Web Designer

Job Description

Odeon Ventures is creating a network of information websites to help students navigate through higher education options based on their needs. Our goal is to offer a comprehensive, easy-to-use and trusted knowledge base with a community focus to anyone looking to step into a new profession or start a degree.
Our core values include user focus, community impact and high-quality peer review to ensure we achieve a positive effect on the way people access information during a course selection. The company was founded by experienced entrepreneurs in the online publishing sector.

What will you do?

You’ll be an integral part of a cross-functional team including Development, SEO & Content. You will design a large network of websites, creating their identity, designs, layouts, and sketches. You will play an important part in creating clear and intuitive user-friendly products, building user interfaces, establishing guidelines and standards, and applying best design practices.

More of your tasks will include:

  • Develop UI and design strategy that evolves our brands in an engaging way from concept to implementation with focus on web & mobile platforms
  • Manage and develop a range of visual design and UI explorations based on the company objectives
  • Use trend intelligence and user research to identify the impact and translate this into the design work
  • Recommend and apply relevant user tests and design elements for A/B testing and ensuring its smooth process

Who are we looking for?

A passionate and experienced digital designer with an eye for detail, a wide scope of design capabilities, and the ability to take conceptual ideas and create visual representations, user interfaces and experiences. A colleague with mastery of the design process from research, developing concepts, creating pixel-perfect designs, and handoff to the development team with supervision of its implementation. An ideal candidate will be a hands-on, feedback driven professional who understands the collaborative nature of the design-to-live process and is ready to test and back proposals by data, best practices and other argument forms instead of acting on assumption. A skilled cross-platform user experience designer designing for systems, and not just devices, ready to demonstrate their work portfolio.

What do you have?

  • Advanced knowledge of Sketch/Figma/Axure
  • Strong knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Working knowledge of CSS/HTML
  • Understanding of and experience in a content-first approach in design
  • Experience defining and developing personas to improve user experience
  • Experience with writing design documentation
  • Experience with project management tools and working within strict timelines
  • Experience with content management systems such as WordPress
  • Native English speaker or working proficiency level

What is needed to be successful in this role?

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to clearly articulate ideas to multiple audiences (development, content, and other stakeholders)
  • Strategic thinking, strong research mindset and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently, own complex concepts and problems, and manage ambiguity
  • Comfortable working in a fully remote environment
  • Growth mindset with a strong desire to develop new skills and learn about new fields and industries
  • Ability to manage relationships in a humble, confident, and articulate mannera

Benefits

  • Competitive salary based on your skills and experience
  • Regular compensation review
  • Support of further learning and development
  • Fully remote working environment
  • Opportunity to shape the development of the product as a part of a growing team
  • Rewarding experience working to improve the state of education selection and the access people have to it