Careers at plaid

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We know that light brings joy (it’s science folks!) —so PLAIDmates enjoy floor-to-ceiling windows and a rooftop deck (cooler included). Creativity breeds hunger (surely there is a study to support?)— so clearly PLAID provides unlimited snacks, crazy amounts of coffee and the occasional (or okay weekly) Tuesday happy hour.

Open floor plan + plenty of space to entertain + perfect neighborhood* — this is the agency listing you’ve been awaiting!!

*Oh and full benefits packages, individualized career pathing, growth potential and the most creative and supportive team in the biz!

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  • Visual Designer

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    Are You a Future PLAIDMate?

    Do you consistently ask, “What’s Next?”
    Are you nimble and able to adapt to rapidly changing situations?
    Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment?
    Think you could be THE PLAID AGENCY’s next Visual Designer?

    We’re THE PLAID AGENCY…an award-winning, full-service advertising agency specializing in customer insights, fundamental fierceness and a passion to deliver. We are growing and searching for a highly motivated Visual Designer to join our team. This is a “roll up your sleeves” opportunity to jump in and create, execute and evaluate digital and traditional marketing strategies and initiatives.

    As a Visual Designer, you’ll contribute your skills and expertise to a wide variety of projects conceptualizing and executing creative solutions for a variety of media platforms. You’ll be responsible for designing custom graphics for a variety of clients. You must be an enthusiastic, committed team player looking to increase your knowledge base and gain exposure to many industries.

    Ideally, you are a self-directed, forward thinker with 3-5 years of experience envisioning and bringing to life creative marketing communication pieces. You must thrive in a collaborative culture designed to make you—and us—the best. We have a driven staff with wildly different career paths. That means that with a great attitude and thirst for knowledge, you’ll be in a position to learn a LOT about client management, the creative process and communicating effectively through design.

    Visual Designer Primary Responsibilities
    • Communicate and facilitate the art direction and formatting of design deliverables and produce necessary communication pieces in print, digital/web, and motion environments for a wide range of clients
    • Collaborate internally and externally to conceptualize and execute creative solutions that can be translated across various media platforms
    • Demonstrate improved design work products through creative critical thinking, implementing and showcasing originality
    • Develop and design marketing collateral for both overall themes and individual pieces
    • Handle multiple tasks within tight deadlines
    • Create conceptual designs that communicate effectively
    • Carry design projects from concept through completion
    • Demonstrate ability to think creatively and critically
    • Work closely with the Creative Director [or project lead] to create accurate price estimates and breakdowns while delivering solutions within budget
    • Work efficiently with vendors on the development of needed client materials and sourcing
    • Conduct pre- and post-production quality checks
    • Maintain cutting-edge industry knowledge and trends
    • Support PLAID creative process: best practices, lessons learned and systems/procedures
    Education & Experience
    • 3-5 years of creative design experience
    • BFA/BA from an accredited university in Graphic Design or Fine Arts preferred
    • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere, After Effects and Microsoft Office
    • Experience in Sketch, InVision, and Project Management platform(s)
    • Strong communication and organizational skills
    • Demonstrated ability to think creatively to solve problems
    • Experience with creating across various mediums (digital, print, video, etc)
    • Prior agency and/or office experience preferred
    • Committed to continuous learning and personal development

    Missing a must-have or two? No problem! Convince us why you’re the best candidate!

  • Assistant to the Senior Visual Designer

    Like being ordered around? Comfortable sitting on the floor for extended periods of time? Enjoy buying lunch for other people, only to not be reimbursed? Cool with an IOU? Like listening to the same music festival story over and over again? Enjoy being an office DJ? Comfortable giving unsolicited compliments throughout the day?

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