Designer

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Designer

Birmingham, AL - Full-Time 

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Fledging is on a mission to provide premium electronics for everyone, starting with storage products. Our products have served 10,000+ customers in over 90 countries across 6 continents. We firmly believe that customer satisfaction is the best path to achieve our mission. We are based in Birmingham, AL and are always looking for hard-working people to add to our team! Learn more at www.fledging.net. Take flight!

THE CHALLENGE

This role will play a key part in helping craft and evolve Fledging’s visual language and branding guidelines. You will work closely with our Digital Marketing Manager to ensure that we have a cohesive visual language and messaging across our brand.

THE OPPORTUNITY

You have the opportunity to contribute to Fledging’s design philosophy and language as our company launches new products, enters new markets, and continues to scale. We are building premium electronics for everyone and are assembling the right team to continue to scale our mission aggressively. 

THE SKILLSET

  • You have 1-3 years of relevant experience working with teams to bring creative projects to life

  • Experience in the following areas: 

    • Photography and videography

    • Photo and video editing / processing

    • Digital asset design for social media

    • Packaging and print media design

  • Knowledge and experience using Photoshop, Premier, InDesign, and Illustrator

  • Familiar with HTML and CSS to make visual changes on the UI/UX of an e-commerce website

  • Creative problem solver with the ability to supplement domain knowledge with independent research and constantly improve and expand skill set to grow with our team’s needs

  • Experience with KickStarter is a plus

  • Passion for consumer electronics is a plus

WITHIN 1 MONTH:

  • Complete our startup on-boarding program

  • You’ll learn about all aspects of the business alongside our cross-functional team

  • Get coffee/tea with everyone on the team so you can learn more about everyone personally and professionally

  • Complete training to learn how to access and use all internal tools, including Google Apps, Slack, Dropbox, Trello, Mailchimp, and other role-specific tools

  • Become familiar with Fledging’s current design philosophy/language and begin suggesting updates

WITHIN 3-6 MONTHS YOU’LL:

  • Get comfortable contributing to our design efforts in the following three areas:

    • Day-to-Day Activities: Responding to design needs/survey team members to adopt changes, updating design details in installation guides and product brochures

    • Projects: Contribute to content creation for kickstarter and new product launches, supporting marketing/sales design needs, create and update packaging

    • High-Level Strategy: Contribute to design philosophy/language across our brand, uphold branding guidelines

  • Collaborate with our Digital Marketing Manager on a/b testing and social media efforts

  • Grow into a higher leadership role on the Fledging team

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Please submit a 1-page PDF copy of your resume along with your portfolio to hr@fledging.net using the subject line “Your Name” - Fledging Designer. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

IS THIS ROLE NOT AN EXACT FIT? 

Send us an email at hr@fledging.net to stay in touch. We’ll let you know when we have new positions on our team.

FLEDGING IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

We are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic information, parental or pregnancy status, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or veteran status.

 

*** If you are not sure that you’re 100% qualified, but are up for the challenge - we want you to apply. ***