Graphic Designer

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Department: Marketing

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

About Relationship One

At Relationship One, we empower organizations to modernize their marketing through strategy, technology and data. With a core staff of experienced marketing consultants, integration specialists, data analysts and development gurus, we have a well-respected track record for delivering solutions that meet our customers’ unique business needs.

Our mission is simple – inspire success.

Relationship One has been ranked as one of the best companies to work for in the Twin Cities, is one of the Twin Cities 50 fastest growing privately held companies  and is on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies in the United States. Now is the time to join our exciting company!

Job Description

Relationship One’s Marketing and Sales Team works to build brand awareness and grow the business. We are passionate about providing the materials to expand our visibility, empowering our sales professionals, and delighting our clients and prospects. We provide the fuel that drives Relationship One to year-over-year listings on Minnesota's "Fast 50" list.

As a graphic designer, you will work as part of our marketing team, strengthening our brand with professional design services.  You will collaborate with the team to accelerate business growth and drive critical marketing initiatives. In this crucial role, you will contribute to email marketing, social media, content development, project brainstorming, sales support, and event design elements.  We will also rely on your passion for brand consistency by enforcing brand standards across the business.

Primary Responsibilities

Creative Ideation:

  • Develop concepts and creative approaches that help Relationship One tell our story.
  • Drive creative possibilities through observation and questions
  • Push the brand forward with new creative possibilities consistent with brand legacy. This will require both critical thinking and imagination.


  • Create compelling, engaging design for both print and digital.
  • Promote powerful connection with our audience.
  • Strong design ideation from both a “blank slate” and “within a certain context” scenarios.
  • Some critical copywriting is often part of our projects, so thinking and designing with words and images should be highly integrated.
  • Outputs may include: Multi-page magazine, branded collateral, dynamic emails, social media campaigns, website concepts, etc.

Creative Content Development:

  • You will have oversight of key elements of the Relationship One Brand, including social media, website, event branding, and internal sales collateral (portfolios, pitches, and presentation needs).
  • Photography + Video Production Skills (including editing)  a strong plus.

Digital + Technical Expertise:

  • Use HTML code to create designs that can be easily transferred to digital platforms.
  • You will need to be comfortable flexing between projects, including making quick pivots, so as to serve the larger creative flow, unexpected internal requests, or team deadlines.


  • Minimum of 3 to 4 years of graphic design experience, digital experience a bonus.
  • Expert in Adobe suite - InDesign, Photoshop, Lightroom, Captivate, etc.
  • Strong technical aptitude necessary - with expertise in tool assisted HTML and CSS coding
  • Digital design experience a must - designing for different channels including social media, email, web, etc.
  • Strong drive for excellence
  • A curious and creative mind that’s good at problem solving
  • Strong brand management - visual voice of the brand
  • Expertise in marketing automation design a plus
  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal and support skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Demonstrate resourcefulness, motivation, initiative
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize

When submitting your application, please provide a link to your portfolio.


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