Remote typography Jobs in February 2020
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The problem: In 2017, nearly 60% of adults in sub-Saharan Africa had no bank account. That's for good reason—the fees are too high, the closest branch can be miles away, and nobody takes cards. Without access to financial institutions, people are forced to keep their savings under the mattress. Small business owners rely on lenders who charge extortionate rates. Parents spend hours waiting in line to pay school fees in cash.
How we're solving it: We're building financial services to work as they should: no account fees, instantly available and accepted everywhere. In places where electricity, water and roads don't always function, we're creating financial infrastructure that "just works." In November 2017, we launched a mobile app in Senegal for cash deposit, withdrawal, and peer-to-peer and business payments and we recently launched in Cote d'Ivoire. Our goal is to make Africa the first cashless continent. That's where you come in...
How you'll help us achieve it
We know design can help us make a great impression on potential users as well as hiring candidates. We recently worked with a design firm to develop a new brand which will launch next month. We're looking for someone to join our team to implement our new brand in all our materials (posters, signs, flyers, etc.), aiming at a press launch in Q2 2020, then move onto mobile app and web graphic design. You will report to the Head of Product.
Understand and express our mission, values, strategy and users' needs through design.
Take ownership of a companywide brand design style guide of reusable components.
Produce sketches and comprehensive layouts of print, web page and mobile app design, gather feedback and iterate.
Finish designs for print and collateral.
Finish, slice, export and debug assets (images, stylesheets and android layouts) for use in website and mobile apps on different devices (an engineer will have some time to help with the process as needed).
Understand and apply web and Android platform design principles and best-practices.
Have substantial experience in either print or application graphic design:
If print — heavily involved in print/collateral design at a tech company, and at least peripheral involvement in web or app design
If app — owned the visual design of an important feature on web or mobile
Have at least some experience in each of print design, web/app design, and technical design work (e.g. fixing layout bugs)
Bonus points if:
Experience with user experience design
Location: We are a globally distributed remote company - work from wherever makes you happy!
This is a full-time position and includes equity.
Use whatever tools you prefer, but we currently have a bunch of stuff in Sketch.
Subsidized health insurance for you and your dependents and retirement contributions (both vary from country-to-country)
26 weeks fully paid parental leave and subsidized fertility assistance
Unlimited vacation with a 20-day minimum requirement
$10,000 annual charitable donation matching
We're a team of ~130 people (90 Senegalese and 40 International) who are deeply passionate about our mission of bringing great financial services to the people who need them most. Our team works remotely across North America, Europe and Africa.
Every nine weeks our HQ team goes on a five-day retreat together in French-speaking sub-Saharan Africa.
We’re backed by world-class investors including Khosla Ventures, Founders Fund, Y Combinator, and the cofounders of PayPal.
How to apply
If interested, please apply here with your CV and portfolio. The portfolio would ideally showcase:
A variety of product-oriented print, web and/or mobile app designs
A strong visual aesthetic and understanding of color, typography, iconography and branding
Practical skills with modern design software tools
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Wave is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
What is Invisible?
-- Website - inv.tech
-- Deck - inv.tech/deck
-- The Sell - https://medium.com/invisible-f...
-- The Anti-Sell - https://medium.com/invisible-h...
-- The Revolution - https://medium.com/invisible-f...
-- Reports - inv.tech/reports
Who are we?
We are Invisible’s Marketing Team.
We Believe That
-- Exponential gains from systems > Short term linear work > Systems for systems sake
-- Consistent feedback is key - we are addicted to learning and getting better
-- What one of us knows, all of us should know
-- Every new mistake is a learning opportunity
Because of these beliefs, we’ve built a team where
-- Distributed approaches and centralized intelligence merge. Each teammate is constantly innovating and trying something new. Every mistake is prevented by all. Every success is learned by all.
-- Each of us contains the sum of the knowledge, intelligence, and creativity of our entire team.
-- We evolve and mutate constantly like an organism, identifying successful and problematic tactics and incorporating ideas from any source.
Who We Want
Our graphic marketing designer will have the critical role of helping us articulate the Invisible Brand. We are building a revolutionary product for our customers that will change the future of work. We are seeking someone able to put the Capital ‘D’ in design that will be represented across digital and print channels. This will be an exciting opportunity to manifest a future-brand that is breath-taking and remarkable – a true portfolio builder -- with a team of marketers working to build a compelling story about how Invisible is going to change the world.
-- Marketing Designers who care as much about the invisible parts of the platform as the visible.
