We’re hiring a Senior Designer in Columbus, OH

The Position.

The Senior Designer role exists to help the Marketing Creative team conceptualize, plan, design, and produce a wide range of deliverables, including: site design, outdoor media, banner ads, print ads, and presentation decks. Must be able to jump in and tackle robust and layered marketing initiatives, as well as basic internal communications. Must have strong presentation skills, and a strong drive to communicate. We are looking for a versatile designer, who is committed to tapping into various levels of their skillset in order to act as an empowering contributor to our talented team, and continue to grow our brand.

Reports to: Art Director

Outcomes

  • Day-to-day Design
  • Ensuring the work is on-brand, on-strategy, and on time, all while pushing the limits to create fresh, unique creative work.
  • Collaborating with other designers and copywriting partners to develop and deliver on cohesive, well-informed work.
  • Thinking strategically, developing and translating big ideas (that are rooted in customer insights) into actionable tactics across many different channels.
  • Work with evolving brand standards, and develop creative ways to work within those constraints
  • Self-organizing around the work

  • Cross-functional Collaboration
  • Partnering with Copywriters, Project Managers, and cross-functional teams to ensure that new work is allocated appropriately, executed accurately, and delivered on time.
  • Initiating check-ins with the creative and cross-functional teams as needed.
  • Contributing to the discovery of helpful workflow processes

  • Team Mentorship
  • Empowering team members to maintain an excellent standard of communication, curiosity, and thoughtfulness in our collective work
  • Committed to asking questions rather than acting on assumption
  • Ensuring that project research is comprehensive and informed

Competencies

  • Priority
  • Works with design and copy team to ensure work meets or exceeds expectations of Executive Team
  • Varied toolbox, experienced in concepting, layout, production, with a keen design aesthetic
  • Ability to think strategically and holistically
  • Experience as project lead, and mentoring others is preferred
  • Self-starter, collaborative spirit, curious, great communicator

  • Relationship
  • Comfort with ambiguity
  • Proactive communication
  • Prioritization and delivery
  • Negotiation and diplomacy
  • Integrity and honesty
  • Calm under pressure
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Persuasive
  • Values diverse opinions
  • Excellent time-management

  • Technical
  • Stays abreast of current branding/marketing trends, both in and out of category
  • Strong hands-on experience with InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Bridge are a must
  • Familiarity with Sketch or Figma is nice to have
  • Strong ability to work in sprints, and seek support when necessary
  • Experience with both digital and print media is a must
  • Experience with A/B testing preferred

Qualifications

  • 7+ years design experience
  • Experience as project lead, or mentoring another is a plus
  • Background in both digital and print is a must (must LOVE digital)

Get in touch

Finding the right people to help us build Root is a top priority. Whether you would like to explore the possibility of working together or simply learn more about the position, we’d love to hear from you!

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Who we are.
Root Insurance is the nation’s first licensed insurance carrier powered entirely by mobile. We were founded on the belief that the services you need for everyday life should serve you better. That’s why we base insurance coverages on you, not your demographic. It’s the way insurance should be. And it’s all conveniently in an app.

What draws people to Root.
We’re a venture-backed technology company. Our early success is in large part due to our unwavering standards in hiring. We recognize that our product is only as good as the people building and promoting it. We look for individuals who find solutions by going through the cycle of ideation to implementation with curiosity, rigor, and a highly analytical lens. Ask anyone who works here and you’ll hear similar reasons for why they joined:

Autonomy. For assertive self-starters, the opportunities to contribute are limitless.

Impact. By challenging the way it’s always been done, we solve problems that have a big impact on our business.

Collaboration. We encourage rich discussion and civil debate at every turn.

People. We are inspired by the collection of crazy-smart people around us

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If you’d like to be a part of what we are building but don’t see an opening that suits you, email us at jobs@joinroot.com.