Graphic Designer

REPORTS TO: Chief Marketing Officer
STATUS: Full-Time

Job Brief:
Rural Media Group, INC (RFD-TV, Cowboy Channel, and RURAL RADIO) is looking for someone who can take direction from written or spoken ideas and convert them seamlessly into images, layouts, and other designs. The successful candidate should have an intimate understanding of how marketing campaigns work. We work in a fast-paced environment, so the ideal designer will be able to hit the ground running as soon as we bring on a new project. Applicants with experience leading creative teams and designing with other professionals will be given prime consideration.

Responsibilities:

  • Study design briefs and determine requirements
  • Work simultaneously on 5+ projects at one time
  • Schedule projects and define budget constraints
  • Conceptualize visuals based on requirements
  • Prepare rough drafts and present ideas
  • Develop illustrations, logos and other designs using software or by hand
  • Use the appropriate colors and layouts for each graphic
  • Work with copywriters and creative director to produce final design
  • Test graphics across various media
  • Amend designs after feedback
  • Ensure final graphics and layouts are visually appealing and on-brand

Requirements:

  • Up to 3 years of experience
  • Strong portfolio of illustrations or other graphics
  • Familiarity with design software and technologies (such as InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Photoshop
  • A keen eye for aesthetics and details
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work methodically and meet deadlines
  • Degree in Design, Fine Arts or related field is a plus
  • Knowledge of Agriculture, Western Lifestyle and/or Rodeo is a plus

To apply, please send resume and salary requirements to careers@thecowboychannel.com