Graphic Designer

Wide Eye Creative is an award-winning digital design agency that does cutting-edge work for progressive causes, political candidates, and world-changing organizations.

We are seeking a Graphic Designer for a full-time position. The successful applicant will work directly with the Creative Director on branding, UX and web design projects. Applicants must have a solid portfolio, experience with the fundamentals of visual branding and web design, excellent communication skills, an eagerness to learn and a “can-do” work ethic.

Why work at Wide Eye?

  • Contribute to meaningful causes, campaigns and organizations
  • Great work/life balance, flexibility and professional/creative freedom
  • Working with a highly-creative, award-winning team with a sterling reputation
  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Excellent growth potential

Responsibilities:

Design
  • Support Creative Director and interactive design team in producing mockups, style treatments, inner page designs and supplementary components for client projects.
  • Design and manage client brand assets (logos, style tiles, style guides, illustrations, email templates, social media graphics and online ads).
  • Produce print and online client style guides to document brand standards (messaging, language, colors, fonts, illustration, iconography, etc).
  • Assist in creating new company marketing materials, including case studies, social graphics, copy and proofreading for proposals.
  • Collaborate with development team to help ensure our designs get brought to life through code and to support with quality assurance (QA) on projects.
  • Coordinate some projects independently, working directly with clients where appropriate.
Project Management/Strategy
  • Work on client discovery and branding research, and produce mood boards, style tiles, and presentation decks to sell clients on concepts and art direction.
  • Guide clients on information architecture and layout, including content wireframing using Balsamiq, Omnigraffle, Illustrator or other software.
  • Assist in managing and/or executing content production such as sourcing imagery and creating graphics.
  • Maintain awareness of industry best practices and trends in content and marketing (social media, search engine optimization, and user experience in particular).

Experience / Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1-2+ years experience in design
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite 5+
  • Skills building modern designs for Content Management Systems (CMSs), digital, and web
  • Understanding of modern web design principles, user experience, responsive design principles, information architecture, and social media
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly-creative and resourceful
  • Passion and pride in your work

Bonus Points:

While not required, any of the following experiences will be a bonus for this position:

  • Experience working with Developers and with WordPress
  • Experience managing projects
  • Experience with progressive campaigns and organizations
  • Experience coding in HTML/CSS
  • Experience with marketing and communications

To apply: To apply for this position, please email  jobs@wideeyecreative.com with the subject line “Design Position” and the following materials:

  1. An up-to-date resume
  2. Portfolio of work or work samples
  3. A brief description of why you want to be an Graphic Designer at Wide Eye Creative
  4. One example of what inspires you as a designer

Wide Eye Creative is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values a diverse working environment. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.