Associate Designer | BAVC

Associate Designer

Calico Energy
Graphic Design
March 16

We are looking for a talented, organized and motivated designer to support a cross-functional team spanning Product and Marketing. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of current design software and is skilled with every step of the design process. This role will report to the Senior Designer

About Calico:

Founded in 2010 and headquartered in Chicago and Seattle, Calico Energy provides trusted technical products and services for utilities and their partners. Working across the energy sector, Calico has solved some of the industry’s most complex energy data aggregation and usage system problems. Today, the company continues to pursue big challenges, providing strategic and technical solutions built to meet market needs. With a proven whole building benchmarking application and utility program expertise, Calico focuses on making meaningful progress toward a more sustainable future.

To realize our vision of empowering the next generation of energy programs, we implement data solutions and engineering services designed to meet our customers where they are, whether the aim is business efficiency, innovation or both.

Our Team:

We want to build a team of authentic, imaginative, self-starting professionals who can help us achieve our mission and contribute to a culture of transparency and trust. No matter the department or role, we are looking for team members who understand how to balance meeting customer needs with creating processes, systems and products that adapt to scale.

If you bring an enthusiasm for solving problems and a desire to thoughtfully examine your individual responsibilities in the context of larger team processes, you are likely to be a good fit. At Calico, we want to foster an environment where everyone can take creative risks (supporting each other along the way) in pursuit of delivering the best products and services for our customers. We are eager to hear from candidates who resonate with these values.


Calico offers competitive compensation and benefits to our team, including employee equity, bonus potential, insurance plans with employer cost sharing at 100% of employee and 50% of dependent costs, a 401k plan, paid holidays and an unlimited paid time off plan.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

  • Assist with the development of wireframes, graphic mock-ups, marketing materials, presentations, graphics, and prototypes
  • Support the CEO and Business Development team to create pitch decks and other client-facing material
  • Enact consistent visual style and messaging across all materials
  • Participate in our design system's documentation and evolution
  • Bring new insights to the team and find ways to implement them
  • Provide feedback and solutions to improve our products’ UI/UX
  • Recent design grad interested in gaining experience in marketing and UI/UX development
  • You have a compelling and excellent portfolio
  • Interested in gaining experience with SaaS companies and in fast-growing startups
  • Proficiency with Figma, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and other design programs
  • Strong organizational skills and extreme attention to detail
  • Eagerness to learn new skills and tackle unfamiliar tasks
  • Are data-driven, and able to back up your assertions with data
  • Have a user-first attitude, and elevate the user's voice in internal decision making, to ensure we consistently deliver a user-centric culture
  • Are demonstrably able to solve problems of complexity through smart design
  • Familiarity with HTML/CSS, WordPress, After Effects, and Microsoft Office are a plus