Visual Designer

St. Louis, MO +3

The Visual Designer will be responsible for creating visually engaging, innovative, and functional designs in conjunction with SBM. The individual will work in combination with Writers and Designers on all design solutions and is responsible for producing visual designs in support of the Marketing team. The designer will provide expertise in visual design as well as the generation of new and innovative ways to market SBM and advance company growth. This position will help fulfill assignments for customer-facing and internal projects such as mock-ups of design concepts, presentations, print collateral, multimedia, Website content management and Web graphics, promotional items.


Roles & Responsibilities: 

  • Collaborate with designers and design leadership to develop our visual language and apply it across the many surfaces of our products
  • Apply innovative visual design problem-solving skills within the shared visual design language, and aesthetic of the SBM brand
  • Contribute to, or own, the concept and production of style guides to establish and drive a cohesive product vision
  • Work to creative brief and shows understanding and relevance to the target market
  • Assist the Marketing team and Marketing Director by creating designs that can be used in media and print to support the development and growth of the business
  • Develop and execute marketing programs to promote the company's brand
  • Identify brand-building areas
  • Ensure brand consistent with the company and brand positioning
  • Design and produce print and web materials
  • Stay up to date with UX trends and consistently come up with creative ideas and inspiration in parallel analogous worlds
  • Be enthusiastic about everything UX/UI and other areas of design and innovation
  • Remain knowledgeable in the industry's latest trends and technologies
  • Adapt to the changing needs of the department, develops new skills, and assists with projects outside of normal job responsibilities as needed


Qualifications:

Education and/ or Experience

  • BA/BFA/BS or equivalent four-year degree or higher with a focus on graphic design, marketing, communications, or a related field with 1-3 years of experience; or equivalent combination of work experience and education.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • May be required to have a valid driver’s license.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent design sense and the ability to iterate design concepts quickly and skillfully     
  • Extensive knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Sketch
  • Ability to research and develop comprehensive design concepts that are both unique and imaginative, while being current and relevant
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, flexible, and helpful, and an insightful self-starter
  • Ability to create and share strong narrative presentations to show designs to internal teams     
  • Able to produce original assets for final content design projects
  • Quick learner with an avid curiosity and sense of passion for design and culture
  • Proficiency in illustration and visualization, along with a sophisticated knowledge of typography and layout are key skills as well
  • A portfolio of work that showcases your wide and varied talent
  • Outstanding verbal communication skills
  • Excellent collaborative skills
  • Experience with HTML and CSS
  • Be able to update templates in code

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