Dal-Tile GRAPHIC DESIGNER in Dallas, Texas
Join the largest manufacturer of tile and natural stone in the United States and watch your career stand out with Dal-Tile, a subsidiary of Mohawk Industries.
Our close-knit team of dedicated professionals has made us the success we are today. In exchange for their hard work, we support our people with a family-friendly work environment, a commitment to promoting from within, unique benefits that go beyond just medical and dental, and a belief that every employee deserves a productive life outside of work. If this sounds outstanding to you, take the first step forward and explore a career with Dal-Tile.
Objectives and Overview:
The Graphic Designer will be responsible for the production of sample boards, literature, labels, packaging, and any other print and publication collateral for Brand Marketing initiatives. Duties include, but are not limited to mechanical production and design using industry standard software in a Mac OS environment.
Candidates must have strong communication skills, keen attention to detail, the ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously, and be able to meet the demands of tight deadlines. They must have strong graphic design, and production skills, with a command of illustration tools. This position requires professionalism in working with all levels of management both internal and external. Candidates must be able to maintain a positive attitude in a fast paced, high-pressure environment.
They must be self-reliant, and communicate closely with the Sr. Graphic Designer, and work directly with Brand, Marketing, Project Managers, along with team members and other customers when instructed. Candidates must have the ability to discuss and comprehend both the conceptual and technical aspects of the job, and have a vast understanding of the production aspect of graphic design.
Scope of the responsibilities of the position:
Attention to detail a must; strong proofreading skills and ability to produce high quality work without errors.
Ability to understand and interpret both conceptual and technical specific information.
Must be proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft Office Suite, and FTP client software to be able to perform duties quickly and efficiently.
Understand design process from conception to final production, and highly skilled in print and pre-press mechanical production.
Ensure graphic standards are met consistently on all collateral.
Ability to implement design templates using Styles and Tables in InDesign across all brand marketing merchandising tools.
Strong color skills and ability to color check photography and adjust RGB/CMYK values.
Creates and manipulates product photography as needed
Must have experience working with file naming conventions in a share server environment.
Apply proper naming conventions and maintaining all digital files for graphics services on a continuous basis.
Gather electronic images for print and web support.
Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment, with shifting priorities including but not limited to, design and production responsibilities and administrative tasks
Ensure that assigned projects are completed on time and meets set objectives.
Strong time-management skills.
Strong organizational skills.
Reflect a professional and proficient approach when communicating with team members and customers.
Keep an open line of communication on project status with Sr. Graphic Designer, Brand Managers, and all project owners and team members involved.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong interpersonal skills.
Understands hierarchy of communication and workflow within the department.
Communicates with teammates and works closely under Sr. Graphic Designer, Brand Managers, and all project owners and team members involved, to ensure projects are completed in a timely manner.
Supports internal and external customers.
Skill sets and individual contributions required:
Understands and is able to take challenges/opportunities and leverage graphics to provide solutions.
Performs duties with latitude for independent judgment and decision making within the framework of the job.
Has a strong working knowledge and understanding of all design and production initiatives, priorities, and discipline.
Experience and confidence to onboard quickly into position to assist in making a positive impact.
Flexibility with the ability to prioritize and re-prioritize as needed.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with major in graphic design or visual communications
3+ years experience in graphic design
Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud, and FTP client software, Microsoft Office Suite, and FTP client software
Proficient with Styles and Tables in InDesign, photo manipulation, and packaging files to be press-ready a must
Packaging and carton design experience a plus
We offer competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, career opportunities, and an environment of creativity and growth. Company Match on 401k
Employee Purchase Discount
Dal-Tile is a proud supporter of our U.S. military, veterans and their families - Thank You for Your Service!
Active military, transitioning service members and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant.
Req Id: 26332