Careers

Looking for a place to be creative, to grow, to be challenged, and to work with top-notch talent in an informal, fun environment? 

If you're self-motivated, uber-talented, with an entrepreneurial spirit, we'd love to meet you and see if it's a fit.

Our diverse list of clients and wide range of projects span the digital, print and marketing industries. Check out our open position(s) below, and please contact us with questions or your interest.


Experienced Designer Needed

We are looking for a part- to full-time designer with a minimum of 5 years experience. Tethos Creative is a design agency located in the historic Artists Village of Downtown Santa Ana, specializing in branding, web design, packaging, print, and more.

Our ideal designer is extremely proficient, thinks outside of the box, is collaborative and can work on various projects simultaneously. He or she will need to attend to deadlines in an often fast paced environment. The designer will work on/assist on a variety of creative and production assignments, including but not limited to:

  • Layout and design of business/marketing web and print materials to established brand and production standards,
  • Design and implement websites and landing pages,
  • Implement content into existing web and press frameworks,
  • Design web and press ready files for new and existing designs,
  • Design website, video, and packaging assets

Following are mandatory requirements:

  • Advanced experience in the Adobe Suite: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop.
  • Working knowledge of HTML/CSS
  • Familiarity with web platforms including Wordpress and Squarespace
  • Knowledge of print requirements
  • Ability to work with a creative team, take direction, be flexible in assignments, and design against existing brand guides
  • High level attention to detail

Following are skills which are a large benefit but not requirements:

  • Experience with 3D applications
  • After Effects animation/motion graphics
  • Video Editing in Premiere

To start, this would be 10-20 hours part time, from your studio or ours, and could become a full-time salaried position with benefits. Competitive pay based on job start and completion rates. We are a creative and diverse team of top-notch designers who work with clients spanning across all industries. This is a great growth opportunity for a motivated and energetic person who thrives in an entrepreneurial environment.

TO APPLY: email krista@tethos.com with the subject "Graphic Designer Applicant". Any submissions not accompanied by a portfolio, and with less than five years experience (freelance or previous employment) will not be reviewed. Applicants who are selected for interviews will be contacted directly via email.

  • Job Summary

  • Position: Experienced Graphic Designer
  • Location: Santa Ana, CA
  • Job Type: Contractor/Freelancer
  • Experience: 5 years minimum
  • Education: Bachelor's preferred but not required
  • Salary: Competitive hourly rate
  • Benefits: Freelance position / Possible stepping stone to salaried employee
  • To apply: email krista@tethos.com with the subject "Graphic Designer Applicant" and include your resume and portfolio.