Traction is looking for an imaginative Brand Designer to join our culture of creatives that enjoy solving problems. We need a hungry, versatile talent to push our creative work. An art direction skill set and a sense of humor are a must!


The main role of this position will be to concept, execute, and ultimately implement ideas through the medium of graphic design. In this role, you will need to be able to work and communicate effectively with a team of talented people: designers, developers, clients, and vendors. First you you must show you can add to our company culture and possess great technical ability and high attention to detail as it relates to design. Additionally, we are seeking an individual who is eager and open to continuous learning.


The ideal candidate is self-motivated and loves creative problem solving. Having a thick skin is vital. And it’s important to fit into a fast moving, energetic—and sometimes wild—open work environment.

  • Design materials spanning the gamut of identity, print, interactive, environmental, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of design theory that includes layout concept, color theory, and typography
  • Must be knowledgable about identity design and brand positioning
  • Extensive knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Communicate with clients about project status, timelines and expectations
  • Manage time efficiently to maintain production schedules
  • Work well with self-guided creative freedom and creative direction
  • Opportunities for copywriting, digital creative and digital implementation

Anything but a normal office environment including no managers dumbing down your work. This is a creative studio, with very little drywall, zero carpeted cubicles and one really awesome mini-basketball hoop. It’s fast paced and ever changing with incredibly imaginative people in an open office setting. Every day, you'll come to a 100-year-old building in an urban setting located just steps from downtown Lansing amenities including the 20+ mile river trail, minor league ballpark, restaurants, parks and more festivals than you can shake a stick at.


Traction is a branding and design studio that provides brave and creative solutions. We believe in strategic ideas brought to life through meaningful design.

Located in downtown Lansing, our full-time creative teams have been delivering award-winning print and electronic design solutions for more than 22 years. Our broad-based and diverse clientele range from start-up businesses to some of the most recognized local, regional, and national brands.

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