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Graphic Designer/Videographer

Schmitt Music | Brooklyn Center, MN

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Are you a visionary designer that enjoys the freedom of creative expression while staying within the boundaries of brand standards?

We are looking for a talented, team-oriented, motivated and passionate multi-disciplinary graphic designer/videographer. This position works to help digitally-enable sales, marketing, and communication assets supporting a diverse workload including but not limited to: graphic design, infographics, animated videos, video editing, training/learning materials design. You will visually enhance existing materials and also design new assets. The graphic designer/videographer will be responsible for the conceptualization and design of marketing communications from concept to completion for a wide variety of projects. The ideal candidate will have a graphic design background, video editing and production skills, strong conceptual skills, and a passion for delivering high-quality, innovative designs while meeting multiple project deadlines and within defined brand standards. This position will work closely with Schmitt Music’s internal resources and the resources held with our marketing partner, Modern Foundation. The goal of this position is to increase company sales, influence, and market share.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Adding a professional polish to an existing video or crafting videos from the ground up
  • Using innovative design and motion to tell a visual story
  • Working closely with the content expert and Marketing Communication team to strategize and produce original content
  • Supporting sales and events with materials designed to position Schmitt Music as an authority in the music industry
  • Maintain brand standards and work within brand guidelines

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related field
  • 3-5+ years of in-house or agency graphic design experience
  • Advance knowledge of typography, composition, color, and editorial storytelling principles
  • Strong understanding of video formats, compression techniques, and format requirements/constraints
  • Demonstrated knowledge of production equipment including cameras, lighting, and audio
  • Ability to work on multiple projects from concept to completion, while adhering
    to project timelines
  • Exceptional interpersonal, collaborative, and creative problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to learn and take initiative
  • Highly organized with meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to produce inspiring visual content for consumers of all ages and skill levels
  • Mac OS X user
  • Advanced skills in Adobe Creative Cloud (Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator)
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Photography skills are a plus

Presentation of portfolio is required

Work Environment:

  • Retail and office-type working conditions.
  • Physical Demands: The responsibilities of this position may frequently require using hands to finger, handle or feel, reaching with hands and arms, and talking or hearing. This position may often involve standing, walking and sitting. This position may sometimes involve climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling.

Our company hiring procedures are outlined below:

Step One: Complete the application form and submit with your resume and one letter of recommendation

Step Two: By completing and sending your application materials, you are granting us permission to send you a link to an online survey which must be completed before the interview process begins.

Step Three: When your application materials are received and reviewed, you will be contacted for a telephone interview.

Step Four: A personal interview will be conducted

Please fill out the application (choose online or PDF form below), and you will hear from us soon!

To apply, you will need to fill out the Schmitt Music Employee Application, and submit your résumé, and at least one letter of recommendation.
Please use our ONLINE APPLICATION FORM or download and print the PDF application, and mail your completed form, résumé and letter of recommendation to:

Schmitt Music
2400 Freeway Blvd.
Brooklyn Center, MN 55430