Graphic Designer/Web Developer

About Creative Label

Creative Label’s environment is a “we” environment. We are a team, and “there is no ‘i’ in team.” We’re a digital consulting agency ahead of trend, looking for new ways to be creative in our thinking and innovative in our process.

The exciting part about our industry is that it is always evolving. Because of the industry’s constant evolution, it is not only our job to educate our community but it is our passion too. We strongly believe that without education there is no growth. 

Just like a celebrity is nothing without their fans, we wouldn’t be where we are today without our customers. That said, the needs and satisfaction of our customers is of high priority, and serving them is our duty.

Our Purpose 

Our purpose is to share our client’s vision and help showcase it to the masses

Our Values

  • We are team-oriented 
  • We are hard-working 
  • We are creative
  • We are accountable
  • We have a strong attention to detail

Position Overview

Creative Label is looking for a talented hybrid Graphic and Web Designer for our digital consulting agency to work in our fun, fast-paced (currently work from home because of COVID) environment.

We are looking for a qualified hybrid graphic designer and web designer to join our team. The hybrid graphic designer and web designer is responsible for the design, graphics, layout and coding of a website. They are involved with the technical and graphical (front-end and back-end) development aspects of a website.

Development of social media deliverables such as designs and templates for Instagram Stories, Instagram Posts, and Website Assets.

For this position, you will work closely with our Vice President of branding (Aisha Marshall) to build out all creative aspects when it comes to web and design. This position will also work with Digital Marketing Manager and other members of the marketing team to effectively deliver top-notch design work which effectively communicates our core messages.

Creativity with a strong foundation of strategy is essential: we want to showcase the unique and extraordinary, while also studying what works and adapting accordingly You will save and maintain organized assets so that we can showcase this work. We are looking for a highly motivated, creative individual with experience and a passion for creativity and design. That passion comes through as he/she engages in the corporate messaging, designing and developing creative new content and connecting the brand to the customer base.

You should be methodical and have excellent time management skills. As a hybrid graphic designer and web designer, you should have a strong visual aesthetic and coding experience. You should also use your communication skills to collaborate effectively with various teams and most importantly you should be able to meet deadlines.

A bit more about this role:

This role is a mix of work-from-home.

This is a FULL-TIME position, working side-by-side with Creative Label co-founder, Aisha Marshall (while also working closely with other key members of the team).

We’ll be straight with you: This position has high expectations. But if you’re the person we’re looking for, you’re the type who gets motivated by high expectations.

Graphic Design Skills and Proficiencies

    • Master Skills in Adobe programs such as Photoshop, InDesign, etc
    • Proficient in Canva 
    • Experience in creating graphics for different social media platforms
    • Well rounded skill set including the following: Website Asset Design, Email Design, and Print Design
    • Knowledge and skills in graphic and multimedia design and layout
    • Ability to present ideas and solutions through effective communication
    • A strong visual and creative eye in color, typography, and composition
    • Ability to pay attention to details and be well organized
    • Knowledge of the industry and new technologies

Front-End Development Skills and Proficiencies:

  • Knowledge and skills in graphic and multimedia design and layout
  • Strong understanding of WordPress, Shopify, and Squarespace platforms
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines and time-sensitive deliverables
  • Ability to read and write HTML, CSS + Liquid code, and working proficiency in PHP and JavaScript
  • Have creativity and imagination 
  • Be adaptable and able to pick up new techniques
  • Keep up to date with advances in computer technology and how this affects businesses
  • Understanding of SEO and Google Analytics
  • Solid technical background with an ability to address accessibility and compatibility issues

