Blavity is on the lookout for new members to join our team.
We are a venture-funded technology and new media company. We have assembled an amazing team of passionate, high-energy, focused rock-stars who cultivate our community and advance our strategic direction and we are looking for new people to help us continue to grow. Blavity is changing the landscape of media representation by building the world’s largest digital community for Millennials of Color. Blavity was founded in 2014 around a simple idea: Enable Millennials of Color to tell their own stories.
Today, we average 1 Million monthly unique visitors, generate 7-0 Million monthly social impressions, and distribute our message across all major social media platforms. We are based in Downtown LA with team members working across the world.
What we look for in a Visual Designer: When it comes to being creative, you know that the best working environment is organized, efficient and makes room for projects that need creative space. You’ve got excellent visual problem solving and critical thinking skills. You’re well-versed in the art of design diplomacy, and will work hard to make sure all stakeholders on a given project meet their goals.
Last minute design requests! AKA: You are down to step in and get your hands dirty on the regular.
5+ years professional design experience
1+ years management/leadership experience
Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign CC on Mac
Excellent visual design skills demonstrated by a portfolio displaying a range of design work from design for web, art direction, illustration, page layout to cross-media cross-functional campaigns
Excellent understanding of brand and visual voice
Excellent typography skills
Ability to work fast when necessary
Openness to do anything and everything when necessary during busier seasons
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent visual problem solving and critical thinking skills
Able to translate a visual brand seamlessly to multiple environments: Web, Social, Physical Events and spaces, Video, email, etc.
Experience art directing photo shoots, styling and illustration skills are a plus!
Blavity is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.