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Graphic Designer

Graphic Designer

SPOKANE, WASHINTON, USA

FULL-TIME

We’re excited to add a Full-Time Graphic Designer to our Kinetek Team in Spokane, WA!! This is a rare opportunity to join our dynamic team…if you meet the criteria below…send us your info…let’s see if you have what it takes!

Kinetek Media is a modern digital agency in Downtown Spokane looking for a full-time multi-talented Photo/Video Content Creator to join our team of creatives to bring our client’s stories to life. You will partner with Kinetek managers to coordinate various projects and work with our select clients who specialize in food, events, and services.

What to Expect:

At Kinetek, we guarantee you’ll have problems to solve. You’ll be dragged into projects in the 11th hour. And you’ll be expected to create and contribute to our ever-evolving processes. The work isn’t easy. It’s hospitality, events, and education. And there’s plenty to go around. We need an intelligent, creative Photo/Video Content Creator with the flexibility to turn on your heels when priorities change, the thoughtfulness to do what’s in the best interest of the team, and the desire to always produce your best work. You are working in the client service industry means going the extra mile. We do what’s right for the client, not just what’s easy. And that’s what makes our jobs gratifying. We have a startup environment with innovative personalities and fast-paced workflows. We’re able to try new things and experiment. Basically, we need someone who’s willing to work really hard and doesn’t get discouraged when a project is going off the rails. Our clients are our priority. We are creative partners for our clients. We are do-ers. We work hard. We love our work! So if you’ve got a lot of grit and an equal amount of gumption, keep reading…

Job Description:

We are searching for a Graphic Designer to continue directing and leading our client’s brand’s vision and strategic objectives through art.  This role is a part of our creative collective, which coordinates with the Social Media team, Photo/Video team, web developer, and other managers with creative concepting. The ideal candidate will love all of the things associated with design and will have exceptional capability with branding, typography, layout, website, and logo design

Our perfect candidate lives and breathes internet culture and can quickly adapt the latest trends into client-focused content. You will be a leader and grow into a director position. We need dedication and willingness to be on the team for 2-5+ years. 

The ideal candidate will have experience with graphic design, a solid understanding of social media, pays close attention to detail, and is not afraid to think outside of the box. 

Experience: Must have at least 3 years of experience in graphic and website design.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 3+ years of experience
  • Strong conceptual thinking and ability to articulate your ideas
  • Exceptional capability with branding, typography, layout, website, and logo design
  • Thorough knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Willingness to own projects and learn new skills
  • Methodical, accurate, and determined.
  • Must be proactive.
  • Ambitious and driven for yourself, Kinetek, and the clients.
  • Positive energy and have a pleasant phone manner.

PREFERRED SKiLLS:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a “can-do” attitude, diplomatic approach, confidence, and comfort around coworkers and executive management is a must.
  • An outgoing, strong personality to match both the community and company culture is desired.
  • Can balance working in a fast-paced, creatively driven organization applying a strong work ethic.
  • Always All In: Innovate! Find new ways to do things better. 

ESSENTIAL SOFTWARE and HARDWARE KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • Adobe Suite
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Experience with Adobe Illustrator CC
  • Experience with Adobe InDesign CC
  • Adobe XD
  • Google Analytics
  • WordPress
  • Apple/Mac ecosystem
  • Google Drive
  • Slack

Minimum Experience:

At least 5 years of marketing experience working for or with brands with an emphasis on digital/social media video/photo production/editing
Well-versed in social content creation, strategy, and tactics.
Understand content production process and approval cycles.
Full knowledge of content creation software such as Final Cut, Premiere, Lightroom, Photoshop, etc.
Proficient using DLSR’s, video, audio, and lighting equipment
A bachelors degree or proven experience in marketing, arts, film, photography, communication, or equivalent is required

PERSONALITY MUSTS:

You MUST be kind, creative, resourceful, and always ready to take initiative. If this is not you, thank you for reading this far, but please move on. Our perfect fit is a problem solver who understands the difference between “yes, and…” and “yes, but…”. You should be a hungry, scrappy personality with a positive attitude who aims to deliver. Working in the client service industry means going the extra mile. We need someone who is always willing to rise to the occasion and put forward beautiful work that exceeds client expectations. Someone who is detailed, organized, driven, displays vigor, and comes ready to play every day will fit in well. Confidence, self-discipline, and a congenial, curious mind are things we love and admire.

BONUS POINTS FOR APPLICANTS WITH:

Social Media management and/or design background
WordPress knowledge
A history of managing a high volume of clients
Knowledge of the hospitality industry, events, manufacturing, and K-12 education

COMPENSATION:

Salary
Flexible Vacation
Health and Dental benefits
Opportunity to grow and advance

Pay Based on experience. Please include salary requirements in cover letter as well as your portfolio of accounts and posts that you are directly responsible for.

Office Hours
M-F 8:30-4:30 in office

Some travel with work at multiple locations in Washington and Idaho

If we just described you and this is a fit for you, please apply with your resume, cover letter, and portfolio to

jobs@kinetekmedia.com

Employment Type
Full-time