Junior Product Designer, Growth at Axios

Junior Product Designer, Growth

  • Remote (US)

Quick Take:

Axios is a growth-stage startup dedicated to providing trustworthy, award-winning news content in an audience-first format. We are hiring a Junior 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 Growth department to conceptualize and create designs for all digital and email marketing initiatives. A successful candidate will understand the company’s growth goals and 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 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 all digital and email marketing channels and adheres to the highest standards. 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
  • Ability to articulate and advocate for design decisions to both immediate and larger teams
  • Comfort with both conceptual and strategic design approaches
  • Ability to collaborate closely and effectively with internal stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently and follow creative direction
  • Maintain an eagerness for feedback
  • Understanding of user-flow and digital experiences
  • Motion design or animation skills is a plus

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

Additional pandemic-related benefits:

  • One mental health day per quarter
  • $100 monthly work-from-home stipend
  • Tele-mental health services
  • OneMedical membership, including tele-health services
  • Increased work flexibility for parents and caretakers
  • Access to the Axios Family Fund, which was created to allow employees to request financial support when facing financial hardship or emergencies
  • Weekly company-sponsored exercise and meditation classes
  • Virtual company-sponsored social events