Figma is adding to our team of passionate people who are revolutionizing the world of design. Figma is a multiplayer design platform, changing the way people design, prototype, and iterate together. Figma's platform enables multiple people to work together in the same file. As a result, Figma has simplified the design process for teams of designers, developers, and stakeholders by creating an online space for them to collaborate visually. If you’re looking to work at a company that is building the future of design tools, welcome to Figma.
Day to day, you'll create guided Video Tutorials for our YouTube Channel, as well as collaborate with other departments on other types of video content. You'll use your skills in motion and design to artfully explain complex topics in terms understandable by junior and prospective designers, empowering them to create.
Our ideal candidate is a creative, motivated, and passionate educator with a diverse set of creative skills. You'll have the opportunity to engage with our community, get creative, and explore new ways to empower and educate through visual mediums.
Ready to apply? A reel or other work samples are required for applications for this position.
This is a full time role that can be held from one of our US hubs or remotely in the United States.
What you'll be doing:
- Manage end to end video production, from inception to delivery
- You'll ideate new videos, write scripts, record voice over audio and video, create visual assets, animate, edit, write descriptions, and publish final videos to YouTube
- Create eye-catching motion graphics to enhance instructional screen recordings
- Work with our Product and Engineering teams to understand how new and existing features work, and the problems they solve for our users
- Collaborate with the Marketing, Brand, Community, and Growth teams to coordinate positioning of our content for new feature launch days
- Create high-quality, and visually interesting Educational Figma Design files for public distribution that follow design best practices
- Identify key success metrics, perform lightweight analytics, and engage with our users in video comments
You might be a good fit if you have:
- Visual design experience in After Effects, Premier, Illustrator, Photoshop and especially Figma
- An ability to identify the optimal way to teach complex concepts or features, and are okay with abandoning ideas that didn't work along the way
- Craftsmanship and focus on the tiniest of details, while also thinking strategically
- A love for Figma and can use it to create visual assets, storyboard, and maybe design a product or app (If you don't know Figma yet, definitely play around with the product and check out our YouTube channel for tutorials! You'll need a large appetite to learn)
- Strong skills in project management with a proven ability to manage and deliver projects on-time, and remain agile in the face of ambiguity
Read more about our team
- Reflections on Config, our first user conference
- How work is changing at Figma
- The making of Maker Week
Figma is the open design company founded in 2012 by Dylan Field and Evan Wallace. With our cloud-based screen design tool, teams achieve a shared understanding around design without worrying about syncing, exporting or installing software. Anyone involved in the product development process can share always up-to-date files with a link. That makes it easy to collaborate on the latest designs and prototypes and see their code attributes. Figma has simplified collaboration across the entire design process for thousands of companies like Microsoft, Slack and Uber and users, including designers, developers, product managers, marketers and others. To learn more and sign up for a free account visit www.figma.com.
At Figma we celebrate and support our differences. We know employing a team rich in diverse thoughts, experiences, and opinions allows our employees, our product and our community to flourish. Figma is an equal opportunity workplace. We are dedicated to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.