Graphic Designer  | Iowa Chapter of the American Marketing Association

Graphic Designer 

Company: Renewable Energy Group

Full time
Ames, IA



The Graphic Designer develops and designs branded assets and various online and offline digital assets. The graphic designer position will be a key member of our global marketing department. In this role, the primary responsibility is to produce conceptual designs and a variety of on-brand, effective creative designs for our marketing campaigns, tradeshows, website, social, and marketing collateral.



Design Branded Assets (60%)

  • Design for a variety of channels and other projects, including websites, web banners, landing pages, CMS-based websites, presentations, collateral and email
  • Execute designs following strict and ambiguous branding standards or creating original visual solutions
  • Collaborate with clients and internal teams to ensure that creative solutions meet objectives
  • Ensure designs follows the brand standards, while appealing to the target audience and product specifics

Partner With Agency & Vendors (20%)

  • Work closely with agency partners and other vendors such as photographers, videographers, and printers to assure deliverables are accurate and meet brand and quality standards
  • Review proofs and make alterations as needed to achieve accurate production
  • Source and edit images according to marketing campaigns, target audience and product specifics

Project Management & Technical Capabilities (20%)

  • Excellent project management and organizational skills
  • Passionate about design and wants to be a part of a fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility to quickly shift priorities when needed
  • Basic understanding of CMSs and core front-end technologies (HTML5/CSS)
  • Experience successfully executing and balancing multiple projects and tasks


Preferred Education: Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Fine Art Design, Marketing or related field

Preferred Experience: 3-5 years of related graphic design experience

Special skills, knowledge, or certifications preferred:

  • A portfolio of work demonstrating high-quality visual, marketing, and web
  • Strong creative and technical skills and proven ability to use a variety of software
  • Proficient in branding, brand identity design, and brand standards
  • Proficient in Creative Suite:
    • Specifically, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat

How to Apply

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