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Graphic Design Specialist in Plano, TX at GTA

Date Posted: 3/3/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Plano, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/3/2019

Job Description

Title: Graphic Design Specialist
Job ID: 19-00006 (694473)
Location: Plano, TX
Pay Rate: Open and Highly Competitive
Additional Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401(k), company paid holidays and more!
Type of hire: Contract
Shift: 1st Shift

Summary:
  • The resource will be asked to support various projects across IS with their branding efforts.
  • The ideal candidate must possess strong graphic design and technical skills, be creative with an exceptional level of personal organization and attention to detail, and must work well in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Requests vary from touching up a stock image to translating a team's concept into the desired communication.
  • The level of involvement, direction, and assistance varies with each project, and the resource will be expected to adapt to fit the needs of each group.
  • Candidates who can work with a wide range of media and using graphic design software (Manager will elaborate).
  • Candidates who can think creatively and develop new design concepts, graphics, and layouts.
  • Candidates who can take a complicated concept and create a simple, easy to understand and compelling graphic, illustration or infographic.
  • Prefer candidates who can bring video, sight and sound together in order to tell a cohesive story through video editing.

Responsibilities:
  • Creating effective visual and written communications materials to promote IS projects and increase brand awareness.
  • Understanding complex ideas and developing creative, technical and conceptual design solutions for a wide range of projects and presentations.
  • Providing consulting services to project teams and collaborate with other subject matter experts to identify solutions in an effort to meet the business needs.
  • Graphic creation and consultative services for speaking engagements, presentations, and events, as well as communication support at individual sites (ex. digital signage).
  • Work as part of a team with copywriters, designers, executives, and subject matter experts.
  • Ability to manipulating and editing film pieces in a way that is invisible to the audience helpful, but not required.
  • Prefer candidates who continuously Client and implement new editing technologies and industry's best practices to maximize efficiency.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, Marketing, or a related field
  • Five to seven years of experience in corporate graphic design (portfolio should include samples of presentation design, marketing materials and other design pieces that reflect capabilities)
  • Project Management experience preferred
  • Effective time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Possession of creative flair, versatility, conceptual/visual ability and originality
  • Ability to learn, understand, adapt to, and communicate context-heavy material
  • Up to date with industry leading software and technologies (In Design, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Photoshop etc.)
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse group of professionals, and champion IS organization's communications goals to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to follow directions, manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and respond to urgent requests in a positive manner
  • Information Systems experience strongly desired
  • Knowledge of SharePoint helpful, but not required
  • Knowledge of video production helpful but not required

Prescreen Questions:
  1. Please describe your previous experience as a Graphic Design Specialist as it relates to this position.
  2. Do you have five to seven years of experience in corporate graphic design? If so, please give detail.
  3. Do you have prior Toyota work experience or ANY Toyota affiliation, in any capacity?
  4. Do you currently have any family members/spouse working at Toyota?
  5. What is the day and month in which you were born (We do not need the year)?
  6. Please provide the last 5 digits of your SSN (Toyota requires this information in order to create your profile).
  7. What is the highest level of education you have completed? Which field of study is this degree in and from which university did you graduate?
  8. Are you currently working? If not, when was your last day of employment?
  9. What is your 'acceptable and 'ideal base compensation for this position? We would like to make sure we don't price you out of consideration, but you know what the numbers are that you need (Please Do Not put negotiable)
  10. When would you be available to interview and start this position, if selected?
  11. If you currently do not live near the job location and the commute is too far for you, are you willing and able to relocate at your own expense?
  12. Are you able to work in the U.S. without need for a Visa, other than a TN Visa for Canadian citizens?

Please note that if you are a current GTA employee or are currently employed by one of our clients, we are unable to assist you. However, if you know someone who is seeking employment and is qualified for one of our open positions, you could benefit from our Bonus Referral Program.

Bonus Referral Program
If you refer someone we hire, we can offer up to $250 for contractors after they are on the job for 90 days and up to $500 for direct hires after they are on the job for 90 to 180 days, depending on the customer's payment terms.

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