Digital Graphic Designer

Design/UX Chicago, Illinois


Description

Position at SteelSeries

 

Gaming? Check. Esports? Check. Hardware? Check. Software? Check. We could go on and on.  The point is we've been helping gamers get better since 2001.  In fact, Esports pros have won more money using SteelSeries products than any other brand and we're just getting started. Esports and Gaming are multi-billion-dollar industries, and we're going to continue supporting them through innovative gear and software gamers need and love.  We believe in being true to the gaming community, which means being true to ourselves. We create products that help the best of the best be better, and products that help the not-so-good feel not-so-bad.  Most of us are gamers, but you don't have to be, we promise!  Just don't be surprised if you become one within a few weeks of starting! 

 

Want to see what we're up to? Find us on social media, where we're highlighting our community, amazing partners, and products!

 

ABOUT YOU:

We are looking for a highly talented Graphic Designer to aid digital ad campaigns and web/e-commerce production.

 

Minimum 5 years work experience

You are a team player at heart

You always keep your files/workflow neat and clean and expect the same return

You have an open approach to feedback and enjoy how it affects you work

Structured design language, work with grid systems and wireframes for web design

An architect of bigger picture stuff—But able to get your hands dirty

You have an interest in the tech/games-industry and would like to make an impact on it

 

NECESSARY SKILLS:

Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat)

Experience with Figma is preferred.
Knowledge of digital and video / motion tools and production technologies, including: HTML/CSS/Javascript, mobile/tablet, e-commerce, wireframes, prototyping, social media platforms, digital paid media, and blogs.

Basic to advanced digital image retouch (CMYK & RGB)

Deep knowledge in image formats (usually JPEG-compression and PNG)
Collaborate with teams in Chicago, Denmark, Australia, and more

Experience working in a content management tool for web (Django or other)

Animated GIF creation

 

ABOUT THE JOB:

 Create engaging digital assets in multiple variations and sizes for the homepage, promotions, and marketing campaigns

Develop new ways to communicate brand stories on our website
Align with global marketing team to ensure consistent creative messaging tailored specifically for SteelSeries.com
Work closely with digital team to develop a deep understanding of the customer purchase journey and mindset to inform strong creative development
Help design an interactive community experience on SteelSeries.com
Research new trends, techniques, and tools to develop engaging social content that converts

 

FUN STUFF

 

Competitive salary

Great benefits

Free gear and games