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Xcel is currently hiring for the following positions:

 

Digital Designer

To Apply:

Please email your resume and portfolio link to info@xcelwetsuits.com with the subject title Digital Designer.

Job Description: Digital/ Graphic Designer (Marketing)

Xcel is an industry leading hard good manufacturer of Surf and Dive related products with over 40 years of heritage. We are currently looking for a Digital/Graphic Designer to assist in the creation and execution of our seasonal campaigns across social, video, web and print. A qualified candidate should be fluent in graphic design, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Excel. The candidate should also have solid communication and organizational skills to coordinate on time delivery of seasonal marketing initiatives and specialty projects from concept to completion in collaboration with sales, art, and product development teams within the company.

Job Description: Main day to day duties

  • Taking key art assets and style guides and applying them to sales and marketing needs, brand storytelling across regions and channels
  • Creation of bi-weekly email blasts
  • Weekly web content updates: mantles, product tech pages, informational pages, and general web-site audit
  • Coordinate, create and manage content across all social platforms (Instagram, Facebook, and You Tube)
  • Assist in the production of seasonal hang tags and packaging
  • Assist in production of seasonal catalogs.
  • Assist in organizing product shoots for catalog and digital marketing needs
  • Assist in scheduled studio shoots when needed
  • Setting up print ready files and communicating with printers
  • Assist in helping the design department as needed with graphics for Wetsuits and Apparel.
  • This position will also be responsible for additional marketing needs:
    • Manage the advertising and social calendars, updating it on a regular basis
    • Segment annual marketing plan into monthly schedule for marketing/ creative department
    • Manage production schedules of digital media to ensure all online, video, and graphic projects are completed on time and on budget.

Required skills:

  • Thorough knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, photoshop, InDesign)
  • Working knowledge Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power point)
  • Proficient in working with all social media platforms
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Attention to detail a must
  • Ability to multitask and juggle multiple priorities

Experience:

  • 2+ years as a digital designer or like role
  • a degree in design or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Portfolio submission (URL or PDF)
  • Connected to the outdoor/ surf culture lifestyle is a plus

To Apply:

Please email your resume and portfolio link to info@xcelwetsuits.com with the subject title Digital Designer.