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Graphic Designer

| Chicago
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Company: 

BenchPrep is on a mission to help millions of learners achieve education and workplace success. We are a fast growing, enterprise SaaS, learning platform company that is redefining the way learning experiences are delivered to today’s learners. BenchPrep is uniquely positioned to influence college readiness, workforce training and lifelong learning adoption at an unprecedented scale. The company has raised more than $8M in venture funding from world-class investors including NEA, Revolution Ventures, and Lightbank. The world’s leading education companies use BenchPrep to help learners improve outcome, including ACT, CFA Institute, CompTIA, HR Certification Institute, Hobsons and McGraw-Hill Education.  

We work hard, eat well, and have lots of fun. We work at BenchPrep because we’re dedicated to its mission and approach each day as an opportunity to be challenged and learn. We are looking for high performing and motivated professionals who are excited about the chance to leverage technology to impact the lives of millions of learners. 

 

Job Description: 

BenchPrep is currently seeking a Graphic Designer (Mid/Junior level) to join our team. This person is responsible for the design, layout, and production of print and digital marketing collateral, large- and small-format marketing materials, technical illustrations, websites, and emails. Our current situation is very exciting. You will join a small team in a profitable start-up, building green-field projects as well as improving upon existing top-of-the-line products.

 

Responsibilities: 
  • Maintain our marketing websites and company business collateral. 
  • Develop the tools needed to support sales and marketing. 
  • Design and plan marketing materials, such as presentations, website graphics, collateral, booths, etc. 
  • Proactive contributor, manage your workload and communicate with the team to meet deadlines.
  • Crafting beautiful icons, controls, and visual elements 
  • Focusing on consistency and looking for areas of reuse in visual patterns across platforms.
  • Be willing to do pretty much anything to make things happen and still have a presence of mind to have fun along the way.
     
Requirements: 
  • Bachelor's degree and 2-4 years of graphic design experience 
  • You know your way around the Adobe Creative Suite Tools: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and XD expertise is an added plus.
  • Strong knowledge of visual/interactive/motion design trends.
  • Strong knowledge of Print design and production work.
  • Experience designing for touch and mobile devices.
  • Experience working with a brand that has clear guidelines.
  • An in-depth understanding of HTML, capabilities of web browsers.
  • Ability to work as both an individual contributor & team member.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, organizational and time management skills, including balancing multiple priorities on a tight schedule.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • vue.jsFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • TrelloManagement
    • HubSpotCRM
    • ZohoCRM

Location

We are located in the Willis Tower, right in the heart of downtown Chicago.

What are BenchPrep Perks + Benefits

BenchPrep Benefits Overview

BenchPrep provides a full suite and wide variety of benefits and perks. We offer an incredibly competitive medical plan and insurance benefits, while also fostering a culture that allows employees to have fun in the office. Do things like a ping-pong table, casual dress, fully-stocked kitchen, and regular Friday Happy Hour interest you? Scroll down to learn more about those items and see what else BenchPrep has to offer.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Pre-tax dollars can be set aside for medical, dental, and vision ($2,650/yr) for employees or dependents with or w/o enrolling in our insurance program. Daycare & elder care allows for up to $5,000/yr
Disability Insurance
We offer employees Short Term Disability coverage at 60% of their weekly salary with a $1500 weekly max. Long Term = 60% of their monthly salary with a $10,000 monthly max.
Dental Benefits
BenchPrep offer 3 dental plans--all of which cover 100% of the cost of preventative care including cleanings twice a year and exams.
Vision Benefits
BenchPrep’s vision insurance plans provide annual eye exams for a $10 copay and a $130 allowance toward frames and/or contacts.
Health Insurance Benefits
BenchPrep’s health insurance plan with BCBS of IL has a low deductible and BenchPrep pays 90% of the monthly premium for employees AND their dependents.
Life Insurance
Up to 3x annual salary, $500k max of voluntary life insurance & accidental death & dismemberment insurance. Spouse & dependent children plans available too.
Onsite Gym
Employees have access to the Willis Tower's exclusive 35,000 sq. ft gym for $10/month.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
BenchPrep’s 401k retirement plan offers a a cost effective employee retirement plan. The plan offers Roth and Pre-tax Investment options.
401(K) Matching
BenchPrep contributes 3% of an employee’s annual base salary, regardless of how much the employee contributes, which is immediately vested.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
BenchPrep offers generous paid parental leave for new parents with at least 6 months of service, including a paid leave policy for foster parents.
Flexible Work Schedule
BenchPrep offers flexible work schedules as needed for employees.
Remote Work Program
BenchPrep offers Remote Work as an option for employees.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
BenchPrep’s offers 12 days off in year 1, increasing each year & going up to 24 days for employees of five years or longer. The office closes for major holidays and the entire week of Xmas-New Years
Paid Holidays
BenchPrep closes its office for all major holidays, including MLK day, Presidents' Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas THROUGH New Years Day.
Paid Sick Days
BenchPrep employees receive 5 sick days per year in addition to their PTO.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
We've got 2 beers on tap regularly, and a refrigerator stocked with bottled brews and liquor as well that is frequently "tapped" into.
Casual Dress
BenchPrep does not have a formal dress code and encourages employees to wear whatever makes them comfortable.
Commuter Benefits
Transit and Parking benefits: Employees may elect up to $260/month for pre-tax allocation for mass transit & parking expenses for commuting to BenchPrep, including Metra, Ventra and parking facilities
Company Outings
BenchPrep has regular outings that include Cubs rooftops, boat trips on Lake Michigan, off-site happy hours, poker nights, game nights, foodie dinners, and a holiday party, among other events.
Free Daily Meals
We provide a $12.50 daily stipend for employees every day via Fooda (https://www.fooda.com/resources/case-study/how-tech-startup-benchprep-made-lunch-powerful-part-its-culture).
Stocked Kitchen
FULLY stocked! Beverages = Soda, Coffee, Tea, RedBull, Juice, Vitamin Water, etc. Food = if you can think of the snack, we probably have it or some variation. Employees will never go hungry here.
Happy Hours
We have a standing in-office happy hour that starts at 4:00 PM on Fridays, but never feel constrained to limit this into being a once a week occurrence.
Fitness Subsidies
Employees have access to the Willis Tower's exclusive 35,000 sq. ft gym for $10/month.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Employees are provided an annual stipend to attend external training evens or conferences.

Additional Perks + Benefits

Competitive salary, valuable stock options, and company sponsored 401(k) • Fun, meritocratic, mission driven, dynamic work culture • Commitment to fostering positive office culture (included, but not limited to, monthly company dinners, quarterly outings, an in-office ping pong table, cocktail hours, poker nights, etc.)

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