**Applicants must reside in Charleston, SC and be able to start immediately**
Hawkes Learning is an educational technology company and textbook publisher that specializes in course materials for students at the college level. At Hawkes Learning, we strive to provide an exceptional learning experience for students across the country with a strong commitment to our core company values. We are a rapidly growing company, developing solutions through innovation that help our customers do what they do best.
As a Graphic Designer for Hawkes Learning, you will be responsible for working with content creators, subject matter experts, and editors to produce functional and engaging layouts for textbooks, eBooks, and marketing material. You will work closely with the Creative Services Manager and Creative Director to ensure products are produced on deadline and in accordance with Hawkes Learning brand standards.
This is an opportunity for a Graphic Designer looking to expand his or her portfolio and grow quickly.
Collaborate with content editors and Creative Services Team to produce educational materials
Create engaging and functional layouts for print and digital use
Research and procure royalty-free and custom images and illustrations
Optimize and edit imagery for print and/or digital use
Preflight materials and prep for print
Assist with production of in-house, on-demand printing and design needs
Correspond with printers, vendors, and remote design teams
To be considered for this position you must have obtained a bachelor’s degree with a minimum 3.2 GPA, have 1-3 years of experience, and be able to produce a portfolio or a few samples of your design skills.
Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, especially InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
Established knowledge of working with and creating design templates
Graphic design portfolio demonstrating strong attention to detail and functional design
1-3+ years of professional experience in a design or publishing environment
Strong customer service and communication skills
Print production and prepress experience is a plus
Experience with Team Foundation Server is a plus
Job Type: Hourly (6-month contract with opportunity to extend)
Designer, graphic, publishing, marketing