Graphic Designer - Life Behind Bars




At Life Behind Bars™, we see graphic design as visual storytelling that engages, informs, and inspires. We're looking for a talented graphic designer who can take concepts and ideas and create visual representations, in both electronic and print media. The ideal candidate will have deep knowledge of current design software and be skilled in every step of the design process, from concept to final deliverable. Collaborating with multiple teams across the company, the graphic designer should be able to take written or spoken ideas and convert them into a design that connects. The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of branding and marketing, and be able to find the right style and layout for every project.


• Work on a wide range of projects and media, using various software programs to visualize and develop innovative graphic designs that meet business goals
• Obtain input from managers to ensure that designs meet organizational standards and brand expectations, express ideas accurately, and represent the company or appropriately
• Work independently as well as cooperatively with marketing team to meet deadlines, stay within budget, and schedule project implementation based on workload, which may include three or more simultaneous projects
• Examine existing processes, identify flaws, and create solutions that improve design capabilities
• Update and maintain internal databases for designs, photography, and video

Key Responsibilities

• Collaborate, brainstorm, and strategize with multiple teams or clients on a range of materials that may include web pages, presentations, programming collateral, signage, internal communications, newsletters, and marketing materials
• Translate strategic direction into high-quality design within an established brand identity
• Develop concepts by hand or with software, and execute original content by determining the ideal usage of color, text, font style, imagery, illustration and layout
• Manage the design and uploading process for all project materials, based on best practices for using a content management system
• Use trend intelligence and knowledge of historical and current markets when designing and executing specific classifications

Required Skills and Qualifications

• Exceptional creativity and innovative design skills
• Four or more years of experience (academic and professional) with design software, including Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Dreamweaver
• Good communication and presentation skills
• Organizational and time-management skills for meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment
• Desire to continue building skill set with education and training
• No more than 28 y.o.
• Fresh graduates are welcome

Preferred skills and qualifications

• Two or more years of experience in professional graphic design, preferably with a creative or marketing agency
• Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in graphic design, art, or related discipline
• Working knowledge of CSS3, HTML5, and JavaScript
• Photography experience and proficiency with photo-editing software


If that sounds like you, send your resume to with the subject “Graphic Designer”