Designer

Teal Media is seeking a Designer for a full-time position to create design deliverables in support of high profile social impact clients tackling some of our world’s greatest challenges. You will work in partnership under the direction of either the Art Director or Creative Director to execute on the vision set forth in creative briefs and rapid response client requests. Depending on the project, design deliverables will range from visual identity design, web design, print design, social media graphics (static and animated), video, presentations, and more.

  • Ideal Location: Detroit
  • Salary Range: $50K-$60K (pending level of experience)
  • Benefits: Health insurance, employer matching 401K plan, continuing education/annual conference stipend, professional development coaching, and flexibility to work anywhere in the world for up to one month per year
  • To Apply: Send a note of interest and a link to your online portfolio (required) to hello@tealmedia.com 

What You’ll Do

  • Serve as the lead designer on stand-alone projects and support client retainers
  • Produce visual design (visual identity design, digital design, animations, print design) deliverables as specified by the project
  • Collaborate, brainstorm, and strategize with project team members and clients
  • Review creative briefs and project requirements with Art Director to ensure a thorough and complete understanding of assigned projects and tasks
  • Regularly consult assigned Art Director on design deliverables to ensure design deliverables are 100% ready for client presentations and delivery
  • Produce task/project documentation as requested by Art Director
  • Assist with discovery and client/user research on select standalone projects
  • Prepare and present concepts/work to client
  • Manage and coordinate tasks and communicate with clients as necessary
  • Gather and implement feedback
  • Document design decisions and formulate development specifications
  • Communicate and collaborate with internal and external project team members
  • Conduct quality assurance, testing, and proofing on project deliverables and in assistance to other team member projects
  • Train/educate clients as needed

Ideal Candidates Will Have

  • 1-2 years of design experience
  • Expert-level knowledge of design and business software (Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Microsoft Products, Google Apps, etc.)
  • Special consideration to candidates with motion graphics and animation skills via Animate or After Effects
  • Strong skills in branding, visual, user experience design
  • Strong understanding of the website design and development process
  • Organized, detail-oriented, multi-tasker, and self-motivated
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to manage time effectively, paying attention to detail and adhering to deadlines
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with an open-mindedness, curiosity, and a willingness to accept feedback
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and adjust plans rapidly if needed
  • A willingness to jump in and help others, no matter what the task
  • Brings passion, positivity, energy,  and enthusiasm to the team

To apply, please send a note of interest and a link to your online portfolio (required) to hello@tealmedia.com