Graphic Designer at Elevate K-12 (Chicago, IL)
Who we are:
Elevate K-12 is on a mission to ensure every student receives a high-quality education, regardless of zip code. We are changing the way classrooms work by creating a brand-new category of live, virtual classroom instruction to give students access to exceptional teachers through our two-sided network. Our certified teachers from across the country are securely streamed into tens of thousands of classrooms, providing instruction that would otherwise be unavailable in many districts across the U.S. Our goal is to enable high-quality, live teaching for every learner in the U.S., from kindergarten through their first jobs, so they can identify and pursue their unique passions in life. We are the new way to the classroom!
Elevate K-12 is a series-C funded (led by General Catalyst), high-growth, EdTech company enjoying strong business momentum. We are growing at 150%+ CAGR in a $50B TAM with plans to double again next year. We have the first-mover, and now the first-scaler, advantage and we are working to become an iconic EdTech brand in live teaching, uplifting the lives of millions of students and creating unique job opportunities for teachers in this new, innovative category of education.
We are seeking a talented and creative Graphic Designer to join our Marketing team. You'll make an impact at Elevate K-12 by creating and delivering high-quality marketing and design materials that reflect Elevate's style and meet the creative needs of the company. You’ll work on a wide variety of materials including brochures, website landing pages, sales presentations, branding identity, social media graphics, printed classroom materials, video and templates. Your style, like Elevate’s, is heavy on imagery, light on text, bold, bright and colorful.
You will be responsible for supporting the design needs for all creative assets across Sales, Marketing, Customer Success and Teacher Growth. You’re a multi-talented designer who can work creatively across a diverse range of creative projects.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Marketing, Customer Success, Teacher Growth, and Sales, to understand their design needs and requirements.
- Ensure that all design materials meet design best practices and remain true to Elevate's style and voice.
- Develop and maintain a library of design templates, assets, and resources for use across the company.
- Create materials for print and digital marketing campaigns, including brochures, website landing pages, sales presentations, brand identity, social media graphics, printed classroom materials, video and templates.
- Design with and, where possible, create video and photography assets to support marketing initiatives including website and content needs.
- Work collaboratively with other Marketing team members to create cohesive campaigns.
- Stay up to date with design trends, tools, and software.
- A bachelor's degree in graphic design or a related field.
- A minimum of 3 years of professional experience in graphic design or a related field.
- Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign) and other relevant software (e.g. Figma).
- Experience in creating designs for social media, websites, online advertising, and print materials.
- Excellent attention to detail, organizational skills, and ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects.
- Strong communication skills and ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment.
- Experience with web design, UI/UX and creating video and photography assets is a plus.
If you are a talented and creative Graphic Designer who is passionate about education and wants to help bring LIVE teaching to K-12 students, we want to hear from you! Please apply here with your portfolio.
What we offer:
- An amazing team of “Elevaters” with a strong, inclusive, and diverse work culture
- Competitive compensation
- Unlimited PTO (Paid Time Off) & 12 company paid holidays
- Employee Assistance Program
- Benefits – Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and more
- Phone & Internet stipend
- One time office and equipment stipend
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender (including gender identity, gender expression, change of sex, and transgender status), sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you need assistance or accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request.