Brand Designer

The TL;DR of it is that Lafayette American is looking for a Brand Designer.

The Too Long, Do Read of it is that Lafayette American is looking for a Brand Designer in possession of passion, curiosity and experience to utilize on a wide variety of design-related (and even non-design related) challenges. In tangible terms, the Brand Designer will work with Lafayette American’s design department to develop concepts, utilize design strategies and create incredible solutions for interactive, print and brand identity projects. In abstract terms, the Brand Designer will come to the table with big, swirling ideas, grand visions, an appreciation of simple beauty and an unyielding work ethic.

This position reports to the Head of Design. It’s a really big deal.


  • Prepare design mock-ups, decks and presentations

  • Concept, ideate and execute branding systems

  • Consistently and creatively showcase a strong sense of typography and composition

  • Demonstrate innovative thinking throughout design process

  • Communicate effectively throughout project lifecycle with entire team, both internal and external

  • Create functional asset specs for web development partners

  • Prepare files for web and print production

  • Efficiently manage all external vendors, including printers/production/prototypes

  • Represent Lafayette American and client relationships on production, at meetings and on-site when necessary

Skills / Qualifications:

  • Must have at least three (3) comprehensive branding case studies in portfolio to be considered for the position 

  • A comprehensive portfolio demonstrating varied capabilities must be submitted with application to be considered

  • Ability to convey ideas and concepts through design

  • Fluent in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)

  • Deep understanding of digital storytelling and social platforms

  • Excellent attention to detail, consistency and spelling

  • Strong grasp of design principles, including typography, color, imagery and composition

  • Knowledge of print production and ability to prepare files correctly for pre-press

  • Web programming experience

  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills

  • Willingness and enthusiasm in an always-on environment

  • Self-motivated

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Openness to miscellaneous tasks as needs may vary from program to program

Sound good? Good! Let’s get to it:

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