Are you a creative who loves pursuing a vision as much as you love rolling up the sleeves and creating? Are you a problem solver? Are you looking to join a small team where there is never a dull moment? Then this might be the place for you.

At Lightspeed Systems we are on a mission to protect our students. We do this by empowering IT so they can transform digital devices and content into learning tools for students, teachers, and staff. We’re looking for an experienced, creative, and dedicated designer to join our marketing team as a Creative Director. At Lightspeed Systems, you’ll find a team of collaborators and doers, eager for your ideas, and your perspective. We are a dedicated and passionate group, always striving to do more, and we need you to help us grow into our new phase and beyond.

In this role, you’ll join an experienced and collaborative marketing team to continue the brand and continue to bring a consistent visual storyline throughout the company, including but not limited to:

  • Website/Webpage designs
  • Illustrations/iconography
  • Email and landing page graphics and ad campaigns
  • Collateral design/layout (1-sheets, brochures, postcards, white papers, etc.)
  • Swag
  • Decks
  • Infographics
  • Animated SVGs and videos
  • Tradeshow booth graphics


  • Has a growth mindset and knows what a growth mindset is.
  • Be flexible and adaptable at all times as you go in and out of full independence and then into deep collaboration.
  • Relish the opportunity to be an integral part of a team, but also like to roll your sleeves up and do the daily work of creating.
  • Enjoy an agile workflow that helps balance long-term projects with immediate needs.
  • Ability to think holistically, in a user-centric fashion, with a sharp eye for detail and consistency.
  • Thoroughly believes that the devil is in the details and is confident they can get those details right.
  • Is technologically savvy and can understand sophisticated concepts with ease.
  • Believes that in order to be the best designer possible, you must fully understand the user and the product.
  • Can manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously, from concepts to deliverables.
  • Always be looking for new ways to engage our customers and users - and taking the initiative to bring new projects to life.
  • Comfortable with feedback and adapts quickly to changing information.
  • Experience working in a deadline-driven atmosphere.
  • Compelling record of managing digital marketing strategies and leveraging campaigns to deliver outstanding revenue growth or a strong background as a business owner/operator.
  • A firm belief that design is all about selling through story.
  • Is able to deliver quality creative under all circumstances, whether you have 5 months, 5 days, or 5 hours to accomplish the goal.
  • Preferably someone with experience working for a SAAS company.
  • A compelling and unique point of view in your work.

Role Requirements

  • 5+ years’ work experience as a designer
  • Digital marketing experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts, related discipline, or proven related experience
  • A portfolio showcasing your design, process, and your proficiency in delivering compelling creative product
  • REQUIRED: Include a cover letter to tell us why you think you & Lightspeed could be a perfect match. (This is a marketing role; pitch us. Resumés without cover letters won’t be considered.)

NOTE: This role may be based from our Austin or Portland office.


Education is undergoing a technology revolution with new devices and tools being added to the classroom every day and IT departments are responsible for keeping all this technology managed, safe and working. That is where we come in! Lightspeed Systems, ed-tech provider and leader in K-12 device filtering for almost 20 years, partners with schools to make learning safe, managed and mobile. Learn more at

A sneak peek into our BENEFITS & PERKS include:

Health -- Medical, dental and vision insurance with healthy company contribution toward premiums.

Wellness -- Lightspeed kicks cash into your HSA if you participate our HDHP. Employees are provided an adjustable desk.

Retirement -- 401(k) matching up to 6%

Perks -- Fully stocked kitchen with snacks and beverages

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