Senior Graphic Designer

| Chicago

PowerReviews works with more than 1,000 global brands and retailers to increase conversion and improve products and customer experiences with Ratings and Reviews and Q&A software. Ratings and Reviews solutions from PowerReviews are essential for consumers as they search and shop online and in-store, and they are proven to increase online site-wide sales up to 17%.

In your role as a Senior Graphic Designer, you will be required to produce and oversee digital and print creative solutions to address our marketing needs.

 As the Sr. Graphic Designer you have an in-depth knowledge of graphic design, styles and layout techniques. You also have experience executing marketing projects from conception to production, including websites, brochures, and product packaging. Ultimately, you will ensure the design team promotes our brand by delivering high-quality pieces on tight deadlines.

 You will be responsible for delivering our visual brand identity across all touch points and for raising the design standards at PowerReviews overall. You are comfortable designing within and expanding the overall brand style. You are passionate about every aspect of visual communication—from the web to print, email to video, and yes, even banner ads, you know how to translate our visual identity effectively for any medium. You embrace the opportunity to exercise skills in new mediums such as video and motion graphics. You’re an outgoing, self-motivated designer with the ability to work independently and as part of a team. You can work with other designers, marketers, and sales folks to meet the demands of a growing business. Finally, you are empathetic to our customers and their needs.

 The Sr. Designer should expect to work onsite at our HQ in Downtown Chicago. 

Key Accountabilities

  • Overseeing all design projects, from conception to delivery. Designing original pieces, including illustrations and infographics. Reviewing 3rd party designer work to ensure high quality.
  • Work with the Marketing Team to conceptualize and create beautiful and compelling brand experiences.
  • Manage a wide range of design projects from start to completion. This includes videos, website, paid landing pages, emails, display ads, one-pagers, signage, data-sheets, brochures, sales collateral, storyboards, printed swag, event materials, and more.
  • Experience working with interactive content
  • Collaborate with team members from around the company to ensure branding and deliver memorable customer events.
  • Manage a 3rd party designers to ensure on-time delivery of high-quality design projects while managing within budget constraints
  • Oversee all design projects, from conception to delivery
  • Design original pieces, including illustrations and infographics
  • Review junior designers’ work to ensure high quality
  • Refine images, fonts and layouts using graphic design software
  • Apply typography techniques
  • Maintain brand consistency throughout all our marketing projects
  • Liaise with marketing and to ensure deadlines are met
  • Stay up-to-date with industry developments and tools

Requirements & Preferred Skills:

  • 5+ years experience designing within an agency or an in-house design team
  • Expert knowledge of the standard design tools such as Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and Sketch as well as key presentation tools such as Google slides and PowerPoint
  • Experience working Wordpress-based websites (or a similar CMS)
  • Experience working in marketing automation tools like Marketo
  • Experience in video editing tools
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate across teams
  • Strong leadership capabilities and ability to manage 3rd party designers
  • Working knowledge of HTML/CSS is a huge plus
  • Experience in the SaaS space is an equally huge plus
  • 4-year degree in design or a related field preferred

About Our Team

The Design Team at PowerReviews is small, consists of both internal and 3rd party resources, but one with a great amount of influence and responsibility. Sitting within the marketing team, we are researchers, architects, designers, and feedback gatherers. We are the bearers of quality. We build trust with our teams and customers by delivering consistently, by communicating frequently and collaborating at every step.

PowerReviews is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) that welcomes and encourages all applicants to apply regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify and/or expression, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital or parental status, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy or other reasons prohibited by law.


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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • TableauAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

1 N. Dearborn, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60602

An Insider's view of PowerReviews

What does your typical day look like?

My favorite part about being on the Technical Support team at PowerReviews is receiving really difficult issues and finding creatives way to solve the problem. It helps keeps things interesting and no days are ever the same.

Chris

Technical Support Engineer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Since starting at PowerReviews, I've had the opportunity to work with individual clients to now serving as the VP of Customer Success. Here I’m able to do what I love while also growing in my career.

Jessica

VP, Client Success

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

In the past year our teams have collaborated to deliver over 14 differentiated products, features and capabilities to bring value and ecommerce best practices to our clients and most importantly, delight their customers.

Rachel

Director, Product Management

What are PowerReviews Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
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