Product Designer

    • New York, NY

Quick Take: Axios is a new digital media company that tells you what matters and why to make you smarter, faster. We're hiring a Product Designer!

Why it Matters: We are looking for a talented multi-disciplinary designer to join our growing design team. This person will collaborate with our Brand, Product, and Growth team to conceptualize and create design assets. A successful candidate will understand and anticipate the company’s growth and product needs, and be able to capture both existing and new audiences with unique and compelling designs. 

Go Deeper: This person will be responsible for creating unique concepts that address the company’s growth and product ambition and challenges, support the concept with research and fact-finding, and translate the concept into tangible execution. They will ensure our brand visual identity is maintained across several channels and touchpoints, online and off-line. This role involves participation in design dialogue and contributing to our design culture as a whole. An ideal candidate will be empathetic towards the end-user and will be able to iterate on designs strategically and creatively according to user behavior and data-driven trends.

The Details: Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit, a passion for Axios’ mission and have the following skills:

  • Incredibly strong and sophisticated design sensibility and attention to detail
  • Partner with designers to define the visual design strategy for a product area and work with other leads and cross-functional partners to drive consensus across teams
  • Experience creating design assets to meet brand, marketing, and product needs, for everything from email, icons and social marketing campaigns to new product launches
  • Ability to articulate and advocate for design decisions to both immediate and larger teams
  • Comfort with both creative and strategic design approaches
  • Knowledge of good design foundations, including typography, balance, colors, composition in general, across different outcomes
  • Ability to collaborate closely and effectively with internal stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently and follow creative direction
  • Art direction and marketing campaign experience is a plus
  • Motion graphics experience a plus
  • Eagerness for feedback

Don’t forget:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)
  • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
  • 401K
  • Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays
  • Company equity
  • Commuter and cell phone benefit
  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture
  • Annual learning and development stipend

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