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Freelance Graphic Designer

| Greater NYC Area

ABOUT THE TEAM AND ROLE

theSkimm makes it easier to live a smarter life. We started as two friends on a couch and have since purchased more couches and gotten new friends, er... employees. Skimm HQ works hard but knows when to take breaks and when it's time to update the Spotify playlist. We drink the kool-aid but know we're drinking it. Through our suite of products, we are disrupting routines and information consumption one Skimm'r at a time. Come join us, we're changing things.

theSkimm’s design team is a group of fast-moving and creative thinkers who thrive on creating beautiful products Skimm’rs love.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

  • Create engaging graphic illustrations and editorial graphics, like the ones here
  • Work on social media campaigns and social graphics, like the ones here
  • Create display media units and advertisement campaigns
  • Design for internal collateral, and marketing campaigns

WHAT WILL SET YOU UP FOR SUCCESS

  • Passion for great graphics and compelling storytelling
  • Degree or equivalent in graphic design
  • Strong illustration skills
  • Strong knowledge of design standards, typography, illustration, layout, and color sense
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, especially InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • Reliable and able to turn work around within a quick deadline

WHAT WOULD SET YOU APART

  • Already a Skimm’r, understand the brand and voice
  • Good Handwriting and can render in our style
  • Illustrate in our existing style
  • After Effects skills

IF YOU'RE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION

Apply below and please include:

  • Link to an online or PDF portfolio (required)
  • Availability per week
  • References
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • TrelloManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

50 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010

What are theSkimm Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Fitness Subsidies
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