Senior Graphic Designer

Ford Motor Company
April 11, 2024
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Job Description

Senior Graphic Designer

We are the movers of the world and the makers of the future. We get up every day, roll up our sleeves and build a better world -- together. At Ford, we're all a part of something bigger than ourselves. Are you ready to change the way the world moves?

The Global Dealer Training & Productivity team helps dealers work smarter, not harder, with targeted training, data, strategy and more. Together, our team:

• Ensures dealers have the content and training they need when they need it. Our focus is delivering unified coaching, a data-driven ecosystem and new productivity technologies so the right content, by the right people, reaches them at the right time.

• Helps dealers become more strategic in diagnosing gaps and developing solutions

• Equips dealers with what they need to succeed and help them develop into trusted advisors to customers

• Works with dealers to improve business metrics, lower turnover, and increase customer satisfaction

• Responds to a shifting customer base with diverse preferences to transform customer experiences

Responsibilities

What you'll do

The Senior Graphic Designer, Dealer Training & Productivity, will have the primary responsibility of helping us create visual content that communicates ideas that inspire, inform, and captivate our audiences. This candidate will design still graphics and motion graphics including titles, transitions, infographics, presentations, instructional one-sheets, program collateral, e-learning materials, and visual effects. Execute original and edit existing graphic content by determining the ideal usage of color, text, font, imagery, and composition that is on brand. In addition, this individual will be required to participate in pre-production meetings and creative design meetings where they will help us generate content ideas. Some skills essential to this role include being able to think of creative visual solutions, technically produce graphic designs, effectively problem-solve challenging designs, create motion graphics and a passion to create the industry-leading content. We will request a portfolio/reel of your work that demonstrates your talents in graphic design and motion graphics.

• Create still graphics, motion graphics and animations for the Ford and Lincoln training content portals

• Collaborate with various internal partners and multidisciplinary teams

• Assist in project development by providing your creative input during creative design meetings

• Ensure all artwork produced meets our needs, requirements, brand values, and guidelines

• Provide guidance and mentorship to junior team members

This candidate will have the opportunity to conceptualize and generate still graphics, motion graphics, and animations for our Ford and Lincoln content portals. They will also be able to flex their creative thinking skills by pitching ideas during creative design meetings. The candidate is a highly motivated, self-starter who needs little direction to help make the content come to life. They must be a team player who thinks positively, even when hurdles and unexpected obstacles arise. They are proactive and organized, but comfortable with ambiguity and aren't afraid when things get messy. They prioritize well and can manage multiple projects at once. Finally, this candidate has a portfolio/reel of their work that highlights their skills in the various areas of graphic and motion design.

Qualifications

You'll have

• Bachelor's degree or combination of education and experience

• 4+ years of experience in entertainment/marketing/advertising/training post- production

• 4+ years of experience in content creation software such as Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Premiere Pro, After Effects, etc.)

• 3+ years of experience using Mac operating systems

• Must have a current design portfolio/reel that demonstrates your abilities within the graphic design and motion design

Even better, you may have

• 6+ years of professional experience in the entertainment or advertising post-production arenas

• The ability to think creatively and offer input

• Pays attention to detail, with an eye for consistency and delivery

• Has a strategic approach and the ability to explain the rationale behind the design

• Comfortable in a creative, fast-paced environment with ambiguity and complexity

• Proficient in MS Office (including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

• Knowledge of 3D design software such as Cinema 4D/Maya

• Knowledge of WordPress and content management systems

• Proficient with Mac hardware and software systems

• Capable to assist with video and sound editing

• Mastery of graphic design and animation principles

• Must be able to take direction and execute based on the direction

• Passionate about automotive and transportation industry

• Strong verbal, written and visual presentation skills

• The ability and understanding to behave professionally and considerately

You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different from what we've outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor Company, we encourage you to apply!

As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love, or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builderor all of the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:

• Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage

• Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized back-up child care and more

• Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management leases

• Tuition assistance

• Established and active employee resource groups

• Paid time off for individual and team community service

• A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year's Day

• Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time.

For a detailed look at our benefits, click here:

https: // fordcareers.co/GSRnon-HTHD

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. In the United States, if you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability, please call 1-888-336-0660.

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More Information on Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Dearborn, MI and Palo Alto, CA. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903. It has 175633 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 172 open jobs at Ford Motor Company, click here.

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