Job Detail

Graphic Designer/ Freehand Illustrator

U-Haul Corporate Headquarters
U-Haul International
2727 N Central Ave
PHOENIX , AZ

Company Info:
U-Haul is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, provincial, state or local law. Individual accommodations are available on requests for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Information obtained during this process will only be shared on a need to know basis.
Description:
U-Haul International is seeking a highly skilled Graphic Designer/Freehand Illustrator with an eye for photography who is organized and able to work efficiently on multiple projects simultaneously. Candidate will assist in the design and productions of UHI advertising as it relates to various fields: brochures, print ads, product packaging, P.O.P, corporate newsletters, signage, etc. for U-Haul’s corporate art department. Candidate must have excellent freehand drawing skills, design skills, especially in typography and layout and must be able to carry projects/programs from concept to completion. Candidate must be able to produce pre-press work and therefore be able to conduct press checks and work closely with vendors for finished materials. Candidate must also have experience in directing photo shoots and have an outgoing personality to be able to coordinate and direct photo shoots with models on their own, at times on a weekly basis. This is a MUST for this position.

• Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat).
• Experience in coordinating as well as directing photo shoots, photography knowledge preferred but not required.
• Experience working on multiple projects simultaneously in a tight deadline driven environment.
• Strong background in layout and typography.
• Strong conceptualization ability and visual communication.
• Strong eye for detail.
• Excellent written and verbal communication (You must be a designer who reads the copy!)
• Strong Illustration skills a plus and able to draw freehand and digitize drawings when needed.
• 5+ years experience designing brochures, flyers or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
• Strong knowledge of printing, pre-press, and photography required.
• Must have an outgoing personality to talk to models and help them fell comfortable behind the camera.
Education/Training:
• Degree in Art, Design, Advertising or related.
Work Status:
Full-Time