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Entry Level – Graphic Designer

About 97 Switch

97 Switch is an award winning Chicago and Portland based agency focused on Digital Strategy, Marketing, and Design.

We have been recognized as a Top Digital Marketing Agency by Clutch, UpCity and The Manifest. We take great pride in our relationships and we operate with the understanding that it’s all about being good to others in everything we do.

We are looking to accelerate our growth by 500% in the next three years and are looking for the right person to help create stellar graphic design content across partner social media, blogs and websites. The ideal candidate is a creative and experienced designer who will be flexible within this growth.

Who We Are Looking For

We’re looking for a Graphic Designer to be a part of our talented in-house design, development and digital marketing team. The Graphic Designer will be responsible for creation of cross-platform materials across a variety of mediums for partners. We’re looking for a strong designer who can adapt to fit a given partner’s needs and brand identity. The ability to tailor strategy and content to specific audiences and goals is a must. A creative, people oriented go-getter with very strong communication skills.


  • Work with internal creative team to craft digital solutions, including: brand identity, graphic illustration, website designs, social media, email marketing, and advertising.
  • Propose and create original and compelling design solutions that meet partner needs based on their target audience.
  • Ensure continuity of print and digital design solutions to create/support consistency throughout all partner communications
  • Identifying and appropriately addressing customer and partner problems as they arise
  • Assist with development of sales proposals and mock-ups for potential partners
  • Communicate with the team to apply graphic assets to various digital spaces, including websites, blogs, social media, and others.
  • Develop and maintain a consistent brand voice for all partners across a variety of industries – including hospitality, education, technology, professional services, real estate, and financial services
  • High-level concepting, tactical program ideation, and content creation for social media content that generates conversation and brand engagement
  • Own the brand story for our partners across all social platforms, maintaining a consistent voice and vision
  • Proven ability to generate creative ideas that attract attention on the web
  • Create branded content that is insightful, and culturally relevant
  • Work collaboratively with marketing and design and development teams to create compelling, cohesive messages that drive partner’s business and connect with the customer on every channel
  • Work with the creative team to complete weekly design deadlines
  • Great multitasking skills and ability to work under pressure and manage multiple projects
  • Communicate at a high level internally and with our partners

Desired Skills & Qualifications

  • Must possess 1-3 years of graphic design experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design, Marketing or related field
  • Fluency in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Motion design is a big plus
  • Working knowledge of web platforms such as WordPress or Webflow a plus
  • Ability to self-prioritize tasks
  • Experience creating a wide variety of assets such as graphic illustrations, social media email marketing, print and website assets in a fast paced environment.
  • Understanding of social media platforms including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn – their algorithms, trends, best practices – and how that translates to strategic graphic design
  • Strong written and verbal communication and grammar skills

What We Offer

Competitive salary

Robust health, dental and vision plans

Ongoing professional development and training

Fun and energetic environment

Remote work

How to Apply

To apply, email with Graphic Designer in the subject and provide your resume, cover letter and 2-3 work samples or link to portfolio.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be assigned to an employee in this position. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and is subject to change by the employer as the organizational needs and requirements of the job change.

97 Switch is an Equal Employment Opportunity. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, military and veteran status, disability (physical or mental), or any other applicable legally protected characteristics. 97 Switch believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool based on qualifications, merit, and business needs.

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