Graphic Designer at YapStone
Walnut Creek, CA, US

Developing innovative technologies to revolutionize the payments industry while helping customers transact in global marketplaces is not for the faint of heart.  We have big goals and are looking for people to join our team who want to leave a legacy. Just as you are committing to do your best work, Tom our CEO, commits to making this the best place you’ve ever worked. It’s a partnership from the very beginning.  If you are looking to step outside your comfort zone, learn new things, apply your skills, collaborate with brilliant people and have fun along the way, then you might be our next Yapster!  We promise to provide you with an amazing journey along your career.  At Yapstone, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees. Yapstone is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.


Primary Responsibilities

    Collaborate with internal teams to plan, analyze, organize and execute graphic design elements of campaigns, initiatives, and presentations.

    Create graphic designs for social media, websites, sales/marketing collateral, e-mail blasts, infographics, presentations and other communication design projects as needed

    Utilizes effectively current brand guidelines and recommends improvements based on current trends

    Reviews existing assets and identifies areas of improvement

    Manages the company’s visual assets


Requirements

    •    Strong design skills:  Can organize complex source material into simpler and integrated formats for both print and on-line mediums

    •    Proven talent in visual design, layout and typography for web, product and print

    •    Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or equivalent experience in a related field

    •    1-3 years’ experience in web and/or product design

    •    1-2 years’ experience and proficiency in graphic tools, including Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop), PowerPoint, Apple Keynote and other presentation programs

    •    Demonstrate working knowledge for interactive design, user experience with ability to apply to marketing strategy

    •    Familiarity with HTML and CSS coding is a plus

    •    Project management skills are critical, including adaptability, time management, and ability to meet deadlines

    •    Ability to work with large team on multiple projects while maintaining a positive, professional attitude

    •    A passion for design and storytelling