Web Designer - Remote OK

WHO WE ARE

Launch Potato is a profitable startup studio that incubates and launches mobile and web companies on our proprietary technology stack.

This position would work on a product that is already existing under the LP umbrella and optimally poised for high growth over the next year.

We are building teams that can solve complex issues in product development, engineering, creative, and data science. If that doesn't sound fun to you, you won't like it here.

THE ROLE - TL:DR

This is an amazing opportunity to be personally responsible for designing extremely intriguing and compelling designs for a high-volume digital brand with (already proven) engaging content.

You’ll use the best in direct marketing techniques and create extremely memorable user experiences working closely with Marketing and Engineering.

You’ll be responsible for ensuring that every consumer can’t wait to join the fun when they see our brand, and more importantly they’ll want to come back when they have to leave.

You’ll push for testing new creatives, research innovative ideas, and deliver assets according to project timelines to meet marketing and business needs. You only create things that POP! (#lolz #jk).

STILL INTERESTED? READ ON

You’ll evaluate our current brand assets and ask yourself, “What will our consumers love even more? What will keep them coming back later today, tomorrow, every day?” You’ll bring out the best of our brand’s personality.

Your core responsibilities will be creating enticing designs for banner ads, webpages, and email creatives and working closely with Marketing to ensure campaign goals are met/exceeded.

You’ll mock up and prototype features with your ability to distill complicated problems into simple and elegant solutions.

You’ll actively communicate your ideas to the Chief Creative Officer and Engineering Team who will turn them into beautiful, comprehensive user experiences. You’ll frequently with the team via Slack, Asana, and Google Hangouts and proactively communicate progress.

Your innate curiosity about design and copywriting’s impact on campaign performance will keep Marketing on their toes to share test results.

You must be highly motivated and enjoy working in a tight-knit group.

Your passion for learning and keeping up with the changing trends of design, consumer psychology, branding and UI.

THE PERKS

• Create and enhance user-focused designs for an existing profitable B2C business

• Energetic, fun startup culture

• Work directly with founding team, 4 young Internet execs who successfully developed and scaled double-digit million dollar online businesses from the ground up in the past decade

• International exposure working with an amazing, talented team distributed across US, Europe and Asia

• Unlimited career growth

WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR

* 3+ years hands-on experience designing webpages, emails and collateral creative assets, ideally for a B2C audience.

* Expert graphic design and skills in Photoshop and Illustrator, including strength in typography and interaction design

* Strong understanding of composition, balance, symmetry, and white-space

* Deep understanding of direct response marketing and consumer psychology

* Ability to create sketches and wireframes that maintain simplicity yet achieve goals

* Strong understanding of iOS and Android visual conventions and interaction models/methods across devices, browsers and email inboxes/applications

* Knowledge of vector design

* Basic understanding of HTML5, CSS3, JS, and responsive design/development

* Use best practices in website architecture and content management

* Fluency in English

We're an extremely marketing-focused company and while a lot of this role is technical, your goal will be to make our brand stand out as the #1 in its industry.

REMOTE APPLICANTS: We are open to highly-qualified candidates working remotely. However, if you were in the Delray Beach, FL, area that would be awesome!

GREAT BUT NOT NECESSARY

* Ideally you’re a full-stack designer/developer but as a plus you have the ability to do basic front-end development work

* Experience working for an online direct marketing company

* Experience with web and email analytics

* Experience testing creative assets using Optimizely or other testing tools

AVAILABILITY

This is a contract position. Ideally it would quickly evolve into a full-time role with significant opportunities for the right person.

Pay would start on a fixed-cost basis and would be based on your skill level, revisions needed and several other success factors discussed in advance.

WANT TO BE PART OF A SUCCESSFUL, HIGH-GROWTH COMPANY? JOIN THE LP TEAM!

Send the information below to ilovedesign@launchpotato.com with a delightful subject line that includes "{Your Name}”

* Applications without the information below will not be considered.

1. Brief cover letter that explains Why You're Qualified For This Role

2. Provide at least 5 creative assets you’ve personally designed and explicitly explain what your involvement in the ideation process was

3. What are the biggest projects you’ve worked on?

4. What is your current availability? Provide times/dates, time zone.

5. Rank yourself 0-10 (0 being completely unfamiliar, 10 being expert in your field) on your skillset with the following:

  • Photoshop
  • HTML5
  • CSS5
  • Javascript

6. What makes a good designer in one sentence?

Looking forward to hearing from you!

South Florida's fastest growing startup studio leveraging data, science, and fun to build awesome, profitable digital companies.

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