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We keep our graphic and web design agency small in order to service our clients best. However, if you think you’d be a good hire for us, we’d love to see what you’re packing. We’re currently collecting resumes for the positions listed below. 

 

Office Assistant

About this Position:
Creative Suitcase is an award-winning marketing and design studio with clients ranging from non-profits to Fortune 500 companies. We’re looking for a part-time office assistant who can work at least 15 hrs/wk. Our office assistant should plan to be in this position for at least one year and have an interest in the creative/advertising industry.  Applicants should be comfortable with managing a wide variety of tasks and completing them quickly and efficiently.  Flexibility and willingness to learn and help is very important.

Student applicants should preferably be a Sophomore or Junior with availability to work during our normal business hours.

 

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite and/or Google Docs
  • Extremely organized
  • Very strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal skills (including good penmanship)
  • Quick learner
  • Self-starter and independent worker
  • Deadline oriented
  • Good follow-up skills
  • Multi-tasker
  • Punctual
  • Professional phone skills
  • Ability to prioritize

 

Job Requirements:

  • Help with our marketing efforts, including competitive research, list building and management, mailings and email sends
  • Note-taking/organizing
  • Errands (personal and business – office supplies, post office runs, drycleaning, etc)
  • Filing
  • Weekly office upkeep / managing and ordering supplies
  • Client scheduling

 

Nice-To-Haves Include:

  • Experience with Quickbooks
  • Copyediting or copywriting skills

Your skills are more important than your experience. We plan to train you on responsibilities you may not be experienced with, such as our marketing needs and the use of our software. Attention to detail and organization will be extremely important for this job. If this is not your forte, please do not apply.

Anticipated start date is early September. Pay is commensurate with experience. If you are interested, please email your cover letter and resume to gigs@creativesuitcase.com with “Creative Suitcase: Office Assistant” as the subject line.

 

How To Apply:

  1. Candidates must live or plan to live in Austin, TX and must have a car and driver’s license.
  2. Send your cover letter and resume to .
  3. Use “Creative Suitcase: Office Assistant” as your subject line.
  4. No phone calls please. We will contact candidates whose skills and experience meet our needs.

 

 

Freelance Production Designer

About this Position:
We are a boutique design studio with the occasional need for a production designer. The ideal candidates are detail-oriented, fast-paced and team-driven. We are looking for experience in print and web work. You must have excellent knowledge of Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign on the Mac platform, including the proper way to set up multi-page layouts and styles. You should enjoy a variety of work as no day will ever look the same. This is a freelance position, but you should be available during typical work hours.

 

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Set up files for print and review proofs
  • Attend presschecks
  • Create new materials for clients using existing look and feel assets
  • Resize banners and ads
  • Revise work based on client feedback
  • Juggle several projects while maintaining excellent attention to detail
  • Research stock photos for designers
  • Retouch and color correct photos

 

Job Requirements:

  • BFA in graphic design or similar
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc)
  • Positive attitude and ability to work within a team
  • Understanding of capabilities of browsers and design constraints on the Web including solid understanding of image optimization and compression
  • Organized, dependable, resourceful and proactive nature

 

Nice-to-haves Include:

  • Some design skills are a nice to have, but please understand our needs are primarily production-oriented.
  • Illustration skills
  • Knowledge of WordPress, HTML or CSS

 

How To Apply

  1. Candidates must live or plan to live in Austin, TX
  2. Send your resume along with a url or pdf of work samples to . You must send work samples with your resume to be considered. If sending a pdf, it should be no larger than 3MB.
  3. Use “Freelance Production Designer” as your subject line.
  4. No phone calls please. We will contact candidates whose skills and experience meet our needs.

 

About Creative Suitcase

Founded in 2005, Creative Suitcase is a boutique print and web design studio with a case of wanderlust. We’re a lively little Austin agency doing our best to create meaningful and successful campaigns for clients in the education, travel, B2B, legal, consumer and non-profit industries. While we’re a small studio, we think big.

Read more about our culture at http://www.creativesuitcase.com/studio/the-manifesto.

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Perks of Working at Creative Suitcase:

  • Good work/life balance
  • Fun, dynamic team
  • Diversity of clients and projects
  • Direct access to clients for better creative control
  • Input on company direction and client selection
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