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Teal Media is a full-service design agency with offices in Washington, DC, Royal Oak, MI, and Ann Arbor, MI. Our team of designers and developers use their talents to advance the missions of nonprofit, advocacy, and public sector organizations. We want to hire people who are passionate about creating social change, who want to deliver high quality work that pushes the bounds of creativity, and who challenge us all to be better. We’re a small, tight-knit team and we’re looking for new teammates who want to have fun while doing meaningful, impactful work that makes the world a better place.


SENIOR UX DESIGNER
(with strong content strategy experience)

We are seeking a Senior UX Designer for a contract or full-time position. You will lead web-based projects from the research phase, through content strategy, and wireframe production. You will also contribute to visual design deliverables by offering feedback that will improve the overall user experience. Ideal candidates should be based out of the Washington DC or Detroit metro areas. Link to online portfolio is required.

SALARY RANGE: $85K-$110K for full-time position, depending on experience and location

What You'll Do:
  • Collaborate with our UX research lead to conduct a thorough discovery process that will inform the strategy for the project
  • Lead UX-based activities and workshops with client and internal teams
  • Work with clients to inventory and/or assess the state of their content
  • Establish the information architecture for the website
  • Create documentation and guidelines that will help the client develop their content according to the website strategy
  • Produce sitemaps and userflow diagrams
  • Produce low-mid fidelity wireframes
  • Collaborate with visual designers and developers through website launch
  • Conduct ongoing support for the website as necessary
What we are looking for:
  • An impressive online portfolio. This will be the most important factor as we evaluate candidates
  • 5+ years of UX design and content strategy experience
  • Expert understanding of UX design principles and best practices
  • Extensive experience in working with quantitative and qualitative research to formulate a UX strategy for a website
  • Experience with usability testing
  • Expert knowledge of design software (Sketch or other interaction design tool)
  • Strong understanding of responsive design
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Highly responsible, collaborative, and self-motivated
  • Experience and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Strict attention to detail and adherence to project deadlines

To apply, send a note of interest and a link to your online portfolio to hello@tealmedia.com. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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SENIOR DESIGNER

We are seeking a Senior Designer for a full-time or contract position on our creative team. Your day will consist of creating engaging design solutions for a variety of nonprofits, social change organizations and progressive political groups. We are looking for designers who are passionate about quality design and have a drive to push their designs beyond what’s expected. Ideal candidates would be based out of Southeast Michigan, but we are open to remote work for strong candidates.

What You'll Do:
  • Work on our creative team on a variety of projects including creating responsive UX/UI Design, identity design, social media graphics, infographic design and various graphic production materials.
  • Collaborate and take direction from lead designers to produce additional design collateral to support existing client branding.
  • Attend brainstorms and contribute originals ideas that push traditional design solutions.
What we are looking for:
  • An impressive online portfolio. This will be the most important factor as we evaluate candidates
  • 3+ years of web design experience
  • Expert knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience with Sketch
  • Strong understanding of responsive design
  • Strong understanding of user experience design principles
  • Strong understanding of HTML and CSS and how designs are implemented into front-end code
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Highly responsible, collaborative, and self-motivated
  • Experience and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Strict attention to detail and adherence to project deadlines

To apply, send a note of interest and a link to your online portfolio to hello@tealmedia.com. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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FRONT-END / WORDPRESS DEVELOPER

We are currently looking for a Front-End / Stack Web Developer who can successfully combine the art of design with the skill of programming. Responsibilities will include designing/developing websites and pages in-browser and/or working from existing UX/UI interfaces and translating those elements to front-end code. Experience with implementing front-end code with a CMS like Wordpress is a must. Ideal candidates would be based out of Southeast Michigan, but we are open to remote work for exceptionally strong candidates.

Candidates must be highly collaborative and have ability that spans all areas of the development process including:

  • Proficient knowledge of front-end and back-end programming languages
  • Understanding of user-centric design methodologies, style guides, web standards, and CSS/XHTML best practices
  • Experience in creating animations and animated transitions with CSS
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable and responsive website
  • Strong aesthetic sensibilities
What You'll Do:
  • Serve as the lead developer on client projects as assigned
  • Develop and maintain client websites, landing pages and campaigns
  • Collaborate within project teams to solve technical challenges and make recommendations for implementation and integration of third-party platforms
What We Are Looking For:
  • 2+ years of front-end development experience
  • Experience with Wordpress customizations
  • Experience with hand coding CSS/HTML/JavaScript/jQuery/SASS
  • Experience with Section 508 Compliant Websites
  • Experience with Web 2.0 applications (social media, mobile, tablet)
  • Familiarity with the Adobe Creative Suite (specifically Photoshop and Illustrator) and/or Sketch
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Highly responsible, collaborative, and self-motivated
  • Experience and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Strict attention to detail and adherence to project deadlines

To apply, send a note of interest and a link to your online portfolio to hello@tealmedia.com. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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DESIGN INTERN

We are looking for an exceptional intern to join our creative team; someone who has a natural curiosity and a strong desire to learn from others. Interns are treated like full time employees at Teal and work on active programs with project teams. Internships are paid and run for 3-6 month period. Candidates would be based out of Southeast Michigan.

Candidates must be highly collaborative and have ability that spans all areas of the development process including:

What You'll Do:
  • Work alongside our team of designers & developers to create and execute on design strategy creating websites, social media graphics, infographic design and various other graphic production materials.
What We Are Looking For:
  • Currently enrolled in, or recent graduate of a relevant design program
  • Knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Good understanding of user experience design principles
  • Strict attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills

To apply, send a note of interest and a link to your online portfolio to hello@tealmedia.com. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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WHY TEAL?

At Teal Media, we are passionate about helping our clients do their work better through the power of strong, innovative design. Because we are a small shop, when you join our team, your input, ideas and contributions will be solicited right off the bat. We have a strong culture of collaboration, and we like to balance having fun while doing excellent work. Here are a few of the benefits that Teal Media team members enjoy:

  • Comprehensive health insurance
  • Flexible work hours
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Generous vacation policy
  • Option to work anywhere in the world for one month
  • Dog-friendly

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