At Paper Culture, we create products infused with modern design and a mission of sustainability. We sell these products through our e-commerce presence, and we’re best known for  our stationery, wedding invitations, and holiday cards. Every order plants a tree, and we’ve planted over 650,000 trees to date.

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER (STRONG TYPOGRAPHY)

About You

You are a fearless explorer who loves to learn. You believe in our mission, love our products, and are passionate about editorial design, typography, and a modern aesthetic.

About the Job

This is a visual designer role that is mainly responsible for creating original content for our card collection, as well as designing branded marketing content for: emails, web banners, social media, web and mobile.

Our core business is in personalized cards, and we publish hundreds of designs each year.

We have a small team of designers whose role is to create, revise, and produce designs, as well as refine submitted concepts from our community of external designers. 
Each member of the design team is responsible for designing and producing more than 100 of designs per year. It takes great diligence and a passion for both print and type to produce this great volume of designs.


Design Role

  • Being able to understand business objectives and user needs
  • Born creative problem solver with great attention to detail
  • Participate in design and all-team meetings, where we envision product launches, new card collections, and other projects like brand packaging, website design, and more.
  • Design and revise cards for various categories: wedding invitations, holiday cards, and more.
  • Deliver production files for all catalog content
  • Work on marketing assets, like: emails, web banners, landing pages, direct mail and social media campaigns.
  • Ability to drive at new solution and ideas independently.
  • Ability to lead small design project with little guidance from the creative director and senior designer.


Customer Service Production

  • Transform customer web requests into production-ready files and digital proofs
  • Review customer files for typographic errors, grammar and style suggestions, and missing information. Provide feedback directly to customers via both phone and email.
  • Delight customers requests with a “wow” service that will not only solve their needs but make them happy about doing business with our company.


Requirements

  • A degree in graphic design
  • 0-2 years work experience in graphic design required (in house or agency)
  • Born creative problem-solver with great attention to detail
  • Ability to quickly translate design direction into design solutions
  • Demonstrate high standards in taste by not only creating quality work, but by knowing why it’s great
  • Demonstrate ownership on all assigned projects, and follow through on all phases of production
  • Remain current on industry trends and technology
  • Thorough and detail oriented
  • Expertise in the Adobe Creative Suite, mainly Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Great understanding of typography, editorial design, or book design
  • Ability to joggle variety of projects in a fast paced environment
  • Team player who will pitch in wherever the business demands call for

Position Details

  • On-site position in Millbrae, CA (10-minute walking distance from Caltrain, BART, and major bus lines)
  • Full-time position
  • Evening and weekend rotations required (during November and December)
  • Competitive market salary
  • Benefits package for full-time employees includes: medical, dental, & vision, profit sharing, paid vacation, commuter benefits
  • Incredible personal satisfaction from being a part of a fast-paced, entrepreneurial team (really, we're not kidding, that's the best part!)


Click Here to Apply for the Graphic Designer position and include the following:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (describe your interests and what is unique about you).
  • Latest salary or salary requirements



BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER


About
You

You have the experience and the desire to be the first dedicated business development manager at a company. You know how to scale partnerships, but you also relish the opportunity to define successful business paradigms for both the company and our partners.

About the Job

This unique partnerships position offers boundless opportunity for career growth. You will:

  • Develop new business frameworks that balance internal needs with partner goals and take the programs from concept through to execution
  • Extend already successful programs through efficient pipeline management
  • Collaborate with all departments to understand internal feasibility and true economic impact for both Paper Culture and its partners
  • Champion the brand and the cause of sustainability through compelling communication verbally as well as through presentations
  • Work tirelessly post-launch to ensure partnerships are a business success for both parties
  • Help drive critical strategy decisions for the overall company through being one of the leading external voices in the company
  • Success will be measured by total profitability of partnerships created and managed


Requirements

  • 3-5 years business development experience in sourcing, developing, closing, and maintaining partner relationships
  • Passion for creating a Millennial and Gen Z brand that stands for both design and sustainability
  • Strong analytical background with the ability to construct models that show strong ROI for both parties
  • Ability to structure contracts from both a legal and business perspective
  • Strong product sensibility, and comfort with considering basic technical feasibility of partner integrations
  • Ability to succeed in small-medium sized company environment

 

Nice to Have

  • e-Commerce experience
  • Work at or in driving partnerships with consumer facing brands
  • Domain knowledge in the events, photography, gifting, home decor and/or wedding industries

 

Position Details

  • On-site position in Millbrae, CA (10-minute walking distance from Caltrain, BART, and major bus lines)
  • Full-time position
  • 15% travel expectation
  • Competitive market salary
  • Benefits package for full-time employees includes: medical, dental, & vision, profit sharing, paid vacation, commuter benefits, paid sabbatical
  • Incredible personal satisfaction from being a part of a fast-paced, entrepreneurial team (really, we're not kidding, that's the best part!)


