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Creative Design Specialist more...
Location:Newport Coast (Newport Beach), CA
Company:Pacific Life
First posted:May 11, 2017

About Pacific Life:

At Pacific Life, you are given the opportunities and challenges to embrace your potential and achieve your personal best, every day. What you find here is something special - it's purposeful work done with a shared set of values that brings us all together.


Pacific Life offers life insurance, annuities, and mutual funds, along with a variety of investment products and services, all of which provide The Power to Help You Succeed. Headquartered in Newport Beach, CA, Pacific Life is a Fortune 500 company with approximately 2800 employees. We pride ourselves in providing a work environment that is challenging, inclusive, collaborative and results-oriented. We firmly believe each employee plays a part in our continued growth and success.

Job Description:

  • Design a variety of new corporate marketing materials including annual reports, brochures, event program ads, web banners, corporate identity, and other collateral.
  • Create and execute through all phases from concept to distribution, including design, layout, formatting, production, and publishing.
  • Ad-hoc projects may require a variety of tasks including identity design for emerging company programs or entities, and branded gift merchandising.
  • Develops or acquires images used in creative projects through image research and licensing.
  • Creative contribution could include copywriting/editing of content.
  • Act as a liaison and project manage deliverables for high level collateral projects that are created externally, such as the company annual reports. 
  • Manage external and internal relationships including the design firm, print, and fulfillment vendors, as well as internal stakeholders.
  • Maintain and track the workflow, timeline, and coordination of review and approvals.
  • Manage and monitor expenses for all creative projects.
  • Ensure that all production work is completed and delivered correctly and in a timely manner.
  • Anticipate and resolve problems.


  • 5+ years of graphic design experience.  Must possess strong sense of concept development, in addition to communication, collaboration, research, and problem-solving.
  • Knowledge of and experience with the creative process beginning with strategic initiatives and executing hands-on through finished work.
  • Highly proficient in desktop publishing and creative design applications such as Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Experienced and skilled in design production, including formatting, laying out, updating, & editing templated/branded designs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of print production workflows and technologies.
  • Strong communications and presentation skills; able to communicate clearly and concisely.
  • Pluses: Copywriting and editing skills. Proficiency in web graphics. Video editing.
  • Strong relationship skills. Ability to lead others while maintaining effective business relationships with internal stakeholders and external vendors.
  • Takes initiative to work and learn independently and proactively contribute to goals.
  • Personable and team-oriented.
    Work samples will be required

    Join the Pacific Life team and watch your career grow! We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive salary and bonus program
  • Medical, dental, and vision as part our commitment in investing in the health and wellbeing of our employees
  • Two retirement savings plans: 401k savings plan with company match and Company Retirement Contribution (company-paid)
  • Generous vacation time and holiday pay
  • And much more!

    EEO Statement:
    Pacific Life Insurance Company is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at Pacific Life Insurance Company.

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