Company: KiwiCo, Inc.
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: May 3, 2021
KiwiCo is an innovative eCommerce company that sparks kids'
creativity and curiosity through offline and online materials and
inspiration. We offer kids a delightful, engaging way to explore,
create, and learn; and arm them with the creative confidence and
tools to change the world. Our core offering is a subscription
service that delivers hands-on projects to kids of all ages. We
also have an online store and a content hub for families. We take
great pride and ownership in the products and experiences we design
and in the community of parents and kids we serve. Our office is
located in Mountain View, within walking distance to the Caltrain
Role and Responsibilities
KiwiCo is looking for an exceptional Visual Designer who is
extremely passionate about creating impeccable, brand-aligned
visuals that are designed with care down to every last pixel while
acting quickly against the day-to-day execution. This is a digital
design role that will mainly focus on marketing and web, with a
heavy emphasis on being able to execute on the KiwiCo brand.
Working closely with the Marketing team to create beautiful
on-brand marketing assets for digital formats (emails, ads, social
posts) and also some print formats (direct mailers, catalogs).
Being able to carry a project through the entire design process:
from concept, to creating rapid design mockups, to iterating and
incorporating feedback, to polishing the final details, to adding
interaction and animation (when necessary), to exporting final
Assessing creative briefs and translating them into compelling
designs that achieve the project goals. Designs should balance the
needs of our users, our design aesthetic, and the objectives of the
Confidently presenting design ideas and recommendations to the
team and stakeholders. Explain how project objectives are being met
through the designs, and provide suggestions on ways to tweak
creatives to better address the goals when needed.
Growing a deep understanding of brand photography and
illustrations to be able to choose - or create - the appropriate
assets for each project.
- Gaining a complete knowledge of the KiwiCo look-and-feel to
ultimately become our brand visual champion.
BA/BFA degree in Design (graphic, visual communications,
3+ years of experience in visual, eCommerce, brand, or marketing
A portfolio showcasing visual and digital marketing design work
for mobile and desktop
Fluent in design tools such as Adobe Creative Suite (especially
Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects), and able to work in both
RGB and CMYK
Hands-on, "get things done" mentality. You are a self-starter
who thrives in a fast-paced, small company environment, under
pressure and working toward aggressive timelines. You can multitask
and meet changing deadlines while still paying attention to details
with limited resources. You have the ability to balance and
productively resolve pressing demands and timelines in order to
deliver against the company vision and goals.
Resourceful and Flexible. You can see a project through from the
idea stage to completion, and are willing to do whatever it takes
to make it a success. You thrive in ambiguity and are comfortable
with the rapid pace of change in a small, nimble team. You are an
innovative thinker who can solve problems creatively but also have
a strong desire to continue learning and building upon your
Great communication skills. You're highly collaborative, can
work within cross-functional teams, and are able to give and
receive feedback well.
Strong organizational skills. You're great at keeping a project
running smoothly and always keep your project files organized and
available for other team members.
- Superb aesthetic skills with an impeccable attention to detail.
You have a broad operating range and are able to think critically
Experience working at a startup
Experience designing mobile applications and/or for
Knowledge of how mocks translate to HTML and CSS to deliver
Building rapid high fidelity prototypes and landing pages
- General understanding of analytics and user testing
If you're passionate about delivering innovative, delightful,
and enriching products and experiences for kids, we'd love to hear
KiwiCo is committed to creating a diverse environment and is
proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Individuals seeking
employment at KiwiCo are considered without regard to race,
ethnicity, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry,
pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression,
physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran or military
status, or any other legally protected category.
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