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Junior Graphic Designer

Austin, TX

Company Description

At Boxer we are building the next generation mobile inbox in an effort to realize the full potential of digital communication to get work done. We believe in test-driven design and a nimble development team capable of responding to quantified market response.  

 

Job Description

About YOU:

We are looking for scrappy, hardworking, intelligent and highly creative designers to join our rapidly growing team. We need someone who is excited about injecting fresh design into next generation apps, and is ready to hit the ground running.



Key Responsibilities

  • Conceptualize and create effective, intuitive, and cutting-edge designs for Boxer.

  • Refine and polish the existing Boxer design.

  • Research competitive products and current design trends to factor into design considerations.

  • Follow brand guidelines and aesthetic direction set by senior design team.

  • Offer recommended solutions to design and usability problems.

  • Build wireframes, share designs for feedback, and iterate to create specs for the engineering team.

Qualifications

Qualifications


Attitude

We are seeking individuals who are passionate about their work and put everything they have into it.  An incredible work ethic and accountability are attributes that will fit well with our team of overachievers.


Aptitude

You need not have worked at Google, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram prior to applying.  Boxer believes that an individual’s ability to learn, adapt, and create is far more impactful than the logos on their resume.


It would also be nice if you knew something about / have experience with the following:


Required:

  • 1 - 3 years professional experience in graphic design OR recent graduate with a degree in Graphic Design or equivalent.

  • Expertise with Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.

  • Ability to clearly communicate design goals and challenges with team members.

  • Ability to work effectively under minimal supervision.

  • Design flexibility.

  • Good or working knowledge of typography.

  • Careful attention to detail.


Desired:

  • Experience with mobile design for Android or iOS.

Additional Information

Benefits


Equity

You’ll be joining the company early enough for equity to really matter.  If you want a chance at having your hard work pay off directly and meaningfully, this is the opportunity you’ve been looking for.


Gear

Boxer provides all employees with their choice of technology, even if you choose poorly (looking at your PC and BlackBerry).  Pick your favorite laptops, servers, mobile devices... you point, we’ll buy.


Health / Dental

We’ve got you “covered.”  Boxer offers an incredible healthcare package with full company paid coverage for health, vision and dental.  We generally prefer our designers to have teeth.


The Normal Stuff

  • Company Paid Life Insurance

  • Paid Time Off