junior designer (full-time/part-time)

Position Summary:

We are looking for an imaginative Graphic Designer wanting to grow into an Art Director role with excellent taste who will be responsible for creating innovative content for our clients. The ideal candidate would be an established creative with a strong portfolio and a deep understanding in social media.

Key Responsibilities but not limited to:

  • Provide overall art direction on all company and client assets. Take ownership of design guidelines and standards our company should uphold.

  • Create all company and client assets, including but not limited to style guides, branding/packaging design, logo design, web + social content and other collateral.

  • Create templates for strategy decks, business presentations and proposals.

  • Translate data and information into simple and creative formats for presentations. Including infographics, statistical graphs, charts and tables.

  • Maintain and organize a library of assets.

  • Design EDM templates in photoshop and implement them into mailchimp and Klaviyo.

  • Take control as project manager of all assigned projects that are graphics, design and animation related.

  • Create content in innovative formats that include but is not limited to motion graphics such as GIFs, animations and cinemagraphs.

  • Manage deadlines and work with our creative team to ensure the content pipeline of asset creation is robust.

  • Work closely with the account management team and creative director to develop out of the box ideas and content for each client.

  • Constantly research and share expertise about design and social media marketing trends.

Ideal Candidate:

  • 1-2+ years of art direction or graphic design work.

  • Bachelor's degree in Art, Graphic Design or Design/Visual Communications.

  • Agency experience is a plus.

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, InDesign and Premiere), Keynote, Google Drive and Dropbox.

  • Dreamweaver and/or HTML experience is a plus.

  • Experience with animation and special effects is a plus.

personality:

  • has a passion for working in a fast-paced startup environment.

  • is a strategic and creative thinker who can proactively problem solve.

  • self-motivated with the ability to work independently.

  • has strong organizational, time management skills and meticulous attention to detail.

  • a positive thinker and receptive to feedback and direction.

To Apply:

Please email ALL of the following to info@umbrellalosangeles.com with "Graphic Designer: First/Last Name" in the subject line, otherwise your application will not be considered:

  • a short cover letter telling us about yourself and why you are a great fit for the job!

  • desired salary

  • link to your instagram

  • portfolio

*candidates must live in Los Angeles.