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Graphic Designers - Startups seek your talents - N.Cal S.Cal., Boston, NYC, Chicago,Austin, D.C.

at EquityLancer in West Palm Beach, FL   —   Apr 12, 2014   |  
Overview
THE OPPORTUNITY
It is rare in a person’s professional career when they get to join a team that’s not just providing another solution to a problem that already exists, but is creating an entirely new marketplace. Imagine becoming a co-founder and equity owner in a company creating a product or service that doesn’t exist today but will become the standard way we do things years from now. Possibly it’s a new internet application, or a medical science breakthrough. Are these opportunities out there? Do these young companies need your help?

We are Equitylancer. Our company assists young, early stage companies finded taleneted professionals to help them grow and prosper. We facilitate matches through our website www.equitylancer.com.
We seek talented and motivated professionals eager to help our portfolio of startup companies and guide them in their early formation and growth phase. Many of these roles may include co-founder opportunities.
Responsibilities
We’re looking for people who can help our startup companies establish and brand identity through leading edge design and become a resident master of our client's website’s design including user experience and interface.
Brand identity tasks include Logo design, establishing color palette and look and feel of business collaterals.
As an employee you will:
Play a big role on a small team
Work closely with founders and executives with successful startup experience
Leave your fingerprint on a huge industry
Experience
2-5 years of professional experience in design for web, print and interactive
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite – Photoshop, Fireworks, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.
Strong typographic skills
Solid understanding of HTML and CSS, including cross-browser compatibility
Knowledge of industry best practices in web design, information design and usability
Comfortable working within a PHP environment
Experience with MySQL databases
Strong working knowledge of WordPress customization and theming.
Experience with Flash
Copywriting experience (headlines, banner copy, landing pages, etc.)
Intermediate Javascript/JQuery
Digital photography and digital video editing.
SEO
Print publications
Packaging design
Email marketing
Marketing materials
Landing pages
Web ads and banners
Skills
Artistic ability
Ability to work with graphic design software is a must.
Attention to detail is crucial in graphic design.
Should be highly motivated self-starters who are able to work independently.
Must be able to work within deadlines and budget their time.
Should be good communicators. They need to know the right questions to ask clients, and they need to be able to translate their ideas into art.
An eye for style. Design techniques and trends are constantly evolving, and expectations are constantly changing. Moving along the flow of the industry is very important
Project management
Leadership
Writing & editorial
Business sense
Photography
Networking
Social Media Marketing
Education
Bachelors in design is preferred but experience is paramount.
Compensation
All companies posting employment or project opportunities on the equitylancer.com site will provide detail of their compensation offer, including the offer of equity in their company.
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