Visual Designer Contractor Lyra Health - Remote

Product Remote

About Lyra Health

Lyra is transforming mental health care through technology with a human touch to help people feel emotionally healthy at work and at home. We work with leading companies, such as Starbucks, Morgan Stanley, Facebook, Uber and other Fortune 500 companies, to deliver instant access to effective, high-quality mental health care for their employees and their families. Our innovative digital care platform and elite provider network offers life-changing mental health care to more than 1.5 million people today. Founded by David Ebersman, former CFO of Facebook and Genentech, Lyra has raised more than $292 million from leading investors, including Addition, Adams Street, Venrock, Greylock, Glynn Capital, Tenaya Capital, IVP, Meritech, and others.


The Marketing team at Lyra Health is hiring a Contract Visual Designer to conceive and execute engaging digital and print experiences that promote and support the Lyra brand. This role will be responsible for executing a broad range of creative projects including web design and other digital and print media needed to support demand generation, product marketing, corporate marketing, and Lyra member engagement. 


As a contract visual designer for the Lyra Brand, you are someone with a strong track record for excellence in concept, design, and execution. Clear communication and deadlines are just as important to you as pride in the creative work. You are a self starter. You are eager to seek new challenges, collaborate, introduce and implement innovative approaches and ideas, grow, and learn. Your visual design expertise and knowledge of design standards are just as essential as your demonstrated track record for executing projects of all sizes with resourcefulness and dedication. 


This role is in a growing design team and will work closely with the Art Director and other stakeholders across marketing.


The day to day

  • Deliver extraordinary design that is engaging, exciting, and effective
  • Work closely with peers in the Marketing team to clearly define, manage, and execute creative projects, deliverables, and timelines
  • Conceive and deliver designs--across a wide array of digital media--that align and support Lyra’s brand and mission, using modern web design and digital techniques
  • Work iteratively, quickly, and collaboratively with our Marketing team to test, refine, and validate deliverables on-time
  • Provide creative inspiration, problem-solving, and support to support campaign, website, brand, and other company objectives
  • Ensure design concepts and execution remains consistent with our overall brand
  • Verify the consistency and accuracy of designs with our web design system
  • Leverage data, user feedback, technical constraints, and feasibility to make informed design decisions


Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in visual design, web design, or related field
  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Graphic Arts, or related field
  • Portfolio demonstrating a breadth of design capabilities and passion for compelling, novel approaches 
  • Demonstrated track record for solving specific business problems with functional, impactful design
  • Proficient in web-based interaction design principles
  • Visual design expertise and proficiency in traditional design principles such as typography, color, and layout
  • Knowledge and experience collaborating with creative, marketing, and web development teams to build effective websites
  • Knowledge of UX standard methodologies
  • Knowledge of standard print design requirements
  • Ability to partner with data and analytics teams to determine proper analytical processes/procedures and independently derive conclusions
  • Experienced with Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, Figma, or other design software as well as interactive prototyping tools such as InVision Studio or Principle
  • Knowledge of new technology trends and their application in the marketplace
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and presentation skills
  • Asks for not just the how, but also the why
  • Possesses creative energy, confidence, and self-motivationA love for making things appealing and usable


Bonus Points

  • Vector illustration and icon design
  • Experience designing CSS or SVG based animations and micro-interactions
  • Knowledge of technical implementation (HTML/CSS/JavaScript) and the ability to speak to developers in their language

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.

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