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Graphic Designer - Freelance

Are you an experienced graphic designer looking for a remote, freelance position? Do you believe collaborating not just with fellow creatives but with clients and their communities is critical to success? Do you feel comfortable working remotely, and can share an eye-roll for the days of sitting in hours-long meetings with dozens of people? We want to hear from you!

Meet Bellweather Agency: an award-winning, full-service creative agency with offices in New York City, Philadelphia, and Beacon. We specialize in building brands, campaigns, and websites for health care, non-profit, and travel clients such as NYC, Baltimore, Everytown For Gun Safety, and Brooklyn Bridge Park. We are also proud to be one of the few minority-and-women owned creative agencies working today.

About the job

Location: Remote, USA

We are looking for a Freelance Graphic Designer to join our growing team. Graphic Designers at Bellweather work on all design tasks, from visual conceptualization to final delivery of production-ready files. This position is remote and must be able to accommodate East Coast hours. We offer pay based on experience: under 2 years junior; 2-5 years mid level; 5+ senior.

This position is a 6-month contract (minimum 30 hours per week) with options to extend or full-time hire.

Why work at Bellweather Agency?

  • Work on causes, clients, campaigns, and organizations you care about
  • Collaborate with a highly-creative, award-winning team
  • Work from anywhere: our fully-remote office offers the freedom to work where you want

Responsibilities

Visual conceptualization and design:

  • Have a strong eye for aesthetics and excellent design skills
  • Collaborate with the Strategy and Creative teams to develop insights-driven design that resonates powerfully across all media channels
  • Facilitate and encourage creative collaboration between team members, clients, contractors/freelancers, and external partners
  • Ability to manage multiple design tasks/projects simultaneously

Collaboration and communication:

  • Collaborate with design team members to push visual concepts and complete design tasks
  • Work closely with project management team members to keep design tasks on schedule and flag any concerns
  • Communicate with team members when tasks are ready for review or completed
  • Understand client needs and communicate them to other team members who may not understand clients’ perceptions or goals
  • Senior-level designers are expected to possess effective presentation skills and professionalism for client-facing meetings, manage tasks of junior designers, and provide leadership and learning opportunities

Proactive and detail-oriented:

  • Help identify copy mistakes, ensure required logo(s) or legal language is correct, collaborate with photo or video editors to ensure high quality image or video output in final delivery
  • Responsible for ensuring production-ready files and providing design source files to production vendors or clients

About you

The ideal candidate is:

  • An excellent designer and collaborator
  • Driven to create design that responds to research and audience insights
  • Excited to share experiences and insights with a highly collaborative, fully-remote team
  • An expert with InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Figma (After Effects not required but appreciated)
  • Comfortable creating templates for Microsoft Word and Powerpoint
  • Organized: properly labels and manages files and folders for all creative assets on various cloud platforms

To apply

Apply via email to jobs@bellweather.agency. Include the following in your email:

  • Your resume
  • A link to your portfolio
  • A brief cover letter (in the email body) that answers to the following questions:
    • Where are you currently based?
    • What has your experience been with remote work? How does it work well for you and not work as well?
    • Share a bit of your story and what excites you about Bellweather.