Careers

Do you think you have what it takes to join the team?

SEXY GEEKS

In the age of the geek, we look for the best code samurai programming ninjas. Do you dream in php, drink from WP, and swim with XCode? If so, you are the sexy geeks we look for.

 

MINTY MARKETERS

Let’s face it, consumers get bored with new things within minutes- so how do we stay fresh and evergreen? We create brands that are not only attractive, but inspirational. Do you?

 

CREATIVE TALENTS

Does your design work often deliver the WOW effect? Do you enjoy being creatively challenged? In this world of limited resources, our imagination is the only thing without limits. We’ve got this fact on tap and so should you.

JOIN OUR TEAM

 

Fresh Design is a fast growing digital creative agency . Our primary office locations are in downtown Chicago. Our formula is to hire smart people and turn them loose. We’ll support to you, help you, challenge you, and above all give you every opportunity to grow in your profession.

As a graphic arts disciple, you know how to look beyond the text and images. You are creative and eager to express ideas through artwork. More importantly, you are excited to take on challenges and responsibilities at Fresh Design Studio (FDS) .

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate in the entire creative process of the given account
  • Provide creative ideas and strategy based on project brief and project scope
  • Create artwork according to client’s requests
  • Produce website design and UI/UX design according to project requirement
  • Work closely with remote developers to ensure website is built according to the design
  • Communicate with client to obtain design feedback and make update accordingly
  • Develop new websites using the best practice and meet all clients requirements
  • Work closely with agency’s project coordinator to accommodate clients feedback
  • Understand client’s feedback and communicate effectively to rest of the team
  • Read and understand project requirement
  • Manage project budget and timeline effectively
  • Mentor and coach other design interns when applicable
  • Develop business leads and participate in pitch meetings and strategy
  • Attend networking events with team members to promote new business development

Eligibility:

  • Minimum of one year designing for business
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Online personal portfolio with both print and web design samples
  • Ability to collaborate well with a team, including accepting constructive feedback and iterating on designs (we value your ideas, too!)
  • Passion for staying current with bleeding-edge design trends and technology
  • Ability to deliver high-quality work on short deadlines
  • Meticulous attention to design detail
  • Frontend development experience a major plus

Benefits:

  • Work in downtown face-paced agency office
  • Enjoy monthly agency happy hour in downtown Chicago bar
  • Friendly, collaborative office environment
  • Rate range: $14 – $22 /hours

 

There’s work life, and there’s life’s work.  There’s the kind of work that leaves a mark in the media or disrupts an entire industry.  There’s also the kind of work that grows an idea into a movement. This is the kind of work we do at Fresh Design Studio (FDS), and you can too.

Here at FDS each member takes pride in every concept or creative material that comes off of our design table. Creativity is at the core of our agency and we focus on transforming outdated brands into superstars that outshine their competitors. That’s what we call a ReFRESH.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with project manager and designer to implement WordPress websites
  • Maintain currentt clients’ wordpress websites
  • Slice PSD website designs into WordPress theme
  • Contribute at client’s meeting and recommend proper technical method

Requirements

  • Excellent communication skills
  • 3+ years experience with WordPress theme development
  • Strong HTML and CSS skills
  • Basic photoshop skills (slicing psd into wordPress theme is required)
  • Ability to problem-solve web related technical issues independently
  • Ability to work with in-house project manager and web designer

Preference

  • Web design experience
  • Contributed to WordPress source code
  • Familiar with bootstrapping and responsive wordpress theme

 

Sales Service Intern Job Description

You are not afraid to pick up the phone at any time and get immediate results. You dig meetings because you’re personable and confident. Most importantly, you want to be an enthusiastic team member at FDS. Fresh Design Studio is seeking Sale Services Interns at our Chicago Office to assist with marketing and communication. The internship is designed to provide qualified candidates the opportunity to receive on-the-job experience dealing with clients, deadlines and communications. Interns will report directly to the Sales Director and work closely with the client service team that includes the CEO.

