Junior Designer

Job Description:

initiate-it, LLC, a full-service advertising agency, seeks a highly motivated Junior Designer to join its team in Richmond, Virginia. initiate-it, LLC works with numerous clients on a local, regional, and national level. The ideal candidate is looking to grow within a fast-paced, collaborative environment. The Junior Designer will support and contribute to the success of clients’ campaigns and the overall success of initiate-it. They have a love of design, an eye for color, an understanding of typography, and a passion for creativity. The Junior Designer reports directly to the Art Director.


Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Assists the Art Director in the strategizing, creating, and versioning all types of digital and traditional assets including, but not limited to, paid ads, social posts, email campaigns, landing pages, and motion graphics
  • Works with the digital team to concept full advertising campaigns
  • Actively participates in team brainstorm and strategy sessions
  • Conducts independent research when needed
  • Develops branded presentations
  • Versions digital creative across all advertising channels
  • Assists Art Director in photoshoot creative when asked
  • Conceptualizes brand identities and collateral



  • Bachelor’s degree in Creative Advertising, Design, or a related field
  • 2+ Years of Creative Design Experience
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, specifically InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • Experience working in WordPress or a similar content management system
  • Basic understanding of design, color, and typography theory
  • Knowledge in Microsoft Office
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask and work under deadlines
  • Works proficiently independently and within a team setting
  • Photography, website design, and motion graphic experience a plus


To apply for this position please email your resume, cover letter, and portfolio to lchriss@initiate-it.com.