Designer, Digital and Motion Focus

Posted: Jun 22, 2022

Primary Duties

The primary role of Designer at Rule29 is to execute concepts from other creatives as well as develop creative concepts and execute creative direction on a wide range of projects. This position calls for 3?5 years of experience and proficiency in video production/motion graphics, as well as web/digital and print design. For all project types, both production and job checking responsibilities for Rule29 are required. This role is built on the foundation and assumption that you will work as an integral piece of the Rule29 team and adhere to Rule29's philosophy of work and culture. This will require an openness and willingness to collaborate, concept, learn, and design according to both Rule29 and the client's vision. This includes an ability to research, write, and problem-solve with broad thinking skills.

Technical Skills

  • Strong proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (specifically After Effects, Premier, XD, Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop) as well as Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of current web trends and UI/UX principles
  • Knowledgeable about front-end coding and major open source environments (HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, and WordPress)

Specific Skills

  • Has excellent design, layout and typography skills
  • Can produce video, animate motion graphics, and concept a creative storyboard
  • Has strong communications skills
  • Is developing a business acumen
  • Can prepare flawless preparation of design concepts for client meetings
  • Has strong organizational skills, ability to meet tight deadlines, and a high attention to detail
  • Has the ability to communicate the business and/or cultural value of our creative work
  • Understands how to prep and prepare files for coding and animation
  • Has experience establishing print specifications ? preparing files, reviewing proofs, and communicating corrections
  • Is personable, friendly, and down to earth
  • Is a collaborative team player
  • Is aligned with R29's culture and philosophy


Time: 80?90% +/-

  • Execute design solutions for various projects and clients
  • Concept: brainstorm and work through the design process to understand the strategy behind each project and ideate ways to solve the problem
  • Project manage: work with Account Lead on clear communication to make sure designer, Account Lead, and client are on the same page
  • Oversee any production partners such as web developer, photographer, animation team, etc.
  • Provide design feedback to other team members


Time: 5?10% +/-

  • Create digital and print assets to showcase our work
  • Post to social media
  • Help concept ideas on how to market R29 better

Promote Culture

Time: 5?10% +/-

  • Promote good office culture
  • Collaborate with other designers
  • Provide collaborative support for other members of the team
  • Participate actively in your R29 Team assignment

Rule29 is a Certified B CorporationĀ® and nationally recognized strategic creative firm that specializes in making creative matterĀ®. Our clients include everyone from startups to Fortune 100 companies to those who are committed to making the world a better place. We have offices located in historic downtown Geneva in the western suburbs of Chicago, and along the future streetcar line in midtown Omaha, NE. This position is hybrid for our Geneva, IL or Omaha office; certain days will be required in-person.

Send resume and link of work samples/portfolio to us please:

Note: Candidates who are not US citizens or permanent residents need to have the authorization to work in the US in order to apply. Serious candidates only. (Due to the high volume of blanket responses to job openings, only short-listed candidates will be notified.)

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More Information

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