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Graphic Designer at BuildDirect
Vancouver, CA
As a member of our Design team at BuildDirect, you work with a multidisciplinary group of bright and motivated people. You will work closely with other design team members, marketing, software developers and product managers to craft creative design solutions for our e-commerce site, seller portal, delivery portal, emails, social channels and advertising partners.

The ideal candidate has creative thinking, an eye for design, a strong proficiency with language, is confident and experienced, works well in a team, and gets excited about pushing design and marketing boundaries.

You thrive in a high growth organization, which takes learning seriously and cares truly, madly, deeply about our customers, suppliers and our team.

We are equally obsessed with hiring great colleagues as with building great software.

Some of the awesome things you’ll be doing here

Hero creatives featured front and center for millions of website viewers.
Social media campaigns to drive engagement with hundreds of thousands of fans.
Eye-catching designs to inspire our email audience on a weekly basis.
Build and grow the visual brand identity.
Collaborating with other teams to design the customer journey of cross-channel campaigns.
Examples of the experience and people we love here

Previous experience within a Graphic, Visual or Digital Design role(s).
An exceptional portfolio showcasing innovative design concepts and highly considered visual executions.
Strong communication, sharp eye for detail, design sensibilities and an understanding of how composition, information hierarchy, color theory and typography work together to drive home a message.
Experience designing for website graphics, presentation decks, digital marketing graphics (social media, gifs, infographics & display ads), email and a wide range of marketing and sales print collateral (brochures, banners, business cards, advertisements etc.)
You’ve collaborated with Design and Marketing Teams to create exciting concepts and iterate through to final designs.
Experience translating marketing strategies into powerful visual designs which align with brand.
Experience developing solid conceptual ideas and formats that achieve strategic business objectives.
Experience aligning with developers to ensure proper implementation of visual assets, whilst ensuring consistency of creative vision.
Experience ensuring consistency of brand and creative across all customer touch points.
You stay in the loop and on top of the latest standards, changes, trends in visual design field.
Creativity flows through your veins, whether you are designing a report or producing a fully integrated digital campaign.
Experience producing video marketing promotions as well as branding/ identities would be a bonus.
What is BuildDirect’s mission?

BuildDirect is a technology company, building an open platform for the home improvement industry connecting consumers, manufacturers and logistics partners to transform the home improvement industry.

BuildDirect by the numbers

Founded in 1999 in beautiful Vancouver. Today near 300 employees with more than 100 in the Technology groups in Vancouver, Waterloo and Bangalore. Every month 2.5 million homeowners visit BuildDirect and we ship eight million pounds of products over a distance of about six million miles. Learn more at https://www.builddirect.com/welcome

BuildDirect benefits

Unlimited paid vacation
Learning Fund, or the “Learn Something New” benefit – use it to learn anything, getting better every day means constantly learning.
Stock options
Free weekly yoga class, fresh organic fruit, and onsite gym/lockers/bike storage
A fabulous office in downtown Vancouver with penthouse patios and mountain views
It’s not all work and no play! We have socials every Friday afternoon in our lounge so you can connect with your teammates and relax and wind down at the end of the week