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Design, create and manage promotions for social ad campaigns, be sure to integrate with the company’s overall marketing campaign strategy visually.
  • Learn and understand client needs in order to develop designs in line with project goals and outcomes
  • Flexible and innovative design thinking capable of creating multiple variations for a client’s branding 
  • Provide high quality deliverables in required formats (such as .png, .ai, .eps, .svg, etc.)
  • Develop a consistent visual style in line with a client’s brand for use in printed branding materials and digital graphics such as letterheads, business cards, icons, podcast art, etc.
  • Use your extensive graphic design skills to help design and develop client website initiatives, ensuring strong functionality and optimization, and best-in-class customer experience.
  • Work with our other graphic designers to be jointly responsible for the design of web pages, including graphics, animation, and functionality. You’ll have a team to support you but you should be able to design most things yourself and bring sites and projects to completion.
  • Present the website wireframe design/s to the client with a description of the idea meant to be communicated
  • Present branding design/s to clients making sure to be able to explain design choices and how it communicates the client’s vision
  • Make necessary changes in line with the client’s demand and the project objectives
  • Follow up client feedback design draft edits or pivoting in a new direction
  • Proofread and oversee quality control of the graphic work before they go for final printing
  • Be able to complete the project successfully independently as well as work with other team members.
  • Develop concepts to improve and implement responsive web design
  • Ensure quality of web graphics for responsive web design
  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability
  • Collaborate with other team members
  • Deploy time-sensitive marketing campaigns across client websites
  • Code and deploy email marketing campaigns
  • Run reports and help to build presentation decks
  • For this position, we expect the following:
    (a)write the programming code, either from scratch or by adapting existing website software or template and graphics packages to meet business requirements
    (b) test the website and identify any technical problems
    (c) upload the site onto a server and register it with different search engines

Salary, Hours & Perks

  • FULL TIME salary with paid vacation
  • Starting Date: September 1, 2020
  • Fun, dynamic culture!
  • LifeMart employee discounts which offers deals on travel, entertainment, wellness, apparel and more.
  • Collaborative team environment that values multiple perspectives & fresh thinking
  • You’ll never have to wear stuffy corporate attire
  • You will work typically closer to 40 hours per week, though some weeks you could work a little less and others a little more. We’re not looking for someone who wants to punch a clock — our dream team member is committed to getting the job done!

This position is for you if…

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with a strong attention to detail.
  • You are great at time management, prioritization and multi-tasking especially in a fast-paced environment.
  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous.
  • Adaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction.
  • Detail-oriented — would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture.
  • Demonstrates experience with Adobe Creative Suite (including Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, etc.); Microsoft applications (including Word, PowerPoint and Excel).
  • Must have strong organizational and planning skills, superior attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Solves problems through persistent and creative troubleshooting and research.
  • Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships.
  • Excellent organization and documentation skills.
  • STRONG sense of ownership/leadership and follow-through.
  • Proven work experience as a hybrid graphic designer and web developer.

This position is NOT for you if…

  • You own and run your own consulting business providing any of the following: branding, marketing or public relations. 
  • Have aspirations of running your own digital consulting agency.
  • You’re looking for a side job while growing your own business.
  • You have difficulty meeting deadlines.
  • You have a lot going on already and don’t really have the time to focus or really dive in.
  • You have not read a non-fiction book (or listen to a podcast) about personal development or business in a very long time.
  • You aren’t willing to sign a non-disclosure agreement.
  • You aren’t passionate about our purpose and core values. This is more than just a job/business to us. We want to change the world and make it a better place. You will be the magnifier of that mission.

Here is what the right person will love about this position:

  • You’ll be paid to do what you already love.
  • You’ll get to do your work from anywhere a few days each week: your living room, a coffee shop, or the pool.
  • You’ll get to work in a fast-growing company, where there are loads of growth opportunities!
  • You’ll have access to a ton of personal growth & development opportunities. Around here, we love to learn and are constantly looking for ways to improve!
  • You’ll be part of a purpose-driven company that has one main goal: To share our client’s vision and help showcase it to the masses.
If you’ve CAREFULLY read all of the above info and feel like this role is perfect for you, FILL OUT THE FORM BELOW and we will be in touch to schedule an interview if your experience matches what we are looking for!