Graphic Designer – Animator at Designlab

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Designlab

Title: Graphic Designer – Animator

Location: US National

Designlab is looking for a contract Learning Content Creator – Graphics & Animation to join our team and help us take our industry-leading UX Academy bootcamp and learning platform to the next level.

We’re a nimble, product-driven team focused on building the best experience in the world for creative skills training, and thousands of students across the globe have already advanced their skills and changed careers with our help. Our mission is to empower creators to do the work they love, and this extends to our internal philosophy of how we work. Thanks to our best-in-class product with rave reviews, we’ve built a passionate community of students, mentors and alumni.

In this part-time role, you’ll help us improve and expand our UX design curriculum. You’ll independently produce visual assets, illustrations, and example designs for our UX Academy bootcamp and advanced course offerings using acknowledged best practices across all content mediums: articles, how-to guides, case studies, assessments, videos, and whatever else we can dream up!

Sound interesting? Read on to see if the role is a good fit for you!

You

  • Have demonstrated experience in designing high-quality visual assets and motion graphics for use in learning content and brand/marketing outreach
  • Are savvy about what good learning content looks like, with a sound understanding of instructional and pedagogical principles
  • Have expertise in creating instructional content for the design education space, both static and dynamic
  • Ground your content in both desk research and outreach to industry professionals, design mentors, and external experts
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Have strong organizational skills, work ethic, and attention to detail
  • Love the thought of partnering with learning experience design, UX design, engineering, growth, and our mentor and student community to create a best-in-class learning experience
  • Are excited about working on the future of UX design education with a small, talented, mission-driven team

Responsibilities

  • Create and deliver visual assets associated with instructional content for Designlab’s courses
  • Collaborate with other team members to ensure supporting assets meet our instructional goals (image, video, audio)
  • Manage your own backlog of instructional content needs, regularly communicating progress, priorities, and milestones
  • Ensure your design work aligns with and contributes to our design system
  • Extend your visual assets into growth initiatives that are aligned with our curricular goals, as needed
  • Help with fixing bugs and other issues, as needed

Requirements

  • 2+ years of experience designing instructional content for self-directed learning
  • Strong grasp of visual design, UI design, and animation/motion graphics
  • Strong visual research and synthesis skills
  • Experience working on instructional content for User Experience Designers (advanced topics a plus)
  • Strong skills in partnering with cross-functional teams to deliver quality instructional content
  • Ability to work remotely with high speed internet access

Perks

  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Team is 100% remote, work where you want
  • Flexible hours, working mostly in US time zones (EST/PST)
  • Work with a talented, mission-driven team on a product that’s innovating in the online education space with thousands of paying customers around the world

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