Graphic Designer

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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.   

The Role:  

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.  

Responsibilities:  

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. 

Qualifications: 

Requirements: 

  • 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.  

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
  • People Operations
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    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • BalsamiqDesign
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM
    • Microsoft TeamsCollaboration
    • SlackCollaboration
    • ZoomCollaboration
    • AsanaProject Management

Location

We are located in downtown Chicago's Loop district, close to numerous CTA and Metra train stations and bus routes

An Insider's view of Elevate K-12

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What’s the vibe like in the office?

Success in the Partnership Associate function is fostered through teamwork and collaboration. People who excel on our team understand the importance of working together, leveraging each other's strengths, and actively participating in a supportive environment. We believe in continuous improvement and successful team members embody a growth mindset.
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Phil

Senior Partnership Manager

What does your typical day look like?

No two days are ever the same - that’s why I came to Elevate. There is so much that goes into the administration of things like HR Technology, benefits, compliance, and payroll. Each day quite honestly is pushing the boundaries of my creativity and knowledge. Part of my joy in working at a start-up is no task is too small for me and my team.

Tif

Director of People
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How does the company support your career growth?

Elevate K12 has allowed me to shift my career from the public sector to the private sector with patience and support. I was in education for 16 years but was able to expand my sales career from SDR to AE in a single year. The company is filled with supportive leaders and team members who are willing to help you grow daily.
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Alex

Partnerships Manager
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How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Our team of customer success managers are the eyes and ears in our schools. The insights they gain from customers while testing new ideas is key in driving improvements to technology and changes in processes which ultimately influence the direction we go as a business.
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Cindy

SVP of Operations

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The Regional Operations team is a fast-paced, high energy, collaborative work environment. Our team has amazingly talented people and decisions have to be made quickly. We work with various schools and students across the US, we wear multiple hats and are always in constant communication with each other to ensure every program is successful.

Ashley

Regional Operations Director

What are Elevate K-12 Perks + Benefits

Elevate K-12 Benefits Overview

Elevate K-12 provides competitive benefits plans for employees!

Culture
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Diversity
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Fitness stipend
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Personal development training

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