Junior Product Designer Axios

ProductUS, Remote2 months ago

Quick Take: Axios is a growth-stage startup dedicated to providing trustworthy, award-winning news content in an audience-first format. We're hiring a Junior Product Designer, Growth!

Why it Matters: We are looking for a talented multi-disciplinary designer to join our team. This person will collaborate with our Brand, Product, and Growth teams to conceptualize and create design deliverables that impact company growth. A successful candidate will understand and anticipate the company’s needs, and be able to capture both existing and new audiences with unique and compelling designs. 

Go Deeper: In this role, you will make an impact to Axios through the following responsibilities:

  • Support our Brand, Growth, and Product teams’ success by providing full support in designing and implementing landing pages, proof of concept prototypes, social-media visuals, and other assets and projects
  • Create unique concepts that address the company’s growth, product ambition, and challenges ideally using tools like Webflow for rapid-testing and or actual implementation
  • Ensure our brand visual identity is maintained across all channels and touchpoints 
  • Participate in design dialogue and contribute to our culture 

The Details: Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit, a passion for Axios’ mission and have the following skills:

  • Incredibly strong and sophisticated design sensibility and attention to detail
  • Experience creating design assets to meet brand, marketing, and product needs for email, icons, social marketing campaigns, and new product launches
  • Ability to articulate and advocate for design decisions to both immediate and larger teams
  • Ability to iterate on designs and creatively according to user behavior and data-driven trends
  • Comfort with both creative and strategic design approaches
  • Knowledge of good design foundations, including typography, balance, colors, and composition in general across different outcomes
  • Proactively seeks and applies constructive feedback from cross-functional colleagues at all levels
  • Deep empathy towards end-users 
  • Ability to collaborate closely and effectively with internal stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently and follow creative direction
  • Art direction and marketing campaign experience is a plus
  • Motion graphics experience a plus
  • Proficiency in Webflow is preferred

Don’t forget:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)
  • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
  • 401K
  • Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays
  • Company equity
  • Commuter and cell phone benefit
  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture
  • Annual learning and development stipend

Additional pandemic-related benefits:

  • One mental health day per quarter
  • $100 monthly work-from-home stipend
  • Company-sponsored access to Ginger coaching and mental health support 
  • OneMedical membership, including tele-health services 
  • Increased work flexibility for parents and caretakers 
  • Access to the Axios “Family Fund”, which was created to allow employees to request financial support when facing financial hardship or emergencies 
  • Class pass discount
  • Virtual company-sponsored social events

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