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HBC Designer

Date: Jul 21, 2021

Location: Kansas City, MO, US, 64108

Company: Hallmark

     reqid: 97289 

HALLMARK - WHEN YOU CARE ENOUGH YOU CAN CHANGE THE WORLD

 

Come join us. You’ll add value to one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and be part of our company with a life-affirming purpose to inspire meaningful connections. Our products, content and experiences aim to enrich all lives by making a genuine difference in every life, every day, and our business is focused on bringing the value and relevance of Diversity and Inclusion to every brand, product and person we touch.  Our overarching enterprise D&I Framework and plans demonstrate our belief and value in having a diverse and inclusive workforceHallmark’s D&I efforts will continue to represent ongoing progress and reinforce our commitment, as will our intentional focus on bringing more diverse talent into our business and onto our teams. Hallmark has been recognized as one of Forbes and Statista 2020 Best employers for Diversity, Women and New Graduates.

 

Hallmark Business Connections’ plays a critical role in bringing consumer insights to life in the business world. We help businesses build relationships with their customers, clients, and employees. And we pride ourselves on understanding the relationship and communication nuances that keep these connections relevant. We've established a culture of rolling up our sleeves to get the work done through collaboration, innovation, and some entrepreneurial grit. Our products are sold on our own eCommerce store as well as on Amazon. We also develop custom greeting card programs in collaboration with Fortune 500 brands. The business-appropriate products we create help make a difference in a world that could use a little more caring.

 

HBC Designers provide print and digital design services for multiple mediums and audiences. They work seamlessly across all channels (web, email, direct mail, advertising, etc.) to develop content that engages and motivates audiences for HBC and its clients. They will have the ability to design and develop content combining images and editorial for use in varied environments to deliver information and experiences. The Designers will work with a cross-functional team to turn business strategies into exceptional, on-brand, user-centered design solutions across multiple physical and digital touch points. The Designer’s work will have a direct impact on customer engagement for HBC’s clients, resulting in revenue growth and brand relevance for Hallmark. 

Core Responsibilities 

• Create graphic design approaches that move people to action by leveraging research and understanding of brands, business goals, and what motivates target audiences

• Collaborate with other team members to develop on-time and on-budget delivery of well-crafted, engaging designs

• Partner with Client Services, Product, and Sales team to develop innovative go to market marketing pieces

• Support the fast-paced creative needs of an editorial, content, and social marketing team 

• Further evolve our brand and enable creative consistency through guidelines, asset libraries, and other brand documentation

• Work on multiple projects, prioritizing as needed and efficiently managing time

• Ensure the usability, consistency, brand relevance, and functionality of the finished product

• Own the design process end-to-end, moving from concept through to final art, at multiple fidelity levels and producing handoffs to support that process
 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree OR 3 years design experience
Portfolio - with examples of designing for branding and advertising

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience and ability to:

  • Work in a fast-paced environment meeting deadlines and expectations for quality, creativity and strategy\
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team members, including Creative, Marketing, Product Development, and Client Strategy business partners, account/traffic support and project managers

Proficient with Adobe Creative Cloud suite of software

Abiltity to problem-solve creatively, has an interdisciplinary sensibility toward graphic, product and digital media design and an exceptional eye for detail

Conceives, designs and develops dynamic user experiences for everything from icons to websites
Candidates must have a strong visual aesthetic and working knowledge of best practice standards for print and digital design work 

 

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and checks.

 

 

BENEFITS AND PERKS:
At Hallmark, we help people feel connected to what matters. That’s true of our employees, just as it is our consumers. Providing benefits that support the lives and wellbeing of Hallmarkers is among the most important investments the company makes.

Hallmark benefits are designed to give you choices. Wherever you are in life, we want you to find the benefits that are right for you and your loved ones. Explore the Hallmark Benefits Guide to learn more.

Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.

 


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