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Job posting: Designer

As a full-time designer at Span, you will collaborate with partners, design principals, and senior designers on design explorations and implementing received direction. You will be responsible for independently prioritizing your tasks and workday, as well as generating design presentations. Our studio works from home on Mondays and Fridays and is in-person Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays in our studio on Lake Street in Chicago.

For the safety of everyone in the studio, we are seeking individuals who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of October 1.

October 15, 2021

Apply online via Typeform

This is a full-time salaried position requiring at least 40 hours a week with benefits including 100% healthcare coverage, including optional dental and vision plans, as well as monthly retirement contributions. The salary offer will be between $42,500–$50,000 depending on experience.

There will be an initial portfolio review by all partners to “short list” selected candidates by the week of October 4th. All candidates who applied will be notified via email as to their selection status. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to up to two separate Zoom interviews, both with the partners and with members of the studio. We will notify the final candidate via email before their start date of October 15.

Span is a multidisciplinary studio that specializes in designing across all media. As such, the ideal candidate will have experience designing brands across multiple disciplines, primarily focusing on branding, web, and motion graphics. Candidates should be self-motivated, creative, and curious, have keen attention to detail, and be proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite.


  • 1–3 years of professional experience

  • Self-initiated and well organized with good time management skills

  • Solid communication skills — both written and verbal

  • Strong typographic skills and keen attention to detail

  • Proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite

  • Experience designing for print, web, and motion graphics is a must

  • Experience in editing video via Premiere is a plus

  • Experience designing in Figma is a plus

  • Eager to learn, excited to collaborate, and open to critical feedback

  • Experience with file production including preparing files for print and for web development