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Graphic Designer (In-office role)

SmartAC.com, Inc. k

Houston, TX

Dec 6
Job Description

/// Note - This is an in-office role at our Houston HQ

Join our vibrant team at SmartAC.com, a Houston-based tech startup, as we reshape the HVAC industry. We’re seeking a talented graphic designer to join us at our Houston headquarters for an exciting in-person role.

About the Role:

-- In-office role @ our Houston HQ --

As Graphic Designer on our Hardware product team, you'll play a vital role in creating visually compelling assets for internal and external purposes, including product, partnerships, marketing, and corporate growth. Reporting to the Head of Hardware, this fast-paced role involves maintaining design continuity across our platform and supporting marketing and sales materials. You will work on high-priority design tasks requiring adaptability and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously. This role is pivotal in meeting our commitments to partner and sales timelines.

At SmartAC.com, you’ll …
-- Maintain brand consistency across various materials, presentations, and visual assets
-- Develop diverse materials, from one-pagers to training documents to packaging
-- Transform data-heavy reports into visually compelling presentations
-- Create engaging presentations with a focus on visual communication
-- Design banners, brochures, and promotional items for digital, print, and trade shows
-- Translate technical drawings into graphics with appropriate detail for a given application
-- Develop sales collateral and value proposition decks
-- Design packaging, labeling, and other visual elements
-- Collaborate within a small, passionate team, sharing ideas, concepts, and designs

About You:

Above all, we prioritize design capability, perceptiveness, and communication.

Desired characteristics include:
-- Design-related degree and industry experience preferred
-- A strong portfolio demonstrating effective visual communication and graphic design sensibilities
-- Perceptive communication style with the ability to visualize design intent from simple requirements and discuss concepts objectively
-- Understanding of 3D geometry and capability to work with 3D designs
-- Effective English language comprehension skills for writing and reviewing copy for concision and brevity
-- Understanding of global trends, technology, and fashion
-- Familiarity with consumer retail, technology products, mobile or enterprise software, new market categories, lifestyle brands, and/or startups

Software Requirements:
-- Mandatory: Advanced capabilities in design and imaging software, including Adobe Creative Suite (Ai, Id, Ps, Br, etc.)
-- Preferred: Keyshot or Blender (product rendering), Figma

Compensation/Benefits:
-- Salary (commensurate with experience) and company stock options
-- Company-paid healthcare
-- 401k and HSA plan
-- Paid time off

Application Details

To be considered, applicants must include a portfolio and be willing to complete design tests.

Please send your resume and portfolio (or a link to your portfolio website) to careers@smartAC.com with the subject line “Graphic Designer - Hardware Team.”

Talented designers and recent graduates are also encouraged to apply.

SmartAC.com, Inc.

Our Houston-based startup is defining a future where smart innovation enhances the comfort and efficiency of homes and empowers service and energy providers.

At SmartAC.com we’re passionate believers in the transformative power of smart devices and connected systems. Our vision is to optimize every aspect of the HVAC ecosystem by leveraging cutting-edge technologies.