-- Polymaths and independent thinkers
-- Someone who is unlike anyone else on the team
What Marketing Designers are expected to do
-- Innovation - Don’t just follow orders. Question them. Question everything. Make improvements to how we work, not just our team, but the entire company.
-- Systems thinking - Design isn’t just how something looks — it’s how it works. You will care deeply about the problems you solve with design.
-- Craftsmanship - Deliver results with pace and quality
-- Teamwork - A culture where personal and team growth thrive and we become better every single week
-- Growth - Tenaciously improve yourself day after day at an exponential rate, and bring the company with you
Specifically, a Marketing Designer will
-- Coordinate marketing details related to B2B/B2C marketing, advertising, video marketing, online marketing, email marketing and social media marketing
-- Own and maintain the Outreach visual brand and create standards that are used across Marketing and Creative teams
-- Conceptualize creative and inspiring design concepts for multiple mediums including web, mobile, video and print
-- Create visual assets for both print and digital, including print materials, website design, display advertising, videos, trade show/event materials, internal SWAG (t-shirts, buttons, stickers, etc) and brand templates for decks, docs, and campaigns
-- Help to create our “design voice,” both visually and conceptually.
-- Extend our brand and visual identity across the company by collaborating with Product, Customer Success, Sales and Recruiting to support their initiatives with beautiful, compelling design
-- Grow the Marketing team’s knowledge of best practices and trends in graphic design
-- Build and evolve our visual identity through active iteration over the components in our pattern library
-- Become better every day by committing to learn new technologies and consider new solutions to old problems
-- Experience designing email marketing campaigns
-- You have a portfolio of visually consistent and relevant brand, advertising and growth marketing work, across various channels including email, web, mobile, and print
-- A demonstrated foundation of control over typography, composition, information hierarchy, color theory, pacing, visual design systems, interaction design
-- You have a passion for creating visually stunning and bold illustrations, icons, photography, video, and other forms of communication
-- You have industry or agency experience for diverse projects and clients and a proven track record of improving conversion rates
-- You have a strong understanding of design principles including layout, typography, psychology, and HTML/CSS
-- You are able to collaborate closely with product managers, teammates, and other designers to ensure campaign and strategic goals are met
-- A commitment to collaborative design
-- Experience with Figma is a plus
What to expect if you join our mission
-- You will work on the most important problem - We always solve the most important problem and prioritize to make effective use of our time.
-- You will never do the same thing twice - Do it once, learn, systematize, automate, upgrade. We are exponential.
-- You will never work on a problem that should have been prevented - Prioritize, execute, and prevent future problems.
-- You will systematize or document most things - Creating systems checks if you really understand what you're doing, allows others to analyze for improvements, and means the entire team upgrades together.
-- You will make mistakes - That’s okay. This is how we learn. Prevent the mistake from happening again.
-- You will be empowered and encouraged to act with creativity - We have no limits. Every team member is empowered to upgrade our collective intelligence with new ideas. Act with moxie. Act with creativity. Act with inspiration.
“The culture is imbued with romantic capitalist values. These are just a few:
heroism (be insanely ambitious, you should want your boss’ job, you have a moral obligation to seek power and use it for good, the modern knight fights abstract dragons),
challenge (welcome adversity, struggles and suffering, steel yourself for the worst, challenge problems to a duel, seek the widest possible stage for your talents, identify and solve for the biggest problem you can find),
meritocracy (create and measure the value you create, strive to be the best),
ownership (you are the CEO until told otherwise),
collaboration (solving problems together benefits everyone),
competition (if you outperform you will be rewarded),
glory (do the great work of your life, here and now, the work that you were made for, and that you will be remembered for — seek your aristeia moment),
truth (seek the truth, express yourself freely, confront problems head on, be as transparent as possible, don’t hide the bad and the ugly, stand up for your opinion by engaging in debate, change your mind when you’re wrong), and
intensity (work HARD, don’t waste time, the more fully you absorb yourself in your work, the more aggressively you work, the better you work).”
As Marketing Designer, you are the “CEO of Marketing Design”.
You will report to Nerissa Sardi (VP of Marketing).
Join Our Team
“Do it because you want to do something on the edge of hard and impossible. Do it if you are the unstoppable force seeking an immovable object. You want to see what you’re made of. Do it if you want to test your limits: your ability to create order in chaos, to operate under extreme stress, to achieve impossible goals…
Do it because you personally want a synthetic intelligence. Do it because you want to solve the biggest problem in the world: wasted time. Do it if you want humans to spend less time doing robotic jobs, and more time being creative and strategic.”
So what do you say, will you join us?