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Posted: Thursday, October 5, 2017 4:16 PM

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We are looking for a Visual Designer to join our marketing team at Merus. In this role youll be given a live platform to hone your skills in vector art, video production, and social media engagement. You create, collaborate, and iterate with ease, both giving and taking design direction.
Along the way, we hope youll develop a vision for crafting and delivering wildly compelling visual systems for branding, marketing, web, and mobile applications, evoking specific emotion and action with image, type, and space.
Wed prefer a full time entry:level candidate, but if youre currently pursuing your undergraduate degree and give us consistent part:time hours, were interested. Be prepared to show us your portfolio in any event, but especially if you have yet to complete your BFA (or similar).
Create/build/identify visual assets at the behest of your colleagues on the marketing team, and secondarily, the executive and engineering teams.
:Modify or retouch existing assets for optimizations on various platforms
:Find creative and new ways to use visuals to entice, enrich, and educate (from infographics to cat videos, as appropriate).
:Stay on top of internal company dialog wherever possible and repurpose useful topics into external content that reinforces the Merus brand, story, and position.
:Work with other members of the marketing team (and executive team, as appropriate) to develop and maintain a Merus:esque tone and visual identity to suit each and every piece of content : and a plan for keeping the quality bar high.
:Help build our approach to storytelling, in light of an understanding of who we are speaking with and why.
:Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite and/or Sketch.
:Attention to detail.
:Experience (at least as a user/consumer) on various social media platforms.
:Experience thinking differently and finding ways to present ideas that no one will be expecting.
:A passion for storytelling.
Skills and Experience to Mention (if you have them; non:professional experience counts here ::)
:Familiarity with SEO.
:Excellent communication skills : written and verbal.
:Experience with AdWords and other ad platforms.
:Specific experience creating text:based and banner ads (digital).
:Specific experience creating print:based ads (traditional).
:Extensive knowledge of social media marketing programs and optimization based on copy, creative, and placement.
:Throwing parties and/or organizing events. Bonus points if you have worked a trade show before in some capacity.
:Familiarity with Github Issues, Slack, Hubspot, and Markdown.
:Any legal:related experience, whether personal or professional.
About Merus
Merus, Inc. (meruscase) provides a technology platform to attorneys, legal practitioners, and participants in the legal system generally. We assist thousands of attorneys every day, facilitating their ability to provide efficient, high:quality services to their clients. Weve been around since 2008, making the world a better place by applying modern technology to a complicated industry steeped in tradition.
We are a small (B2B, SaaS) software engineering company located in downtown Oakland, working in a fast:paced internet:startup work environment. Help We are in need of a creative, dynamic marketing professional to help us move the needle. By joining our team, you will be working in an intelligent, flexible, and friendly environment with opportunities for growth. As a small group, your thoughtful and considerate input will have an immediate effect on the business. In simple terms, youll have an impact.
This means wearing a lot of hats and getting your hands dirty in other areas, including legal:specific knowledge and terminology, technology and how things work, the MerusCase user experience, cross:functional project management, and occasionally even sales or support. This doesnt mean youre expected to kno


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