Designer (Contract-to-Hire)


December 21, 2021

Do you think in colors? Dream about typefaces? Speak in pixels and vectors? If you’re envisioning a beautifully-designed ‘Yes,’ read on.

lookthinkmake is seeking a contract-to-hire designer to work on all things design. As part of our award-winning creative team, you’ll collaborate across the multi-disciplinary agency and create on a wide range of projects, including digital assets for social campaigns, print advertising and collateral, logos and brand identity systems, and more, for a wide variety of clients.

This designer will work closely with the other designers, art director, copywriter and creative director.


  • Envision and communicate a strong visual approach for a project
  • Design and produce executions for clients based on existing style guides
  • Design static and animated digital banners, social media graphics, and assets
  • Ideate and help create logos, brands, and style guides for clients
  • Create production-ready print materials, including print ads, billboards, brochures and collateral
  • Light photo retouching, visual research, and photo inventory management
  • Assist with print production, including press-checks and vendor recommendations
  • Collaborate with internal and external teams to develop signage and wayfinding packages


  • BA, MA, or MFA in Advertising, Design, or related field
  • Mastery in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Proficiency in presentation software, like Keynote, PowerPoint or similar
  • Excellent design and ideation skills
  • Self-starter with strong personal time management 
  • Innate need to ask “Why?” and “What if?”
  • Effective collaboration across multidisciplinary teams
  • Strong communication skills for internal meetings and professional representation in client meetings
  • 1+ year of agency or in-house design experience
  • Ability to work up to 35 hours per week on a contract basis
  • Ability to work remotely during lookthinkmake’s regular business hours (9-5 CST)

Bonus Points:

  • Illustration, photography, and lettering skills are a big plus
  • After Effects and animation skills a plus

As a result of the COVID 19 pandemic, lookthinkmake is functioning as a fully remote company. 

Sound like you? Please send a link to your portfolio, resume, and letter of interest to