Graphic Designer

Company Overview

Recognized for their leadership within the emergency response, humanitarian, commercial, and military markets, Western Shelter and CrewBoss are two brands within the same business that develop and manufacture equipment and gear critical to the mission driven focus of our customers.

Western Shelter has supported life in the face of adverse conditions since 1988. We are dedicated to building the toughest shelters and field support systems on the market, and pride ourselves on providing safe and comfortable working environments for our customers around the globe. Western Shelter products been proven to reliably support field applications that range from temporary housing camps, bases of operation, mobile field hospitals, and many more

CrewBoss was forged in the great western wildfires, where grueling conditions called for gear that could stand up to thick brush and intense heat for weeks on end. For over 30 years we have answered that call by manufacturing quality protective clothing with legendary toughness, and surprising levels of comfort.

Role Overview

The Graphic Designer will work directly with the Marketing and Sales departments to create compelling marketing and design collateral that enhances the Western Shelter and CrewBoss brands. This position reports to the Manager of Business Development and Marketing.

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related field

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign

  • Experience with lighting products for photographs

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize multiple projects

  • Working knowledge MS Office

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with marketing team and major stakeholders to brainstorm ideas and develop new approaches for creating innovative and expressive graphics for the company.

  • Design beautiful, interesting and effective graphics that are impressive and emphasize the company and the product at hand. Produce everything from brochures, catalogs, print ads, and super graphics for tradeshow exhibits to product labels, manuals and product sheets.

  • Produce vector graphics for shelters and trailers

  • Professionally photograph products and edit/optimize photos

  • Work with marketing coordinator to provide photos and graphics for website and email campaigns

  • Function as backup for Marketing Coordinator on website

  • Catalog photos and seek out potential photographers to grow content library

  • Consult with management to ensure designs adhere to company standards, express desired ideas and represent products accurately.

  • Source vendors to obtain quotes and deliver production ready files

Key Attributes

  • Generates new ideas, challenges the status quo, takes risks, supports change, encourages innovation, solves problems creatively

  • Handles pressure well and adjusts plans to meet changing needs and deadlines

  • Ability to prioritize tasks from various stakeholders by communicating clear project timeframes and tasks

Western Shelter Systems / CrewBoss is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full time

Qualified applicants should submit a resume and cover letter in Word or pdf format via email to: humanresources@westernshelter.com