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Brand Designer (South Korea or Singapore)

Define and create a visual language as an extension of the brand (illustrations, icons, colors, typography, animations, etc.)

type of job

full-time

updated at

12 months ago

job details

Role Overview

We’re seeking to hire a Brand Designer to join our design team.

Designers at Airfoil work either on internal products (Cheque, Mira, Flow) or on our partners’ products, typically in 4-6 month cycles (allowing you to contribute to various products across web3).

Location

Strongly prefer candidates based in either Seoul (South Korea) or Singapore

Responsibilities

  • Lead projects for the brand team and own client communication
  • Mentor and guide fellow team members
  • Define and create a visual language as an extension of the brand (illustrations, icons, colors, typography, animations, etc.) and own all aspect of brand design for projects
  • Collaborate with UX designers to create and maintain a cohesive and consistent brand experience between Marketing and Product.
  • Continually iterate on concepts in an effort to make the brand relevant and relatable to our audience(s).
  • Nice to have: Illustration or graphic design ability

Requirements

  • Prior brand design experience in software products
  • A portfolio showcasing brand and visual design work with a strong design sensibility
  • Effectively communicate conceptual ideas and design rationale
  • Engage in constructive design critiques
  • Able to work independently, prioritize accordingly, and iterate quickly
  • Strong communication skills without a fear of over communication
  • Ability to prototype in your tool of choice (Figma, Illustrator, etc.)
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently but also collaborative and driven by group critique

Important Note

In your cover letter, answer the following questions:

  • Which part of your portfolio should we particularly pay attention to?
  • What's your design experience in software products?

About the team

At Airfoil, we believe that your time with us should be helpful to us and to you, and we see your experience here as an opportunity to further your learning and growth as a designer. For these reasons, we will support you in several ways:

  • Thorough design critiques and support from our team.
  • Access to learning resources and projects. 
  • Cross-border experience and training from tech company founders. 

At Airfoil, we are committed to building a safe environment where you will be supported through your professional and personal growth. We are designers second and people first.

How we will support you

At Airfoil, we believe that your time with us should be helpful to us and to you, and we see your experience here as an opportunity to further your learning and growth as a designer. For these reasons, we will support you in several ways:

  • Thorough design critiques and support from our team. Through your work with us, we will collaborate actively with you, offer feedback on your work, and relay feedback from our clients. We will help you develop your skills both in terms of user experience/design thinking and aesthetic quality.
  • Access to learning resources and projects. In addition to client work, we will occasionally host ‘design jam’ sessions via video call to support you in your growth as a designer.
  • Cross-border experience and training from tech company founders. Our team is led by Silicon Valley tech company founders hailing from the USA and Korea, and while working with early-stage companies our team will be there for you to assist and advise.

At Airfoil, we are committed to building a safe environment where you will be supported through your professional and personal growth. We are designers second and people first.

Employment Type

  • Employee, full-time
  • Contractor, full-time or part-time

Workplace

Regarding the COVID-19 pandemic: While the outbreak is in place and working from home is recommended, all work will be conducted remotely. If it is safe to work in person, you will have the option of either working from home or working in person.

  • Most work will be conducted remotely, as our team is primarily US-based.

About Us

Airfoil is a collective of designers, engineers, and artists helping cutting-edge products in crypto, the creator economy, and future of work take flight. Since our inception in 2019, we’ve worked with 80+ teams to bring their products to market, including Solana Labs, Drift Protocol, Layer3.xyz, Playhouse, Highbeam, and more.

As we increase our involvement in the web3 space and prepare to launch our own product offerings, we’re rapidly growing our Toronto and Singapore-based (but remote friendly) design teams.

As a fast-growing startup, working at Airfoil is both exciting and sometimes challenging.