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Creative Services Specialist

Refuel Agency Santa Barbara, CA
  • Expired: 2 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job Summary:

The ideal candidate will bring their experience, creativity and energy in supporting the Corporate Marketing team. The position combines graphic design skills with video editing expertise to help implement overall marketing strategy and initiatives, supporting the corporate brand as well as our sales team.

Primary Activities and Responsibilities:

· Full accountability for all creative projects, Corporate and Client

· Provide hands-on conceptual design, production and execution for a variety of projects ensuring that deliverables are of high-quality design, artwork and layouts within corporate guidelines

· Evaluate the look and feel of any communication piece and provide alternative solutions, lateral thinking to stretch boundaries and redefine creativity

· Acts as client liaison to collaborate with internal/external teams and project management as may be required

Required Design work may include the following:

  • Corporate branding & identity
  • Digital and print advertising
  • Website content & design including landing pages
  • Print & digital collateral
  • Logos & marketing campaigns
  • Social media & blogs support
  • Research & white papers, trade show support
  • Direct mail pieces, promotional and presentation materials
  • Creating corporate style guide and maintaining collateral library
  • Training support

Required Video editing work may include:

Planning and executing digital creative and video production projects from concept to delivery including:

· Story boarding, sourcing footage all the way through to post-production including editing, special effects, sound- track, graphics, uploading and placement ready for delivery to new website, agency reel, internal sales presentations, external client pitches and short-form video for multimedia projects and social media platforms.

Knowledge and Skills:

· Ability to successfully balance corporate and client responsibilities

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

· Excellent interpersonal skills. Organizational and time management skills a must

· Must be self-motivated and able to work well with company staff from all levels, vendors and sales team members

· Must be able to handle short deadlines

· Must be able to manage multiple projects and adjust priorities as the needs of the business change

· Ability to be a self-starter, be attentive to details, and work independently

· Ability to establish rapport and relationships with individuals at all levels internally and externally

· Willingness and ability to adopt new technologies and processes in order to adapt to rapidly changing business needs and industry trends

Qualifications

· Minimum 5 years of experience in Graphic Design/ 3 years of experience in Video Editing

Highly proficient in:

· Adobe Creative Cloud programs (including Adobe Premiere Pro, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)

· Advanced Microsoft Office skills (including PowerPoint)

· HTML & CSS knowledge preferable

· Bachelor’s degree from accredited four-year college or university

· Experience managing multiple competing priorities, duties and projects in a fast-paced environment

Job Requirements:

  • Travel up to 10% may be needed
  • Seasonality of the business may require additional work hours
  • The applicant selected for this position may be required to successfully complete a background check. Passing results must be received prior to start date in new position

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequent computer terminal/keyboard use
  • Sit, bend, and squat as needed
  • Reach above shoulder level
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs.

Refuel Agency

Why Work Here?

“Refuel Agency is a growing media and marketing company who specializes in reaching the Military, Multicultural and Youth Markets.

Refuel Agency is the largest provider of Media + Marketing services specializing in and reaching military, teen, college and multicultural niche audiences throughout the United States. Refuel Agency has locations to serve our clients across the country including offices in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, and Princeton, NJ.

Address

204 West Anapamu, Santa Barbara, CA
Santa Barbara, CA
USA