Job Opening: Graphic Designer

By: Sara Backus, [email protected]
Creative Director at Kerigan Marketing Associates

Web Developer / Digital Marketing Manager

We believe real marketing requires creative thinking to build brands. That’s the way our founder has approached our work after serving more than a decade in the brand management group of RJR Tobacco and as Marketing Director for Community Coffee.

KMA has earned hundreds of ADDY awards as a strategic marketing leader across the gulf-south through a small team of focused professionals where we challenge conventions with engaging stories, standout design and innovative production. Our client mix includes larger regional organizations, where we serve as agency of record, plus small start-ups where we enjoy helping out.

Serious about creativity?

The perfect candidate must be motivated and eager to learn. You’ll work side-by-side with our Creative Director and assist with layout and production of website banner ads, billboards, posters, direct mail, website page designs and illustrations.

Knowledge:

  • Must be experienced in the Adobe Creative Suite using primarily InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. A degree in a graphic design related field is appreciated but not required.
  • Must have strong work practices, design discipline and ability to meet quick deadlines.
  • Good organization skills are required as you will work as “quality control” liaison with printers, digital vendors, billboard companies and others to manage files and ensure projects meet expectations.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment that is fastpaced, often high-pressure with multiple projects and graciously accept constructive feedback.

Expectations:

  • Tenacity – including managing the demands deadlines and motivating others. Our work requires professional partners with drive and determination.
  • Aptitude – KMA is a small team of forward-thinking specialists hired by professional firms with big expectations of us solving their marketing problems.
  • Efficiency – KMA team members proactively seek efficiencies sharing best practices and helpful procedures with each other.
  • Positive atmosphere – KMA is a Christian environment. We pray before Monday morning Staff Meeting then work hard to support each other thru a can-do attitude.
  • Fun! – Our office has a boat dock and jet ski, and we overlook the beach! Our break room offers company paddle boards and a massage chair. And, our owner promotes individual and team recreation all with the end goal of growing together personally, professionally and creatively.

Are you all-in?

We are not looking for clock watchers or distance workers. This is a full-time, on-site position in our Mexico Beach, Florida office which requires relocation to Mexico Beach or nearby Port St. Joe, or residence in the east end of Panama City. The most important traits to succeed in this position (in priority order) include professionalism, a positive attitude and a willingness to work hard. Compensation is based on experience and qualifications.

email your resume, cover letter and a link to your online portfolio to [email protected]. Or, you may email a pdf sample of your work; use subject line, “Application for Graphic Designer.” References will be required upon request.

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