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Description To provide design and creative services to the Division, and support other projects as assigned. The Designer reports to the Marketing Director and will be required to work on diverse creative projects in line with Bank\u2019s brand strategy and plans. This function requires a wide range of work including marketing collateral, event materials, large format graphics, signs, advertisements and related material. The Designer will also function as the Production Manager for these materials and work with others in the Marketing Department to ensure timely distribution. Creative Direction & Brand Management In accordance with the Strategic Plan, lead the creative process from concept to design and implementation. Tell the brand story by creating cohesive brand-supporting campaigns. Design high-quality and innovative creative, including, but not limited to: advertising (digital and print); brochures; sales aids; event-related materials, such as invitations, posters, etc. Ensure adherence of creative material to all Brand elements across multiple branch locations, such as: Look and feel Brand attributes Values Corporate and visual identity Brand Value Proposition Compliance Maintain broad awareness of design trends and specific knowledge of local market demographics to support creative direction. Conduct market research on campaigns of financial service competitors to ensure unique look and feel for bank in across all target markets. Vendor & Production Management Produce finished creative and artwork for production and\/or placement. Ensure all creative material is provided in correct format for publication including file preparation and output, prepress, and printing. Ensure that all creative material is provided in correct format for publication within given timeframes and budgets. Provide quality control over concepts and projects to ensure brand consistency. Stakeholder Communication Synthesize\/interpret feedback from multiple stakeholders, providing momentum to move projects forward. Be a core member of the Marketing team and lead liaison with selected vendors to ensure a collaborative design & messaging approach. Requirements 10 to 15 years of similar or related experience, including preparatory experience. 5 years of Financial Services and related Compliance requirements preferred. Diverse portfolio demonstrating design experience within an agency or in a related industry. Strong working knowledge of graphics and design fundamentals. A college degree. Bachelor of Fine Arts\/Graphic Design preferred. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and qualified applicants or employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, mental or physical disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
First Security Bozeman