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About Us
Splinter is an independent brand studio in Tempe, Arizona specializing in identity, print and web. We strive to make the complicated simple and create purposeful experiences that have permanence. Intentionally, we are not an agency that’s everything to everyone, which means we have a lot of time to focus on honing our craft. We’re big picture people who’ve set out to change the world in which we live and work – and we believe that’s an achievable goal. We enjoy working hard, working smart and working together. And we want the work we do to create better relationships, better business and better lives for everyone involved.

The strength of our company lies at the intersection of art and commerce. We are small, but mighty. What defines us at Splinter is a strong affinity to be human. We’re people people. We consider ourselves true artisans, producing stand-out work that differentiates our clients. At Splinter, we want to do great work; work that has purpose, work that cannot be ignored. This is a matter of personal pride for us. We want the work we do to create better relationships, better business and better lives for everyone involved.

The Gig
Splinter is looking for a designer who creates visually stunning work based on strategic objectives – someone who sees the bigger picture. For you, taking a project from idea to completion is just the way things need to be. And honing a brand or developing a campaign that straddles a variety of media is just a good way to keep things interesting.

Must haves:

  • Post-secondary degree in Graphic Design
  • A passionate eye with impeccable design skills
  • Ability to develop creative concepts that align with strategic objectives
  • Keen sense of typography
  • Firm grasp of print-production processes and related technologies
  • Thorough understanding of UI/UX principles, HTML5 and responsive capabilities and limitations
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Solid time management skills and ability to balance multiple projects concurrently
  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative atmosphere

Preference will be given to candidates with additional skills, such as HTML/CSS development, video/motion graphics or falconry.

What’s in it for you?
Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Splinter offers all full-time employees health insurance stipend, a 3% company matching retirement savings plan, and an open vacation policy with paid holidays and a PTO plan. We have a great team in place and lots of ways to keep teammates feeling refreshed and recharged throughout the day: From puppy belly rubs to Nerf guns and more. Voted top five “Best Workplace Culture” last two years running.

How to apply
If you think you fit the bill and enjoy being part of a creative team that produces exceptional work, please respond via email to Be sure to include your résumé, sample portfolio (PDF, 5MB MAX) and a corny joke. Seriously.

No phone calls, please. We can only contact those we would like to interview. Find out about Splinter at

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