Intermediate Designer

  • Design
  • Vancouver, Canada

Intermediate Designer

Job description

About us:

Redstamp was founded in 2011 by Kelso Kennedy and Spencer Ririe. These two awesome and creatively passionate people lead a team of developers, designers, marketers, and more. Redstampers (That’s what we call ourselves :D) embody our CRFT values, we are all: Curious, Resourceful, Fair, and Tenacious.

We help innovators tell their stories. Our clients are largely SaaS companies looking for creative partners who help them enhance their brands and expand their reach. We are proud of our long-term client relationships with marketing leaders who call us to support them and their teams time after time. 

What we offer:

  • Enjoy the flexibility of a remote-first organization with a WFH and in-office culture

  • Be part of a diverse, talented, and passionate team of professionals

  • Competitive salary and vacation days

  • Comprehensive medical and dental benefits plan

  • Free and unlimited access to Telus MyHealth Mental Health Counselling
    (Available on your first week of employment)

  • Health days that can be used for anything health-related
    (This includes physical health, mental health, political health, democratic health, etc.).

  • Financial support for advanced training, personal and career development

  • Annual group playday events (Remote and in-person friendly)

  • Redstamp Partners Club (Discounts from local and national small businesses)

  • Accessible friendly office space

  • Daily employee recognition program (Tacos), with cash and gift redeemable rewards

  • Whether remote or in-office, we celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, and momentous occasions


About the role:

We are looking for an experienced full-time Intermediate Designer with an entrepreneurial mindset. You’re great at designing creative concepts, are talented at translating data and research-driven strategies into new concepts, and can analyze design briefs with the best of them. Our ideal candidate has worked at an agency and/or a fast-paced ever-evolving environment. You are curious about what is possible, resourceful when finding solutions, fair to those around you, and tenacious in your approach.

What your future day-to-day looks like:

  • Analyzing design briefs, providing input on strategic reports, and designing creative concepts

  • Translating data and research-driven strategies into new website concepts, brands, and digital design systems that inspire and delight

  • Building and improving our client's websites, brands and design systems

  • Collaborating with our team of talented creatives, copywriters, marketers, and developers

  • Brainstorming with your creative peers to help shape strategic direction, drive concepts, and uncover the heart of our client’s brands.

  • Play a role in running client workshops, reviews, and pitches.

Requirements


The skills we think you’ll need to be successful in this role:

  • You have 3+ years of design experience (preferably from an agency setting)

  • You have a portfolio that demonstrates your mastery of design principles, and your unique creative approach to design challenges

  • You are adept at employing the nuances of colour, layout, grids, and typography in service of a brand. You are comfortable with a variety of design tools for both print and digital mediums, including Figma, and Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign).

  • You are a curious and entrepreneurial spirit who is keen to ask questions, hear others’ perspectives, and contribute ideas in a group setting

  • You are a skilled communicator who understands how to translate their design rationales into the written word

  • You are a self-driven designer who thrives in an environment of ambiguity and creative freedom.

  • You have a high attention to detail and a love for the finer elements of design

  • You have a love of startups and products, and the culture associated with them

  • You lead with passion & empathy and excel in a fast-paced, high-growth environment where critical thinking and strong problem-solving skills are a given.

  • Solid communication skills, in fact, you have mastered the art of over-communicating in this remote-first world.

  • Your time-management, organization, and project management skills are unparalleled.

  • A high sense of urgency and a commitment to achieving things “by when” they’re due.

  • You assume positive intent and respect people, places, and things.

Nice to haves:

  • You have video editing, animation, or illustration experience

  • You have a background or training in UX/UI design

We have team members located nationally. This role is remote with opportunities for in-person workdays and connection when regulations allow. Our head office is located in Port Moody, British Columbia.

Redstamp welcomes all applicants regardless of race, gender, orientation, sexual identity, economic class, ability, disability, age, religious beliefs or disbeliefs, or status. We believe that different perspectives and backgrounds are what make a company stronger and we welcome you! (Even if you are a Leafs fan, go Canucks!

Sound like you? We’d love to connect for an exploratory chat. We can’t wait to meet you!