Graphic Designer

Work Like You Want to Work.

Avocet Communications is an integrated marketing communications firm celebrating 42 years in the biz. We are focused on igniting business growth through Brave and Bold marketing strategies. We are focused on creating relationships through deep engagement between brands and their customers that translate into tangible results.

We are a team of hard-working, fast-moving, energetic, passionate, driven, straight-talking creative thinkers. We like being challenged, and we love the collaboration necessary to succeed. If this sounds like a place you would thrive in, let’s make something happen.

Gig Job Description

Are you the Picasso of Pixels? The Maven of Modern Design? We’re seeking a Part-Time Graphic Design powerhouse who thinks beyond traditional design boundaries. Someone who can look to the horizon where technology and creativity converge. Working beside our Creative Director and design support team, you’ll find yourself designing beside a team of dedicated professionals who thrive on working with brands led by industry innovators, disruptors, and visionaries.

You won’t merely be crafting; you’ll be innovating. Whether it’s a vibrant digital campaign, an evocative print piece, or a revolutionary logo, your designs will help echo the brand’s soul. We understand what bold design looks and feels like and that design isn’t just about aesthetics; it’s about creating experiences that resonate. If you’re that type of designer who can transition seamlessly across our diverse client base spanning the retail, consumer, and B2B verticals, then we’d love to talk.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Transform abstract ideas into visual masterpieces across diverse mediums.
  • Stay updated with the latest design, tech, and AI trends, harnessing them into fresh, innovative projects that keep our brand ahead.
  • Develop breathtaking designs for digital mediums including websites, social media, and email campaigns.
  • Infuse passion and creativity into print projects, from banners to business cards.
  • Collaborate seamlessly with our marketing and social media teams, ensuring our brand voice is vividly portrayed through every pixel and color.

Qualifications & Traits:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design (non-negotiable).
  • A minimum of 6 years in Graphic Design, ideally within an agency setting.
  • 5+ years of vendor relations experience.
  • 5+ years of videography and photography experience (a big plus!).
  • A keen eye for design intricacies, content, and subtle details.
  • Strong skills in core design software, with an understanding of the design journey from concept to final delivery.
  • An innate aesthetic sensibility that remains true to brand guidelines.
  • Proficiency with layout schematics and desktop publishing tools.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Independent and proactive, with the initiative to drive projects from inception to completion.
  • Ability to multitask, stay organized, react quickly, and adapt to the varying needs and speeds of the role.
  • Comfort in navigating tight schedules and budgetary constraints, delivering quality every time.
  • Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, InDesign, Premier). Prepping files for both print and digital distribution should be a breeze. Familiarity with the Google Platform, WRIKE (or other project management platforms), and Office products is an added advantage.

Working Hours & Location:

The Graphic Design role is part-time, around 20 hours per week. Candidates should be based in Northern Colorado or Denver. This position offers a blend of remote and on-site working, with occasional visits to our agency office in Longmont and client locations in Denver for coordination and design collaboration.


Hourly Rate:

Part-time, hourly rate will be between $28.84 – $38.46/hour, depending on skill level and experience.


Additional Responsibilities for Digital-based & Remote Work:

  • Maintaining project timelines.
  • Gathering all design assets and requirements for client projects and initiatives.
  • Managing and maintaining agency and client expectations specific to design projects and campaigns.
  • Independently initiating and completing projects.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Have an updated, active portfolio of work and references.
  • Be well-organized and detail-oriented.
  • Have excellent people skills and the ability to work efficiently remotely or in person.
  • Maintain a professional appearance and persona, whether virtually or in person.
  • Perform under tight deadlines.
  • Handle pressure effectively.
  • Fit into the Avocet agency culture seamlessly. 

Reports to:

VP Operations and Client Success

ONE SIZE
DOES NOT FIT ALL

We get it…and we’re looking for YOU!

If you are:

  • Burnt out by the 9-5
  • Looking for a gig position (fractional and not full-time) at approx. 20 hrs a week
  • Want more flexibility
  • Looking to make a little dough on the side
  • Need a better work life balance

This could be a good gig for you!

For over 40 years we have represented a wide array of B2B and B2C clients, from aerospace to retail to food to healthcare and medical sectors – all with an eye toward driving radical growth and opening new markets.
If designing your day around stuff you LOVE to do sounds good, we want to hear from you!
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CONTACT

It’s time to be fearless. It’s time to be bold. Call today and ignite your success! 303.678.7102.

LONGMONT (Headquarters)

425 Main Street
Longmont, CO 80501

DENVER

2373 Central Park Blvd, Ste 100
Denver, CO 80231
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CONTACT

It’s time to be fearless. It’s time to be bold. Call today and ignite your success! 303.678.7102.

LONGMONT (Headquarters)

425 Main Street
Longmont, CO 80501

DENVER

2373 Central Park Blvd, Ste 100
Denver, CO 80231
*Required Field

CONTACT

It’s time to be fearless. It’s time to be bold. Call today and ignite your success! 303.678.7102.

LONGMONT (Headquarters)

425 Main Street
Longmont, CO 80501

DENVER

2373 Central Park Blvd, Ste 100
Denver, CO 80231
*Required Field