Responsibilities:

  • Reaching out to potential clients via emails and phone calls
  • Collect potential clients information and communicate with the internal team
  • Participate in creative session and contribute ideas
  • Manage potential client communication until closing
  • Represent Fresh Design in a professional manner at each engagement
  • Qualified intern will be promoted into Sale Service Associate upon the end of internship

Durations:

3 months

Hours:

20 – 40 hrs/wk

Benefits:

  • Gain valuable hands-on experience with industry knowledge
  • Connect with and network among top industry professionals
  • Lunch stipend included
  • College credit (Optional)

Eligibility:

  • Excellent verbal, written and communication skills, attention to details
  • Ability to deal with different types of personalities and situations
  • Must demonstrate strong work ethic
  • Must be willing to work in a fast paced environment
  • Knowledge of marketing, project management
  • 0-1 year of experience in digital marketing
  • Residing in Chicago preferred (for easy commute)
  • Immediately available

 

Digital Marketing Intern

There’s work life and there’s life’s work.  There’s the kind of work that leaves a mark in the media or disrupts an entire industry.  There’s also the kind of work that grows an idea into a movement. This is the kind of work we do at Fresh Design Studio (FDS) and you can too.

Here at FDS each member takes pride in every concept or creative material that comes off of our design table. Creativity is at the core of our agency and we focus on transforming outdated brands into superstars that outshine their competitors. That’s what we call a ReFRESH.

Your Superpowers

  • Twitterholic and Facebook obsessed with a business mindset
  • Outgoing person and team player
  • Creative-thinker with critical analysis talents

 

Responsibilities

  • Distribute original content via social media
  • Engage with relevant businesses and associations
  • Creative thinking to generate conversations

 

Requirements

  • 20 to 40 hours a week
  • Have an open-minded attitude
  • Ability to work in a creative team environment
  • There is NO coffee or copier run
  • This internship is unpaid and could lead to a paid position after a 3 month internship

Click Here To Apply

 

As a graphic arts disciple, you know how to look beyond the text and images. You are creative and eager to express ideas through artwork. More importantly, you are excited to take on challenges and responsibilities at Fresh Design Studio (FDS) . Here’s your opportunity to take your creative talent to the next playing field: FDS is seeking graphic design interns in our Chicago Office to assist with creation of collaterals to its needs. The internship is designed to provide qualified candidates the opportunity to receive on-the-job experience dealing with clients, deadlines and creativity. Interns will report directly to the Creative Director and work closely with the Creative Team that includes the CEO.


Responsibilities:

  • Understand the clients’ problem through design meetings or marketing brief
  • Come up with creative direction and showcase the ideas to the clients
  • Present creative ideas to the client during pitch meeting
  • Develop cohesive design solutions for both print and web applications.
  • Assist with creation of collateral including flyers, signage, schedules, print advertisements, splash pages, etc following brand guidelines.
  • Use production techniques such as color correcting and creating clipping paths to prepare files.
  • Assist with editing and creating graphics for website based on client feedback

Duration:

3 Months, starting May 1st 2015

Hours:

20 – 40 hours/week

Benefits:

      • Gain valuable hands-on experience with Creative Director
      • Build your professional portfolio
      • Connect with and network among top industry professionals
      • Showcase your dynamic skills and talent to the world
      • Lunch stipend included
      • College credit (Optional)

Eligibility:

      • Must be a current student enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or equivalent Graphic Design/Web program
      • Must demonstrate strong work ethic
      • Must be willing to work in a fast paced environment
      • Knowledge of Adobe CC or higher
      • Basic experience in web design and development
      • Residing in Chicago preferred (for easy commute)

Design Challenge:

Take FDS as your client. We seek your help to give us suggestions on rebranding our corporate image. Please provide a package of design work that includes 2 or 3 logo options, brochure, direct mailer, marketing kit or any other creative elements that you believe can help your client to achieve the goal. Please keep the color scheme within, but not limited to, the family of green shade, white and black. Use no more than 3 fonts, and please feel free to use any dummy text as needed. Include a one page written ration for your design choices.

About FDS:

Located in the heart of downtown Chicago, Fresh Design Studio  fuses advertising intelligence and innovative technology to produce the most effective, creative and memorable communication possible for our clients. Fresh Design is a nimble interactive design agency with big talent fueled by the passion for interactive storytelling. We collaborate with you to creatively charge your brand with a uniquely authentic and remarkable voice and image that stand out from the crowd. We put all of our effort into creating the freshest interactive elements to encourage your customers to engage with your brand. Through elegant design, innovative ideas, and careful implementation, Fresh Design is fully committed to creating an unforgettable interactive experience for your customers.

 

There’s work life, and there’s life’s work.  There’s the kind of work that leaves a mark in the media or disrupts an entire industry.  There’s also the kind of work that grows an idea into a movement. This is the kind of work we do at Fresh Design Studio (FDS), and you can too.

Here at FDS each member takes pride in every concept or creative material that comes off of our design table. Creativity is at the core of our agency, and we focus on transforming outdated brands into superstars that outshine their competitors. That’s what we call a ReFRESH.

