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Senior Designer

Kilter k

Pasadena, CA

Jan 22
Job Description

Kilter is a boutique design agency in Los Angeles with clientele ranging from nonprofits to startups. We are looking for a mid-level/senior graphic designer to work full-time, on-site in our Pasadena studio. The position is full-time — freelance to permanent — with an immediate start date. Local candidates only.

— Work directly with Creative Directors to execute their creative vision across a wide range of deliverables
— Present work to clients and respond to client feedback
— Prepare specs and solicit quotes for print projects
— Prepare production files and work with vendors to ensure successful project execution

Some things you may be working on:
— Branding / identity design
— Website and email design
— Environmental design
— Publication design
— Client presentations

— Degree in Graphic Design (BFA or MFA preferred) from an accredited 4 year institution
— 2–3 years of full-time professional graphic design experience working in a studio environment
— Mac proficiency
— Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
— Thorough knowledge of digital print production and procedures
— Passion for typography
— Ability to take creative direction
— Ability to communicate effectively and articulate the thinking behind your work
— Ability to work effectively under deadlines and switch gears comfortably in a fast­-moving startup environment
— Ability to self-manage and juggle multiple projects
— Attention to detail
— Ability to see work through from conception to production

— Experience presenting work to and interfacing with clients
— Branding experience

Bonus Points:
— Experience with front-end web design - HTML / CSS
— Proficiency in Sketch, Adobe XD, InVision, Figma or other modern web design/prototyping tools
— Proficiency in Adobe After Effects or Cinema 4D

If interested please send resume, portfolio, and salary expectation to No phone calls.

NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.


Kilter is a full-service branding studio. We partner with the entrepreneurs, instigators and advocates that shape society. Our goal: to create work that delights & engages audiences, challenges preconceptions, and exploits new opportunities for success.