Contract Web Designer

San Francisco, CA Full-time Allows remote


The UpTrending team has an immediate need for experienced Contract Web Designers who are passionate about digital design, technology and the digital marketing space. Our team specializes in helping startups and high-growth companies build their digital brand, and we need designers who can help bring their vision to life.


What makes this the right role for you?

If you are a skilled designer and visual storyteller with a passion for digital, then read on.

Our ideal candidate understands how to leverage design to engage customers and drive meaningful results for clients through user experience, color, layout and proper imagery. They also have a strong understanding of digital marketing and technology trends, particularly within startup environments.

We’re searching for talented artists who share our passion for high-growth, fast-moving companies looking to make an impact in crowded markets.


What will you be doing?

UpTrending designers are ready for hands-on projects at every stage of the lifecycle -- from brainstorming creative concepts and developing original campaigns, to participating in client presentations, all while ensuring deadlines are met.

We want you to create revolutionary work, but not in a silo. You will work closely with the rest of the design team and help shape our overall agency creative perspective. UpTrending is a collaborative work environment, so Designers need to work across disciplines on a daily basis, from development to analytics to project management -- all while maintaining high standards for original concepts and detailed execution.



This position is 100% remote -- our Contract Web Designers may work at the U.S.-based location of his or her choosing. We have offices in San Francisco, Westlake, and Lehi if you're nearby and want to work in a physical office.



Required Skills:

  • A strong background, with 4-6 years of visual design experience
  • At least 2 years in a (preferably digital) agency environment
  • A solid understanding of designing intuitive site functionality, interaction, site architecture, user interfaces, and navigation
  • Be able to launch a project from an incredibly strong position and come up with functional, exciting concepts to move forward with
  • Strong communication skills and experience interfacing directly with clients
  • The confidence and skill to communicate your ideas clearly and respond to feedback professionally
  • Self-motivated work style with strong adherence to deadlines
  • The ability to work as part of a team with other designers and developers
  • A mastery of the Adobe Creative Suite and Sketch
  • A positive attitude, and a passion for growth

Additional Requirements:

  • Experience in branding studies, logo exploration, wireframing, concepting and design
  • Experience with website prototyping software (InVision, UXPin, etc.)
  • Experience with HTML/CSS


Best way to apply.

Upload a single file containing your resume with a link to your portfolio. Resumes with no portfolio link will not be considered. We look forward to hearing from A+ candidates!