Georgia Employer GRAPHIC DESIGNER III - 8001 in Atlanta, Georgia

Harland Clarke Corp. is a leading provider of best-in-class integrated payment solutions, marketing services, retail products, high-value transactional print and electronic documentation, and security solutions. The 140 year old company serves multiple industries including financial, insurance and investment services, big-box retailing, accounting software, commercial, direct selling associations, and franchising. Its clients range in size from major corporate brands and trade groups to small businesses and individual consumers. They are served through three business divisions: Payment Solutions, Marketing Services and Retail Channels. For more information, visit DESIGNER IIIAtlanta, GAPosition SummaryResponsible for working with internal and external customers to develop sales print collateral, custom and standard products, standard marketing collateral, website support, tradeshow graphic support for Harland Clarke and external clients. Provides instructions for, or directly prepares final layouts for print/production. Works with outside vendors and suppliers as needed. Takes appropriate measures to ensure customer/client budgets and/or timelines are met.Manages large-scale projects in the department and may be required to oversee work by on-site contractors. Represents department in project team meetings and acts as a direct liaison between designer and requestor.Key Duties / Responsibilities - Essential duties are identified by asterisks.Executes creative design details including concept, layout and production files for standard Harland Clarke branded marketing materials. 20%Executes creative design details including concept, layout and production files for client-branded collateral. 20%Executes creative concepts and production files for standard products. 5%Executes creative concepts and production files for custom products. 5%Project management for multiple jobs with other designers, external vendors and internal customers to ensure that final products meet and exceed departmental standards for quality, timeliness and cost-effectiveness. 20%Executes web site updates and develops creative multimedia presentations. 20%Represents department on cross-functional team meetings. 10%All employees are responsible for demonstrating the company's Core Values at all times and for using Performance Excellence principles to continuously improve effectiveness, efficiency, products, and services. This includes, but is not limited to, participating on improvement teams, recommending and implementing improvement ideas, and participating in training and other activities to keep up to date on processes, information, etc.All employees are responsible for supporting and complying with internal and external audits, to include providing information, performing assigned tasks to ensure compliance, and preparing and maintaining evidence that key duties identified as internal controls have been performed.All employees are responsible for supporting and complying with safety and security policies to promote a healthy working environment.Education & Knowledge RequiredBachelors degree in graphic design and 8 years relevant work experience.Mac based computer skills.Requires experience in graphic design related software programs to include Adobe Creative Suite 3 (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign), PowerPoint, Word, Excel. Knowledge of Adobe Flash and action script programming, Adobe Dreamweaver and Fireworks would also be beneficial.Experience / Skills / Abilities RequiredRequires minimum 8 years of professional experience in graphic design and related software programs.Requires working knowledge of graphic design principles.Requires a high degree of innovations.Requires strong analytical thinking and creative problems solving skills for visual information design.Requires ability to express ideas clearly both verbally and in writing.May require strong presentation skills.Requires excellent organizational and detail-orient