• Associate Visual Designer - Digital Advertising

    Location US-Austin
    Posted Date 4 days ago(4/17/2018 9:58 PM)
  • Overview

    ***This position is based in Austin, TX.***


    Who you are: Could you bring memorable ad and email campaigns to life (in your sleep!)? Always on the lookout for new digital opportunities to engage audiences? Look no further! Spiceworks is on the hunt for a mega-talented Junior Designer to join our advertising design team and help keep tech advertising fun, compelling, and effective. You’ll work alongside account managers, email marketers, and fellow designers as you create eye-catching digital campaigns for tech clients and challenge yourself to go beyond just pixel pushing. Think you’re ready to join the team? Apply now!


    Who we are:  For over 10 years, Spiceworks has been helping the world’s businesses find, adopt, and manage the latest technologies. We’ve also been helping IT brands build, market, and sell better products and services. Millions of IT buyers and hundreds of brands later, we’ve built the platform they use to get their jobs done and make them better at what they do, every day. 

    With our helpful tools, technical content, a global community of experts, and entertaining ways to blow off steam, we’ve got IT covered. And because we understand IT buyers and the businesses they represent, established brands like Microsoft, Dell, and CDW, to name a few, and the latest industry innovators including KnowBe4 and Scale Computing use our insights and technology platform to run smarter, more personalized campaigns.

    In short, we’re making IT easy – and dare we say FUN – for everyone. Best part: we’re just getting started!


    Your day-to-day (as a Junior Visual Designer, you’ll):


    • Create designs for online media campaigns including banner ads, emails, and landing pages
    • Shift from brand to brand, working both within established brand guidelines and creating new messages when the opportunity arises
    • Work closely with other members of the design team to ensure that goals are hit and messages delivered
    • Code/maintain landing pages within the Spiceworks Community
    • Manage multiple projects simultaneously (amid break-neck speeds)
    • Interpret briefs to create designs that are functional, compelling, and message driven (“pretty” is great, but just a by-product)
    • Handle and make use of constructive feedback from other members of the team (your skin is 42 miles thick)
    • Ability to work with non-designers and clients to help them realize their vision


    What does it take to do this job?

    • 1-3 years of hands-on design experience
    • Stellar design skills (and an online portfolio to prove it)
    • Analytical problem-solving chops
    • Ability to stay calm and produce excellent work in an ultra fast-paced environment
    • Excellent Adobe Creative Suite skills (Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign)
    • HTML and CSS skills
    • Out-of-this-world project management skills
    • Killer communication skills across a wide spectrum of personalities
    • Command of copywriting basics
    • Collaborative, self-motivated, and professional
    • BA in Design or comparable experience


    Bonus Points:

    • Sketch and Invision
    • Adobe Animate
    • After Effects
    • JavaScript knowledge

    Ready to toss your hat in the ring? Apply here! (and don’t forget to include a portfolio link to let us know why you’re up to spice snuff).


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