Job Overview

We are seeking a highly skilled graphic designer with experience creating print projects to join our team. This is a fully remote, ongoing freelance opportunity starting ASAP. Hours will vary, with approximately 10–20 hours per week to start, depending on the current project requirements and deadlines.

We are seeking a passionate design expert who excels in creating brand materials and collateral (logo design, business cards, letterhead, and various promotional materials) with a fresh and clean design aesthetic and proven experience in Branding. Additionally, the ideal candidate has a strong portfolio showcasing experience in a variety of print projects such as multi-page document design (books, editorial magazines, white papers, brochures), large format (trade show booth design, billboards, signage), and advertising (magazine ads, brochures, flyers, poster, etc.). This position will work closely with the Art Director for strategic guidance, vision alignment, and brand standards.

While this role requires knowledge to create print projects, there is also the opportunity to work on various digital projects such as website designs, social media graphics, digital ads, slide presentations, etc.

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities

  • Create modern, visually appealing layouts and designs that consistently and effectively communicate the client’s message and brand identity, demonstrating expertise in brand design.
  • Work with vendor-supplied templates or create templates from scratch. Prepare print-ready files, ensuring accuracy and adherence to print specifications and industry standards.
  • Update and maintain internal databases for version control, asset archiving, and reference purposes.
  • Stay up-to-date with design trends, techniques, and printing technologies.
  • Collaborate with Art Director, project managers, developers, and other stakeholders to understand project requirements

Skills and Experience

  • Proven Experience: Proven experience with print projects, including preparing print-ready files from concept to completion (template creation, pre-flight, file inspection, press checks, etc.)
  • Design Tools Expertise: Highly proficient with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.), Figma, Canva, Adobe Slides, Midjourney, etc.
  • Time Tracking and Collaboration Tools: Comfortable working with tools such as Toggl, Slack, Asana, etc., to communicate with the team and track time.
  • User-Centered Design Principles: Solid understanding of customer-centered design principles and best practices.
  • Brand Guidelines: Able to design in multiple styles in order to adhere to various client’s style guides. A deep understanding of brand guidelines and the ability to develop them as needed.
    Project Management: Comfortable working on multiple projects simultaneously and delivering results within tight deadlines.
  • Feedback and Iteration: Able to receive constructive criticism positively and use feedback to iterate on designs.
  • Communication Skills: Responsiveness is key in our collaborative work. Timely and effective communication is a must. The role requires frequent interaction with team members and clients in English, so excellent communication skills in English are also essential.
  • Bonus: Experience working with the Design Thinking Process.

Working Arrangement

  • Remote and Flexible: This is a remote, hourly, as-needed contractor position with flexible hours.
  • Growth Opportunities: Potential for long-term collaboration and professional growth within the team.
  • U.S. Business Hours: Candidates must be available during U.S. business hours, Central Time.

Application Requirements

  • Portfolio Submission: Submit a portfolio showcasing multiple completed print design projects.
  • Hourly Rate: Include your desired hourly rate.
    Project Flat Rate: Please indicate if you are open to providing a flat rate for a specific project or if you prefer to work hourly.
  • Long-Term Interest: Please let us know if you want a long-term position. Not a deal breaker if you are not.
  • Attention to Detail: In your application, please describe your design process and what “designing with purpose” means to you. Additionally, what is your favorite meme or song?

Cultural Fit

Here at Connective, we value creativity, collaboration, and a user-first approach in everything we do. Our team thrives on delivering exceptional digital experiences, and we are looking for someone who shares this passion and aligns with our dynamic, collaborative team environment.

Next Steps 

If you’re excited about crafting outstanding graphic design and have the skills to match, we’d love to hear from you. Join us at Connective and help shape the future of web design. We look forward to seeing how you can contribute to our creative and collaborative team!

Job Application

"*" indicates required fields

Max. file size: 50 MB.
Can you legally be employed in the USA?*
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.