APMEX Professional Careers

Graphic Designer

US-OK-Oklahoma City
Job ID
2017-1248
Category
Marketing
Type
Regular Full-Time

About APMEX

Step into the modern age of the e-commerce world by joining the team at the nation’s leader in Precious Metals. Known for much more than the largest inventory selection, best customer service and dedicated employees, APMEX is a name synonymous with smart, secure and trusted investing. The APMEX team is large enough to get the job done better than anyone else in the industry but small enough where everyone is important and every employee matters to the company. The Precious Metals industry is a specialized investment market and is unlike any other. Deciding to join the team making APMEX the gold standard in buying and selling Precious Metals is an investment in your future!  APMEX just celebrated our 16th year in business with being named the #1 Speciality E-Retailer by E-Commerce Magazine!  

 

 

You probably have a lot of options, so why work with us?

 

At APMEX we want to hire like-minded people: those who are motivated to succeed in a startup culture, love to think critically and who have fun doing it! Most importantly, you should be passionate about all things customer experience and stay on top of new trends and developments within the graphic design industry. Free coffee, drinks, snacks, lunches, parking and great co-workers are all included with employment at APMEX!  You’ll be pleasantly surprised by our generous annual and holiday bonus programs.  Did we mention that you’re also immediately vested in our generous 401(k) match?  Click over to our Careers page and check out our Benefits to learn more!

About The Role

The Graphic Designer is responsible for graphic design of APMEX communications, including but not limited to: email graphics, static/HTML 5 web banners, offsite ads and any branded collateral pieces. 

 

A Day in the Life of a Graphic Designer:

 

  • In accordance with the AOP, and with oversight from the Marketing Project Manager and the Director of Ecommerce Experience, design and update graphics for the website, banners, landing pages, emails, collateral and packaging pieces as well as web and video content. Creative work must drive business results and associated return on investment while building the APMEX brand’s stature
  • Development of flash animations for display banners based on storyboards developed by Designer or other members of the creative team – within file size and other specifications communicated by media partners
  • Collaborate with copywriters and other Marketing team members to develop creative work and improve existing work based on team feedback
  • Collaborate with other teams (e.g. Photography, Merchandising, Operations, etc.) as necessary to successfully complete projects
  • Ability to work under pressure and execute precisely with detail
  • Self-starter and self-learner 

Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Design, Graphic Arts or Fine Arts

Experience:

  • 2-3 years of professional graphic design experience within agency or client-side environment
  • Good digital marketing experience, creating designs for tactics such as ecommerce/direct response websites pages, emails, banners, etc.
  • Experience with offline tactics such as collateral, packaging, etc.
  • Experience working in collaborative, cross-functional teams
  • Must be proficient in flash animation and have flash scripting experience. Portfolio must include flash animations for display banners or similar tactics with strict file size constraints.
  • Experience in ecommerce and/or consumer retail preferred.
  • Strong communication skills required: strong presentation skills, ability to build strong relationships across functions.
  • Passion for and good understanding of the totality of the customer experience and how to build great brands that drive superior business results.
  • Good understanding of latest digital marketing trends and opportunities with technology or platforms.

               

Computer Skills: Thorough knowledge of Mac and PC, Adobe CS 5 or later, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, In Design, Flash, Google Web Designer and Google Analytics

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