Senior Brand Designer
Kick Off 2024 on a High Note at Eleanor!
Senior Brand Designer Wanted: Join Our Award-Winning Creative Force
Eleanor inspires a better world through better brand experiences. As an independently owned creative agency based in Lincoln, Nebraska, we’re a Midwest-rooted team recognized for our people-first attitude, work-smart ethic, and timeless approach to branding. Our global perspective upscales brands with bold, powerful ideas bursting through the everyday monotony. Eleanor’s curious and big-picture mindset has not only won us accolades, it’s set us on a trajectory for national prominence. Now, we’re on the hunt for a Senior Brand Designer who’s ready to be a pivotal part of this journey.
The Senior Brand Designer at Eleanor is the creative anchor, building brand identities and crafting compelling logos for our diverse clientele. Eleanor has elevated brands across healthcare and hospitality sectors, as well as culinary establishments, global manufacturers, and tech startups. This pivotal role involves close collaboration with the Founder, Creative Director, Producers, and Project Manager to create unforgettable brands and narratives.
Our focus at Eleanor is on developing brand identities that make a mark. We understand that each client has a unique story, and we create authentic brand experiences matching their story and values. This position centers on bringing a brand’s essence to life, not just through traditional mediums like print materials and vibrant in-store signage but also through digital campaigns using email, website assets, digital advertising, and social media.
The ideal candidate for this role will have exceptional skills in logo design and brand identity development, using their robust typographic and editorial design skills to paint our clients’ stories across our vast marketing canvas. As a Senior Brand Designer, you will pioneer new paths for Eleanor in the competitive world of brand distinction.
What You’ll Be
– A visionary with 4+ years of senior-level brand design experience, boasting a portfolio that screams innovation and transcends styles.
– A trendsetter who doesn’t just follow the latest design trends but uses them to create unique branding opportunities.
– A dynamic professional who thrives in a fast-paced environment, ready to challenge norms and drive Eleanor into new markets.
– A leader who is not looking for the typical 9 to 5 but is eager to take full ownership of projects and excel in a collaborative workspace.
– A proactive, highly driven individual with an interest in fashion/luxury e-commerce.
What You’ll Need
– A Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, or a closely related field, paired with 5+ years of experience in branded content, agency, or marketing environments.
– Exceptional conceptual skills with a keen eye for color, layout, and photography selection.
– Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite on Mac (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, XD/Figma), with After Effects being a plus.
– A thorough understanding of digital platforms to build electronic files that are optimally sized, well-organized, and error-free.
– Superior organizational and time management skills, ensuring high-quality output without compromise.
– Excellent interpersonal communication skills, with a collaborative spirit and solutions-oriented mindset.
What We Offer
– The chance to be an influential figure in Eleanor’s expansion and to grow with us as we scale new heights.
– A workspace that values diversity, creativity, and personal growth.
– A team environment where collaboration is the bedrock of innovation.
If you’re ready to start 2024 with a brand that values your unique perspective and dedication, we want to hear from you.
Eleanor is committed to diversity and fostering an inclusive environment. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, regardless of gender identity, race, sexual orientation, or disability. You don’t need to check every box to apply. Your diverse perspective is what we seek.
Please send your resume, cover letter, salary requirements, and portfolio demonstrating your work to email@example.com. We’re eager to learn why you’re the perfect fit for Eleanor and how you’ll elevate our work and inspire better brand experiences.
Deadline for Applications January 22, 2024
The Eleanor Creative Summer Internship Program is an opportunity to work in an agency setting. This is a paid internship. Interns will be working on an intern team completing real branding and marketing projects. From copywriting to social media management, and website content entry to video production, we have a wide range of opportunities. We work to build intern teams with a variety of marketing and branding interests and strengths.
Desired skills include some of the following:
• Event Planning
• Graphic Design
• Social media management
• Video Production
We understand that as students you may not have a lengthy resume. A writing sample, or something you have created would be sufficient to include with your resume. Please identify areas of interest and abilities within the Marketing and Branding industry. This helps us get a sense of your writing, design, or other skills as we try to help build teams with a variety of interests and strengths.
Please apply to firstname.lastname@example.org with a resume and a writing sample or portfolio, or if you already sent that info, just confirm that you’d still like to be considered.
Group interviews will be scheduled between Mar. 6 – Mar. 17. Interns may be asked to complete an Intern Project after their interview to help with selection.
Acceptance Announcements will be sent by Mar. 27
Summer Internships run May – Aug – exact dates are TBT, hours will be Mon.-Thur. 10AM to 3PM.
“For me, it’s all about listening to the client, then taking that information and helping them develop a plan to achieve the results they want through branding and marketing.”
“I love working with our clients, meeting them where they are at, helping them think about the great things they do, and then determining the best way to promote those achievements.”
“One of our greatest strengths as a team at Eleanor is our commitment to taking the time to really learn about our clients— where they’ve been, where they are, and where they want to be. A good brand ought to address all three; it should be some part demonstration and some part aspiration.”
We care about our team, so we offer a competitive salary.
401K matching? Of course. Because we think retirement is a good thing.
Top tier-health insurance, plus dental. 75% of your premiums are covered by Eleanor.
We always want our employees to be learning and growing. We know that it looks different for each person, so you’ll create a growth path that’s right for you.
Creativity, hard work, and life experience are essential, just like food and coffee.
Stress-free parking just for our team in the Haymarket.
Our team appreciates our generous vacation days, but they love working here so much we have to force them to take time off.
We offer employee benefits catered to each person. Our unicorns break the mold and needs vary. We get it.
We have high-expectations and good senses of humor. We value food, drinks, and creating brilliant work.