Junior Designer

Dark Roast Media - Boston, MA (30+ days ago)

Dark Roast Media is a full-service branding, design, and development agency. We offer custom-blended solutions crafted from the finest quality strategy, creative, and code.

Select clients include: Google, StuyTown, Blackstone, BlackRock, Estee Lauder, BMW, Bozzuto & LeFrak.

We have offices in Manhattan and we’re opening an additional office in Boston South Station. We’re looking for a junior graphic designer at our new Boston office, which is opening on June 1, 2018.


  • Assist in the development and production of brand identity and supporting marketing collateral across all platforms including print, digital, OOH, and environmental/experiential
  • Lead and assist in the production of internal projects and initiatives
  • Lead and assist in development and production of client facing presentations and proposals
  • Help ensure visual consistency for a high-growth and evolving branding and design agency
  • Foster relationships with existing clients and brands in order to assess and cultivate organic growth opportunities


A successful candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to work independently and also within a team. He/she must be able to prioritize and multitask while meeting strict deadlines. He/she must be capable of executing projects from concept through production, juggle multiple projects simultaneously, and meet quick turnaround times while maintaining the highest quality of work.

Core Requirements

  • Strong conceptual thinker with an inclination towards creative problem solving
  • Strong design background
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong leadership and communication skills with an ability to work with other designers and/or creative director
  • Confidence and skills to communicate ideas with finesse and clarity
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects with critical deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • A self-starter who can create schedules and define scopes even without explicit requirements or direction
  • Stay creatively fresh while seeking and sharing inspiration with the team
  • A portfolio that demonstrates design (both digital and print) from categories that are relevant to Dark Roast Media, such as branding, marketing, mobile & web design, etc.
  • Keen ability to consider and incorporate feedback
  • A sense of humor and well-rounded personality


  • Uncommon sense
  • Design experience/expertise within the following industries: real estate, financial services, luxury, cosmetics, hospitality/travel, consumer products, healthcare, tech


  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Portfolio / Link to Portfolio


  • Competitive Wages/Salary
  • Discretionary Bonuses
  • Excellent Benefits (Health, Vision, Dental, etc.)
  • 401(k) with Generous Matching Contributions

Job Type: Full-time


  • Bachelor's

Required work authorization:

  • United States