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Freelancers

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Wray Ward is looking to hire self-motivated and disciplined copywriting, graphic design, and digital design freelancers.

Freelancers are required to complete assignments that meet prescribed specifications.

To ensure success as a freelancer, you should possess excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills. Ultimately, a top-notch freelancer will be able to complete assignments with minimal supervision.


COPYWRITERS

Are you a writer who loves to dabble in every digital, print, video and broadcast medium and marry strong concepts with clearly crafted content? Do you enjoy melding the imaginative and the practical? If so, let’s collaborate your passion, strategy, and wit with our group of award-winning writers and create exceptional brand identities.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities as Copywriter

  • Concept and handle all writing on trade and consumer accounts — everything from print and broadcast to collateral, interactive and nontraditional media

  • Develop and write creative across all media

  • Be able to find or follow a tone of voice for each client

  • Work closely with a designer when needed on assignments

  • Continually offer unique and strategic solutions

  • Hone presentation skills

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3–5 years of experience

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Agency experience preferred

To be considered, please submit a works portfolio or link to careers@wrayward.com.


GRAPHIC DESIGNERS

Are you a talented, creative visionary that combines text and pictures and who has a passion for developing creative innovative concepts, solutions, and materials across both traditional and digital platforms? If so, then let’s talk!

Essential Duties & Responsibilities as Graphic Designer

  • Formulating assignments in accordance with prescribed specifications

  • Editing assignments to ensure that they are accurate and well-presented

  • Liaising with supervisor to clarify assignment-related expectations, as needed

  • Submitting completed assignments in the stipulated format

  • Storing and filing copies of all completed assignments

  • Keeping an accurate record of hours worked and income received

  • Registering as a taxpayer and filing your own tax returns on time

  • Ensuring that your work equipment remains in excellent working condition at all times.

  • Relevant educational qualification

  • Prior freelancing experience in a similar role

  • Portfolio of completed projects

  • Access to all equipment needed to complete tasks

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills

  • Drive, discipline, and initiative

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in visual/graphic design or formal design training

  • 3-5 years of design experience in an agency or creative environment

  • Experience developing successful concepts and implementing them through design solutions, many of which have been adopted by clients

  • Passion for making it easier for people to understand complex ideas

  • Expertise in the tools required to do your work and the drive to maintain that expertise

  • Strong portfolio of proven, innovative, solid work

To be considered, please submit a works portfolio or link to careers@wrayward.com.


DIGITAL DESIGNERS

The Digital Designer is a strategic thinker with a keen eye for detail, and strong conceptual skills. We're seeking Digital Designers to drive creative output across a range of innovative projects – with a strong pedigree in visual design, demonstrated expertise in creating digital design systems, and a solid approach to delivering consistent, development-ready work.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities as Digital Designer

  • Assist in the design and production of large-scale projects including websites, banners, branding, content, and more

  • Create high-fidelity mood boards, concepts, visual design comps, prototypes, pattern libraries and digital style guides

  • Designs meticulous, beautiful layouts and creative concepts that take into account client brand guidelines and specifications (websites, mobile applications, email, etc.)

  • Help bridge business objectives with target users goals, desires and preferences to drive actions

  • Work in tandem with content strategists and developers to ensure all functionality and design is meeting client and internal expectations

  • Assist in asset gathering, and organizing as well as production prep

  • Participate in user research and preparation of client presentation materials

  • Juggle multiple projects simultaneously

  • Prototype complex interactions with high standards of usability in mind

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of visual design experience, preferably some in an agency environment

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Strong conceptual thinking. We want people who can start a project off from an incredibly strong position and come up with surprising, smart concepts that are going to get results

  • Adobe Creative Suite and Figma should be core elements of your toolbox.

  • Strong leadership and teamwork skills—the ability to work with cross disciplinary teams and mentor other designers

  • Confidence and skill to communicate your ideas clearly

  • Familiarity with various prototyping tools

  • Experience designing new, innovative layouts and designs that scale and flex across different platforms and screen sizes

  • A user centric design approach, as evidenced by considerations for accessibility, technology platforms, and contextual storytelling

  • A passion for all aspects of design including conceptual thinking, typography, motion, copy, and imagery

  • Experience building products, developing component-based design systems and adapting brand guidelines to create scalable systems

  • A great attitude and a lack of ego

To be considered, please submit a works portfolio or link to careers@wrayward.com.

Our Mission

Day in and day out, we will passionately create the most innovative, engaging and effective work in the home category — we will live it, we will breathe it and we will own it.

Please note: If your browser is experiencing difficulty opening the “Apply for this role” link, please send your resume and other materials directly to careers@wrayward.com.

This job description serves as an overall summary of responsibilities for the position outlined. Please note it is subject to change with specific expectations associated with the position.

Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not the practice of Wray Ward to sponsor individuals for work visas. Wray Ward participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the United States.

Wray Ward is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Culture Alignment

At Wray Ward, we firmly believe that internal and client relationships are a key to our success. Certain attitudes define how we work and are important in what we seek for our culture and mission. Key Agency attitudes are: