Graphic Designer / Illustrator


the job 

Buildertrend is looking for an innovative and deadline-driven Graphic Designer to join our Marketing Department.
The Graphic Designer is responsible for creating visually compelling marketing pieces across mediums that effectively engage our company’s target audiences. This role requires a seasoned creative to fulfill design needs working from concept to completion, with the goal of producing on-brand designs that effectively communicate our position and value. This role requires a high level of design skills, technical abilities, attention to detail, communication and project management skills.  


main responsibilities


  • Creating designs and illustrations for promotional materials from initial concept sketch to finished product.
  • Designing for a variety of channels including web, digital, video, social media and print.
  • Making and animating vector illustrations, graphs, typography and other graphic elements.
  • Enhancing live-action videos with intricate and engaging animations that help drive the narrative.
  • Selecting colors, fonts, photos, layouts and other design elements to communicate concepts according to brand guidelines.
  • Collaborating with other content creators, brand experts, marketing team members and web developers to create designs.
  • Staying up to date on design trends in graphic design for marketing and incorporating new technology as appropriate.
  • Formulating and pitching creative concepts to stakeholders.
  • Delivering polished, high quality work on tight deadlines.


the preferred candidate


  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a graphic design role.
  • Bachelors or equivalent degree inGraphic Design, Motion Graphics, Animation or related field.
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign).
  • Proven ability to take copy and translate it into impactful motion graphics.
  • Proven experience designing for video marketing is required. Experience using Premiere or Final Cut Pro preferred.
  • Ability to stay calm in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.
  • Effectively implement typography into visual designs.
  • Ability to create distinct concepts in order to explore viable solutions.
  • Ability to prototype design ideas through sketches, storyboards and mockups.
  • Understand complex and technical concepts.
  • Attention to detail and commitment to accuracy.
  • Ensure expert communication and dialogue with stakeholders and team.
  • Manage time well and be able to carry projects from start to finish.
  • Commitment to deadlines.


required with application


  • Design portfolio
    • Layout samples
    • Illustration samples
    • Motion/Animation samples

perks & benefits


  • Health
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Team Happy Hours
  • Bottomless Soda Pop
  • Relaxed Dress

about us


Buildertrend’s mission is simple: To make building or remodeling your home an amazing experience! Founded here in Omaha in 2006, Buildertrend is a 15-year young company that is on its way to being an industry standard. Buildertrend is changing the way that homes are built not only in North America, but around the world. Using technology to bring all parties together, Buildertrend has quickly become the product of the future. The innovative solutions and team atmosphere are what makes Buildertrend one of the hottest employers in Omaha. If you want to learn more about us, check out:


equal opportunity employer


At Buildertrend, we value diversity and treat all employees and job applicants based on merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status, Buildertrend believes that diversity and inclusion among our team is critical to our success as a company, and seek to recruit and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

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Job ID: 7126

Posted 20 days ago

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