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Visual Designer

Posted Mar 2

Remote Year
Headquarters: Chicago, IL
www.remoteyear.com

Remote Year Business Description
Remote Year brings together communities of interesting professionals, entrepreneurs, and freelancers from across the globe to spend a year working, traveling, and exploring 12 cities around the world.  Spending one month in each location, communities connect with local cultures and business ecosystems, forming lifelong, borderless personal and professional relationships along the way.  Together we will shape the future of work.

Role Description
We want you to join our movement as our Visual Designer.  As a key contributor to the marketing team, the successful candidate for this role will define the customer-facing look, feel and details of our digital marketing products.  You will spend your days creating visually engaging interfaces and products for both mobile and web platforms, bringing our brand to life in order to solve our customers’ greatest needs.  The Visual Designer will bring their own vision to the work while balancing the input of teammates and stakeholders throughout the organization.

Responsibilities
  1. Concept Creation - Create conceptual prototypes and sketches to communicate design ideas to marketing teammates
  2. Brand Standardization - Ensure brand standards are held at the forefront of our visual treatments, providing a consistent brand experience to each customer segment
  3. User-centered Design - Utilize wireframing, interaction models and other experience design tools to deliver creative, Remote Year oriented solutions built on customer feedback
  4. Collaboration - Work cross functionally in a highly distributed organization to identify product owners, designers and other marketing team members assigned to each project
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, Fine Arts or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in designing as part of a marketing team
  • Experience working in a remote environment a plus
  • Expert knowledge of web graphics applications and rapid prototyping tools
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledgeable in maintaining and extending brand identity systems
  • Expertise in responsive web design, mobile app design and working knowledge of front-end coding (CSS, HTML, Javascript)


Qualities
  1. Nimble - We need someone proven in a fast-paced environment who can handle multiple projects with stakeholders spanning the entire organization
  2. Passion – We need to get every potential client excited about the unique way that we are changing the world, and you are at the front of that movement
  3. Ownership – We aspire for autonomy, so be prepared to demonstrate fierce dedication and to take ownership of your assigned work and any new challenges that come your way
  4. Organization – We rely on great time management skills and the ability to stay connected and productive in a distributed work environment
  5. Collaboration -  We need someone with a proven ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams and to manage agency relationships

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