OVERVIEW

Houston Girl Friday is seeking a Graphic Design Assistant to join our expanding team. The company has three main operations:

  • Directly providing support solutions to small businesses and individuals (BPO)
  • Project management for small businesses and individuals, often temporary or task-driven (Subcontracting)
  • Recruitment, training and staffing on behalf of small businesses and individuals (RPO)

Our target market is the estimated 30% of the 27 million small businesses in the United States that outsource administrative, creative and technical tasks to a contingent workforce.

This is a long-term, as needed, internal support role. The position is 100% virtual, working remotely from your own home/mobile office.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist with internal [Company] and external [Clients] design tasks for the purposes of business development, marketing and advertising; including but not limited to: corporate identity, digital media, print media and promotional items.

SKILLS

  • Advanced proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud/Creative Suite, with an emphasis on Adobe InDesign.
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in WordPress.
  • Working knowledge of HTML is a plus but not mandatory.
  • Exemplary organizational and communication [verbal, written, observation] skills.
  • Outside-of-the-Box, forward-thinking capacity.
  • Capable of effectively collaborating in a virtual workplace environment.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is paramount.
  • Innately proactive and the ability to work with no supervision.
  • Capable of improving upon a task; not simply providing lateral output.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 5+ years in a creative or design support role.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, or current enrollment at a university.
  • Given the virtual aspect of the position, you must have your own MAC or PC. #BYOD

HOURS & PAY

  • This is currently a contingent, as needed position.
  • Schedule is semi-flexible, with most assignments having a 24 to 48-hour turnaround time depending on scope.
  • Pay rate varies by project.
  • Access to the company’s Lynda.com subscription [~2000 web training courses] will be provided to you after a successful new hire trial period.
  • Though not mandatory, preference is always given to candidates open to working evenings, weekends and even holidays, if needed.

ABOUT

Established in 2010, Virtual Executive Personal Assistants of America, Inc. (VEPAA®) doing business as the Girl Friday brand of companies offer a vast array of both virtual and onsite support services to small business owners, solopreneurs and busy executives throughout the United States.  Learn more at www.vepaa.com.