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High performance marketing and creative agency

Freelance Designer (contract)

$30k – $45k • No equity
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The Opportunity
Silicon Drive was created out of a major gap seen in the market to offer a world-class marketing team to emerging brands and start-ups. The focus is building intelligent brands to compete on a global scale and driving innovation through marketing.

The Freelance Designer will support our design team across presentation, social/digital, print, and trade show concepts. Your style must be flexible to reach the edgiest of companies to the most simple brands.

This position requires candidates 1-3 years experience or recent graduate from a top design school. You will collaborate effectively with internal and external team members to assist in creating assets using established brand voices and style guides. The ideal candidate works well under the direction of senior-level team members, responds well to internal critiques, can quickly understand project requirements for day-to-day asset development and can prioritize multiple projects to meet deadlines.

The designer will excel in Adobe Creative Cloud and understands design fundamentals. The candidate also should possess basic HTML/CSS skills with proficiency for lower-level coding projects. The designer will also understand Web trends and technologies. This position requires an individual who is a good time manager and who can maintain quality during periods of heavy work.

General Qualifications:
- 4-year degree from an accredited institution in design, marketing or related field, OR appropriate combination of education and significant experience
- Minimum of two (2) years of professional design experience or top portfolio
- General understanding of methods and techniques of graphic design layout, color theory and typography
- Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while being mindful of deadlines
- Ability to take direction from senior graphic designers and management
- Some experience working within and maintaining client identity standards across channels
- Understanding of web design/optimization and mobile responsiveness
- Understanding of SEO best practices
- Good communication skills
- Detail-oriented