Digital Designer at UPshow | Powderkeg

**About the Role: **

UPshow is looking for a Digital Designer to execute marketing and sales design needs for a company that is transforming what people experience on the shared televisions of the world. This is an exciting opportunity to quickly gain hands-on experience in a highly creative role.

You will report to UPshow’s Director of Marketing. You’ll have a wide variety of projects — sales presentations, client promotions, ad campaigns, social content, emails, videos, infographics, e-books and more. You’re responsible for making our brand personality and visual language sing across every touchpoint.

Responsibilities:

  • Execute UPshow’s marketing design needs with a keen sense of design and visual storytelling

  • Develop the overarching design strategy

  • Help strengthen our brand guidelines and user-friendly design templates, while evolving our visual language and voice

  • Fulfill client requests for custom promotions that will require you to design for many different brands (from Buffalo Wild Wings to ATI Physical Therapy)

  • Participate in brainstorms with our writers, marketers and designers to come up with groundbreaking new ideas that generate new customer leads and brand awareness

  • Keep up-to-date on design and marketing trends, technology and best practices

**Qualifications: **

Basic Requirements

  • Builder’s Mentality – You will enter the company during a period of rapid growth and will be expected to proactively lean in and make a meaningful impact
  • Intense Creativity – You will have a “blank slate” opportunity to impact both the UPshow brand and product, and must challenge the company with new ideas and processes
  • Interpersonal Skills – Excellent internal/external communication skills are a must, as you will be collaborating with colleagues daily, and requires strong empathy to identify with the needs of all audiences
  • Adaptability – You should be energized and excited by working in a fast-paced startup environment, and be willing to learn and adopt new skills constantly

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in graphic design, advertising or a related field
  • Strong skills in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • Experience with the following will get us really excited:
    • Motion design, with skills in Adobe Premiere or AfterEffects preferred
    • Video production or photography
    • Copywriting / creative writing
    • Platforms like Canva, Hubspot, Wordpress, Microsoft Office

Submissions without portfolio links / attachments will not be reviewed. We value cover letters, please include a little bit about your background, and why you think you’d be a great fit for UPshow.

About UPshow:

UPshow is the leading on-premise entertainment and performance marketing platform that develops branded digital networks for brick-and-mortar businesses. Its front-of-house and back-of-house solutions provide interactive digital marketing, entertainment, and communications to drive measurable outcomes. Founded in 2015, UPshow reaches audiences through more than 30,000 screens in businesses worldwide. Key customers include Buffalo Wild Wings, Dave & Busters, Smile Doctors, Crunch Fitness, ATI Physical Therapy, Burger King, and Sodexo.

**Benefits and Perks: **

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Stock Options
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and short-term disability insurance
  • Professional Development Programs
  • Access to senior management and mentoring opportunities
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Mental Health and Recharge Days
  • 401k Match
  • Pre-tax Transportation
  • Summer Fridays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Work from Anywhere policy, to respond to an ever-changing work climate
  • Virtual Social Events including: Team Wins and Highlights from the Month, Cultural and Diversity Spotlights, and Happy Hours

This is a chance for you to join a challenging and inspiring environment where you will have the possibility to make a daily impact. Every day you will work alongside helpful and down-to-earth colleagues who are dedicated and ambitious. Together we create an innovative environment that drives UPshow forward. If you are the right person for the role you will be part of a fantastic journey in a dynamic, high-growth business.

We look forward to your application.

**UPshow is an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. **

We are always committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. Discrimination is not welcome on the basis of any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we work.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Digital Designer
  • Company
    UPshow
  • Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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