Degreed is the upskilling platform that connects learning to opportunities. We integrate everything people use to learn and build their careers—skill insights, LMSs, courses, videos, articles, and projects—and match everyone to growth opportunities that fit their unique skills, roles, and goals. Degreed exists to discover, empower and recognize the next generation of the world's expertise. 

Are you a creative graphic designer who wants to take the next step in your career to work with a team of designers and freelancers - sharing ideas, concepts and inputs? Do you want to be a team leader who suggests new ways to expand the brand and develop eye-catching and engaging assets to promote lifelong learning? Do you long to expand your skills in motion graphics, video production and interactive assets? Are you excited to work for a mission-driven company with a fun brand and an accepting culture? Then join Degreed. We are looking for a creative, accomplished, senior graphic designer with 5-7 years of experience working for an agency or technology company who is able to take projects and ideate with the team, holding true to the Degreed brand. We are seeking a visual storyteller who has a passion and point of view on our brand - where it has been and where it could go. You have an amazing command of best practices in design, proficiency in Adobe and Asana, and a positive attitude to tackle challenges every day. We also are looking for someone who enjoys promoting our employee culture of lifelong learning, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging (DIB), and Good Deeds at Degreed. 

Day in the Life

This Senior Graphic Designer position is an upper-level working role, part of a team approach working with other designers, freelancers, our Art Director, and the Creative Manager of Brand Studio on a variety of projects and assignments. Assignments primarily come from the Creative Manager through the project management tool, Asana. Our ideal candidate is a proactive individual, with well-developed, critical thinking skills, able to process, react to and solve problems in a timely manner as they arise. 

  • Guide and advise fellow employees in both the creative process and project management to foster stronger working relationships and solutions with designers, freelancers and members of the marketing team, etc. 
  • Coach on creative process and ensuring on-time delivery of projects. 
  • Communicate and facilitate the art direction and formatting of design deliverables and produce necessary marketing pieces in both print and digital environments for a wide range of projects. 
  • Collaborate internally across marketing, people teams, product and Business Resource Groups (BRGs) to conceptualize and execute creative solutions that can be translated across various media platforms. 
  • Keep up-to-date and informed on the latest trends and best practices in design, marketing and social media.
  • Report to and work closely with the Brand Studio, Creative Manager to create campaign designs, event themes, infographics, case studies, interactive graphics, email headers, one pagers and demand generation assets that will make Degreed stand out in the marketplace.
  • Support web team with graphics to be used on Degreed.com and landing pages used for events and demand generation.
  • Lead and guide creative team members, contractors and agencies to visualize creative solutions for future campaigns.
  • Conceptualize, plan, design and produce a wide range of specialized graphics, videos and/or illustrative material against the set strategic brief.

Who You Are

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant certifications or training in Design, Marketing, Journalism, Communications or related field.
  • Creative expertise brought to life with all the right tools: Outstanding talent and skills in digital content creation tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Media Encoder, Cinema 4D, Octane, Redshift, Asana, and presentation tools such as Google Docs, Google Forms, Google Slides, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience developing brand concepts, and designing for everything from web to ads to event concepts and demand generation content.
  • Experience working with a very people-centric, playful brand

What Sets You Apart

  • Ability to meet deadlines while prioritizing a changing workload.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Enjoy interacting and collaborating with peers and stakeholders.
  • Attention to detail, follow through and open communication with stakeholders.
  • Creative spirit who appreciates and craves a culture of lifelong learning and working together.
  • Visual storyteller who loves to learn something new.

Total Rewards at Degreed

We believe your best work happens when you have a complete life balance, and Degreed gives you the support and flexibility to make that happen. Degreed is committed to delivering a comprehensive benefits program that provides the support you need. At the time of this posting, this role is eligible to participate in the following benefits:
  • Comprehensive health insurance for you and your family (both PPO and HDHP plans available)
  • Dental and vision plans for you and your family
  • Employer-paid life insurance, AD&D, short-term disability, and long-term disability
  • Company equity
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with up to 4% match
  • Company funded HSA and dependent care FSA (pending eligibility)
  • Generous Parental Leave
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off and 5 sick days per year
  • Education benefit: Up to $1,200 per year for anything you want to learn (and we mean anything)!
  • One-time Home Office Stipend to make your workspace more comfortable
  • Monthly internet and phone stipend
  • Monthly wellness stipend through Twic
*Degreed reserves the right to modify these benefits at any time, for any reason in accordance with applicable law. Please note the offerings vary based on location.

Work Environment & Physical Demands

Degreed is a remote-first company, however our roles are open to in-office or flex work if you live in a city with a physical office location (when it is safe to return to the office). This role has the opportunity to operate 100% virtually from your home office. We primarily collaborate with our US and International colleagues through virtual meetings (Zoom), email, and Slack. In this role, you will be required to operate a laptop computer (PC or Mac available), computer software platforms, and other office productivity machinery as necessary.  Due to the nature of this role, you must be able to remain stationary for extended periods, and must be able to observe and interpret written and/or verbal communication. 

Additional Information 

Degreed provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 
 
We are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Degreed will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. 
 
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
 
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