Full time. Sydney, Australia. Reports to Design Team.
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We're seeking an experienced Web Designer/Illustrator to join our fast growing team. The design team is responsible for creating and developing a consistent visual language across the entire customer experience. We believe in simple solutions to complex problems, and strive to push boundaries. This is an opportunity to join the team at Autopilot developing the creative content, visual language and product. We are seeking a detail obsessed, passionate designer with a background in graphic design, web design and illustration. You must be experienced working across numerous digital platforms; always eager to learn and experiment. Your role will be to produce strong conceptual illustrations and branded materials that are engaging and reflect a cohesive aesthetic.
Design visual graphics and illustrations that tell stories for blog images, merchandise, event images and product modals.
Design beautiful email templates and landing pages that reflect our brand and design guidelines.
Create sketches, storyboards, prototypes, and/or design specs.
Design within and help improve upon an establish design system.
Work closely with the design team to implement a cohesive visual style across marketing and product.
Excellent visual communication skills, with the ability to take complex ideas and distill them down into simple illustrations.
Be comfortable working in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment with a small team and short deadlines.
Ability to communicate rationale behind your design decisions.
Expertise in illustrator, sketch and photoshop.
3+ years experience at a creative agency or in-house team.
Ability to take feedback and incorporate it into your work.
Knowledge of design principles related to branding and marketing with demonstrable understanding of UX design, typography, color, layout and information hierarchy.
Ability to animate your illustrations.
Experience creating pattern libraries and a passion for design systems.
Understanding of videography.
More about Autopilot
To date our software has helped Australia promote the YES vote on gay marriage and say YES to equality. It’s given Greenpeace the data and tools they need to win activist campaigns. It’s helped Patreon connect and educate creators to give them new revenue streams. And it’s helped hundreds of startups tell their story and grow their businesses.
We’re a successful, fast growing and global company with offices in Sydney and San Francisco. We have thousands of remarkable customers, an extraordinary team and have wonderful investors like Blackbird, Rembrandt and Salesforce Ventures.
Hailing from the shores of Bondi Beach Australia, [...] is shaking up sports equipment with forward-thinking and disruptive [...] Sports, is an online platform that allows the user to choose from a number of sports equipment, individually design up, and tailor to their needs.
This order then gets fed through to our own network of manufacturers where we have negotiated and contracted to give you the same price as off the shelf, mass made equipment
.Disrupt was founded on the simple idea of creating a piece of equipment with your personality, and individual needs in mind. We help you custom make your own equipment. From the dimensions, to the construct and even the artistic design, we are able to give you expert advice and guidance on the path to creating your dream sports equipment (surfboards, snowboards, skateboards & yogamats).
In the past year we've expanded our sales remit to work with brands and their agencies to help create custom branded sports equipment to complement their existing lines as well as for promotional purposes. Brands include Hermes, Corona, Fitbit, Adidas, Puma and many more.
We are looking for a new team member with a background in sales, can help design items and who has a love for sport
. ResponsibilitiesMaintain relationships with key customers. 'Farming' new work (60%)Develop inbound leads into customers and then retained customers (30%)Design mock-ups for client on our 3D designr (10%)Maintain and develop your knowledge of the extreme sports market.Work closely with the Operations Team to ensure orders are delivered to your customer’s expectations.Seek out all opportunities to grow our customer base through actively networking and utilising all avenues provided to you by the business.
Key Relationships:Internal: Head of SalesExternal: Key clients
Person Specification :* Each of the criteria below is rated as Essential (E), Highly Desirable (HD) or Desirable (D). We place considerable emphasis on your Personal Qualities as the training and support we provide can often strengthen any weaknesses that exist in other areas. *Personal QualitiesExcellent communication skills across all media. (HD)Ability to work to targets and thrive under pressure. (HD)Detailed awareness of our product offering. (E)Ability to think on your feet and add value to everyone of our customers experience. (E)Excellent time management skills (E)Good team work ethic. (E)PC literate and fully conversant with Windows and MS Office applications with an ability to adapt to new databases and systems with ease (E)An understanding of the surf industry (HD)Flexibility to adapt to a variety of responsibilities (E)
Skills & AbilityEntrepreneurial abilities to implement new products (HD)Problem Solving & rapid reasoning (E)SalesCustomer Service (HD)Work autonomously & unsupervised (E)Deisgn in photoshop/indesign
ExperienceWorking within a team (E)Relevant Sales Experience (E)
We don't expect you to have experience in a tech company or in the sport industry, we do however expect you to be an extremely hungry sales person with experience in design. Someone who does take no for an answer, who isn't afraid to pick up the phone and someone who is constantly giving every customer everything they have.
Are you:A brilliant, committed digital designer with over 5 years of commercial experience under your belt? Into creating cool, engaging communication solutions Interested in design trends? Keen to contribute to a growing, changing culture? Easy to work with (strictly no prima donnas)? Motivated and responsible (no flakes)? Mostly nice-smelling?
If you answered yes to the above, then look no further as you've just found a job so sweet, you could stick it in your mouth and your teeth would fall out.
You will be working with the Head of Design, who has a wealth of experience at both the Agency and Product-side where working with designers at all levels (from Junior right through to Art Director), has helped improve their game in order for them all to be the best they can be.
With this role, you can sink your teeth into a product and brand to make a real, tangible impact; whilst getting paid well to improve your skillz. It's why this role suits a Mid-weight whofeels stale in his/her current role.
Design is respected at HighLow. Simple.
HighLow are a progressive company with a range of digital products for use in the finance sector. With web apps, native apps, platforms, through-the-line marketing and brand projects to take care of; our design team is consistently being challenged to produce top-shelf solutions that elevate the brand, communicate objectives, are usable and most importantly, work.
The design team is small and agile, and works closely with Tech and the Operations team to be a critical spoke in the wheel for a really interesting business that is growing rapidly.
If you want to come into a fresh environment, work on cool projects, have Nacho the office French Bulldog fall asleep under your feet, then don't hesitate and apply now.
Please write a cover letter outlining why you would like a crack at the role.
Head of Design