Position

The Graphic & Web Designer is responsible for in-house creative design and will play a key role in how Polen Capital communicates and expresses its brand visual identity globally. The successful candidate will take established brand guidelines, evolve concepts, innovate when appropriate, and translate design across a wide variety of mediums, including print, advertising, branding, collateral, website, and other digital. We seek a team player, creative thinker, and proactive practitioner with an execution-oriented mindset.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Primary Graphic & Web Designer for all print, web, multimedia deliverables including, but not limited to, advertising, collateral, website, social media, and other brand-related projects
  • Create fresh ideas and innovative designs within an existing style and brand guidelines
  • Take ownership of design projects; design page layouts and templates
  • Manage the content creation process, including the development and production of graphics, animations, static images, collaboration on copy, and external partner relationships
  • Produce design assets for use in social media and marketing channels
  • Help with maintenance and additions to the company website and look for ways to improve user experience
  • Develop concepts and designs for a variety of digital and print projects
  • Create and maintain a database of design assets
  • Offer creative input to meetings and share ideas
  • Articulate rationale informally and formally through brainstorming sessions, creative briefs, and presentations
  • Stay current on emerging tools, technologies, and platforms
  • Build and maintain strong, positive interpersonal working relationships with the marketing team and key business partners to accomplish team and firmwide goals
  • Employ strong project management skills and juggle multiple tasks simultaneously, consistently delivering high-quality results

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years of multidisciplinary experience within branding, advertising, digital, social, experiential, and/or  communications
  • Strong design portfolio demonstrating expertise in a variety of creative disciplines and deliverables
  • Mastery of and proven knowledge of graphic design, typography, layout, iconography, data visualization, photo editing, and color theory and how they function as a system to communicate clearly and define a brand
  • Expert knowledge of industry-standard design tools (Adobe Creative Cloud) and Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word)
  • Experience with HTML, Javascript, and CSS
  • Awareness of UI/UX principles
  • Experience creating animated and static visuals and digital photo editing a plus
  • Photography skills an asset; camera equipment available
  • Creative thinker able to conceptualize marketing ideas and meet deliverables
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy, time-management, and project management acumen
  • Demonstrated ability to take a project from concept to launch
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced, results-driven, team-oriented environment

Additional Information

  • Full-time Employee
  • Boca Raton, FL
  • Less than 10% travel required
  • U.S. Permanent Work Authorization (required)
  • Polen Capital is a ROWE (Results-Only Work Environment), offers competitive health benefits, annual individual training budgets, and 12-week paid parental leave

Instructions for Submitting Applications

Research shows that women and other minority groups tend to apply only if they meet 100% of the criteria. We are committed to leveling the playing field, and we encourage women, people of color, and those in the LGBTQ+ community to apply for positions even if they do not necessarily check every box outlined in the job description.

Qualified candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to [email protected].