ABOUT UNLEADED

Unleaded is a Houston-based marketing firm known for bringing together smart, talented marketing and creative professionals to deliver award-winning work. For 20 years, we’ve supported our clients through market research, strategy development and marketing program management. We pride ourselves on our ability to solve complex challenges and consistently deliver high-caliber work for our clients.

Graphic Designer

Full-time Position

Passionate about design? Not afraid of hard work? Want to challenge yourself in the application of high-end design standards in the real world? Unleaded is looking for a passionate creative to join its Houston-based team as a Graphic Designer. 

 

This role entails a lot of variety, including print production, digital production, video production and motion graphics production. 

A designer in this role will execute mission-critical and fundamental tasks involved in graphic production design—upholding high design standards for client pieces, campaigns and brands across all media. 

 

You’ll produce sales and marketing assets that will help our clients grow, contribute to the development of creative concepts, help implement creative strategies and assist in upholding client brand standards. Through experience and constructive feedback, the Graphic Designer will build upon their skill sets in order to learn the ins and outs of graphic design and application within the realm of marketing strategy.

 

The successful candidate will have a passion for design and creative problem solving, and will work with a team of other designers and art directors, marketing consultants, copywriters and developers to create superior creative work. Demonstrated skills in the Adobe Creative Suite are a must. Dog-friendly office near Washington Avenue/Downtown. Room for growth and professional development. 

Responsibilities

  • Learn and understand each client’s business, market and target audiences

  • Help develop new brand identities for new clients

  • Apply existing brand standards to a variety of marketing assets

  • Create marketing assets while incorporating the feedback and direction of fellow teammates as they stand behind you and point at the screen annoyingly 

  • Collaborate on marketing campaign development

  • Execute development of sales and marketing assets aligned with client objectives

Requirements​

  • Bachelor's degree in graphic design, digital media or a related field

  • 0-2+ years of professional design experience, agency environment a plus 

  • An online portfolio of work that demonstrates skills (provide link)

  • Knowledge of industry standard design processes, methods and tools

  • An understanding of the methodology and standards of graphic design

  • An understanding of interface and user experience design best practices

  • An understanding of motion graphics, proven examples a plus

  • Comfortable working in a dynamic, team-based environment

  • Demonstrated knowledge of design and technology trends

  • Excellent creative, conceptual and problem-solving skills

  • Communication skills and an ability to understand a customer's requirements

  • Ability to work within a cross-functional team and handle multiple projects with tight deadlines

  • Exceptional attention to detail

  • Knowledge of industry standard design tools

  • Demonstrated knowledge of best practices in brand development, typography, color theory, page layout and iconography

  • General knowledge in print production, graphic design, web design, video production and motion graphics

  • Willingness to explore and learn new skills and apply them to a dynamic range of client projects accordingly

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

To apply for the Graphic Designer position please submit your resume and portfolio to careers@ulcomm.com