Smart Sparrow is hiring a Visual Design Lead for an exciting opportunity within our growing, VC-backed startup. We are revolutionizing online learning, and are looking for a strong visual designer to join as a key member of our [...].
You will be responsible for setting design direction on projects, collaborating with other designers on the team, and creating the best design solutions for our clients and students.
Applicants should be confident leading the full scope of design; from designing pixel perfect icons, to developing a visual language and identity across a course. You should be capable of exploring many different design approaches to a problem, and iterating fast with the team to find the best solution.
You will work closely with subject matter experts, Learning Designers, UX designers, developers, and product managers – so the ability to convey design decisions with confidence and receive feedback with candour are a must.The position will be based in Sydney.
Bachelor’s degree in a creative field (Graphic Design, Visual Design etc)
4+ years experience in digital production/visual or UX design
1+ years management or mentoring designers a plus
Expert-level proficiency in common graphics and web design tools
Experience developing or updating a Style Guides or Art Direction
Understanding of interaction design patterns related to web and mobile design
Experience and some level of proficiency with designing interactive experiences
Detail oriented and organized with the ability to manage multiple deliverables
Proven ability to work in a highly collaborative environment
Experience using oral and written communication skills to present and track ideas
Desired Personal Qualities:
Passion for making online learning better
Enjoy whiteboarding and brainstorming as a team
Flexibility to thrive in a fast-paced startup environment
A positive attitude, open mind, and a desire to collaborate and learn
Desire to mentor and help grow a team with a creative point of view
Smart Sparrow Perks:
Casual office environment
Snacks and drinks
Centrally-located officesOccasional travel
Are you confident, creative and work quickly and efficiently to produce quality work? A rare opportunity exists for a creative graphical designer to work with one of Australia leading online cosmetics brands creating beauty
Must have online web knowledge and a love for the beauty industry.
This role offers unlimited creativity, flexibility and earnings.
Must have minimum 3 years experience.
Location: Fabulous South Melbourne.
The successful candidate can demonstrate a strong background in creative design, and web knowledge, coupled with strong interface design and typography skills and will be working closely with Marketing on varied graphics projects, including editorial like HTML emails, HTML web design, video editing, photoshop faces and images, packaging design.
Organisation and an eye for detail, text, colours.
Adobe Creative Suite CS3-CS5 including Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design, Flash, Acrobat.
Video editing software
Experience at building HTML newsletters in Dreamweaver
Solid knowledge of prepress and print production
MS Office Suite
WISH LIST SKILLS - NOT Mandatory
Photography/ Videography /Styling
Skilled to use Cinema 4D and Light Wave/ Aftereffects
Cross browser compatibility
An understanding of SEO
Social media management
XHTML, CSS. PHP, HTML
Organised Design initiative with passionate creative flair and a can do anything positive attitude.
Ability to work to deadlines and produce quality work quickly.
Self-motivated with a keen eye for design and detail with a strong work ethic, a commitment to continuous improvement.
Excellent written and verbal communication.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to Multi-task and be willing and open to learning new skills.
Current driver's license and Australian residency of over 3 years.
You must be passionate about the web and likely have a strong personal interest in working in the beauty industry.
Apply directly with a resume, and covering letter outlining your suitability for this role in detail, along with your portfolio example work to date.
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