Designer / Illustrator

St. Louis, MO

Job Description

We’re looking to hire an innovative designer/illustrator to help our team bring creative concepts to life. We’re seeking passion, persistence and personality to join our growing team of risk-takers and visionaries.

Bottom-line: We’re seeking real, genuine talent. If you’re confident in your ability to design/illustrate both creatively and efficiently, we encourage you to apply.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Work enthusiastically, respectfully and collaboratively with other project team members throughout the project lifecycle, including client meetings and brainstorms
  • Acquire competent knowledge of client’s business objectives, brand, culture and landscape to inform insightful design ideas
  • Understand the creative direction set forth for each project and develops work that supports that direction
  • Develop overall layout and create graphics for digital and mechanical marketing content
  • Combine art and technology to communicate ideas through images and the layout of eBooks, infographics, SlideShares, websites and other forms of marketing material
  • Transform statistical data into visual graphics and diagrams through the use of images, text and color
  • Meet with the creative director and account management team to determine the scope of a project
  • Design layout, graphics and images for product illustrations, logos, websites, infographics and other marketing material
  • Review designs for errors before printing or publishing them
  • Manage multiple projects at a time while meeting predetermined deadlines
  • Present designs to the creative director and account management team
  • Prepare and present designs/illustrations to the creative director for instruction and approval
  • Incorporate appropriate revisions per client and/or team feedback
  • Ensure approved designs/illustrations conform to style guides

Desired Skills & XP

  • A strong portfolio: let your work speak for itself
  • Bachelor’s Degree: Design, Illustration, Communication Design, Fine Arts, Communications, Journalism or equivalent field
  • Relevant experience: 2–4 years (preferably with an agency background), or an extraordinary portfolio
  • Expert proficiency: MS Office Suite (specifically MS PowerPoint), iWork applications, Adobe Creative Suite (specifically InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop) and AP Style
  • General fluency: B2C and B2B marketing trends
  • Strong verbal communication skills: The ability to articulate your creative process, thoughts and ideas
  • Excellent interpersonal skills: A positive attitude, a sense of humor and the ability to thrive in a collaborative agency environment with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Self-motivation: You can figure it out and get it done
  • Team player: Work and play well with others in a fast-paced setting
  • Deadline-driven: Experience working on multiple projects at the same time (including organizing and prioritizing workload and working efficiently under deadline-driven pressure)
  • Detail oriented: A devotion to accuracy and proper grammar
  • Passion for learning: A commitment to keep up with the latest industry trends
  • General fluency: Tech industry trends

Details & Benefits

HR didn’t put us up to this—but we have to tell you that we offer a fun work environment, 
tailored for sharing responsibility and the constant sharpening of your technical and 
professional skills. We have an entrepreneurial, merit-driven culture where meaningful initiative and contribution are recognized and rewarded with things like financial compensation, 401k savings, health plans and paid vacation.

Location: St. Louis, MO

Salary: Negotiable

Employment Type: Full-time