CardExchange is an exciting international company providing solutions within growing security industry. We are manufacturer of high technology software solutions for credential production and ID management products that include scalable products such as card production software, smart card solutions, ID card management, Digital IDs, and offer professional services.
We are an international leading manufacturer, headquartered in the United States (Brentwood, Northern California), an office in The Netherlands, and remote offices in the United Kingdom, Peru, and Portugal. We have a worldwide distribution/reseller channel with over 20 year’s experience.
Our vertical markets include healthcare, corporate, government, and more. Our speciality is in production and management of Student IDs, Employee Badges, Payment Cards, Company Access Cards, Identification Cards, Credential, Visitor Management, and much more.
At CardExchange, we see graphic design as visual storytelling that engages, informs, and inspires. We are looking for a highly creative graphic designer who can take conceptual ideas and create visual representations, both in print and electronic media. Our ideal candidate will have expert knowledge of current design software and skilled with every step of the design process from concept to the final deliverable. Collaborating with multiple teams at our company across the world, the graphic designer should be able to take direction from written or spoken ideas and convert them into a design that connects. The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of branding and marketing, with the ability to vary style and layouts depending on the project. If you think you have what it takes to bring ideas to life with visual impact, we want to hear from you.
We are looking for a full-time Graphic Designer to work in our Amersfoort office in The Netherlands.
Work on a wide range of projects and media, using various computer software to visualize and develop innovative graphic designs that meet business goals
Obtain input from management, ensuring designs meet organizational standards and brand expectations, express ideas accurately, and represent the company appropriately
Work independently and cooperatively on multiple projects with marketing team, meeting deadlines and budget constraints, and scheduling project implementation based on workload, which may include five or more simultaneous projects
Examine existing processes, identifying flaws and creating solutions to improve design capabilities
Collaborate, brainstorm, and strategize with multiple teams for a wide range of materials that may include web pages, presentations, programming collateral, signage, internal communication, newsletters, and marketing materials
Translate strategic direction into high-quality design within an established brand identity
Develop concepts by hand or with software, and execute original content determining ideal usage of color, text, font style, imagery, and layout
Manage the design and uploading process of all project material, understanding best practices for using a content management system
Use trend intelligence and an understanding of the current and historical business and market to design and execute specific classifications
Create, update, and maintain internal databases of designs, photography, and video
Preparing files for print and/or web production
Design and/or create artwork for long and short form content
Create illustrations, iconography, and custom typography
Contribute to brainstorming or strategic based creative conversations
Ability to present of creative ideas
Producing flawless print and digital marketing pieces
Must have excellent verbal and written skills in English
Exceptional creativity and innovative design skills
Proven experience with graphic design, with a strong portfolio of work
Minimum 2+ year’s experience (academic and professional) with design software, including Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.
Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite required
Knowledge of WordPress a plus
Ability to work on a MAC platform required
Knowledge of Joomla a plus
Familiarity of content managements systems required
Mastery of typography, color, layout, and hierarchy
Ability to translate existing designs in a variety of media types
Strong communication skills with ability to communicate creative concepts
Video creation and editing skills
Must be organized, productive and results-driven
Conceptual thinker/visual problem solver
Must be able to work effectively and productively both independently and with team
Adaptable/flexible to work within with changing priorities or deadlines