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Graphic Designer: SynBioBeta (contractor)

SynBioBeta is the leading community of innovators, engineers, investors, and thinkers with a passion for using synthetic biology to improve the world. We host the annual Global Synthetic Biology Summit, lead several initiatives and gatherings throughout the year, and publish the industry’s leading digital media platform, which shares compelling synthetic biology stories through the web, social media, podcast, print, and video.

We are seeking a Graphic Designer. The successful candidate will have experience in both print and digital media. We are looking for someone who can take direction from written or spoken ideas and convert them into images, layouts and other designs, as well as execute on great content. The ideal candidate is proficient in Adobe Suite and has a good understanding of branding and advertising.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Collaborate with the marketing team on ideas for promotions
  • Create visual aspects of marketing materials, website and other media, including infographics, campaigns for departments and institutional materials
  • Assemble disparate elements of a design created by another professional, such as icons, photographs and other components necessary
  • Recommend visual execution/displays for collateral and other opportunities
  • Assist with content creation and execution for our website and social media channels
  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of Brand Guidelines across the business spectrum

Qualifications and Skills

  • Extensive experience with Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign, specifically with mockups, web design and multimedia presentation
  • Working knowledge of CSS3, HTML5 and JavaScript
  • Professional design experience – At least 2 years
  • Experience working with WordPress templates
  • Adaptive design eye and skill
  • Visual merchandising experience a plus
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Familiarity with social media strategies and platforms
  • Photography, illustration and/or video shooting or editing skills preferred

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to Kristin Sorrentino kristin[dot]sorrentino[at]synbiobeta[dot]com

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