Graphic Designer
Job Type

Graphic Designer - Greater Boston Area (MA, RI, NH), Hybrid, remote/on-site, position local to corporate office in Portsmouth, NH


Role Overview

Cyclyx International, LLC. is a plastic feedstock management company working with industry participants to develop innovative recycling solutions for all types of post-use plastic. The company’s 10to90® mission brand is focused on increasing the recyclability of plastic from 10% to 90%. By using its unparalleled technology and expertise in understanding the chemical composition of plastic waste, in collaboration with industry partners, Cyclyx is creating a new, innovative supply chain and pathways for difficult-to-recycle plastic.

At Cyclyx, we make a difference by being different and thinking about plastic waste differently. Marketing is at the heart of Cyclyx, bringing to life the unprecedented work that we do. The Marketing Team is highly engaged across the business, playing a critical role in creative development and communications efforts. We are looking for a Graphic Designer that can join our unique team, bringing fresh ideas and creative inspiration to connect our brand to customers. This is an opportunity for a highly creative, motivated, and talented individual to join an established, yet growing and dynamic company that is pioneering the solution to the plastic problem. This is an opportunity for a highly creative, motivated, and talented individual to join an established, yet growing and dynamic company that is pioneering the solution to the plastic problem.

The Cyclyx Graphic Designer is a visual problem solver with a passion for creating original work across various mediums including print, digital, and social media platforms. S/he will possess a strong understanding of design principles, typography, color theory, and layout techniques to create visually stunning graphics that captivate the B2B and B2C audiences. S/he will collaborate with the Marketing Team to develop and execute design concepts that effectively communicate the company's brand identity and support marketing and promotional initiatives. Our desired candidate will also be a collaborative self-starter who leads concurrent time-sensitive design campaigns and assists in translating marketing goals into appealing creative. 

Position Duties & Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with internal teams, including other designers, copywriters, Marketing stakeholders, and others during the concept phase through the completion of a project.
  • Works with external vendors and partners as required to fulfill joint design projects.
  • Produces a wide variety of content and creative deliverables, both digital and printed, including, but not limited to:

         o Social media graphics and animations

         o Print and digital ads

         o Video creation

         o Website content

         o Business collateral

         o Promotional materials; brochures, signage, etc.

  • Manages the design of our brands across all platforms and materials, ensuring they are represented correctly, professionally, and creatively. 
  • Designs consistent visuals using (and developing on) existing brand guidelines for multiple brands. 
  • Brainstorms with the team to come up with new ideas, patterns, and styles to visually represent the brands and work.
  • Provides innovative ideas, constantly elevating and evolving the creative.
  • Ability to transform knowledge into professional graphic concepts and high-level designs.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects and shifting priorities, while maintaining the highest levels of commitment to good design principles and quality.
  • Solves complex design challenges to create intuitive and enjoyable experiences.
  • Working alongside our digital specialist, creates on-brand, intriguing graphics and visuals for social media posts, websites and support pages, and emails to grow brand awareness and gain user retention.
  • Responsible for digital asset management by upkeeping and organizing design files and creative material.
  • Showcases our pioneering capabilities through an innovative social media presence with creative design and videos.
  • Completes requested image edits, including resizing images to meet web requirements.
  • Works closely with the production team to ensure that the job is completed within time and cost constraints.
  • Maintains a pulse on new design trends and techniques, while keeping up with the latest technology in the industry.
  • Completes work to the best ability, checking for possible mistakes and making any corrections accordingly prior to submission.
  • Experience working with outside vendors/printers.


  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience with proven work and design experience as a successful illustrator, graphic designer, or similar role.
  • Professional experience with creative and visual communications either in-house or at an agency.
  • Proficient in using design software such as Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, etc.) and other programs.
  • Familiarity with and comfort in using Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Teams, Word, etc.)
  • Excellent attention to detail so that work submitted has minimal flaws or errors. 
  • Ability to produce high-quality work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of printing processes and specifications is desirable.
  • Familiarity with web design (knowledge of basic HTML and CSS) and social media platforms is a plus.
  • Experience with content management software including Asana, Photoshop, and Flash.
  • Understands how to properly design and lay out a webpage to meet SEO Best Practices.
  • Demonstrable portfolio of completed illustrations that speak to both consumer and business audiences.
  • Experience in the environmental, recycling, plastics manufacturing, or other related commodities business preferred.


Associate or bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in Graphic Arts or related Fine Arts field, or 6-8 years of relevant experience is required. 

Personal Qualifications

  • Excellent business acumen, commitment to teamwork, and focus on achieving results.
  • Works well independently, but also as part of a collaborative team.
  • Stellar time management and problem-solving skills to complete projects on time and on point.
  • Ability to confidently present completed work to an audience, explaining rationale for design choices.
  • Professionally communicates via all correspondences: phone, email, Teams, and in person. 
  • Receptive to constructive criticism, remembering and applying this feedback towards all work going forward.
  • Remains calm and professional in all situations, including under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Takes the initiative to enhance visual elements where needed, without being asked.
  • Self-sufficient and resourceful, needing little to no direction to get started with a project.
  • Maintains a calm and professional demeanor, especially when asked to make continual edits to a project.
  • Displays a keen eye for detail throughout all work.
  • Ability to take conceptual ideas and translate into design.

Position Mechanics

Reports To: Sr. Marketing Manager

Type: Salaried; Exempt, Full time, Benefits Eligible (may be onsite, hybrid or remote)

Regular Office Hours: 8:30am—5:00pm, plus occasional evening and weekend work to adhere to the ongoing news cycle.

Staff: No direct reports, but solicits and manages contributions from internal resources and manages relevant vendors

Location: Portsmouth, NH - Hybrid, remote/on-site

Work Environment: Professional office and remote office 

Travel: The work will mostly be performed locally, though occasional travel should be expected

Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship for employment visa status.

Company Benefits

Cyclyx offers a competitive benefits package which goes beyond just a paycheck. Our comprehensive benefits package includes a competitive, company funded (up to 90% company-paid premiums) health, dental, vision and insurance plans to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, and much, much more. We also provide development and growth opportunities because we believe investing in your success is investing in our success.  Also, working for a rapidly growing, fast-paced organization, you will have the opportunity to grow professionally and expand your network while building a rewarding and dynamic career.

Company Culture 

With core values such as Be Innovative, Be Collaborative, Be Responsible and above all, Be Safe, we are passionate about nurturing and supporting our workforce from the inside out, and we are committed to recruiting, developing, and retaining diverse and highly talented individuals to sustain that culture.   

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a generous, comprehensive benefits package, an engaging and growing culture, and a variety of opportunities for our employees’ professional growth and development.

Cyclyx is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We value mutual respect and diversity in the workplace and are committed to Employment Equity and Inclusion. We celebrate the unique differences of our employees that drive curiosity, innovation, and the success of our business. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and do not discriminate any applicant’s status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities.