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Us

When we are looking to hire new talent, we are also focused on building our culture. The Soldier Team cares deeply about doing great work, and we are proud of the work that we do. There are a lot of different personalities on our team, but we are all hard-working, passionate, thoughtful, and enjoy spending time with each other. Our office, located on Brattle Street in the heart of Harvard Square, is a central hub for individuals teaming with creativity and technology. It is here that we serve a host of highly discerning and ambitious leaders trying to grow their brands at the intersection of Style, Performance, Technology and Personality. 

You

If you are looking to join the Soldier team, then you are hard-working and resourceful. You are also excellent at managing your own time and proactive in the workplace. You possess good communication skills and are a collaborator. You care about strategy and enjoy discussing ideas; you also believe in the power and importance of design. You have a sense of humor. You have passions and interests outside of work.

Soldier Design is a growing firm and we are looking for talent in all fields. Please email us your resume and accompanying portfolio (PDF or link) for an interview request.

careers@soldierdesign.com

Current Job Opportunities

 

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Soldier is looking for a Creative Director to join our Cambridge, Massachusetts studio in the diverse and driven Harvard Square. Soldier serves a host of highly discerning and ambitious leaders trying to grow their brands at the intersection of Style, Performance, Technology and Personality.

Responsibilities

Translating a brand’s marketing objectives into creative strategies and design outcomes. The Creative Director must understand brand needs and current market conditions in order to develop successful multifaceted campaigns. The position oversees a design team including graphic designers, product designers, digital designers, and copywriters. As a team, they write, design, pitch, propose, and implement creative projects to meet a company’s marketing needs. Projects will be diverse and may include developing an advertising campaign, design language systems, digital experiences, product creation, social encounters, and retail brand presentation.

Role Essence

The best person for this role will have skills managing creative staff, overseeing vendors, photographers, printers, and freelancers. They will also have experience working with account executives to ensure clients’ needs are met, ensuring a project is on schedule, leading brainstorming sessions, meeting with team members, conceptualizing ideas, and assigning projects to staff. Essentially, Creative Directors are responsible for ensuring the quality of each project, that it is completed on time and within budget. Creative directors also have the ability to create proposals and pitch ideas to clients. As such, they need to have strong persuasive and presentation skills.

Requirements

The ideal candidate holds a Bachelor’s degree in design, art, communications, or related field. In addition, five to ten years experience in design, brand development, and project management. An extensive knowledge of graphic fundamentals, print, product branding, and digital is necessary, along with a superior understanding of marketing and advertising principles. Candidates must also present a portfolio of accomplished work in in the fields of technology, performance, style, and personality.

Please email us your resume and accompanying portfolio (PDF or link) for an interview request at the following address:

careers@soldierdesign.com

DIGITAL DESIGNER

Soldier is looking for a Digital Designer to join our Cambridge, Massachusetts studio in the diverse and driven Harvard Square. Soldier serves a host of highly discerning and ambitious leaders trying to grow their brands at the intersection of Style, Performance, Technology, and Personality.

Responsibilities

Ideal candidates posses the ability to invent thoughtful, viable, and unexpected creative solutions. They also have the desire to examine all aspects of a design problem and provide smart UI/UX solutions while maintaining a beautiful and usable aesthetic that works for the brand. Willing to collaborate with teammates to provide support and ensure high quality work across the entire team is essential as is partnering with the Creative Director to take ownership of projects to ensure all objectives are met and that the level of quality is upheld. Ideal candidates take initiative on all aspects of the project while also helping others create great work.

Role Essence

Digital designers should be highly creative, innovative, perceptive, socially minded, and work well with others. The ability to understand and translate concepts into smart user interfaces that translate into great digital experiences. Collaborating with teammates to provide support and ensure high quality work across the entire team is a daily experience, so a good candidate will enjoy this aspect of the job.

Requirements

Candidates that will be taken into consideration will hold a Bachelor’s degree in digital design, computer science, graphic design, graphic arts, or graphic communications. Three to five years of experience designing rich interactive experiences for the web in addition to the ability to incorporate smart UI, page layouts, type settings with a high regard for graphic detail, painting, color theory, and emerging digital media. Those interested must also present a portfolio of accomplished work in featuring technology, performance, style, and personality.

Please email us your resume and accompanying portfolio (PDF or link) for an interview request at the following address:

careers@soldierdesign.com

Shadow
Program

 

Soldier is starting to accept applications for the Summer 2016 Shadowing Program for both Graphic and Product Designers.

Responsibilities include:

Working closely with our design team to create concepts and final design executions.

Assist in all aspects of production design including tech-pack and mechanical creation.

Assist in all aspects of the design process.

Requirements for Product Intern Program:

Apparel, Product and/or Industrial design background or education.
Excellent verbal and written skills.
Excellent illustration, sketch and hand-rendering skills.
Fluency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign.
Ability to take design direction and apply it in an efficient way.
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
An understanding of current design and fashion trends.
A basic understanding of our clients and the cultures they represent.
A portfolio showcasing outstanding conceptual thinking and design execution.

Requirements for Graphic Shadowing Program:

Excellent verbal and written skills.
Fluency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign.
Graphic design background or education.
Ability to take design direction and apply it in an efficient way.
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
An understanding of current design movements and trends.
A basic understanding of our clients and the cultures they represent.
A portfolio showcasing outstanding conceptual thinking and design execution.

Send your resume, cover letter, a link to an online portfolio or samples of your work in PDF format to careers@soldierdesign.com

Please use subject line “Product Design Shadowing”, for Product, and “Graphic Design Shadowing,” for Graphic applications.