Click Here to Apply for the Business Development Manager Position



SEASONAL CUSTOMER SERVICE ADVOCATES

As a Customer Service Advocate, you will be part of fun but crazy time at Paper Culture. This job definitely requires a high "happiness quotient" -- we see ourselves as being incredibly lucky to be asked to be a part of people's life events -- it's a privilege for us, and we want our customers to know that. It will be incredibly fast paced, exciting and yes, stressful at times though we promise to have some fun! Many of our seasonal employees come back to visit and even join our seasonal teams again.

You’ll work via phone, email, or chat to interact with our customers, utilizing organizational and detail-oriented skills with the help of our service platforms to respond to customer inquiries, providing information and solutions. Interacting with a high volume of customers every day, you’ll hone in on your interpersonal and problem-solving skills.

Below are our requirements, based on the qualities of teammates past who have really excelled during this time:

  • Ability to work flex hours during evenings and weekends on a rotation basis
  • Passion for working with people and can-do positive attitude
  • Proactive, yet flexible
  • Strong overall computer skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience working directly with customers, partners and suppliers via both email and phone
  • Superior communication skills via email and phone
  • Experience working with Excel and other Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong command of English grammar and spelling with a good eye for proofreading and copy editing
  • Job requires working on the computer almost the entire day
  • Strong command of Mac Apple OS
  • Weekend rotations required
  • Available for morning or evening shifts

 

Position Details

  • Incredible personal satisfaction from being a part of a fast paced, entrepreneurial team (really, we're not kidding, that's the best part!)
  • On-site position in Millbrae, CA (walking distance from Caltrain, BART and major bus lines)
  • Position is for the period from Nov 1 - Dec 22nd 
  • Competitive hourly rate

 

No recruiters, please.

Click Here to Apply for the Seasonal Customer Service Advocate position and include the following:

  • Resume
  • Portfolio
  • Cover letter (optional)



SEASONAL PRODUCTION ARTISTS

As a Seasonal Production Artist, you will be part of a fun but crazy time at Paper Culture. It will be incredibly fast paced, exciting and yes, stressful at times though we promise to have fun!

You’ll be responsible for assisting our customers with edits to their products after they’ve personalized on our site, and crafting their final vision using our design software and your knowledge of design and production. In addition, you will help carry out adjustments to orders to make sure they are optimal for printing.

Below are our requirements, based on the qualities of teammates past who have really excelled during this time:

  • 2+ years of advanced Photoshop experience
  • 2 + years of advanced Illustrator experience
  • Ability to work flex hours during evenings and weekends on a rotation basis
  • Positive, can-do attitude
  • Proactive, yet flexible
  • Strong overall computer skills
  •  Strong command of typography and fonts
  • Good eye for proofreading and copy editing
  • Strong graphic design skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience working directly with customers, partners and suppliers via both email and phone is a plus
  • Superior communication skills via email and phone
  • Strong command of English grammar and spelling
  • Job requires working on the computer almost the entire day
  • Strong command of Mac Apple OS
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in graphic design
  • Weekend rotations required
  • Available for morning or evening shifts

 

Position Details

  • Incredible personal satisfaction from being a part of a fast paced, entrepreneurial team (really, we're not kidding, that's the best part!)
  • On-site position in Millbrae, CA (walking distance from Caltrain, BART and major bus lines)
  • Position is for the period from Nov 1st - Dec 22nd 
  • Competitive hourly rate

No recruiters please.

Click Here to Apply for the Seasonal Product Artist position and include the following:

  • Resume
  • Portfolio
  • Cover letter (optional)

SEASONAL PRODUCTION ARTIST & CUSTOMER ADVOCATE

As a Seasonal Production Artist & Customer Advocate, you will be part of a fun but crazy time at Paper Culture. It will be incredibly fast paced, exciting and yes, stressful at times though we promise to have fun!

This particular position is a unique blend of customer service and production. You’ll be responsible for guiding our customers through the entire process of finding and personalizing their perfect card, answering any questions along the way, and crafting their final vision using our design software and your knowledge of design and production.

Below are our requirements, based on the qualities of teammates past who have really excelled during this time:

  • 2+ years of advanced Photoshop experience
  • 2 + years of advanced Illustrator experience 
  • Ability to work flex hours during evenings and weekends on a rotation basis
  • Positive, can-do attitude
  • Proactive, yet flexible
  • Strong overall computer skills
  • Strong command of typography and fonts
  • Good eye for proofreading and copy editing
  • Strong graphic design skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience working directly with customers, partners, and suppliers via both email and phone is a plus
  • Superior communication skills via email and phone
  • Strong command of English grammar and spelling
  • Job requires working on the computer almost the entire day
  • Strong command of Mac Apple OS
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in graphic design
  • Weekend rotations required
  • Available for morning or evening shifts

 

Position Details

  • On-site position in Millbrae, CA (walking distance from Caltrain, BART and major bus lines)
  • Position is for the period from Nov 1 - Dec 22nd
  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Incredible personal satisfaction from being a part of a fast paced, entrepreneurial team (really, we're not kidding, that's the best part!)


No recruiters please.

Click Here to Apply for the Seasonal Product Artist & Customer Service Advocate position and include the following:

  • Resume
  • Portfolio
  • Cover letter (optional)