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Wouldn’t you love to bring your pet to the office and work in an environment that feels like family? Well, you can have all that and more in our home office in Phoenix, AZ. It’s part of how a career at PetSmart is the purr-fect fit for some of the best and brightest people. Learn more about our home office here.

Graphic Designer

Location Phoenix, Arizona ID CE-19-6689 Apply Now
Job Responsibilities

SUMMARY

An intermediate-level designer position responsible for designing and executing PetSmart creative for strategic brand initiatives, campaigns and their associated out-of-store tactics. Executescreative piecesensuring that the marketing objectives are met and that all projects are completed accurately and on schedule. Balancing creative thinking and interpersonal skills, this person will contribute to the development of creative strategy and justify creative concepts and executions to both the creative team and internal business partners.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manages and adheres to established schedules in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Executes brand look and feel consistently across all creative deliverables
  • Works productively and harmoniously as a teammate with project coordinators, copywriters, and photography team who share project responsibilities
  • Builds constructive and collaborative relationships with business partners to support initiatives
  • Participates in groups and contributes ideas individually
  • Collaborates and thrives in a corporate environment with a professional and positive attitude
  • Stays relevant with current and future design trends and technology inside and outside of retail
  • Works with photographers and art directors on the development of visual assets to support projects

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite (In-Design, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft software applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Knowledge of web/mobile user interface and interactive design and understanding of technical constraints
  • Technical knowledge of file preparation and procedures
  • Understanding and application of the principles and elements of design
  • Strong sensibility for type, color and page layout and visual problem-solving ability
  • Ability to communicate in a professional
  • Ability to present creative ideas, provide rationale behind the work, and present at internal creative reviews; is receptive and open to input and feedback
  • Motivated, flexible, detail-oriented, with strong organizational skills
  • Experience working in a retail focused creative environment a plus
  • Motion graphics and/or animation experience is a plus

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience in an in-house creative department or marketing/ad agency
  • Bachelor’s degree in Design or equivalent education and experience

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What We Do

At our home office, passionate professionals come together to focus on one thing — the love of pets. Whether it's sniffing out new store locations, analyzing business trends, or providing technology solutions, this common bond is what motivates us every day to create the best possible experience for pet parents and their pets.

Our home office is so pet friendly, it even has its own on-site dog park

Associate resource groups enable our diverse communities to come together and shine

From family BBQs to volunteer days, we’re always putting on exciting events

Career progression is supported through training opportunities and individual development plans

Our Opportunities

You don’t have to work in our retail stores to make the world a better place for pets. No matter where your specialties lie, you will be able to develop your skills and provide solutions that will make a huge difference in the lives of millions of pets and in your career.

Life In Phoenix

A city on the rise, Phoenix is the cat’s meow. With tons of attractions, indoor and outdoor activities, dining, nightlife, shopping destinations, and more, it’s easy to see why we love it here.

The average temperature in Phoenix is 72.6 degrees

Phoenix is the 5th largest metropolitan area in the U.S.

Arizona gets nearly 300 days of sun every year

Phoenix has teams for all four major professional sports

My favorite thing about our corporate office is the ability to find a puppy at any given moment!

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