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Sr. Communications Designer

| Chicago

At Shiftgig we’re constantly building new and exciting features changing the way organizations operate in the gig economy and how people find gig work. We’re looking for someone with a focused vision on how to best communicate with our many audiences about our product and technology. You’ll be a part graphic designer, systems thinker, and visual storyteller, and should be passionate about leveraging design to elevate our brand and experience.

You’ll lead every step of the process for designing Shiftgig communications - asset creation, strategy, brand identity, researching our audiences and conceptual vision. You will also be the leader in establishing a respected communication design practice within Shiftgig.


Who We Are

  • Shiftgig is the easiest and most reliable way to fill on-demand shifts

  • At our core, we are a technology company focused on building a world-class on-demand gig labor marketplace

  • Our technology provides the financial opportunity to workers that want extra work, delivers powerful workforce agility to companies with fluctuating work needs and supports internal employees to monitor it all

  • We have more than 2,900 clients in food service, hospitality, retail and experiential marketing


What You'll Do

  • Bring brand positioning to life through websites, landing pages, email campaigns, online advertising, video, infographics, applications and more

  • Tightly partner with writers, content strategists, and marketers to produce a wide range of deliverables to support internal and external communication efforts

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to shape and tell Shiftgig's brand story

  • Serve as the internal brand steward and shepherd to ensure that every touchpoint of the Shiftgig experience is consistent and engaging

  • Possess a deep understanding of the business and technology to produce great within the appropriate context

  • Approach problem-solving as an iterative and human-centered process

  • Help instill a design culture throughout the company


What You'll Need

  • At least 4 years of experience working with digital

  • A solid portfolio of marketing and communication digital design projects

  • Ability to tell compelling stories about your intentional design decisions

  • Tool expertise to create presentations, illustrations, animations and edit photos and videos

  • Ability to manage your own projects

  • Be a self-starter and willing to proactively look for opportunities to expand our digital communication channels





  • Medical/Rx – Enroll or waive coverage, three plan options

  • HRA – Health Reimbursement Account

  • HSA – set up a Health Savings Account

  • Dental

  • Vision Care

  • Healthcare Flexible Spending Account

  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Parking and Transportation

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • Short-Term Disability Insurance

  • Voluntary Long-Term Disability Insurance

  • Pet Insurance

  • Virtual Visits via HealthiestYou

  • Identity Theft Protection

  • 401(K) Retirement Plan

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • C#Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • AWSFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • HubspotAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • ZeplinDesign
    • Usertesting.comDesign
    • Proto.ioDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • HubspotCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • SendGridEmail
    • HubspotEmail
    • HubspotLead Gen


Our office location offers quick access to local transportation, tons of dining and shopping options, and is just blocks away from Millennium Park.

An Insider's view of Shiftgig

How does your team reward individual success?

Our team works to acknowledge and bring to fruition great ideas so they reach customers. Seeing how an individual’s work impacts a customer’s life for the better is the biggest reward. We also take the time to celebrate big team milestones, with champagne, to appreciate how far we’ve come.


Director of Design

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Collaborating with other teams in the company is a great opportunity. When I need more clarity on a product feature I am developing, my first instinct is to get up and talk to those who will be impacted. By having a simple conversation with a teammate, you can learn so much and make the initial feature idea more valuable.


Android Engineer

How does the company support your career growth?

"I found Shiftgig straight out of college with little work experience due to being a full-time student and mom. Shiftgig took a chance on me and hired me in an entry level position as Centralized Sourcer. Two years and a few promotions later, I'm a Specialist Hiring Analyst and continuing to learn and grow in my career."


Specialist Hiring Analyst

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

Each quarter, product and engineering steps away from our traditional sprint cycle and participates in a special innovation sprint. We embrace exploring new ideas that could impact the future of Shiftgig. We hold a pitch session, form teams, and a week later, demo our results. Oftentimes, our prototypes and learnings inform our roadmap.


Chief Executive Officer

What does your typical day look like?

Each day the product team does a daily check-in to catch up on yesterday’s accomplishments, today’s plans, and any blockers in the way of our goals. Our product development process is centered on close communication with internal and external stakeholders which enables us to discover problems and validate and build solutions effectively every day.


Product Director

What are Shiftgig Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per quarter.
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