POSITION OPENINGS

Graphic Designer

Department

Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association, Kentucky Beef Council, Kentucky Beef Network, Beef Solutions, Kentucky Cattlemen’s Foundation

Overall Responsibilities

We are looking for a creative Graphic designer with up-to-date knowledge to interpret our needs and to design solutions with high visual impact. You will work on a variety of products, including websites, newspapers, product packaging, exhibitions, corporate identity etc. and you will cooperate with the rest of our team.

Key Areas of Responsibility
  • Responsible for design and layout of the monthly publication, Cow Country News
  • Working with the Kentucky Beef Council to provide print and digital advertising content, educational materials geared towards producers and consumers as well as booth design from concept to completion
  • Assist with video production as needed
  • Schedule project implementation and define budget constraints
  • Work with a wide range of media and use graphic design software
  • Think creatively and develop new design concepts, graphics and layouts
  • Prepare rough drafts and present your ideas
  • Amend final designs to clients comments and gain full approval
  • Work as part of a team with others in the office
Consults With
  • The coordinator will be expected to work independently, but under the direction of the Executive Vice-President and Publication Coordinator
  • Daily activities are conducted with a high degree of independence. The position is advised and consulted on matters of urgency, sensitivity, or controversy
Qualifications
  • Proven graphic designing experience
  • Possession of creative flair, versatility, conceptual/visual ability and originality
  • Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Ability to interact, communicate and present ideas
  • Up to date with industry leading software and technologies (In Design, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Photoshop etc)
  • Highly proficient in all design aspects
  • Professionalism regarding time, costs and deadlines
  • Flexibility
  • Self-motivated with attention to detail
  • Ability to work well with all staff, as well as outside clients and vendors
  • Sensitivity to confidential matters may be required
To Apply, Submit
  • A letter of interest to Carey Brown, c/o Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association, 176 Pasadena Drive, Lexington, Kentucky 40503, (859) 278-0899, along with: (1) Updated Resume, including work history; (2) three names, with addresses and phone numbers, of references; and a portfolio of your work (can send digitally to cbrown@kycattle.org).

Screening of the applications will begin October 25 and continue until a qualified applicant is selected.