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San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance

Senior Graphic Designer

HOW YOU WILL IMPACT OUR MISSION

The Senior Graphic Designer will work with the Design Manager and Creative Content Manager to create and maintain both traditional and digital deliverables. This position reports to the department Design Manager or Design Supervisor.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Provides the concept and design for multiple marketing collateral and interpretive signage.
  • Designs changes, corrections, and additions.
  • Works closely with the communications team to create engaging layouts.
  • Collaborates with internal and external departments.
  • Maintains multiple layouts for SDZWA JOURNAL magazine in printed and digital forms.
  • Understands publication workflow from design to prepress.
  • Directs photo and video shoots.
  • Works closely with creative content team.

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance is seeking an individual who is inspired to be a part of an organization that is committed to protecting wildlife around the globe. A talented creative professional to join us in our commitment to provide opportunities to learn about, engage with best-in-class conservation work, and share how that work is changing outcomes for wildlife every day through visits to the San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park. The ideal candidate will present an online portfolio that shows their level of work and talent.  This position offers a hybrid schedule with the opportunity to work 3 days from the office and 2 days from home. We are seeking an individual with broad experience across both traditional and digital applications. This position supports the efforts of both of our facilities and contributes to both corporate and philanthropic design needs as they arise. This position requires the ability utilize an established multi-tiered brand architecture and apply it to a range of materials including environmental signage, print collateral, digital display, email campaigns as well as packaging. 

JOB EXPERIENCE

  • Experience and example would be four or more years of brand, print, and interactive redesigns
  • Design experience for a major publication

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • Associate's Degree In Graphic Design, or equivalent specialized training

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Principles and how to effectively incorporate into page designs
  • Create, manage, and fulfill publication workflows
  • Meet multiple, overlapping deadlines
  • Be proficient in the use Adobe CS programs preferably InDesign
  • Use Adobe Digital Publication Suite (Adobe DPS)
  • Communicate effectively (verbal and written)
  • Work effectively in a diverse team environment
  • Travel as needed

SOME OF THE PERKS YOU WILL ENJOY AS A TEAM MEMBER

  • Free admission to the San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park
  • Family Passes
  • Complimentary Tickets
  • Local and In-House Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Program

IMPORTANT DETAILS

  • Location: San Diego, CA
  • Position Type: Salaried Full-Time Exempt Position
  • Flexible Schedule: 3 days in office and 2 days work from home

Salary

Salaried Full-Time Exempt Position

How to Apply

Apply directly through SDZWA Career page: 

https://us62e2.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/sdzwa/Posting/View/9529

San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance
2920 Zoo Drive
San Diego, CA 92101

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