Graphic Designer

  • Pivot Bio
  • Ames, Iowa
  • Feb 08, 2022

Job Description

About Pivot Bio:

Fueled by an innovative drive and a deep understanding of the soil microbiome, Pivot Bio is pioneering game-changing advances in agriculture. Our first commercial product harnesses the power of naturally-occurring microbes to provide nutrients to crops. We are dedicated to providing new sustainable ways for farmers to improve yield as they work to help feed the world’s growing population. Read/Hear more about Pivot Bio on Forbes or PBS News Hour.

Position: Graphic Designer; Ames, IA

Pivot Bio is seeking a talented Graphic Designer to develop graphics for print, web and video. We are looking for someone who is passionate about design. The ideal candidate will balance the creative process with technical execution while keeping within timelines.


  • Exceptional conceptual and design skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Must have an eye for fine detail, and ability to spot design inconsistencies
  • Full understanding of prepress and print production as well as web-based software
  • Working knowledge of a wide range of media; including print, digital, photography and storyboard development for video
  • Able to take on a project from initial concept and development, and see it through to final completion
  • Able to work alone, but also able to work with a team and accept critique and direction
  • Desire to learn, understand and apply new technologies

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree in Graphic Design or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
  • Agriculture industry experience preferred
  • Minimum 3 – 5 years of experience in marketing/advertising agency or related field
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign/Illustrator/Photoshop) and Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint/Word/Excel)
  • The ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Knowledge of interactive design, graphic and animation design, web and mobile browser capabilities, and HTML is a plus
  • Ability to write the occasional headline and/or block of copy is a plus

*Must be authorized to work in the United States

What we offer:

  • Competitive package in a disruptive startup
  • Stock options
  • Health/Dental/Vision insurance with employer-paid premiums
  • Life, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability policies
  • Employee Assistance Program with free referrals and discounts
  • 401(k) plan, 3% Match
  • Commuter benefits
  • Annual Training & Development support
  • Flexible vacation policy with a generous holiday schedule
  • Exciting opportunity to work with a talented and fun team

Organization Type


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Food & Agriculture

Drawdown solutions

Nutrient Management