Website/Graphic Designer

Gecko Designs, a full-service web design and creative agency headquartered in Missoula, MT, is hiring a production designer to join the creative team.  Must have experience in design, including custom websites, logos/brand identity, and print. See below for a full description of responsibilities and qualifications.

Responsibilities:

  • Design web pages, brochures, logos, signs, books, annual reports, advertisements, and other marketing/advertising materials
  • Specifically, responsible for the design and layout of websites and webpages – either creating new websites from scratch or working on changing the design of an existing site
  • Create these materials by hand or by using technology, including computer software programs. Adobe’s Creative Suite—including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and more – and any other programs that are considered standard within the Industry 
  • Understand the creative process of website design, including site mapping, wireframing, user interface and user experience concepts
  • Communicate with project managers to gain an understanding of what clients needs 
  • Create or incorporate illustrations, pictures, and designs to reflect the desired theme and tone of a project
  • Produce drafts for review by clients and make revisions based on the feedback received.
  • Optimize existing user interface designs
  • Optimize and test for intuitive experiences across all designs
  • Communicate with project managers to understand client goals and objectives
  • Combine creativity with an awareness of the design elements
  • Test new ideas before implementing
  • plan and implement new designs

Qualifications:

  • Strong graphic design skills – extensive experience in the professional field
  • Layout skills – ability to see the big picture of the project and then perfect the details
  • Analytical skills – understand the assets of a project (details, notes) and draw conclusions from them.
  • Ability to understand and explain design decisions
  • Basic understanding of HTML5 & CSS3
  • Creativity – ability to create new and exciting visual pieces for each client’s specifications
  • Flexibility – manages multiple projects on any given day
  • Attention to detail
  • Deadline-oriented – will work closely with a project manager to meet client deadlines
  • Extensive knowledge publishing tools and graphic design software
  • Time-management skills – desire to work autonomously on day-to-day management of projects
  • Communication skills – work closely with entire team (project managers, software engineers, clients)
  • Handles feedback well and willing to modify work to fit the needs of the client

Full-time position, open to remote work.

Email resume to:  [email protected]

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523 N Higgins Ave, Missoula
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Markki Johnston a month ago
We worked with Gecko Designs to completely revamp our website for Northern Rockies Orthopaedics. It took us over 2 years to get everything how we wanted it and all ideas for our physicians incorporated. Grace and the team at Gecko were so accommodating and patient with us. Highly recommend using them for all web design needs!
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Dallas Stevens a month ago
My experience with gecko designs has exceeded expectations. The most professional and creative team I’ve had the pleasure to work with and help me create a brand for my company. I highly recommend!
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Emily Hemingway 3 months ago
I feel so lucky that we had Gecko Designs as our partner in redesigning our website. They were incredibly responsive to every question and idea, and everything they did was thoughtful, thorough, and quick. It was a pleasure to work with them!
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Jeff Troxel 5 months ago
After struggling for hours on a website problem I called Gecko Designs for help. They were able to fix my problem in just a few minutes and I was up and running. It's just so great to find a company that is professional, helpful, and easy to work with. I feel like I have a new partner in my business. These guys are the best.
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Jacob Smith 8 months ago
Could never reach them on the phone. Over promised and under delivered. They promise coaching and education but never follow thru.