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Graphic Designer

slkWe’re on the lookout for a talented graphic designer who can build visual narratives and bring to life complex concepts in a creative, engaging manner. The role will involve collaborating with different teams to conceptualize and create illustrations, infographics, flyers or any other material, as requested. a


Design Industry

The design industries cover many categories such as fashion, digital, spaces, and so on. Those who work in this industry focus on creating functional, aesthetic and economically viable plans to be implemented in their concerned fields.


What to expect from the role

  • Hands-on experience with conceptualizing design projects, coordinating with creative teams and working on its execution.
  • Guide teams towards finishing projects and campaigns.
  • Approve and implement various policies to improve the department.
  • Hold a position of responsibility and have a scope for growth to other job roles.


Responsibilities

  • Work with internal stakeholders to design and produce compelling graphics
  • Own and manage assigned projects; keeps stakeholders informed of developments, delivers on deadlines and checks in with mentor in case of bumps
  • Enforce brand standards and help us find new ways to effectively communicate brand mission and values
  • Drive initiatives to conduct tests and validate assumptions
  • Stay up to date with best practices and current technological improvements


Requirements

  • [X] years of experience working as a graphic designer or in a similar position preferred
  • High school diploma mandatory; Bachelor’s in a relevant field plus
  • Familiarity with popular design tools like Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign or CC
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Portfolio showcasing [X]+ pieces, ability to conceptualize complex concepts and eye for detail


Average Salary

On average $52,589 per annum.

Source - glassdoor.com

Career Path

Graphic Designer is an entry to an intermediate level job. In this job role, you have to conceptualize original and unique designs and illustrations. It also includes tasks like pitching ideas, creating drafts and collaborating with a team. It is a stepping stone if you are looking to make a career in design. Here are a few steps you can take towards this job role:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Visual Communication, Electronic Media or other design-related fields.
  • Masters degree in a similar discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with design projects and a good portfolio.


Career Progression

With appropriate experience in this job role, you can move to other job roles in this field such as:

  • Senior Designer
  • Studio Manager
  • Art Director
  • Creative Director


Sample Questions

Personal
  • What qualities do you possess that make you good at your job?

  • Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

  • How well do you take criticism?

Human Resources
  • How comfortable are you working with different departments across the company?

  • Would you be okay with working overtime?

  • What makes you think you’d be a good fit with our company culture?

Management
  • Have you ever handled a client who constantly requested changes? How did you handle it?

  • Describe a time you collaborated with multiple groups and got the job done.

  • Are you a team player or a lone worker?

Technical knowledge and skills
  • What is your favorite tool to work with and why?

  • Describe the steps that go into your design process?

  • Which are some of the points to keep in mind while designing for a client from the fashion industry?