Senior Web Designer (Contractor)

Remote, United States

Full Time Contract
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Posted 5 days ago

About Abstract

Abstract is a design workflow platform for teams to version, manage, and collaborate. Our company’s mission is to dramatically improve the productivity, transparency and impact of Design. Since launching in July 2017, over 7,000 design teams across 75 countries have adopted Abstract, including teams from DocuSign, Instacart, Microsoft, Pandora, Wayfair, Wix, Cisco, Zendesk, I and more. 

At Abstract, we are actively working to build a diverse and inclusive organization. Here, diversity includes age, economic class, educational background, ethnic variance, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, marital status, national origin, religious affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, or veteran status.

Abstract is fully-remote (US-based only at this time). If you have a passion for rolling up your sleeves, building new programs, and have a strong, team-player mentality, we’d love to hear from you! 

About the Role

Abstract is looking for a contract Senior Web Designer to help shape the future of our marketing website. If you have a passion for rolling up your sleeves, and have a strong team-player mentality, we’d love to hear from you!

What you'll do:  

  • Evolve the visual identity of Abstract, by designing consistent experiences across our marketing website. 
  • Help design our new website design system and work with our development partners to bring it to life.
  • Work cross-functionally with marketing and other stakeholders to arrive at the best possible design solutions, continually raising our bar for quality.
  • Execute web projects across their entire lifecycle with our marketing team— plan, iterate, deliver, test, iterate some more.
  • Communicate animation/interaction using your tool of choice.
  • Help build our brand identity around motion and continue to evolve our web design system.

What you’ll bring:

  • Strong foundation in design fundamentals, including a deep understanding of typography, layout, color, and ability to apply these principles across our digital presence.
  • 4+ years of experience working with in-house design teams or agencies with a web design focus
  • Strong cross-functional collaboration and communication skills, including explaining your work, process, decisions, and actively seeking out feedback.
  • Always on the lookout for ways to improve your workflow and are up-to-date on the latest design tools and web technologies. You’re very comfortable in Figma and can bring your ideas to life on CodePen when needed.
  As part of the interview process, be prepared to present a portfolio of your previous work. We’re particularly excited to see how you approach problem solving, decision-making, and process to see how you arrived at your final designs. We’re looking forward to meeting you!

Benefits/Perks

At Abstract, we offer resources that emphasize personal and familial wellbeing. We provide 99% healthcare coverage, as well as dental, vision, and life insurance options. We offer 10 weeks parental leave, unlimited paid-time off, a health care FSA, and flexible working arrangements. Additional perks include dependent care, a budget to set up your home office, and a monthly wellness and internet stipend.

To help employees plan for the future, we offer competitive pay, access to financial services, and a 401(k).

We are a distributed team and we are able to offer US-based remote employment. We offer travel opportunities for company meetings, team meet-ups, and the occasional conference.

Notes

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis; Elastic Projects will not sponsor applicants for work visas. 

As part of our security protocols, offers are contingent on the successful completion of a background check.

Job tags: Animation Competitive pay Compliance Cross-functional DocuSign Elastic Figma Financial services Security Typography Web technologies