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Graphic Designer

Job Details

Hiring Organization Axiom Space
Post Name Graphic Designer
Qualification Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, advertising, communications, public relations, or a similar field. 
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary USD 3000 To USD 4500 Per Month
Location Houston, Texas, United States 77079

OVERVIEW: 

Axiom Space is the commercial leader in human spaceflight and on-orbit research & manufacturing services, steered by a team of experts and guided by the vision of a thriving home in space that benefits every human, everywhere.

Axiom provides unprecedented access to the International Space Station today while building and operating its successor – the world’s first international commercial space station – to improve life on Earth and foster possibilities beyond it. 

Our mission-driven team is seeking a bold and dynamic Graphic Designer who is preoccupied with big questions: Where do we go from here? What are the limits of innovation and exploration? How do we continue to evolve as a species?

SUMMARY: 

The Graphic Designer is a dedicated resource functioning within the Marketing team and will be responsible for designing and or coordinating the development and design of a wide range of digital and or printed graphic materials.

This will involve a variety of integrated steps and processes, requiring extensive knowledge of specialized, multi-faceted design concepts and media. This role creates complex original graphic designs, and comprehensive layout concepts by overseeing the production of materials. 

Note: Proof of COVID – 19 vaccination status (vaccination card) will be required for employment otherwise a request for medical or religious accommodation is necessary

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conceptualizes, plans, designs, and produces a wide range of specialized graphic and illustrative material. 
  • Works with internal teams to ascertain needs and develop graphic directions, concepts, and specifications for assigned projects. 
  • Plans production schedules for the various steps in the design process; analyzes project development costs and develops project budgets and workflow for multiple concurrent projects; participates in production and/or marketing planning group sessions and meetings. 
  • Identifies, selects, and coordinates vendors for printing and publication services, as appropriate to the project; may write and process requests for proposals for printing requisitions; identifies and communicates with preferred contractors, such as printers, illustrators, and photographers. 
  • Provides creative and technical advice and guidance, and serves as liaison with production personnel, authors, publishers, clients, and/or printing representatives on permission information, design, and technical graphics issues. 
  • Oversees and coordinates the production process; develops and writes printing and/or other production specifications, and selects appropriate production media and materials, such as ink and paper; inspects proofs for accuracy and adherence to appropriate production standards. 
  • Oversees and coordinates graphic library and maintains digital records. 
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, advertising, communications, public relations, or a similar field. 
  • 5+ years of experience in graphic design, publishing of high-profile brands, marketing, advertising, or equivalent professional function.
  • Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, XD)
  • Microsoft Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

Essential Functions

Work Environment: Generally, an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on the task.

Requirements 

  • Must be able to complete a U.S. government background investigation.
  • Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which the position is advertised.
  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship or US Permanent Residency is a requirement for this position.

 Physical Requirements

  • Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods (90% of the time). May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs. (5% of the time).
  • Equipment and Machines
  • Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.).

Skills

  • Highly organized and detail-oriented; able to juggle, prioritize, and keep track of multiple tasks and projects.
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently with minimal supervision, and make and communicate the rationale behind key decisions in a constantly evolving fast-paced work environment.
  • Strong project and time management skills with a high level of intuition and judgment.
  • Must have a “can do” attitude – no job is too big or small, problem solver.
  • Ability to take on ownership of projects ad hoc and drive them from beginning to end.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Self-motivated and proactive; creative mind with an ability to suggest improvements.
  • Self-assured and energetic self-starter; proactive about learning and motivated to take on additional responsibilities over time.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to integrate quickly into a small team and represent the company with integrity.
  • Professional, confident, driven, and dynamic.
  • Passionate about creating an inclusive workplace where people from different backgrounds can succeed.
  • Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
  • Ethics – Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and principles; upholds organizational values
  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem-solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics
  • Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization’s goals and values; benefits organization through outside activities; supports affirmative action and respects diversity
  • Communications – Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods
  • Cost Consciousness – Works within approved budget; develops and implements cost-saving measures; contributes to profits and revenue; conserves organizational resources
  • Teamwork – Eager and able to work in a collaborative and cross-disciplinary fashion in a fast-paced, dynamic, and deadline-oriented environment

Axiom Space is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer.  Axiom Space does not discriminate on the basis of race, regional color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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