Visual Designer at Feather

| Greater NYC Area
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At Feather, our mission is to transform humanity's relationship with material goods to create a healthier and happier planet. You’ll join a fast-paced, innovative team whose passion lies in delighting customers and helping people live lighter. In our eyes, the future of things is all about flexibility - having what you need when you need it and never when you don’t.

As a designer at Feather, you’ll be joining a fast-paced, innovative team whose passion is delighting and simplifying the lives of our customers. You will be responsible for creating beautiful, functional designs that are cohesive across multiple platforms. Our ideal candidate is ambitious, detail oriented, comfortable working in cross-functional teams, and passionate about Feather’s mission and the end user.

You will:

  • Maintain, evolve, and translate Feather’s design system across multiple platforms to create a cohesive and thoughtful brand experience.
  • Collaborate closely with other disciplines within the Creative team (including Copy, Art Direction, Production, and UX) as well as other key stakeholders throughout Feather to ensure cross-functional and strategic implementation of the Feather brand.
  • Create original, engaging concepts that strategically answer the brief and bring the brand to life, looking at every detail as an opportunity to delight our customers.
  • Be responsible for staying up-to-date on the latest industry trends, while looking outside of the world of design for inspiration.
  • Maintain standards and help evolve brand guidelines as we continue to grow into new markets, products, partnerships, etc.

You have:

  • 4+ years of graphic design experience with branding background (iconography and illustration experience a plus).
  • Motion graphics experience
  • A dynamic portfolio showcasing refined sensibilities across many mediums—with exceptional knowledge of identity systems, typography, print design, and layout.
  • A detail oriented, systems thinker who is not satisfied with the status quo—pushes new ideas to create thoughtful, progressive work.
  • Strong presentation skills with ability to clearly and persuasively articulate ideas
  • Passionate about the latest in interior design, lifestyle, design, branding and technology
  • A self starter with a positive attitude—able to work collaboratively with the flexibility to iterate on feedback and complex projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite; specifically Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign(experience with AfterEffects a plus)
  • Experience with Figma and Sketch a plus
  • Understanding of Feather’s brand, aesthetic, voice, and mission
  • Love of and belief in Feather’s mission

You are:

  • Based in NYC (or willing to move)
  • Excited about joining a small team and building something from the ground up
  • Passionate about Feather's mission
  • Eligible to work in the United States

You get:

  • Fair and transparent compensation structure
  • Competitive health, vision, dental, and other ancillary benefits
  • Flexible vacation and paid time off
  • A 50% discount on your own Feather subscription
  • The latest MacBook and a high-resolution external monitor
  • A stylish desk and an ergonomic chair (it's what we do, after all!)
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

Feather headquarters are in SoHo, with easy access to most subways as well as amazing food, drinks, and shopping.

What are Feather Perks + Benefits

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
We partner with JobPath, an organization that enables people with developmental disabilities to lead full and satisfying lives.
Friends Outside of Work
Eat Lunch Together
Open Door Policy
Team-Based Strategic Planning
Group Brainstorming Sessions
Pair Programming
Open Office Floor Plan
Diversity
Mean Gender Pay Gap Below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 16 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Acme Co. also provides 8 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Return-to-Work Program Post Parental Leave
Company-Sponsored Family Events
We have monthly celebrations that all Feather family members are invited to.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Monthly.
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per month.
Pet Friendly
Acme Co.'s pet policy is dog friendly daily.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and Learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Promote from Within

Additional Perks + Benefits

We have built a perks & benefits program that is as flexible as Feather's core business model by infusing choice and autonomy into the perks we offer. We work with companies like Zeel (for massages) and Cherry (for wellness benefits) that let our employees decide what's best for them, which allows for higher utilization of the perks we offer and a better, individualized employee experience.

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