Designer

Remote
Creative
Full-time

Position Summary

Do you have a passion for creative design and a desire to work with top brands? Then we want YOU to join the WebMechanix creative team as a mid-level designer!

As part of our team, you’ll be responsible for creating visually stunning digital assets that engage and excite our clients’ audiences. From video ads (both animated and UGC) to social media ads, banner ads, and landing pages — your designs will be a crucial element in driving business results for our clients.

But we’re not just looking for any designer - we need someone with a strong design background, a drive to learn and grow, and a willingness to push the boundaries of what’s possible. You’ll be working in a fast-paced environment alongside other talented designers and copywriters, collaborating and innovating to deliver impactful performance creative.

To be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will have a good understanding of basic video editing for social media ads.

Here's what you'll do:

  • Execute full-cycle visual design stages from concept to final hand-off
  • Design ad creative for major digital ad networks (Google Ads, Facebook, LinkedIn, TikTok, etc.)
  • Design and produce videos that helps drive customer engagement and conversion, including concepting and editing of UGC creative
  • Direct and work with talent for UGC content and voice actors
  • Use data-driven decisions to improve designs over time
  • Receive and incorporate critical feedback regarding design decisions
  • Present and defend designs and key deliverables to peers and other stakeholders, including clients
  • Support and align with design guidelines, best practices and standards
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest trends, techniques and technologies
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior team members when requested

Requirements

Here is what you have:

  • Working knowledge of creative production:
    • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere Pro)
    • Visual Design Tools for the web (Figma)
    • Researching brands and products to inform creative concepting
    • Demonstrated proficiency in executing classic design principles
  • Working knowledge of digital advertising:
    • Platform advertising specs and best practices (e.g., for Google Display Network, Facebook ads, LinkedIn advertising, etc.)
    • Media platform requirements (and where to find and apply them)
  • Thorough knowledge of usability practices:
    • Other Wireframing and Visual Design Tools (Miro, Adobe XD, etc.)
    • User Accessibility and ADA principles
    • Designing and building to cross-browser compatibility
  • Thorough knowledge of workflow management & optimization
    • Excellent time management skills and strict adherence to deadlines
    • Operating in the best practices of our core workflow systems
      (eg. Asana, Slack, Google Workspace, Harvest, etc.)

Benefits

Here’s what we offer:

  • 🌴 Unlimited Paid Time Off (w/ a 2-week minimum usage per year)
  • 👶 8 Weeks Paid Family Leave (for the birth of a new child or to treat yourself or family members for an illness)
  • 👩‍⚕️ Health Insurance
    • CareFirst Advantage HSA & Non-HSA Option
    • Carefirst Dental and Vision
    • Weighted contributions covering varying portions of individuals and families
  • 💰 401(k) and 401(k) Roth Retirement Plans w/ 3% employer match
  • 🖥️ $500 initial equipment stipend w/ additional $250 per year
  • 🕝 Flexible working hours based on your timezone
  • 💻 Fully remote (but we have an office in Columbia, MD if on-site is important for you!)
  • 📅 13.5 Paid Holidays
  • 💡 Knowledge Bomb Training (We encourage employees to present on topics they feel passionate about and also present on employer-sponsored topics)
  • 👩‍🏫 Monthly Mentorship Meetings to ensure there is always time dedicated to you with your manager
  • ...and more! Ask us about our favorite benefits! ❤️

Here’s where to learn more:

WebMechanix is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other category covered by the law.

U.S. Residents only

The estimated salary range for this position is $50,000 - $70,000.


If you don't feel that you meet all of the requirements listed in this job description, don't worry! Even if your past experience doesn't match up perfectly with the job description, we still encourage you to apply. Research indicates that women and people of color are less likely to submit job applications unless they feel they meet all the requirements. At WebMechanix, we are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace. Therefore, we encourage you to submit an application if you are interested so we can keep you in mind not only for this role and similar roles but for future openings, as well.

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Our Hiring Process

A real human being will review your application. We don't rely on automated HR software to make decisions for us.
We'll talk a bit about your background, interests and future ambitions. Our goal is to get to know you a little better!
This interview is how we gain insight into your workflow while giving you a feel for the work you could be doing.
During this process, we'll introduce you to some of the people you'll work with daily!
We make an offer if we find that you'd be a good fit! Congratulations!