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Associate Art Director / Lead Designer (LA-based opportunity)

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What is in your email signature: Associate Art Director / Lead Designer

What we will call you: Master of Visual Storytelling

Location: Los Angeles (Remote with occasional office days)

Job Type: Freelance to Full-time Permanent Hire (Los Angeles Area)


SPARK EXCITEMENT. Starco Brands only invents consumer products with behavior-changing technologies that spark excitement in the everyday.


The Opportunity:

Ready to turn groundbreaking ideas into unforgettable visuals? Join Starco Brands as a Lead Designer/ Assistant Art Director and be the creative force shaping the future of Soylent the world's most perfect food.


Become the architect of campaigns and communications that cut through the noise. We're not just about design; we need a strategist who can challenge briefs, break patterns, and push the boundaries of visual storytelling.


What Your Impact Will Be:

  • Elevate the visual language of our brands, bringing fresh energy and a modern edge while staying true to their core.

  • Own the creative vision for our campaigns and become the guardian of our brand identity.

  • Transform complex concepts into compelling visuals that resonate deeply with our audience.

  • Work closely with the full Starco Brands design team, sharing your expertise and inspiring the next generation of creative rockstars.


What We’re Looking For

  • The Trend Hunter: You live and breathe design, with a finger on the pulse of what's hot and what's next (in design, pop culture, tech...everything!)

  • The Master Crafter: Adobe Suite is your playground, but you're also excited to experiment with cutting-edge design tools.

  • The Visual Strategist: You can make it beautiful, but you also relentlessly ask 'why?' Your design choices are driven by a deep understanding of our audience.

  • The Agile Maverick: You thrive in a fast-paced world, switching gears effortlessly while keeping the big picture in focus.

Experience, Knowledge, Skills Required

5+ years minimum in Art Direction, Graphic Design, or similar field

Design Firm/Agency Experience as Assistant Art Director strongly preferred. Graphic design, and campaign development Digital and Social experience is a must!


NO FORMAL EDUCATION REQUIRED, HOWEVER we need to know you know how to do the technical and creative work so without a degree we will do a test!


Ability to set ego aside in service to the brand and maintaining strong partnerships.

What we need:


  • Your Design Superpower: You're not just creative, your ideas have a spark that ignites engagement. You understand the impact of a perfectly crafted visual narrative.

  • Your Curiosity: You're fascinated by the ever-evolving world of design, tech, and culture, constantly hunting for the next big thing to inspire your work.

  • The Toolkit Virtuoso: Your mastery of design tools fuels your creative flow. You're always eager to adopt new tech that pushes the boundaries of visual expression.

  • The Collaborator and the Catalyst: You thrive in a dynamic team, sparking ideas and bringing out the best in others, while fearlessly championing your own vision.

  • The Anywhere Ace: Whether brainstorming in-person or crushing deadlines in the zone from home, you adapt seamlessly to our hybrid environment.

  • Challenge Craver: The bigger the problem, the more your problem-solving instincts kick in. You see obstacles as fuel for your most innovative solutions.

The annual base salary range for this position is between $90,000 and $110,000. 


This range is indicative of projected hiring range, however annual base salary will be determined based on a candidate’s work location, skills and experience.