Lead Designer

Work remotely / Full-time

Flowium is a full-service email marketing agency for eCommerce brands and their owners. Our mission is to deliver result-driven email marketing solutions while applying our core values in every experience that our clients, customers, and team members have with our team. Email Marketing is our passion, and we remain dedicated and committed to being leaders within the industry.

Position Overview

We are looking for a creative graphic designer with experience in leading creative teams, designing and building emails in ESP (email service provider).

You will work closely with our email marketing specialists and copywriters to design email campaigns, opt-in forms, templates, and other graphic materials for email. Your job will be to use a client’s style guide or brand book to create compelling email templates and campaigns.

You will be working on many different projects for some of the fastest-growing eCommerce businesses in the country. You’ll be able to play with new design styles, try different visual approaches, and constantly think outside the box.

We have a page devoted to our favorite emails from completed campaigns. It represents our baseline expectations for a new graphic designer’s ability: https://flowium.com/design/.

Responsibilities

  • Manage team of designers: hiring, training, providing feedback, preparing and conducting regular trainings in creative teams.
  • Develop and build graphic materials for our client’s email campaigns and flows in ESP (email service provider).
  • Design & develop email templates, including icon / UI creation and GIFs 
  • Design, then build email templates directly in the ESP (email service provider) builder (No hard-coded HTML)
  • QA testing emails (dark mode, mobile, outlook, etc.)
  • Design banners and other graphics using copy provided by our team of copywriters

High-level Breakdown of Daily Tasks

30%

Leading team of Designers

30%

Design of ESP (email service provider) email templates

30%

Design of ongoing client campaigns

10%

Communication / Coordination / Meeting
[via Asana, Slack and Email]

Required Experience & Skills

  • 3-5 years of experience in leading creative teams.
  • Abilities in sharing knowledge, leading trainings and being a coach.
  • Motivational skills.
  • Expert-level experience in Adobe Creative Suite, Figma, or similar.
  • Understanding of dark mode and how to QA test and adjust email designs accordingly.
  • Detail-oriented with a great eye for design—you can follow brand guides, content outlines, copy documents, etc. 
  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS to pull clients’ colors and fonts from their web pages (no coding needed).
  • Ability to prioritize your workload to accommodate clients that need a quick turnaround.
  • Open to feedback and critique—you should be curious and excited to improve.
  • Ability to work comfortably with brand guides and style guides without direct client interaction.

Nice to Have (but not required)

  • Other forms of leading experience
  • Comfortable interfacing with clients in Zoom meetings, presenting designs, and taking live feedback during meetings.
  • Light retouching skills are helpful (e.g., Photoshop).
  • Experience working as a Digital or Graphic designer at an agency or in-house for a direct-to-consumer e-commerce brand.
  • Experience working with web-based apps (Sketch, Figma, Google Fonts, Typekit).
  • Knowledgeable and up-to-date on current email best practices
  • Experience with creating social media graphics.
  • Experience with other ESPs (Email Service Providers).
  • Experience with video editing to create short GIFs for emails using content pulled from stories or YouTube videos.

What We Offer

  • Remote Opportunity
    You will join a global team that is 100% location independent and exclusively uses remote collaboration. As a self-motivated and responsible individual, you will be free to work from any location.
  • Open Time Off Policy
    We want our team members to maintain a flexible and healthy lifestyle with an overall work-life balance. We support team members in managing their own time, including Paid Time Off. We’re proud to offer an Open Paid Time Off Policy where time off is not micromanaged or limited. We trust and respect our team members in their commitment to the overall success of Flowium.
  • Cutting Edge Technology
    We use the best tools available to make your process as smooth and as comfortable as possible. These include Asana, Slack, Loom, Miro, and ESP (email service provider). If you’re not familiar with a tool we rely on, don’t worry — we’ll make you an expert.
  • Develop Your Skills
    We encourage professional growth daily. We offer professional development reimbursements on courses, books, subscriptions, and more. Flowium makes it easy to continue your personal and professional growth.

How To Apply

We’re skipping traditional phone interviews to save us all a little time and are instead asking candidates to fill out the following application, which should take about 30 minutes to complete.

Only candidates who complete the entire form will be considered.

We can’t wait to hear from you!

Next Steps

1

Application Form

Fill out the application on our site (don’t worry, it’s pretty painless)
(up to 30 mins)
2

Application Form Review

We’ll take a look at your submission and get in touch within 14 days
to schedule an interview if we feel like you’d fit in at Flowium

3

Test Task

We’ll ask you to choose a brand and design a campaign for them in ESP (email service provider) following the styling used on their website. We’ll send a detailed explanation so you know exactly what we’re looking for. Then, you’ll have 24 hours to complete the design. 

4

Interview

Basic interview with team via Zoom (up to 30 mins)
5

Offer

If all goes well, we’ll offer you the job and begin onboarding!

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