Fearless and Bold Graphic Designer Wanted!

About Plug In Ventures 

Plug In Ventures  is the centerpoint for diversity within the tech ecosystem. We are a diverse membership-based networking community designed to empower the next generations of Black and Brown early to mid-stage founders through workshops, leadership programs, and mentoring — helping to access and raise capital, grow, and scale to success. Plug In’s top programs are our Plug In Tech Accelerator Program, Power Huddles mentoring sessions, and our general programs focused on support emerging companies.

About the Graphic Designer Role:

We are seeking a creative and detail-oriented Graphic Designer to join our team and contribute to the visual representation of our brand and programs. This role is open for remote work if you do not live in the LA area.

Job Type: Contract/Freelance
Schedule: 15-20 hours per week
Work Location: LA / NYC / ATL  Remote
Compensation: DOE

Responsibilities:

  • Visual Branding:
      • Develop and maintain visual elements that align with the Plug In Ventures brand across various platforms.
  • Marketing Collateral:
      • Design marketing materials, including brochures, presentations, social media graphics, and event collateral.
  • Web Design:
      • Collaborate on website design and ensure a visually appealing and user-friendly online presence.
  • Event Graphics:
      • Create visually engaging graphics for events, workshops, and conferences.
  • Content Creation:
      • Generate visual content for digital and print media, ensuring consistency with brand guidelines.
  • Collaboration:
      • Work closely with the marketing team, program managers, and business partners to understand design requirements and objectives.
  • Feedback and Revisions:
    • Incorporate feedback and revisions into design work, ensuring the final product meets expectations.

About You:

  • You are comfortable, experienced in, and motivated by working with high-expectations stakeholders who move at pace where meeting goals is a question of “how” and not “if” 
  • You are self-sufficient, able to draft concepts and drive results with minimal directions 
  • You are comfortable providing input and feedback to leadership even when difficult 
  • You have strong relationship-building and networking skills
  • You are a proactive, effective communicator with impeccable listening, speaking, writing and presenting skills 
  • You have a proactive mindset with regard to spotting opportunities and acting quickly upon them 
  • You thrive under pressure and feed off the buzz of chasing down targets and deadlines, and you are not afraid to put yourself out there and make things happen 
  • You have a highly methodical and organized approach to your work and superb time management skills 
  • You are adaptable and agile

Your Skills as a Web Designer:

  • Adobe Illustrator Proficiency:
    • Mastery of Adobe Illustrator for creating precise and visually appealing graphic elements.
  • Canva Expertise:
    • Advanced skills in Canva for designing engaging and shareable visuals for digital platforms.
  • Asana Proficiency:
    • Utilize Asana to effectively manage and organize web design projects, ensuring seamless collaboration.
  • Video Graphics Mastery:
    • Proficient in creating compelling video graphics to enhance user engagement and storytelling.
  • Technical Acumen:
    • Comfortably navigate various technical tools and systems essential for efficient web design workflows.
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Commitment:
    • Actively incorporate principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion into the design process and outcomes.
  • Self-Starter with Project Management Skills:
    • Take initiative, prioritize projects, and manage deadlines independently as a self-starter.
  • Collaboration Skills:
    • Proven ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders, ensuring a cohesive design approach.
  • Attention to Detail in Graphic Design:
    • Demonstrate meticulous attention to detail, including precise proofreading and thorough project follow-through.
  • Open-Mindedness and Positive Work Environment:
    • Approach design challenges with an open mind, contributing to a positive and enjoyable work environment for yourself and the team.

How to Apply:

Send a resume and cover letter to info@pluginventures.co. Include availability, 2-3 references, and potential start date. 

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