Graphic Designer

Shape is a boutique branding and social media marketing agency based in Mexico City with a team that works from home from all over the world. Because we have clients in both the U.S. and in Mexico, it’s very important that everyone on our team has strong English and Spanish speaking and writing skills. 

Your job at Shape will include working with our account managers to implement design needs such as social media posts and other graphic materials for our clients’ and our agencies digital presence and social media marketing. 

We are looking for someone who is results and solutions oriented, willing to step in wherever needed, good with processes, as well as someone with excellent time management, teamwork, and organizational skills. 

Our team is very dynamic, fast-paced, and results-oriented. We are looking for someone with experience with social media platforms, and a deep passion and understanding for constant learning and growth in this fast-paced and ever changing environment. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

A Shape designer’s mission is to deliver an extraordinary graphic system and visual representation for our clients. 

If you meet the following qualifications, we would love to hear from you!

  • Ability to brainstorm, sketch and conceptualize based on briefing requirements

  • Strategic and disruptive thinking able to solve problems

  • Understanding and materializing brief and information materials from the client, client’s brand voice, brand manual, messaging, and look and feel. 

  • Work together with account managers to design attractive and engaging social media posts and banners 

  • Create design new logo proposals, brand manuals, design presentations, and  mood boards.

  • Design website mock-ups and UI/UX flow 

  • Design monthly social media posts for clients by transforming textual concepts into appealing infographics, graphic art, aesthetic images, or other types of posts.

  • Assist client briefing calls, project presentation calls, and implement comments and feedback from clients and team members

  • Ensure projects are completed with appealing aesthetics and on schedule

  • Review final graphics for errors

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Compelling portfolio showing at least 2 years of design experience as freelance
    or working in a creative agency

  • Experience in corporate identity, brand applications, packaging, social media design, editorial, and web design

  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Indesign

  • Experience with Google Suite, namely Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides

  • Knowledge in Microsoft Package

  • Accuracy and excellent attention to detail

  • Knowledge in typography and grid systems

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Strong desire and quick ability to learn new things

  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills with coworkers and superiors

  • Strong analytical and decision making skills

ADDITIONAL SKILLS OR EXPERIENCE 

THAT WOULD MAKE YOU A GREAT 

FIT FOR THIS POSITION

  • Experience in Squarespace design and development

  • UX / UI Design

  • Motion Graphics

  • Illustration

  • Experience with pitch deck design and conceptualization

Specifications: 

Contract type: Independent Contractor

Work hours: Full time (40 hrs / week) 

Work Schedule: Monday to Friday

*Daily team huddles at 9 am, work hours are flexible and productivity-based as long as you are available for client and team calls during your selected work hours.  

Location: Home Office

Salary: TBD based on applicant experience, availability and portfolio

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