Airfoil

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Brand Designer

  • Design
  • Full-time
  • Toronto, CA
  • Remote friendly

2021-12-16 01:43:39 UTC

ABOUT AIRFOIL

Airfoil is a Silicon Valley-based software/product design firm serving startup clients from top accelerators (Y Combinator, 500 Startups, AngelPad, South Park Commons, On Deck, and more). Learn more about us

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Define and create a visual language as an extension of the brand (illustrations, icons, colors, typography, animations, etc.)

  • Collaborate with UX designers to create and maintain a cohesive and consistent brand experience between Marketing and Product.

  • Continually iterate on concepts in an effort to make the brand relevant and relatable to our audience(s).

  • Nice to have: Illustration or graphic design ability

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • A portfolio showcasing brand and visual design work with a strong design sensibility

  • Effectively communicate conceptual ideas and design rationale.

  • Engage in constructive design critiques.

  • Able to work independently, prioritize accordingly, and iterate quickly.

  • Strong communication skills without a fear of over communication.

  • Ability to prototype in your tool of choice (Figma, Illustrator, etc)

  • Self-motivated, able to work independently but also collaborative and driven by group critique

HOW WE WILL SUPPORT YOU

At Airfoil, we believe that your internship with us should be helpful to us and to you, and we see your experience here as an opportunity to further your learning and growth as a designer. For that reason, we will support you in several ways:

  • Thorough design critiques and support from our team. Through your work with us, we will collaborate actively with you, offer feedback on your work, and relay feedback from our clients. We will help you develop your skills both in terms of user experience/design thinking and aesthetic quality.

  • Access to learning resources and practice projects. In addition to client work, we will occasionally host ‘design jam’ sessions via video call to assist you in your growth as a designer.

  • Cross-border experience and training from tech company founders. Our team is led by Silicon Valley tech company founders hailing from the USA and Korea, and while working with early-stage companies our team will be there for you to assist and advise.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE

  • Full-time or contract

WORKPLACE

Regarding the COVID-19 pandemic: While the outbreak is in place and working from home is recommended, all work will be conducted remotely. If it is safe to work in person, you will have the option of either working from home or working in person.

  • Most work will be conducted remotely, as our team is primarily US-based.

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