variety of graphic files, including photos, logos and artwork. Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously also important.

• Proofreading Skills – Strong ability to produce accurate and high-quality work, with the ability to effectively proofread materials prior to sharing them with clients.

• Problem Solving Ability – Strong problem-solving skills with a fondness for challenges. Possess the ability to use creativity and innovation to meet objectives and overcome hurdles.

• Teamwork – Strong ability to work in team environments that include internal clients, external customers, and external agency representatives. Interest in group work sessions to brainstorm solutions and bounce around design ideas. Ability to coordinate projects with outside agencies and production houses.

Desired Skills

• Technological curiosity

• Ability to see big picture, yet manage detail as appropriate

• Written communications skills

• Self-starter, flexible, high-performance individual contributor and team player

• Ability to build relationships across the company and effectively work in a matrix environment

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

We prohibit discrimination on the basis of  race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Nearest Major Market: Corning