Barefoot | Maximize Nov 25, 2014

Mal Warwick: Getting Started with Copy Writing

Mal Warwick’s experience as a copy writer is a good place to start for foundational tips for copy writing from a fund raising perspective. Follow him here:

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Mal Warwick: Getting Started with Copy Writing
Barefoot | Maximize Intermediate Graphic Designer

Full Time Intermediate Graphic Designer


Barefoot Creative is a communications and marketing boutique, focusing on brand development, non-profit marketing, business-to-business communications and interactive solutions.


Graphic Design: Design and create print materials
Web Design: User interface design for web and mobile


  • At least 4 year of previous graphic design experience in print and interactive media
  • Diploma/Degree in Graphic Design or equivalent
  • Excellent working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong layout skills
  • Strong experience in logo and ID systems
  • Illustration skills for occasional projects and support graphics
  • Ability to replicate simple layouts in Word and PowerPoint
  • Critical thinker able to troubleshoot issues as they arise
  • Knowledge of iOS, Android and Windows environments
  • Keen understanding of Social Media
  • UI/UX skills would be considered an asset
  • Previous web experience using HTML, CSS, and Wordpress would also be considered an asset
  • Experience in developing emails in HTML


  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Well informed in graphics/UI/UX trends
  • Work effectively with minimal supervision in a team environment
  • Must be motivated and work well as a team player
  • Strong layout and graphic design skills
  • Driven, hardworking, detail oriented and flexible
  • Ability to keep accurate internal records/notes and track projects
  • Great taste

TECHNICAL SKILLS CS6 Design Suite (Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) in a Mac environment, WordPress and Social Media. Some HTML, CSS, experience is a plus.


  • High degree of initiative, organization and time management skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Strong written and oral skills
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Positive attitude, flexible and motivated to be successful
  • Conceptual thinker
  • Team Player
  • Collaborative

Barefoot is a small but growing Advertising Agency/Marketing firm with a special focus on the Not-For-Profit sector. We're laid back, we like balance and enjoy doing great work for some pretty special clients. If you want to do what you love and make the world a better place, you may want to drop us a note.

Please send resume with a few samples of your work to: or visit us at


With the naked simplicity of advertising,
we are committed to tell the truth
to people who need to know
in places they frequent
in ways that meet the client's goals.