Design Associate, Spice

We’re building the future of advertising and are looking for the minds to help us do it.

As a valuable member of Darkroom’s unique Spice team, you will be responsible for the ideation and design of assets that support the following marketing channels on a client account: email & SMS, paid ads, landing pages.


This is a full-time contract role, paid on a 12 month basis. Fully remote position that supports teams working in US Eastern Standard/Daylight Time and should be flexible to support and work in these times.


What you’ll do:
  • Design digital assets that support a range of client marketing initiatives briefed by a Marketing Manager: email & SMS design, paid ad design, landing page design, and more.

  • Develop a deep understanding of what factors drive converting creative on each of a client’s marketing channels and execute designs within established best practices.

  • Develop a deep understanding of what drives converting creative on each of our channels and design within established best practices.

  • Execute and maintain multiple design systems and style guides to be used across all creative collateral, ensuring consistency of a client brand’s identity and messaging.

  • Collaborate closely with other creative and marketing team members for daily approvals and feedback to ensure your work adheres to a high standard of craft and accurately reflects the identity of the client brand.

  • Systematically approach design across client marketing initiatives by conducting research, gathering references, and ensuring visual cohesion.

  • Design landing pages within Figma and, using UI/UX best practices and design systems. Collaborate with project managers and developers to deliver web design initiatives such as landing pages, web design updates, and more.

  • Communicate all necessary information to relevant team members throughout project lifecycles.

  • This role reports to the Design Director and works alongside a team of 3+ Associate Designers, each supporting their own roster of 3-4 client accounts.


You should apply if this sounds like you:
  • Hard Skill

    • Digital portfolio with work that covers branding & identity, typography, and web design.

    • Solid understanding of design principles, including layout, color theory, typography, and composition.

    • 2+ years of proven design work experience (preferably within an agency or design studio)

    • Proficient in Figma and Adobe Suite is non negotiable

    • Fluent in English (Spoken and written, candidate must be proficient presenting work in English)

    Soft Skills

    • Genuine kindness, respect, and humility required

    • Highly creative individual who strives for detail-oriented design and can execute comfortably in a number of styles

    • Excellent communication skills to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and translate project requirements into compelling designs

    • Self-motivated and proactive with a strong sense of ownership and accountability for detail-oriented deliverables

    • Systematic thinker, who problem solves and time manages without heavy direction


What its like to work at Darkroom:

We’re building the future of advertising and are looking for the minds to help us do it. We only seek out the best—from our clients to our people. Our team is our most sacred asset, and we offer highly competitive salaries and the following perks:

  • Unlimited Vacation Policy, and Holidays: Rebooting is one of the most important parts of growth. At Darkroom, you have access to a flexible vacation policy and 10 regionally specific holidays throughout the year to keep you recharged and sharp.

  • Location, location, (or no) location: Remote-first culture with a strong community base. With Remote hubs in LA, The Bay Area, New York, Philly, Sao Paulo, Lisbon, and Eastern Europe.

  • Equity and Growth: After 3 years at Darkroom, we offer a robust equity equity incentive program, and profit-sharing opportunities so we can help you save as the company grows.

  • Endless opportunities for growth: Our agency is founded on an interdisciplinary approach, giving Darkroomers insights into services far beyond your job description. Grow your skills and interests beyond your niche and stay at the forefront of the industry through total immersion in cross-functional collaboration.


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