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Graphic Designer

Category: Experienced Professionals

Wage Rate: $42,000-$58,000

Is Full Time: Yes


 

 

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

MARKETING • ALL LOCATIONS

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Based in Wheeling, WV, the Ziegenfelder Company is part of the Armstrong Group.  The Armstrong Group is a private, family owned and operated collection of diverse companies. What began in 1946 as Armstrong County Line Construction, founded by Jud L. Sedwick in Kittanning, PA, has now grown into an organization that encompasses multiple industries and employs over 2,400 individuals nationwide. Our brands include Armstrong Utilities, Guardian Protection, Armstrong Development, 4Front Solutions, Twin Pops and Armstrong Comfort Solutions.

The Ziegenfelder Company is a frozen novelty manufacturer that focuses solely on producing the highest quality frozen ice novelties, commonly referred to as twin pops. We are the largest manufacturer of twin pops in the country with production facilities in Wheeling, WV; Chino, CA; and Denver, CO.  

The Ziegenfelder Company has averaged solid growth for the past 15 years while growing our tribe from 60 employees in one facility with three production lines to over 400 employees across three facilities and 12 production lines.  Core to our success has always been making the highest quality, best tasting products in the market and selling them to valued customers at the best possible price.  The Ziegenfelder Company owns and produces the brand Budget Saver, as well as, licensed and private labeled products for premiere retailers, such as Albertsons, Dollar General, Kroger, and Walmart.  24/7 operations in our three facilities, generates over 2.2 million pops per day.

Ziegenfelder’s growth and success is clearly due to our dedicated tribe.  We value integrity, creativity and innovation, and are committed to positively impacting our workforce and the communities in which we live and work.

OUR VISION
Growing together, revolutionizing our company and bringing smiles to every home in America.

OUR MISSION
Making people smile with really cool treats!

OUR STRATEGY
Growing Better Together

ZIEGGY ESSENTIALS – T.W.I.N.S.
Think Tribe First

Win by Always doing the Right Thing

Inspire Each Other

Nurture our Zieggy Economy

Serve Others

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

A Ziegenfelder Visual Communications Coordinator is responsible for:

  • Oversees all internal and external facing and creative materials from conception to final delivery.
  • Creates and updates logos for company and brands to ensure consistency.
  • Responsible for staying up to date with marketing/design developments.
  • Responsible for designing all packaging.
  • Manages content creation for social media.
  • Manages and creates internal and external style guide.
  • Designs internal and external messaging visuals.
  • Ability to think strategically when working on projects, design thinking and brainstorming.
  • Provide feedback and opinion on initial requests to ensure brand representation is achieved both internally and externally.
  • Acts a liaison with outsourced printers and vendors on a regular basis to ensure printed materials are of quality. Materials include all marketing merchandise, shirts, banners & infographics, etc.
  • Serve as a liaison between internal marketing team and external marketing agency to ensure consistent creative deadlines are met.
  • Foster initiatives in conjunction with other departments to coordinate overall awareness with marketing efforts that result in greater awareness of organizational priorities and brand consistency.
  • Participates actively in all community events – during work hours and non-work hours
  • Develops, edits, and maintains website content.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or based upon company needs.

LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES
Leaders at all levels and in all roles at Ziegenfelder strive to demonstrate leadership competencies. As Visual Communications Coordinator you will demonstrate:

Integrity: Is direct and truthful, is ethical in making decisions and speaks candidly about tough issues. Is open-minded and listens to tribe members at all levels.  Is widely trusted by others and keeps confidences.

Self-awareness: Has an accurate picture of strengths and weaknesses and is willing to improve.

Accountability: Seeks to take responsibility before placing blame. Able to react when unexpected problems arise, and proactive in developing plans to prevent problems from reoccurring.  Admits mistakes, owns failures and commits to deliver expectations and responsibilities.

Credibility: Makes decisions and problem solves based on regulations, facts, data and science.   Clearly understands and communicates performance standards and expectations to others and is willing to hold self and others accountable to performance standards.

Commitment: Contributes maximum effort to support company initiatives and is tenacious when problem solving for the good of the tribe and organization. Willing to go above and beyond to support success for others and the company.

Teamwork: Focuses others’ energy on common goals, priorities and problems. Seeks common ground in an effort to resolve conflicts. Works harmoniously with colleagues and departments.

Initiative: Works to identify and seize opportunities when they arise. Demonstrates initiative and is motivated to drive improvement.  Skilled at original thought when evaluating problems and developing action plans.  Able to consult with peers and third parties when additional expertise may be needed. 

Values and gives feedback: Seeks out, responds to, shares, and uses feedback.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Graphic Design or Digital Media or in leu of degree submission of creative portfolio.
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Tools, including Photoshop & Illustrator and Premiere Pro experience preferred
  • Experience with a rapidly growing company and facilities across the country.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a high level of intellectual curiosity, and a passion and desire to understand and improve upon business processes.
  • Ability to instill a positive team environment. Must be able to communicate comfortably with the production associates as well as members of the executive team.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to initiate and lead projects. 

PHYSICAL ABILITIES  

  • Standing or sitti g up to 8 hours per day.
  • Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
  • Bending, twisting, reaching, and grasping actions.
  • Good spatial awareness working around manufacturing equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • May be subject to noise above 85 decibels with proper protection equipment.