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🖼 Graphic Designer (Contract)

  • Design & User Experience
  • Contract
  • US
  • Remote

2021-09-17 21:28:47 UTC

We’re looking for a Freelance Graphic Designer to work closely with our product and marketing teams. This role will report remotely to the Lead Product Manager for Web in Oakland, CA and will create graphics to inspire web visitors and to drive sales of the Backbone One controller. 

The ideal candidate has a passion for design, an attention to detail, comfort with ambiguity and quick turnarounds, previous experience in e-commerce, and has an interest in the gaming industry.

Responsibilities:

•Design and execute assets and graphics depicting hardware and software product, informational and promotional graphics for inclusion throughout site (homepage, marketing landing pages, etc.) and owned channels (email, social)

•Partner closely with design colleagues (e.g., Head of Design & VP of Hardware), to ensure asset development process is consistent and conforms to brand guidelines

•Edit existing designs to ensure visual style consistency across external brand stores (e.g., Amazon.com)

•Successfully prioritize assignments and communicate clear timeline expectations

Requirements:

•Minimum 3+ years of graphic design experience

•Minimum 2+ years of experience in e-commerce industry

•Intimate knowledge of illustration, typography, and color theory

•Excellent verbal and written communication skills and experience leading design critiques with actionable feedback

What Would Stand Out:

•Previous experience designing for mobile audiences

•Previous experience designing localized experiences for a global audience

•Previous experience or interest in mobile app or digital subscription services

•Previous experience or Interest in the gaming industry