Security Equipment Corporation
  • 15-Feb-2019 to 16-Apr-2019 (CST)
  • Professional
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Full Time

We're SABRE. The world's largest pepper spray manufacturer, providing police-strength protection to consumers and law enforcement alike, all across the globe. We've spent more than 40 years leading the safety and security market, providing best-in-class personal safety, home security, and law enforcement products. Our products can be found online and in-stores including Walmart, Amazon, Target, Home Depot, Dick's Sporting Goods, and more.

We're rapidly expanding and looking for driven, creative and talented full-time Graphic Designer to join our marketing team in Chicago, on-location.

Who Are You?

  • You are a creative problem solver who has a real passion for entrepreneurship and want to be a part of shaping SABRE's brand.
  • You are an expert in industry standard creative tools and have a desire to utilize your full capabilities in helping to build SABRE's marketing both consumer facing and sales facing.
  • You have the experience to handle a mix of design work, from digital (Web/Display/Social/Email) to print/collateral.
  • You're extremely detail-oriented perfectionist that understands the impact details have and will catch errors others have missed.
  • As a self-motivated and organized team member, you have the ability to multi-task and manage your time and projects.
  • You follow the latest trends in print and digital design to ensure that designs remain current and relevant.

What Will You Do?

  • Translate consumer insight into creative ideas/concepts that drive engagement
  • Work on a wide range of deliverables including marketing + promotional collateral, digital + web assets (email templates, social media creative, banner ads), swag, and more
  • Working alongside our marketing team, you'll use business goals + brand strategy to design e-commerce, promotional graphics and emails that drive customer acquisition + retention
  • Act as the creative brand advocate, upholding all SABRE branding and identity guidelines, and advising others regarding SABRE branding guidelines and ensure design integrity, appropriateness, and visual appeal as needed
  • Manage multiple projects while working efficiently under fast-paced deadlines
  • Create and manage for all creative assets and resources for record keeping and reference


Hard Skills

  • 2-4 years of experience, ad-agency or in-house preferred
  • Highly proficient in Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop
  • Ability to handle a mix of design work, from integrated to print to videos
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong web marketing-related concepts and best practices such as optimizing and designing website content with responsive or mobile-friendly image

 Soft Skills

  • Ability to execute on creative projects and translate big ideas into executable creative concepts
  • Ability to translate brand style guidelines to corporate creative projects across print and digital channels
  • Strong ability to understand target audience from a user-centered design perspective
  • Knowledge of design best practices that drive positive consumer engagement
  • Be able to effectively communicate and coordinate with cross-functional teams
  • Thrive under pressure in a fast-paced work environment and ability to prioritize when working on multiple simultaneous projects
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and time management skills

 Nice to Haves

  • Product or lifestyle photography
  • Package design or production
  • Storyboarding, video production or animation
  • UX/UI, wireframing and/or designing websites

Are you the one we're looking for? If so, we would love to hear from you! 

Applications require submission of digital portfolio which must include:

  • Print and digital campaign work cleanly showcased
  • Creative and strategic thinking around integrated campaigns
  • EXAMPLES of email, in-store/POS, web banners/display marketing, print, and web/social media

* This position is on-location, Monday through Friday. No remote opportunities at this time.

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