Graphic Designer in Cary, IL at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 2/10/2020

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Job Description

Stryker Medical Division’s Sage Business unit is seeking a Graphic Designer who is a dynamic self-starter looking to grow your marketing career in a world class company that wins workplace honors year after year!

We are looking for a Graphic Designer who will be highly creative and a talented team player who excels under pressure in a fast-paced environment. He or she must be driven, flexible and able to demonstrate creative and innovative design solutions. The ideal candidate will be able to develop projects from inception through final delivery. He or she must ensure all work is high quality, error free and delivered on time.

What Your Days Look Like:

  • Graphic design of, but not limited to print collateral, packaging, digital mediums, presentations and videos.
  • Creative, artistic and innovative design talent, with a keen eye to detail.
  • Technically skilled in design methods and software.
  • Must uphold Stryker’s brand guidelines.
  • Brainstorm and concept development, create, articulate ideas, and gain acceptance of concepts.
  • Use creativity and artistic ability to create branded and highly differentiated graphic design elements.
  • Directs photo shoots for products and models, background staging, etc.
  • Works closely with digital marketing to help with website updates and campaign development.
  • Coordinates projects from inception to completion, ensuring all stages and elements are executed on time and on budget.
  • Proactively learns new software and techniques to maintain an up-to-date working knowledge of the graphic design field; must keep up with the industry.
  • Timely routing of marketing collateral within approval system.
  • Manage and maintain all files, upholding the organizational archive structure.
  • Distribution of marketing collateral to respective locations (i.e. Inkling, Websites, Apps, etc.).

What Stryker Is Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Communications or related specialty required
  • 2+ years of professional graphic design experience preferred
  • Proven ability to concept and design for various forms of media including but not limited to print, web & digital, direct marketing and advertising – with online portfolio
  • Knowledge of pre-press and printing
  • Advanced skills in Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects
  • Working knowledge in Microsoft Office, especially PowerPoint
  • Ability to adapt to situations quickly & manage cross functional teams in a project management setting
  • Excellent listening skills and an active learning style
  • Excellent collaboration, facilitation, with high executional skills
  • Able to build relationships and influence without authority using strong communication skills
  • Dedication, positive attitude and commitment
  • Attention to detail and quality using strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Advanced problem solving and multi-tasking needed in a deadline driven environment
  • Knowledge or experience in motion graphics a plus

We create innovative solutions to help improve patient outcomes and caregiver efficiency across the continuum of care. Our products help reduce the risk of hospital-acquired conditions such as pneumonia and surgical-site infections, skin injury due to incontinence and pressure, and healthcare worker injury

Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: 10%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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