Junior Designer

Kapowza

Kapowza is an award-winning creative agency in Baltimore, MD. We specialize in brand development, interactive & print design, and video while playing a pivotal role in providing multi-disciplinary solutions to a diverse client pool. We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build better brands, products, and experiences.

Job Description

We’ve been a little too busy lately, and need some help. We’re looking for a designer looking to make their first mark in the advertising industry. Someone hungry to make a difference, learn the tricks of the trade, and see what it’s like to work in a real Baltimore agency. The Junior Designer role is a paid part-time position with the possibility of growing into a full-time role.

As a Junior Designer you will be responsible for delivering, and assisting the development of assets for use across a wide range of marketing channels. You’ll also want to come with an open mind. We’ll want to hear what you think about almost everything. So come with an opinion and don’t be afraid, to be honest. We try to have an idea, a story, an angle, a perspective behind everything we do. We are looking for someone with a solid knowledge of design fundamentals who also has a passion for process, efficiency, and productivity. You’ll work in varying tools depending on project need. You should be eager to learn and grow your design skills while working between multiple client needs. We don’t expect you to know everything; we’ll gladly teach you the rest. The ideal candidate possesses strong graphic design and technical skills and is great at self-managing.


What You’ll Do

  • Manage and maintain existing visual design implementations, collaborating with our Art Director and other teams
  • support other designers to ensure the visual design aligns to the brand strategy
  • Communicate design ideas both verbally and visually
  • Help create efficient design workflows and delivery
  • Listen to constructive criticism and apply it effectively
  • Whatever it takes to make the work great


What You’ll Need:

  • 1 – 2 years of either work experience or professional design instruction preferred
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite – Photoshop, Illustrator, XD, and InDesign. After Effects is a plus
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud Libraries
  • Mastery of composition, typography, color, and imagery
  • Knowledge of Word Processing tools (Microsoft Office & Google Suites)
  • Knowledge of print production process (layout, setting up files, and examining proofs)
  • An understanding of HTML/CSS best practices
  • Basic project management skills


Bonus Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of WordPress & Content Management System tools
  • Knowledge of Javascript
  • An understanding of UI/UX Design
  • Knowledge of illustration, creating illustration systems


How to Apply:

Submit your resume and portfolio to careers@kapowza.co

Kapowza is a proud equal opportunity employer.