Graphic Designer (Contract); Hi, Hello

Graphic Designer (Contract); Hi, Hello
March 17, 2020 Heather Olson
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Overview

Just-launched Minneapolis-based branding studio Hi, Hello is looking for a highly driven Graphic Designer to join the creative team. As a contract designer, you will contribute to design exploration and production for a range of platforms and communication vehicles: brand design, digital, social, collateral, iconography, environment, and presentations. Must have a deep understanding and passion for typography, illustration, and layout. Able to clearly discuss design approach and its role in creative problem solving.

We require someone who is flexible, detail-oriented, and comfortable working with a team, vendors, partners, and leadership. This position offers an exciting opportunity in a range of project types, from high-level strategic concepts to fine execution. Clients are a highly visible social platform, a fashion startup recognized in Fast Company’s “50 Most Innovative Companies 2020” list, and an innovative ag tech company focused on wellness and sustainability.

If you are passionate about design, and ready to develop strategic + creative thinking while honing your design craft, then this is a great next step in your career.

Responsibilities

  • Work under the guidance of senior creative and leadership
  • Work strategically to ensure alignment of the work with creative brief and timelines
  • Engage in design explorations
  • Provide rationale for design choices and approaches
  • Work on production and documentation of design systems
  • Work remotely and on own equipment and software, including current Adobe® Creative Studio
  • Meet in co-working spaces for project discussions

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of experience
  • Strong online portfolio that demonstrates graphic design, illustration/iconography, interaction design, typography, storytelling, and attention to detail
  • BFA in Graphic Design (or significant equivalent experience)
  • Ability to conceptualize original ideas through design, illustration, and photography
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strategic mindset
  • Expertise in Adobe® Creative Studio

Terms

  • 10-20 hours per week
  • Initial Term: 1 month
  • Following Initial Term: 3-month and 6-month
  • Hourly rate, based on experience and talent, will be discussed after review of portfolio and interview

About Us

We are a brand new Minneapolis design studio founded by three partners, each with 20 years of experience in brand identity, packaging, and brand strategy. We use visual strategy and a high level of craft to solve brand problems. We believe great work and great solutions are the same thing.

How to Apply

Send your brief description of interest in this contract role with your resume and portfolio to katie.heit.gardner@gmail.com. Use subject line “Contract Graphic Designer > Your Name > Via Soladay Olson” for boosted consideration.