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Graphic Designer

Industry Sector: Retail, Tactical/ Outdoor

Job Categories: Design- Graphic, Design – Web, Marketing & Social Media

Company Type: E-commerce, D2C Retailer, Equipment/Hardgoods, Accessories, & Apparel/Softgoods

State: VA

City: Virginia Beach

Country: United States

Required Experience: 2-5 years

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: DOE

Required to Relocate: Yes

Required to Travel: No

Employee may Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within: 50 miles

 

OVERVIEW

Tactical Distributors is looking for a full-time talented graphic designer to join our team. We’re looking for someone with passion, creativity, and an entrepreneurial spirit to assist in our Virginia Beach office. As Graphic Designer for Tactical Distributors, you will be working closely with the Marketing Director and Senior Design & Development Manager to advance both aspects of the business: e-commerce and in-house brands. The Graphic Designer’s main role is to collaborate across departments to produce amazing work to both communicate to our customers and prospective customers as well as continue to build and develop our printwear.  This person will have a passion for an active lifestyle, all things design, as well as possess a diverse skill set covering various creative disciplines.Responsibilities include but are not limited to: design and production of marketing campaigns, product branding, packaging, logos, labels, printwear, and promotional materials for various product segments. The ideal candidate will have experience in graphic design, ad creation, and social media marketing. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualize, design, and implement creative graphic and digital graphics and content (banners, photo editing, email blasts, social media posts, website content, etc.)on time and within budget.
  • Develop and design layouts, inclusive of copy and images for sales collateral (PDF and PPT), digital ads, and promotional materials (banners, trifold brochures, postcard, stickers, etc.).
  • Create and edit graphics for the Tactical Distributors website and other social sites such as Instagram, Facebook, etc.
  • Update existing presentations and collateral; design new ones, create branded collateral for sales presentations and trade shows.
  • Coordinate with the marketing manager to confirm marketing objectives, creative direction, and brand consistency.
  • Assist marketing manager with studio product photography library: edit photos, organize images, upload to image repositor
  • Assist product development with designing tee shirt graphics for our private label brands, product prints and surface patterns, mockups of products, and packaging.

 

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Working experience 2-5 years creating graphics for apparel and email marketing.
  • High school diploma or GED required - Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university is preferred.
  • Online portfolio of illustrations and other graphic design examples.
  • Knowledge of layouts, graphic fundamentals, typography, print and the web.
  • Understanding of printing process and specifications.
  • Keen sense of graphic design as it applies to marketing principals – communication of product/brand through visual messaging.
  • Proficiency with design software applications (Adobe Creative Suite: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, etc.)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Familiarity with HTML, and CSS, including mobile
  • Experience with WordPress a plus.
  • Experience with Shopify or basic Front-end web designs a plus.
  • Experience with photography and basic photography editing a plus.
  • Experience working with an eCommerce environment a plus.
  • Proven ability to project manage, multi-task and deliver against deadlines.
  • Excellent organizational, prioritization, and time management skills.
  • Ability to absorb and apply constructive criticism from peers and managers.
  • Strong attention to detail for constant accuracy, self-motivated with strong decision-making capabilities.
  • Ability to work with a team, collaborate with internal and external partners, and communicate effectively.
  • Able to work independently in addition to building effective working relationships.
  • Ready to jump in on day one.
  • Available to work a 40-hour work week.
  • Must live in Virginia Beach or surrounding areas. 

 

 

 

Tactical Distributors – E-Commerce Sales Support
The TD Team is growing, and we are looking for an individual that is ready to jump in and help with customer care.  The TD motto is “The Best Customer Service in the BIZ”. We strive to maintain that high standard. Please check out our store and Instagram to get a feel for who we are and what we are all about. TacticalDistributors.com
The E-Commerce industry is steadily growing and evolving, and we are hoping to find a candidate that is capable of the same speed.  Much of the Tactical community consists of Military and First Responders. Interest or knowledge in the outdoor &/or tactical lifestyle is a plus! It is a rewarding industry to serve - we take great pride in helping the ones that sacrifice so much for us.  Veterans are encouraged to apply!
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provide excellent customer service by resolving all issues such as processing orders, inventory, tracking, returns/exchanges, and coupon codes
  • Answer customer phone calls, web chat, and emails
  • Assist walk-in customers with orders
  • Upload new products to the site
  • Contribute to the team with a positive attitude and new ideas
  • Punctuality
Requirements:
  • Customer Service Experience
  • Strong Verbal Communication
  • Basic Computer Skills
Bonus Opportunities, Employee Discount & Paid Vacation and Health Insurance
Job Type: Full-time 40hrs/week 8a-5p
Hourly Rate: $13-15 
****Must Submit Resume****
Submit Resume to jobs@tacticaldistributors.com
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