Sr Graphic Designer, Creative Visualization Manager in Huntersville, NC at American Tire Distributors

Date Posted: 10/28/2020

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Job Description

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Are you looking for an opportunity to turn your ambition and your people skills into a rewarding career with an industry leader? Join our team at American Tire Distributors! As the nation's premier tire distributor, ATD’s coast-to-coast distribution network provides approximately 80,000 customers across the U.S. and Canada with rapid and frequent delivery of high quality tires, custom wheels and shop supplies. 

Position Description: 

The Sr Graphic Designer, Creative Visualization Manager for Proprietary Brands creates visual representations of the proprietary brands, messages and communications. The Graphic Designer will translate business and marketing objectives into designs that are persuasive, compelling, visually exciting and emotionally engaging.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conceptualize, design and produce effective and aesthetic marketing and communication materials in both print and digital media including but not limited to: print ads, digital banner ads (HTML5), catalogs, brochures, technical data sheets, infographics, tire labels, PowerPoint presentations, flyers, training guides and booklets, direct mail materials, e-blasts, tradeshow banners and signage.
  • Demonstrate expertise in storytelling, typography, layout, and aesthetics of all creative assets
  • Manage product photography and photo editing to showcase our products across various mediums in a professional manner
  • Improves quality results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes and recommending changes to art, copywriting, and production.
  • Execute video editing and delivery utilizing Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, or other industry standard video editing software
  • Participate or lead small-scale photoshoots
  • Leverage visual storytelling experience including infographics and data visualization to breakdown complex technical information for simple yet impactful presentations
  • Conceptualize and work collaboratively to design email marketing campaigns using 3rd party email marketing platform
  • Work with marketing manager to develop engaging digital visuals, and provide content generation support for social media platforms
  • Design within established brand guidelines, contribute to the evolution of the brand voice and image,
  • Work with corporate marketing team and creative agencies to ensure brand standards are being followed
  • Knowledge of how to develop brand identities through multi-channel marketing
  • Manage multiple projects, meet deadlines, use prioritization skills and concentrate on detailed information in a fast-paced environment is needed
  • Maintain job files, archives, and department documentation and project databases
  • Manage project and program timelines from concept through final production of creative assets
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, and participating in professional organizations.
  • Other marketing support duties as assigned.                                                      


  • Education:  Bachelor’s degree in Graphics Design or a design field
  • Experience: 7+ years relevant experience in graphic design, 3 of those years within an agency environment
    • Premiere Pro, After Effects or compmarable non-linear video editor experience.
  • Preferred:  Experience in the Automotive or Tire Industry  

Technical Skills:

  • In-Depth Proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator).
  • Strong portfolio demonstrating ability to create effective campaigns through multiple channels: print, digital, video and social media, for both brand-awareness as well as direct marketing (activation) needs. Work presented clearly details your role and contribution to the projects.
  • Experience with motion design and storyboarding
  • Ability to work on multiple concurrent projects simultaneously
  • Self-starter
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong project management and problem-solving skills
  • Communicate clearly and concisely and adjust communication style to improve performance.
  • Demonstrate Respect: Handle all business matters ethically and in full compliance with American Tire Distributors “Code of Conduct”.
  • Be Accountable for Results: Assume full responsibility for the consequences of one’s behaviors, decisions and results.

Physical Demands/Work Environment/Travel Requirements:

  • Physical demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk, hear, taste and/or smell; the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities

required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

  • Work environment:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Travel required: 10% of the time, travel throughout the U.S. and may require overnight stays.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying the position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodations.  Nothing in this job description creates a contract of employment in any way for any person.   All employees hired by American Tire Distributors, Inc. are employees at will and the company reserves the right to terminate employees at any time for any reason or no reason at all.

Build a challenging and rewarding career with us!

American Tire Distributors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace

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Job ID: R13424