Freelance Graphic Designer

214 New York, New York


214 is a branding and communications agency that positions and amplifies brands with heart. We believe that in today’s world, values and purpose - the heart of what a brand stands for - motivate decision making more than ever, directly affecting the brands people admire, follow and buy.  At 214, our work connects emotionally through human insights, empathic design, rich storytelling and playful innovation.

We are looking for a talented and passionate Graphic Designer with strong branding/digital design expertise to join our growing creative agency. The Designer will apply their design skills across a variety of disciplines, working with other designers, project managers, copywriters, strategists and freelancers within the company.


  • Extreme passion for design. You don’t just do it, you live it.
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Collaborative with other team members
  • Intimate knowledge of digital landscape
  • Familiar with current design and industry trends
  • Detail oriented, but able to focus on the bigger picture
  • Organized
  • Diligent follow-through on every task assigned
  • A self-starter
  • Efficient as a designer and with your time
  • Can work under tight deadlines
  • Strong work ethic – goes the extra mile
  • Excellent written, communication and presentation skills
  • Shares and presents ideas with confidence
  • Inspires, supports, and mentors others
  • Manages work against schedules and deadlines
  • Provides constructive feedback to peers and leadership


  • Bachelor’s degree in design, graphics or the creative arts
  • 2-4 years previous experience at an agency or design studio with a BFA or other advanced degree


  • Strong digital/web examples
  • Ability to design for responsive / mobile design
  • Excellent typography skills
  • Ability to design across multiple disciplines
  • Strong logo / identity / branding designs and design systems
  • Stylistic diversity
  • Ability to 'simplify the message' in your work


  • Set and extend the standard of design at 214
  • Assist in the planning and design for websites and interactive experiences
  • Collaborate with team to support—and lead—the creative direction and execution across various projects
  • Support team to help determine scope and timeframes for new projects


  • Confident, engaging personality that adds to our culture, experience, smarts, and overall team strength


  • Your social media (particularly, IG) reflects the designer in you
  • Experience with mobile app design
  • Knowledge of html/Wordpress
  • Video / editing
  • Designing and creating html emails
  • Familiarity with Social Media


You will be working with a world-class team of strategists, designers and writers to partner with you in the development of ideas, products and experiences.Our office is small and buzzing with energy, and this is an all-in, roll up your sleeves work environment where every thing you do makes a difference to our goal of growing with heart and with haste. No task is too small or beneath you, and we are open to transition to FTE if that is of interest to you over time as we build our team.