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Designer

Marketing | Santa Monica, CA | Full Time

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

At Edmunds we’re driven to make car buying easier.  Ever since we began publishing printed car guides in the 60’s, the company has been in the business of trust, innovating ways to empower and support car shoppers.  When Edmunds launched the car industry’s first Internet site in 1994, we established a leadership position online and have never looked back.  Now, as one of the most trusted review sites on the Internet, millions of visitors use our research, shopping and buying tools every month to make an easy and informed decision on their next car.  For consumers, we bring peace of mind. For dealers, we make tools to help them solve their problems and sell more cars.  How do we do it,  you ask? The key ingredients are our enthusiastic employees, progressive company culture and cutting-edge technology.  Want to join the team? Read on to find out how!

What You’ll Do:

  • Deliver eye-catching, creative designs that meet business objectives and specifications.
  • Maintain brand consistency across all touch points, while finding innovative ways to push the limits
  • Partner with copywriter to conceptualize and execute original and unexpected creative content
  • Complete variety of project requests including social, print and online ads, infographics, presentations for internal and external audiences, email designs and collateral
  • Provide creative leadership and project management for new and current offerings, from design to approval —  requesting information and assets as needed, and keeping stakeholders aware of status and deadline changes
  • Continually explore new ways to innovate and elevate the materials created.
  • Develop team through reviewing teammates’ work and mentoring junior designer

What You Need:

  • 5-7 years of graphic design experience in advertising or B2B marketing preferred
  • BS/BA in Design or a related field preferred; portfolio required
  • Strong conceptual thinking, passionate about creating spectacular work
  • Great collaborator with an excellent attitude, work ethic and people skills
  • An eye for detail within a fast-paced environment, able to catch potential issues before delivery
  • Adept at receiving and giving constructive feedback gracefully, showing good judgment
  • Excellence in typography standards, knowledgeable in print production and digital asset delivery
  • Expert at Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator/InDesign/AfterEffects/Keynote/PowerPoint and Google Slides; bonus points for Sketch
  • Thrive under time pressure, multitasking, adapting quickly and working independently

 

Working @ Edmunds.com:

Employees think it’s a pretty great place to work and some pretty impressive publications think it is too: we have been recognized as one of the best places to work by the Fortune Magazine and Great Places to Work, LA Business Journal (for the last 6 years!), Computerworld, and Built in LA.  We've also been identified as one of the best workplaces specifically in Technology and also for Diversity and Asian Americans.  In fact, our CEO, Avi Steinlauf, was rated as one of Glassdoor's Highest Rated CEOs!  If you’re interested in learning more and joining our mission, we’d love to hear from you!

Edmunds will consider for employment qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable laws.