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Global Graphic Designer - KitchenAid

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Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: Benton Harbor, MI, US, 49022

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 34064 

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Respect, integrity, diversity and inclusion, teamwork and the spirit of winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of the world's leading major home appliance company.

 

 

Global Graphic Designer, KitchenAid Marketing

 

Function Overview
This Global Graphic Designer will be part of a dynamic team of creative professionals responsible for making ingredients (imagery, messages, video, recipes, etc.) critical to building connections between the KitchenAid brand and enthusiastic makers. As a team of thinkers and makers, we bring marketing strategy to life by generating content and shaping the visual expression of our brand. This role will join KitchenAid SDA organization based in our Global Headquarters in Benton Harbor, MI.

 

As a member of the KitchenAid team, you will support our mission to be the most broadly desired premium kitchen brand in the world. The KitchenAid team operates in a consumer-centric, winning workplace culture, and provides diverse global career opportunities. Our team creates high-performance, highly desired appliances with a maniacal focus on quality craftsmanship, disruptive technology, and timeless design. Through the combination of our people, our products and our winning spirit, we create an exciting career opportunity and a truly rewarding experience.

 

Core skills include envisioning useful, usable, and desirable visual experiences expressed through the creation of graphic systems for promoting the brand across a variety of surfaces, media, and channels. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Design Manager and multi-disciplinary teams to contribute to larger initiatives
  • Envision and design useful and progressive packaging solutions; create clear, legible solutions that deliver a successful retail experience
  • Create/develop graphic deliverables and strategies to be leveraged across all regions
  • Maintain and communicate brand strategy documents
  • Design visual concepts that align digital 
  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary project teams to execute on overall project objectives, deliverables, and timelines
  • Focus on personal growth with emphasis on demonstrating ability to manage small projects
  • Mentor junior staff through peer reviews and consultation.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or Visual Communication, from an accredited school
  • 4+ years design experience in a corporate, advertising, web design or consulting office, with emphasis on visual brand development

 

Preferred Requirements

  • Advanced proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite 
  • Experience in implementing and maintaining brand design standards
  • Experience creating assets for social media apps and mobile websites
  • Excellent graphic design skills, people skills, decision making, self motivation and pro-activity
  • Experience in project planning with multidisciplinary teams 
  • Demonstrated understanding of production design for print and packaging (consumer products preferred)
  • Strong project planning skills, work breakdown schedules, and project reviews
  • Ability to communicate across multiple levels and functions of an organization via presentations and written/verbal communication
  • Ability to promote design thinking
  • Ability to create clear action plans
  • Experience designing visual concepts for web/ipad/smartphone app highly desirable
  • Exposure to motion graphics or interactive design 
  • Interested applicants should include portfolio documents or link to design samples for review 


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About us

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading major home appliance company, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2017. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world.

 

At Whirlpool Corporation, we believe that all people matter. Celebrating diversity and including thousands of perspectives empower us to create products that blend into every concept of home. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. 

 

Additional information about the company can be found on Twitter at @WhirlpoolCorp
 


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