Graphic Designer

Springfield, MO

At Bass Pro Shops, we are committed to inspiring people to enjoy, love, and conserve the outdoors.


Graphic Designers are responsible for assisting Art Directors and Senior Art Directors in creating visually engaging print collateral, and promotional materials. From asset pick-up, styling, corrections, design, and photography direction, Graphic Designers help develop catalog presentations to best sell product or represent the company brand. A strong artistic sense and technical expertise in Adobe Suite programs are essential for this position. This role calls for individual talent and strong initiative, combined with a team-oriented approach.


The candidate should have experience and an understanding of print production. This candidate can juggle multiple jobs under tight deadlines and will thrive in a fast-paced environment. A Graphic Designer works with creative team members to coordinate projects and follow-up on assignments to ensure deadlines are met. The successful candidate must be able to provide an online portfolio, or submit samples, that displays a strong sense of design knowledge, typography, layout, use of color, and photography.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Works closely with Art Directors in catalog/retail print creative.
  • Supports pick-up, styling, corrections, design, photography, and pre-press needs for each project as assigned.
  • Effectively creates and adheres to presentations that support our brands, marketing, and company strategies.
  • Collaborates with the Creative team to establish targeted project objectives and direction.
  • Actively maintains project quality, consistency, and creative style guidelines.
  • Supports viable communication between teams and team members to maintain project goals.
  • Proofs pages and addresses corrections throughout print workflow to maintain the integrity of each project.
  • Maintains an efficient productivity level to meet all deadlines and in-home dates.
  • Supports the retail team in completing assignments and meeting company goals.
  • OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED


EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum Degree Required: Associate's degree in Graphic Design, or related field.
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, or related field.
  • Experience: Creative experience is a plus. Knowledge, passion, and interest in outdoor activities is a plus.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITY:

  • Portfolio showing skills in multiple aspects of design required.
  • Creatively talented with the ability to multi-task daily.
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to work in a quick and efficient manner to meet tight deadlines with strong attention to detail.
  • Thorough understanding of print production processes.
  • Excellent communicator with ability to receive and implement detailed written instruction.
  • Professional, organized and enthusiastic team player willing to work on a wide range of assignments.
  • A passion for the outdoors and related activities is a plus.


TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: N/A  


Bass Pro Shops is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring decisions are administered without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Full Time Benefits Summary:

Enjoy discounts on retail merchandise, our restaurants, world-class resorts and conservation attractions!

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Voluntary benefits
  • 401k Retirement Savings
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid sick time
  • Bass Pro Cares Fund
  • And more!


Bass Pro Shops is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring decisions are administered without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Reasonable Accommodations

Qualified individuals with known disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws.


If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please visit your nearest location or contact us at [email protected].

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