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Being a Graphic Designer at Red Velvet Events means you would serve as a key team member of our in-house Creative Team and on a variety of client programs that we have had the privilege to partner with. You will be touching any and all sorts of creative collateral for the company’s events, client programs, stage sets, program books for conferences, and sales proposals. You will be an idea-person, a designer, and execute day-to-day creative internal needs. If you love the adrenaline of working in a fast-pace, agile, and high-rewards work environment, then this is the place to be. Please read on!
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & JOB REQUIREMENTS
Position is based in Austin, Texas.
Professional Skills: definitely must know Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop – other CS programs a plus), MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS Outlook. Background in experiential design is considered a plus. Would be an extra plus if he/she knows HTML, CSS, Wordpress.
Must already have laptop and Adobe Creative Cloud – Illustrator, InDesign, & Photoshop are the only required programs
MINIMUM 3 years of experience in graphic design / event & conference brand development for a variety of Clients
Comfortable juggling multiple simultaneous projects in a wide variety of specs (can range from logo design, chalkboard art, signage & collateral pieces, web design, social media, etc)
Excellent strategic marketing plan skills, including brand development, positioning, and pricing
Interested in working in a start-up type environment / open office environment
Work closely with our preferred vendors for needs in printing, stage production set pieces, etc.
Able to make decisions based on critical thinking, problem solving, process knowledge, research, surveys, and trend analysis
Able to work with little supervision and in a fast-paced, high-intensity environment
Dress appropriately for client meetings and on-site event management
Comfortable with e-mail, phone and in-person communication
Comfortable working on a laptop and typing/creating documents with minimal instructions
Will work from the main office Monday through Friday unless meeting with clients
Available to work evenings and weekends when necessary
Must have an upbeat “Can Do” positive attitude
Maintain RVE business integrity by conducting all matters fairly, honestly and ethically and with the utmost professionalism
If you made it this far & are still interested, please apply and tell us what makes you ROCK as a Graphic Designer. Please include digital samples of your portfolio. No phone calls please. We will respond to candidates who have qualified for the first round of interviews.
DISCLAIMER: This job description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates within this classification. It is not designed to confirm or be interpreted as a comprehensive summary of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job.
Red Velvet Events is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Red Velvet Events, Inc.
Red Velvet Events, a Global DMC Partner (RVE) is a full-service creative events agency calling Austin, Texas home since 2002. RVE helps corporations create international award-winning event experiences of all sizes. Our team's strength is in listening to our client's goals and translating that to an incredible interactive & creative event experience - fun for the planners and memorable for the attendees.
RVE TEAM MEMBER CRITERIA
When we are looking to expand our team, we are always looking for folks that are wired in many of the same ways we are. If you thrive on juggling a handful of deadlines each day and pride yourself on doing it with a smile on your face, you may be the next perfect team member for Red Velvet Events! Please keep in mind that extreme organization and client-facing skills are a must, but being very comfortable online and well versed in Microsoft Office (we practically live in Excel) is a requirement too. We strongly encourage all of our candidates to have prior hotel, DMC, and/or meeting planning industry experience before applying to join our team.
In addition to a great opportunity to work for one of the Best Places to Work (declared in 2013 by Austin Business Journal, 2015 by M&C Magazine and 2018 by Austin Business Journal), all full-time employees receive the following benefits:
- Competitive health plan, with premiums for employee covered and premiums for family members subsidized by RVE
- Monthly HSA Contribution
- Complimentary financial/retirement planning assistance
- 401(k) Plan with Matching Contribution
- Paid Membership to Industry Associations and Monthly Meetings
- Monthly Cell Phone, Fuel and Laptop Stipends
- Annual Education Stipend
- Flexible Vacation Policy and Paid Holidays
- Bonuses for Industry Awards
We know that the best hire is someone you enjoy working with and is a great culture fit for our fast-paced, entrepreneur-friendly, and creative environment. If you know someone who has previous experience in the hotel industry, DMC industry, and/or meeting planning industry, we want to meet them.
What’s in it for you? If a referral is hired full-time and stays at least 1 year with our team, you get $1,000 cold hard cash on their 1 year anniversary with Red Velvet Events. That simple!
Company Website: www.redvelvetevents.com
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