Senior Brand Designer at Medium

  • Design
  • Fulltime
  • Anywhere (100% Remote) Only
Job Description

Everyone has a story to tell. Medium is the place where stories take shape and take flight. We believe that what you read and write matters, and we’re building a place that rewards depth, nuance, and time well spent over clicks and sensationalism. Over 100 million people connect and share their wisdom on Medium every month — and we’re growing! Our mission is to deepen our collective understanding of the world through the power of writing.

We are looking for a Senior Brand Designer to help tell our story, evolve our brand identity, and care for all things brand. You will design best-in-class creative for feature releases, original content, social channels, emails, landing pages, and swag — and you’ll empower others on the team through guidelines, templates, and tools. You’ll drive large-scale initiatives like sub-branding and event design and propose your own. You’ll join the design team and partner closely with other functions. This is a unique opportunity to shape Medium’s brand language, short- and long-term.

What you’ll do

Execute design projects from ideation to implementation

Collaborate with cross-functional teams to iterate on ideas and deliver creative on time

Maintain a cohesive brand identity across our products and channels

Document work clearly and find ways to automate workflows

Partner with the Design Director to build a vision for brand design

Initiate new projects that push our brand forward

Bring design inspiration to the team through your work and reference points

Foster a culture of curiosity and continuous learning

Who you are

You have 5+ years of relevant experience expressing and evolving a brand identity across a range of channels

You’re familiar with Medium and excited about our mission

You’re fluent with Figma, Adobe Suite, and best production practices for digital

You have an eagle eye for typography, composition, and color application

You have experience with motion design and illustration

You have experience building brand and/or product design systems

You enjoy collaborating with product designers and product teams

You build a narrative around your work and guide stakeholders to your recommendation

You can start a project from scratch and come up with something surprising yet strategic

We’d love it if

You have additional specializations like writing, coding, icon design, print

Salary range

$151,200 - $196,600 a year

Medium's salaries are not dependent on geographic location.

At Medium, we foster an inclusive, supportive, fun, and challenging team environment. We value having a team that is made up of a diverse set of backgrounds and respect the healthy expression of diverse opinions. We embrace experimentation and the examination of all kinds of ideas through reasoning and testing. Come join us as we continue to change the world of digital media. 

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