Graphic Designer II (26076) Houston, Texas

One of the largest oilfield services companies, Weatherford operates in more than 100 countries and employs more than 50,000 people worldwide. With a product and service portfolio that spans the life cycle of a well— drilling, evaluation, completion, production and intervention— and a robust research and development effort, we are well positioned to meet the ever-evolving needs of the oil and gas industry.

JOBSCOPE
Develops graphics, animations and lay out of training and internal communications materials (delivered electronically and/or in classroom settings). Designs and maintains the Capital Efficiency SharePoint site.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  •     Develops and prepares communication and instructional materials to support the work of Weatherford’s Capital Efficiency Program.
  •     Supports Instructional Design Team with image preparation, motion graphics, and animations.
  •     Prepares layouts, drawings and other graphic products using established Weatherford templates and design standards using computer graphics and page layout software, graphic elements and photography.
  •     Designs and helps maintain the Capital Efficiency SharePoint site.
  •     Adheres to all corporate identity guidelines when preparing graphic materials.
  •     Sees material through final production.
  •     Recommend techniques, methods and media best suited to produce desired visual effects and successfully communicate Capital Efficiency message.
  •     Understands and complies with all safety rules and company policies of Weatherford.
  •     Carries out work assignments to the highest quality level.
  •     Performs various other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job.


SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE
Essential

  •     Applied knowledge of graphic design principles.
  •     General computer knowledge and ability to use programs such as Outlook and Lync for internal and external business communications.
  •     Proficiency in the development of training documents using MS PowerPoint and MS Word.
  •     Proficient in graphics software including Flash, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
  •     Excellent written, oral, and visual media communication skills.
  •     Good interpersonal skills. Able to work well with others in a team setting.
  •     Good organizational skills. Able to multi-task and work on several projects running simultaneously.
  •     Ability to work within certain limitations such as defined design templates, graphic styles and color palettes.
  •     Ability to work within deadlines and handle edits quickly in an environment where collateral creation projects receive many edits and often needs a quick turn-around.
  •     Basic understanding of an Oilfield Service company.


Preferred
    Proficient in eLearning authoring software, Articulate and Captivate.
    Skilled in the design of SharePoint sites.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Essential
    Associate level education in graphic arts and/or illustration.
    At least 3 years of relevant professional experience.

Preferred
    5 years of relevant professional experience