Graphic Designer

Magellan Promotions

Magellan Promotions is a rapidly growing promotional product marketing company located just outside of Milwaukee in West Allis. Our newly renovated offices opened in April 2018.

Since 2005, we have helped organizations build community through promotional product marketing solutions. Examples of the products we provide include custom imprinted pens, t-shirts, lanyards, flash drives, awards and more. We specialize in working with collegiate clients, and have worked with over 250 colleges and universities over the past ten years.

Promotional products are a $21+ billion-dollar industry and our sales rank in the top 4% of all distributors. We are a member of PPAI (Promotional Product Association International), an industry association that promotes and supports the growth of the industry.

Our team prides ourselves on having a collaborative and fun, yet hard-working culture. We come to work everyday to provide outstanding customer service to our clients, but we don’t forget to have fun in the process.

Position Details

Graphic Designer
Southeast Wisconsin
West Allis, WI

Magellan Promotions is adding a graphic designer to our staff, to assist our account management team on artwork processing. This position will be responsible for creating proofs for all promotional product orders, as well as creating graphic designs based on client requests.

Design and production is a key factor in making a promotional product purchase successful, and the graphic designer will be a key factor in all of our sales.

We are seeking a part-time employee with a 4-5 hours per day, with a totally weekly schedule of 20-25 hour per week.

The purpose of the graphic design position is to create all proofs for the Magellan Promotions’ account management team. On a weekly basis, the graphic designer would create an estimated 30-50 proofs for promotional product orders. This process includes:

  • Laying out client-provided artwork on template that reflects item color, size, etc. 
  • Accurately relaying design-related production information to clients when necessary 
  •  Sending proofs to clients for approval or revisions 
  •  Recording proofs in CRM system 

While the primary responsibility of the graphic designer will be creating artwork proofs, there are also other client-based design opportunities that will be available as the position progresses, including:

  • Recreating logos upon client request 
  • Creating unique designs for promotional items such as stickers, tshirts and more 

The role will also get involved in marketing activities for Magellan Promotions, including:

  • Creating marketing pieces 
  •  Assisting with the building of content for the Magellan Promotions website 

The graphic designer will work closely with members of the account management team, and will report to owner.

  • Completed or pursuing a secondary degree in graphic design (bachelors or associates degrees are acceptable). 
  • Previous experience in a production-based graphic design role is a plus. 
  • Demonstrated experience in handling multiple graphic design requests simultaneously. 
  • Excellent written communication skills. 
  • Previous experience working in a small business or in a B2B environment is a plus. 
  • MS web experience is a plus.

Fun Culture – We’re a pretty relaxed group at Magellan Promotions. We have a casual dress code, Friday happy hours, and more.

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