Design Your Own Custom Notebooks

Graphic Designer
Classification: Hourly, full time

We’re currently seeking a multi-talented mid-level Graphic Designer to join our lively team of press operators, bindery experts, marketing wizards, and sales superstars. Our fast-paced Sales and Marketing department is looking for someone to take their big ideas from concept to completion. This position requires excellent graphic communication skills, creative problem solving, a strong work ethic, meticulous attention to detail, a friendly demeanor, and a passion for executing great design. This position will serve as our in-house graphic designer, contributing to both print and digital marketing campaigns for Scout Books brand development as well as supporting client needs for custom Scout Books orders.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
• Graphic design for print and digital marketing campaigns
• Graphic design for internal communications and client projects
• Graphic design for product development
• Brand development
• Production design for preparation of client files for proofing and production

Education and Work Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, or related field preferred, and / or an equivalent combination of education and experience
• Two or more years of professional experience in design
• Experience producing catalogs, packaging, and digital marketing assets
• Experience working with multiple clients and / or in a team-based environment is preferred
• Strong and diverse portfolio, demonstrating excellent print and digital design skills and creativity

Knowledge and Skills
• Adobe Creative Cloud (Ai, Ps, Id, etc.)
• Understanding of pre-press design
• Excellent communication
• Positive attitude / Team spirit
• Meticulous attention to detail
• Self motivated / Highly organized
• Active participant in the design community

Compensation / Benefits
$20 – $24 per hour, depending on experience
Benefits include: Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Health and Dental Insurance, and employer sponsored SIMPLE­-IRA retirement plan. We also offer company sponsored Qigong, training opportunities, quarterly profit sharing bonus program, paid volunteer program, quarterly lunches/happy hours, field trips, sponsored beverages and more.

How to Apply
Please email your cover letter, resumé (as a PDF) and favorite joke to: [email protected]
**Please do not contact us by telephone about this job opening.**
Deadline for applications is February 9th, 2018

About Scout Books
Scout Books is a B Corp certified custom notebook manufacturer based in Portland, Oregon. We produce projects for an array of amazing clients and collaborators, along with retail products ranging from blank DIY notebooks to inspiring designs featuring the work of top artists and designers. All Scout Books are handmade with 100% recycled papers and vegetable-­based inks, and are printed, bound, and packed on equipment powered by renewable energy. The Scout Books team is dedicated to the creation of sustainable goods that inspire and empower our clients and collaborators to capture and share their big ideas with the world.

Our Commitment
We are an equal opportunity employer. Scout Books is committed to and deeply values diversity. We strive to provide a hiring and working environment in which all people feel equally respected and valued, regardless of gender, religion, ethnicity, age, country of origin, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic which makes a person unique.