At LightStep, our mission is to deliver confidence at scale for those who develop, operate, and rely upon today’s powerful software applications. We created LightStep because we understand the massive architectural transformation underway in the software industry, and we saw an opportunity to accelerate it, all while improving the quality of the developer and end-user experience. While we learned a great deal from our experiences building Dapper (Google’s distributed tracing solution) and Monarch (Google’s high-availability metrics solution), LightStep is in many ways a reaction to and a generational improvement beyond those approaches. Our story as individuals and as a company revolves around continuous learning, careful listening, and the belief that these fundamentally new software architectures require fundamentally new solutions.

Lightstep is looking for our first Brand and Communications Designer to join our San Francisco office and help us develop our brand identity and engage our savvy, technical audience in a way that motivates and inspires them. As an early member of LightStep's Design team, you will help shape our culture of design and play an instrumental role in crafting the future of our brand.

You’d be a great addition if…

  • You’re excited to leverage your design skills to create innovative ways to engage our technical buyers
  • You’re excited to constantly test and refine creative strategies and approaches to maximize impact
  • You love building a brand through creative approaches to visual storytelling
  • You love to multi-task and lead the creative effort on a wide range of external and internal deliverables including but not limited to website design, digital and physical ads, iconography, presentations, trade show design, art direction for video  creation
  • You’re a great communicator and can clearly articulate your design decisions
  • You’re a strong collaborator and enjoy working cross-functionally to deliver excellent results and welcome constructive criticism as part of the design process
  • You like to continuously push yourself to deliver the highest quality work on time and on budget and constantly raise the bar for quality
  • You have experience building a dynamic, creative brand system that wows its audiences
  • You have a bias for execution and show tremendous initiative
  • You have a dazzling portfolio of work you can share with us

 

Bonus points if…

  • You’ve got professional visual and web design experience working for leading-edge technical b2b audiences
  • You’ve got animation, icon, and illustration design experience
  • You’ve got experience with Marketo, Adobe Creative Suite, Wordpress, Figma, and modern design tools

 

LightStep is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

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