Visual Designer (Part-time Contract)

Job description

NOTE:  This is a remote position for candidates located anywhere on the East Coast of the US.


At Cloud Academy we are building the Operating System for technology skills. Every company will need to build software in the future and therefore tech skills and people have become today’s biggest assets for every organization.


We help large organizations worldwide assess, build and develop their technology skills at scale, investing in their people. With customers in 140+ countries worldwide and fantastic growth over the last several years, we are not just reinventing technology skills management for enterprises, but we are defining a set of products that help people and companies advance and optimize their work.


Our enterprise platform is unique. Our Product and Content teams work on building a unique experience that drives change inside large organization with a combination of structured programs and software that we design from scratch like Hands-On Labs, Content Engine and Skill Profiles.


Our marketing team is quickly growing and is looking for support in our visual design activities. We are currently looking for an experienced visual designer that can work with us for a minimum of 10 hours a week and a maximum of 20-25 hours in specific periods.


In this role you will, first and foremost, collaborate with our Marketing team to design new email marketing templates, as well as several banners for our paid channels, landing pages and components we use to effectively engage and communicate with our prospects and users on social channels, and internal and external channels.


Your role is a creative one, we are looking for someone who can inspire us with ideas and can execute on this autonomously. Our team is busy executing our marketing roadmap, you need to insert yourself into it and contribute with your experience and support. To give you an example, you might be involved in a meeting to create new email templates based on our current branding guidelines or design covers and fabrics for our events.


Cloud Academy is a product-first organization. Your passion for tech skills, personal development and well-designed SaaS enterprise products is a strong plus for this position.


You will get a chance to learn how people from 140+ countries worldwide learn and advance in their career, so you will have a unique multicultural perspective on how the world learns technology. A strong passion for learning about different cultures is a strong requirement in this position.

What you will do

  • You will design, propose and execute visual designs for our marketing team that are related to several activities from email marketing to webinars to social networks and paid advertising.
  • You will work individually with specific people on our Marketing team and occasionally with our product team.
  • From time to time you will be involved in our marketing meetings to brainstorm and propose/align with ideas for our campaign.
  • You will need to align our current social pages to our brand guidelines and website design

Requirements

  • Previous experience in this role for other remote/distributed organizations - previous experience for a SaaS enterprise platform is a strong plus
  • Fluent / Native-level written and spoken English
  • You should be based in Europe or on the US East Coast. You will work with teams in both regions.
  • 2-5 years experience designing marketing campaigns from a visual and graphical perspective in collaboration with marketing teams
  • Experience with the most common CMS platforms - we use Wordpress so experience with it is a plus.
  • Familiarity with the most common Marketing tech tools (Mailchimp, HubSpot, Marketo etc.) is a requirement.
  • Strong passion for digital marketing is a requirement for this position. You will cooperate and work directly with our marketers, and you should be able to speak the same language.
  • A general understanding of subscription business models, including freemium, free trial, account expansion, and upsells.
  • A strong passion for Technology and Cloud is a BIG plus for this position
  • Experience with AWS, Azure, Google Cloud and related cloud technologies is a BIG plus for this position.