Programming Intern

Responsibility

      • Engage with programming team to update and create awesome websites
      • Update and troubleshoot web apps (WordPress focused)
      • Work in a team environment to implement new ideas and test assumptions
      • Learn the latest web programming techniques
      • Quality check for all out going digital projects
      • Creative thinking to generate conversations

Requirements

      • 20 to 40 hours a week
      • Have an open-minded attitude
      • Ability to work in a creative team environment
      • There is NO coffee or copier run
      • This internship is unpaid and could lead to a paid position after a 3 month internship

 

ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT INTERN JOB DESCRIPTION

You are not afraid to pick up the phone at any time and get immediate results. You dig meetings because you’re personable and confident. Most importantly, you want to be an enthusiastic team member at  FDS. Fresh Design Studio is seeking project management interns at our Chicago Office to assist with marketing and communication. The internship is designed to provide qualified candidates the opportunity to receive on-the-job experience dealing with clients, deadlines and communications. Interns will report directly to the Account Executive and work closely with the client service team that includes the CEO.

Responsibilities:

  • Create and enforce project schedule for provided accounts
  • Inform clients daily on project progress
  • Collect and digest client feedback to communicate with the internal team
  • manage client expectation every step of the project
  • Represent Fresh Design in a professional manner at each engagement

Duration:

3 months

Hours:

20 – 40 hrs/wk

Benefits:

  • Gain valuable hands-on experience with industry knowledge
  • Connect with and network among top industry professionals
  • Lunch stipend included
  • College credit (Optional)

Eligibility:

  • Excellent verbal, written and communication skills, attention to details
  • Ability to deal with different types of personalities and situations
  • Must demonstrate strong work ethic
  • Must be willing to work in a fast paced environment
  • Knowledge of marketing, project management
  • 0-1 year of experience in web design and development
  • Residing in Chicago preferred (for easy commute)
  • Immediately available

About FDS:

Located in the heart of downtown Chicago, Fresh Design Studio  fuses advertising intelligence and innovative technology to produce the most effective, creative and memorable communication possible for our clients. Fresh Design is a nimble interactive design agency with big talent fueled by the passion for interactive storytelling. We collaborate with you to creatively charge your brand with a uniquely authentic and remarkable voice and image that stand out from the crowd. We put all of our effort into creating the freshest interactive elements to encourage your customers to engage with your brand. Through elegant design, innovative ideas, and careful implementation, Fresh Design is fully committed to creating an unforgettable interactive experience for your customers.

 

Account Associate

You are not afraid to pick up the phone at any time and get immediate results. You dig meetings because you’re personable and confident. Most importantly, you are passionate about shaping the world around you through team member at  FDS. Fresh Design Studio is seeking Digital Account Manager at our Chicago Office to assist with account management and interactive development.

Primary Responsibilities:

In a nutshell, an account executive manages the client relationship. They interact with clients, clarify goals, develop strategy, and work with our Operations team to execute. They are committed to managing search engine marketing, analytics and web development projects for our clients through planning, execution, management, and analysis.

An Account executive is responsible for the end to end project management for clients, and the position requires daily hands-on activity with a variety of areas of digital marketing.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Evaluate client websites, with a focus on understanding their online goals and objectives
  • Manage assigned client relationships, including retention and growth of accounts
  • Generate and present campaign performance reports for the clients, including the ability to recognize and correct any data irregularities
  • Execute and manage of online marketing strategy
  • Clearly and concisely describe web technologies to different audiences, ranging from highly technical to non-technical colleagues
  • Prioritize and perform multiple tasks in time-critical situations to exceed clients expectation

Must be proficient in popular web technologies, such as

  • HTML 5 & CSS3
  • WordPress CMS
  • FTP Client software
  • Proficient with the practices of UX, Design and Strategy as it pertains to the web and digital devices
  • Proficient with the concepts and practices behind pragmatic software development
  • Experience with Google Analytics, certification preferred
  • Familiar with the concepts of web development methodologies

 

Key Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent debugging and problem-solving skills
  • Highly self-motivated with the ability to work well both within a team environment and independently
  • Comfortable working within a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks in time-critical situations.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Design, or Computer science or Business management.
  • At least 1 year experience relating to web development or digital marketing management
  • Experience managing full-time staff as well as on-site and off-site contractors
  • Experience constructing and monitoring budgets and staffing plans is preferred
  • Experience with system administration for Unix/Linux and Windows servers a plus
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