Digital Designer

Active Ingredients, a full-service digital marketing agency based in the San Francisco Bay Area, is seeking a Junior Digital Designer to join our team. This is a remote position. US applicants only.

This person will be responsible for creating email designs, social media content, blog post imagery, occasional ads and presentation graphics. They will partner with Senior Designers and project managers to build out & prep imagery for websites & landing pages.

We are open to a freelance role to start, with the potential for a full-time, in-house position. To apply, send your resume and why you are a good match for this role to jobs@​activeingredients.​com.

Role Requirements

  • 2 – 5 years experience in digital marketing-focused design: digital & social campaigns, email programs, websites.

  • Graphic design & typography expertise.

  • Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator expertise.

  • Familiarity with technical hand-off of creative assets.

You’re a fit if…

  • You’re a visual designer with a love for designing digital experiences.

  • You can take an established design system and build/​iterate on it.

  • You have experience designing creative concepts for social media campaigns and email marketing programs.

  • You can do basic animation for social media campaign graphics.

  • You have experience collaborating with developers to deliver a great end product for web & email (image production, asset hand-off).

  • You understand that business strategy informs what you create — the visual systems you develop are not just memorable, they’re on target.

Bonus points if…

  • You enjoy using and are aware of trends on TikTok/​Reels.

  • You have experience in CPG and food marketing in particular.

  • You have a personal interest or knowledge around food, recipes, trending ingredients, etc.

  • You have basic video editing skills.

And lastly, you are a pro.

You’re not a developer but you understand web-based technology and its impacts on design. Your typography is solid. You know mobile web and the importance of responsive UX. You have command of color, composition, hierarchy and the creation of visual systems. You sweat the small stuff.

About Active Ingredients
Founded in 2004, Active Ingredients is a full-service digital marketing agency based in Sausalito, California — but our team is distributed, working remotely across the United States. We are a close knit, collaborative team of designers, technologists, and storytellers that helps brands build strong customer relationships. Our proven track record of creating high impact, results-driven websites and digital campaigns speaks for itself.

We’re experts in our disciplines, but we’re also surfers, musicians, food bloggers, cyclists, environmentalists, bakers, runners, kale-eaters and dog people. And cat people. We do what we do because we love digital, we love making a positive impact on the world, and because we want good brands to be successful.

Our service expertise includes:

  • Visual and user experience strategy and design
  • Digital brand strategy
  • Content strategy and copywriting
  • Social, search, email and integrated campaigns
  • Technical development and integration: CMS, CRM, and custom applications
  • Analytics & testing