Designer


Designers at Second Street envision, create, and tell the story of our products through a process of empathy, feedback, and iterative design.

 

COMPANY SUMMARY:

We are an audience engagement software platform that is used by CBS, Entercom, ESPN, USA Today, Pabst Blue Ribbon and over 3,500 other media companies, marketers, and bloggers. Some of our leading-edge products include online contests, ballots, polls, quizzes, sweepstakes, email, audience insights, and more.

Second Street is a close-knit, vibrant organization located in downtown St. Louis – close to Wash Ave, the Metro lines, and the Arch. We have a passion for building great software and helping our customers succeed. More than anything, we value and trust each other. We’re seeking tech-savvy professionals who are passionate about our industry, learn quickly, and are motivated to succeed.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:
  • Join our team of designers who push their design skills to new limits through a variety of diverse projects
  • Work alongside the marketing and sales teams to tell the story of our platform and company, educate our prospects, and drive leads
  • Create presentations, website pages, sales sheets, illustrations, logos, various graphics, and all sorts of other fun design projects
  • Work alongside the product team to create beautiful, usable, and delightful experiences through sketching, illustrating, product mockups, and software demos
  • Empathize with and interview our partners to identify problems and form conceptual solutions
  • Iterate on all of your designs by formally presenting them for feedback to the entire company as well as informally through impromptu one-on-one discussions
  • Have fun! (It’s the only way to create successful designs)

 

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A background in design (this could be in any school or field)
  • An active desire to seek out, gather, and respond to feedback (and then make changes based on that feedback, knowing that design only gets better through collaboration)
  • Confidence in yourself and an excitement for working within a team of other Designers
  • An understanding of human-centered design and design thinking pedagogies
  • Proficient experience with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign and a desire to learn a new wireframing and interaction design tool (don’t worry it’s easy if you know Adobe)
  • And most importantly, a love for problem solving and making useful and beautiful designs for others

 

BONUS POINTS:
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Designing digital ads for social media campaigns (we’re looking to dive more into this)
  • Copywriting
  • Product Strategy
  • UX and Interface Design interest and experience
  • Motion graphics and animation experience (we would love to add some spice to our stuff)
  • Video production experience
  • Experience working on an Agile team
Having read any of these books: CAD Monkeys, Dinosaur Babies, and T-Shaped People, Thanks for the Feedback, or Designing for Emotion

 

BENEFITS:

They’re awesome. We’ve got:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Unlimited PTO
  • 401k with company contribution
  • Development retreats every year
  • Computer of your choice
  • Relocation reimbursement
  • Free parking or a Metro pass, your choice
  • Private Second Street Gym right in our historic building
  • Professional development courses and conference opportunities
  • Our focus on employee happiness leads to fun surprises like office scooters, renting out movie theaters, and a semi-annual week full of fun, food, and games known as Company Week
  • Our incredible medical, dental, and vision benefits are 100% covered for you, and 50% for your family
  • We work in a fun office environment with a shuffleboard table, Nintendo Switch, gym, and full kitchen including a perpetually stocked kegerator 

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please email a resume and your portfolio (either a link or pdf) to employment@secondstreet.com

 

Second Street Media, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.