Digital Designer

Remote
Creative
Full-time

Position Summary

*This position is eligible for fully remote work as long you are a United States resident.

👋In case we've never met before, we're WebMechanix - an award-winning digital marketing agency based in Columbia, MD. We run high-impact performance marketing programs for over 65+ clients, which means we manage a lot of advertising campaigns across a lot of brands that need our creative support.

As a Digital Designer, you are responsible for all basic digital design tasks, including but not limited to: video ads, social media ads, banner ads, landing page designs, and email layouts. You will work independently or alongside art directors and creative directors to create relevant concepts and then execute on those concepts once approved. It will be important for you to absorb and retain key information about our clients’ brands, target audiences, and other mandatories and apply those to your work. You will be the standard to which junior designers will aspire.

In addition, this role is responsible for responding to other creative tasks to support our clients (e.g., revisions, fixes, re-sizing, etc.). As a Digital Designer, you will be accountable for the quality of final work that goes to the client.

This is a multidisciplinary role that requires the Digital Designer to work across a variety of different tools and media platforms to ensure client success. You may also mentor more junior talent as needed.\

Here's what you'll do:

  • 80% time completing queue assignments for various clients and internal initiatives:
    • Google and Social Ads
      • Static, Animated, and UGC ads
    • Landing Pages
  • 20% time completing project assignments: 
    • Website redesigns
    • Client rebranding
    • Video production and storyboarding
  • Reviewing creative work for junior team members
  • Recording footage for UGC ads
  • Editing footage for UGC ads 
  • Developing ideas and concepts with marketing teams for future campaigns

Requirements

Here's what you'll have:

  • Thorough knowledge of design tools such as:
    • Adobe Suite (Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe After Effects)
    • Figma
  • Thorough 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 business acumen
    • Understands and can articulate how good creative practices and principles can impact a business’s overall strategy or goal
    • Demonstrates an ability to align goals of a task or assignment to the overall client and/or agency strategy and on brief.
    • General knowledge of how our clients operate (e.g., sales channels, costs, resources needed, key partners, etc.) and how that can impact our work
  • 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.)
    • To assist junior team members to prioritize and assess work
  • Education and Experience
    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
    • An online portfolio of previous work
    • 3+ years working in digital marketing 

Benefits

Here’s what we offer:

  • 🌴 Unlimited Paid Time Off (w/ a 2-week minimum usage per year)
  • 👶 8 Weeks Paid Family Leave (for 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 Trainings (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
  • 👕 Casual Dress Code (be comfortable! Suit & Tie not required)
  • ...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 law.

U.S. Residents only

The estimated salary range for this position is $55,000 - $75,000.

Based on experience, alternative titles for this position may be available including Junior Designer, Designer, Senior Designer, or Art Director.

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!