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Graphic Designer (Freelance to Hire)

Backstage is seeking a super savvy Digital Marketing Designer. The Designer will be involved in all aspects of landing page, email, modal, partner tool-kits and other marketing products design and execution. The Designer will work both on (career site for musicians) and (career site for actors). Front-end engineering skills is a huge plus.

This position is for our Boston, MA or New York, NY offices.


• Design, develop and execute emails, landing pages, modals, partner tool-kits and other digital marketing products

• Revise and create presentation graphics, icons, slides that are on brand

• Manages and implements brand guidelines

• Express complex ideas in a simple, clever and appealing way

• Manage projects from beginning to end, create and manage timelines

• Quick and detailed design with the ability to work on and prioritize multiple projects for Sonicbids and Backstage simultaneously

• Participate in brainstorms and concept development

• Support lead product designers (and receive mentoring on product design)

• Work with teams that are based in multiple locations

Skills & Experience:

• Ability to code HTML and CSS

• Knowledge and experience with responsive web design

• Exceptional attention to details on both form and function

• Experience with HTML5, CSS3 and jQuery

• Knowledge and experience with mobile design

• Experience using a CMS to manage content

• Exceptional attention to detail

• Understanding of best practices and optimization as it relates to landing page and email design (and further optimization)

• Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven, dynamic work environment

• Experience on both client side and agency side a plus

• A can do attitude

• An unhealthy passion for music is preferred

About Us:

Backstage LLC (owner of, Backstage Magazine and is seeking a free-lance to hire Graphic Designer. For more than 50 years, Backstage Magazine has been the most trusted place for actors to find career advice and casting information. Today Backstage consists of a weekly print magazine and Web publication. Backstage recently acquired the music booking and marketing platform, Sonicbids, which connects more than 400,000 bands with 30,000 promoters from over 100 different countries. Sonicbids is currently expanding to include a digital publication geared toward musicians, which will specialize in career-building resources, advice from music industry professionals, music business news and more.

How to apply

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 For consideration, please include cover letter with link to online portfolio. Portfolio needs to include links to websites and/or apps that he/she previously contributed to.

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