Senior Digital Designer

| Greater NYC Area
About Us
At Teachable, our mission is to enable creators to transform their knowledge into income and share what they know. Our focus is on driving value for the creators who depend on Teachable to start and grow their businesses, and we’re building an amazing platform and team to support them.

About You
As a Senior Digital Designer at Teachable, you will be responsible for collaborating with Creative, Marketing, Product and other departments to support an extraordinary product that is used by tens of thousands of creators and millions of students. 

About the Role
We’re looking for a Senior Digital Designer with extensive multi-channel digital experience to tell our brand narrative in a compelling and engaging way. As a key member of the creative studio team, you’ll partner closely with our Creative Director to maintain, build and evolve our ever-growing creative ecosystem. 

This role will play a crucial role in the expression and experience of our present-state marketing site. You’ll also play a major role in how the strategic vision and experience of our marketing site will evolve and manifest itself in the future.

You have a strong foundation in graphic design principles (typographic mastery!) You’ll bring a passion for design and love for building a visual brand to the table every day to help us create compelling creative work. Work in an integrated and holistic way, thinking beyond a single channel; you’re able to translate designs across a multitude of touch points effortlessly to unlock the full potential of every project you touch. You’re skilled at juggling multiple projects at once, prioritizing work effectively and appropriately. While you’re adept at all things digital, you also have experience working in all facets of graphic design. You’re a hybrid designer at heart and are able to leverage your diverse skillset to pivot and support as needed.

You have a portfolio that showcases best-in-class digital work for highly recognized brands. This role will report directly into our Creative Director. You’ll work closely with them to conceptualize and create beautifully crafted creative work across the Teachable ecosystem.

Responsibilities

  • Ideate on unique ways to bring our brand experiences to life in innovative ways, helping to elevate expectations and standards without the organization.
  • You’ll lead and craft compelling digital experiences and successfully translate them across various formats and devices.
  • You’re able to explain and communicate ideas and strategies for all creative work clearly effortlessly.
  • You are a natural collaborator; Work closely with a multidisciplinary group of designers, copywriters, marketers, project managers, and producers to bring our creative vision to life. You will also partner closely with cross-functional teams and partners in a variety of projects.
  • Manage design processes with outside agency partners, freelancers and contractors; provide thoughtful leadership and feedback in order to accomplish deliverables in a timely manner.
  • Keep scalability top of mind throughout all facets of the design process, ensuring that everything we put out into the world is robust, agile and flexible.
  • Leveraging our brand guidelines, you’ll develop digital style guides for our marketing site and other digital experiences.
  • Work hand-in-hand with our development partners to execute our creative vision for our marketing site with our CMS without compromising quality.
  • Lead and spearhead design meetings confidently and effectively to team members, leadership, and executives regularly.
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to our more junior designers to help them achieve their best work and provide developmental opportunities while inspiring them to do their best work.

Requirements

  • 7+ years of experience executing best-in-class digital experiences across various digital touch points at an agency or in-house creative team. Both experiences are a plus.
  • Fluency with a variety of design programs including Adobe Creative Suite, Figma, and Webflow.
  • Strong working knowledge of project management software Jira and Asana.
  • Expert understanding of responsive design and how to translate designs successfully across a variety of formats and devices.
  • Some working knowledge of HTML and CSS.
  • You have coaching and mentoring experience with directing junior creatives.
  • You’re a self-motivated problem solver who’s able to work comfortably with ambiguity; you are able to navigate uncertain situations with ease, plug holes appropriately, communicate with stakeholders effectively, and provide optional solutions when needed.
  • You have excellent communication skills, oral and written. You also possess strong interpersonal skills.
  • Sophisticated and elevated eye; there’s no detail that gets past you.
  • Strong working knowledge of project management software (Asana, Jira and Confluence)
  • Active engagement and knowledge of current digital design trends.
  • You’re a natural collaborator and thrive in challenging and fast-moving situations.
  • Outside the box thinker who is inquisitive and proactive in suggesting new ideas, formats, and options in an effort to push innovation forward.
  • Understands the fluid and fast-paced world of rapidly growing start-up environments.
  • Possess true empathy and sensitivity for others; patient and calm under pressure.
  • You’re passionate about what you do and have fun doing it.

Bonus/Nice to Have

  • You have motion design chops; working knowledge of Adobe After Effects and other industry leading motion graphics software.
  • Beyond basic coding skills, you are proficient in more complex coding languages (Javascript. PHP, JQuery, etc)
  • Some understanding of web development and production; able to help guide conversations and research regarding content management systems, front-end development, back-end development.
  • Additional experience in other creative mediums other than digital design (3D, video editing, photography, illustration, film, etc.)

Teachable is an instructor-focused platform that empowers creators to build and sell online courses and coaching on any topic-from iOS development to watercolor painting to card tricks. Instructors using our platform have collectively earned more than a billion dollars to date.

Since our founding, we've raised more than $12.5 million from top venture investors and were acquired in March of 2020. Teachable is now part of Hotmart Company, a global tech group focused on the Creator Economy, with over 1,300 employees in 8 countries (Netherlands, USA, Brazil, Spain, Mexico, Colombia, France and UK). Hotmart´s mission is to help creators make a living from their passions, using digital products to entertain, help and instruct their audiences.

We're growing rapidly, with triple-digit year-over-year growth, and are continuing to build a diverse team of top-notch talent. We won't hold you back from reaching your full potential at Teachable; you'll have the freedom to be an integral member of our tight-knit team, with great benefits and perks. Your work here will directly impact hundreds of thousands of online educators, entrepreneurs, and creatives.

Flexible work policy beginning Sept. 1, 2021
Employees may be designated as Flex (mainly work from home with in-office option), in office, or fully remote upon special approval.

Benefits:
Comprehensive Health, Dental, & Vision benefits with options covering up to 100% of monthly premium
Generous Vacation, Personal, and Sick Time
Parental leave, 16 weeks fully paid after three months of service
4% 401(k) with match after three months of service
Supplemental student loan repayment assistance or a professional education stipend
Tax-free commuter benefit
Conference budget
50% gym & wellness match
Headspace subscription
$250 Donation Match Program

Teachable encourages individuals from a broad diversity of backgrounds to apply for positions. We are an equal opportunity employer, meaning we're committed to a fair and consistent interview process. Please tell us in your application if you require an accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job.

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Location

470 Park Ave South, New York , NY 10016

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Teachable Benefits Overview

Comprehensive health, dental, and vision coverage
Discretionary paid vacation
Paid sick leave
Tax-free commuter benefits
50% gym or wellness match
401(k) with match
Paid parental leave
Professional education credit OR supplemental student loan repayment

Workplace customizations (e.g. standing desks)
Flexibility to work from home
Weekly catered lunches
Conference and book budget
Company outings
Annual camping retreat
Awesome coworkers

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

Awesome Coworkers, Custom Desk Setup, Wellness Match, Teachable Course Stipend, Company Activities, Annual Company Retreat.

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