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A. O. Smith Corporation

Graphics Designer

A. O. Smith Corporation - Austin, TX

Overview

Aquasana, a division of A. O. Smith Corporation, is the leading direct-to-consumer manufacturer of premium performance home water filtration products – a $1.8BB industry (US market.)  We believe clean water and a healthy environment are the most important components to healthy living and overall well-being. Our sole focus is providing best-in-class water filtration products, so every home can enjoy great-tasting, healthy water. 

What makes this opportunity great?

Our division has experienced double-digit growth for the last several years

This role is an extraordinary opportunity to lead and manage the marketing efforts and relationship with Fortune 500 national retailer marketing teams

Parent company A. O. Smith strives to be a global leader in water technology, employing over 16,000 in North America, Asia & Europe

Aquasana is seeking an experienced Graphic Designer

to complement our In-house marketing and design team. This candidate will be responsible for the end-to-end design, production and delivery of retail (instore and digital .com) materials — such-as: in-store displays, packaging, owner’s manuals and inserts as well as the online assets to support the cross-shopping experience. In addition, help the team load balance and pick up projects that support the entire business.

The ideal candidate possesses strong typography, layout & branding skills; mastery in production, optimization & pre-press. Creativity in the latest design trends as well as innovative ways to visually communicate our message to the target audience. The right designer will be able to collaborate with managers, copywriters, freelancers and utilize research, customer feedback and market data to generate attractive and effective consumer-facing materials across multiple brands within a budget; meet deadlines; and adhere to brand guidelines while generating new guidelines as necessary.  This role reports to the Sr. Director of Brand Marketing

Responsibilities

Work cross-functionally with marketing, sales and product teams to understand objectives and requirements

Create eye-catching, innovative designs for marketing materials that support both retail in store and digital .com experience

Design, produce and deliver assets that support the in-store environment, online cross-channel shopping experience, sales training materials and activation campaigns  

Produce artwork using a strong working knowledge of Adobe’s big 3: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

Retouch product and lifestyle photography

Optimize, collect and deliver press-ready files

Replicate and optimize designs and images for use in email campaigns, web sites, online market places, banner ad networks, social media outlets and other forms of media

Manage multiple projects/deadlines

Manage & direct product photo-shoots

Qualifications

B.F.A. in Graphic Design, Communication Design or Visual Arts is desirable, but not essential. A proven track record delivering top-quality design in the real world is needed regardless of formal education.

5 years of related work experience

Skills with copywriting, 3D modeling, video editing, basic HTML, technical illustration, and basic photography are preferred

Strong communication, spelling, grammar, proofing skills

Team player ready to work in a fun (but serious) atmosphere

Ability to interact, communicate and present concepts and ideas

Strong practical production skills a must

We Offer

Competitive base salary, bonus plan and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs and tuition assistance. Employee discounts on water filtration products are included along with a casual dress code. This role is in our dog-friendly Austin, Texas office (near Pease Park).

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Graphics Designer A. O. Smith Corporation - Austin, TX, United States

   

Location: Austin, TX

Company Profile:
A. O. Smith Corporation is a global leader applying innovative technology and energy-efficient solutions to products marketed worldwide. Our goal is to be a leading global water technology company, and our focus is on building this platform through new product development, global expansion, strategic acquisitions and partnerships. Today’s A. O. Smith is one of the world's leading manufacturers of residential and commercial water heating equipment, offering a comprehensive product line featuring the best-known brands in North America and China. In November 2009, the company entered the global water treatment industry with the creation of a new venture, A. O. Smith (Shanghai) Water Treatment Products Co. Ltd.