Visual Designer

Job Title: Visual Designer 

Location: 177 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts

WordStream is looking for an imaginative and talented graphic designer to help drive our company’s marketing initiatives.  As member of the marketing team, you’ll work side-by-side with brand, marketing, lead gen, and product marketing teams to create stunning visual solutions across digital and print media. WordStream – recently ranked in the Inc. 500 as the #9 fastest growing company in Massachusetts – is located in the commuter-friendly Back Bay area across from The Prudential. As an industry leader in the exciting search engine marketing space, our mission in marketing is to find and engage prospects for our software leveraging a variety of online and offline tactics.

Job Description

You will help shape WordStream’s brand and visual presence across all types of marketing materials (website and landing pages, emails, ad banners, infographics, collateral for sales and events, swag, etc.). This position will play a key role in elevating and uniting the brand across multiple platforms, while executing the day-to-day design needs of the organization. The Visual Designer may be responsible for an entire project or for stages of the creative process, as needed. This position requires a versatile designer with exceptional attention to detail who can help translate large amounts of information into compelling visuals that tell a story.

Responsibilities:

  • Create beautiful, compelling and functional visual designs for corporate website pages, email campaigns, online ads and landing pages

  • Lead the visual direction and design of marketing content, to include e-books, infographics, white papers and reports

  • Collaborate with product managers, designers, and engineers to ensure we’re putting forth a consistent brand image

  • Design high-impact PowerPoint presentations for webinars, sales presentations, speaking engagements

  • Liaise with external vendors when necessary to ensure project completion on time and on budget

  • Manage external print vendors and develop print-ready files

  • Collaborate closely with marketing team members, for high-impact, effective communication designs 

  • Help manage vendor design projects, including website redesigns or large-scale outsourced projects

  • Institute brand standards with consistent branding across all materials (web and print) and design guidelines for distribution to internal and external partners

Key Qualifications:

  • BA or equivalent in Graphic Design, Visual / Communication Design 

  • 3-5 years’ experience in visual design

  • Experience coordinating briefs, design, feedback, and execution on projects

  • Expert-level proficiency in graphic/visual design using Adobe Creative Suite

  • Passion for producing exceptionally high-quality visual solutions

  • Experience with or strong motivation to learn HTML, CSS, and Javascript

  • Experience with photography, video editing, post-production and motion graphics a plus

  • Ability to collaborate and work effectively in a fast-paced environment with rapidly changing requirements and shifting priorities

  • Detail-oriented. Can multi-task and juggle many simultaneous priorities

  • Excellent listening skills

  • Hard-working, determined self-starter

  • Culture fit is important. We are a venture-backed, 100-person company that wants to dominate our market

  • An enthusiastic, take-charge attitude, coupled with a desire to collaborate and learn

How to Apply: Send an email to ltaylor@wordstream.com

 
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