Associate Designer
Austin, TX, US | Full-time
Creative
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Bumble is looking for a skilled and passionate Associate Designer to work closely with our in-house creative team in Austin Texas, directly reporting to the US Design Lead. Your responsibilities will be collaboratively extending Bumble's brand across a variety of marketing applications, including but not limited to print + production, experiential, merchandise, and digital projects. Excellent typography and vector skills are required, along with solid conceptual abilities and extremely strong attention to detail. Clear communication skills while maintaining a positive attitude and remaining adaptable are an essential part of the job since you will wear many hats, juggle multiple projects at once, and be expected to efficiently solve a host of unique challenges each day.


EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • Proven experience design experience, preferably at an agency or in-house team
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud, especially Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop
  • Excellent typography, vector and illustration skills
  • A special affinity for experiential, print, as well as merchandise design
  • Remain adaptable and efficient while juggling several simultaneous projects in an extremely fast-paced environment
  • Excellent time management skills and willingness to go above and beyond to meet deadlines and produce visuals of the utmost quality and brand integrity
  • Ability to present work and articulate design thinking with a strong attention to detail
  • Background in production (digital or experiential) design is a plus
  • Basic knowledge of Figma is a plus 
  • Motion graphics skills are a plus

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Translate and evolve Bumble’s design system across various applications and platforms to create a cohesive brand experience
  • Support and work collaboratively with other Designers on a variety of projects that require multiple hands
  • Collaborate with a variety of teams across the organization but especially the Community Marketing and Merchandise teams
  • Lead and drive assigned projects from concept to completion with limited oversight or management
  • Maintain Bumble’s brand standards and help enforce brand guidelines as growth continues into new markets and ensure cross-functional brand strategy
  • Stay ahead of best-in-industry technology, brands, and design techniques

ABOUT YOU:

  • Strong believer in Bumble’s brand vision and values
  • Kind and thoughtful with a positive attitude 
  • Self-starter: thrives on taking ownership of initiatives with limited oversight
  • A knowledge seeker, with the ability to learn new platforms, techniques, and learn from other team members
  • Derive inspiration from out in the world: experiential, fashion, technology, advertising, and other design trends
  • Have your finger on the pulse of what’s disrupting the design industry
  • Excited about working in a fast-paced environment and getting your hands on a wide variety of projects
  • Stellar communication skills and ability to present your design-thinking
  • A team player and proactive contributor who is equally comfortable working autonomously
  • Unafraid to hustle and a willingness to rise to any occasion

With over 700 staff in 10+ countries all working remotely during the time of COVID-19, we’ve worked hard to adapt and support our teams during this challenging time, including:

Flexible working hours

Streaming free, live yoga & meditation sessions each week, as well as a full weekly timetable of free online exercise classes

‘Random Coffee’ - connecting staff across the globe in pairs once a week to get to know each other over a video chat

‘First Fridays’ - meal delivery for a remote lunch with your team once a month

Employee Support Fund for those whose households are experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19

Written resources to guide employees through this challenging time

You will also be taken through a fully digital onboarding process!

About Bumble Inc.: Bumble Inc. is the parent company of Badoo and Bumble, two of the world’s highest-grossing dating apps with millions of users worldwide. The Bumble platform enables people to connect and build equitable and healthy relationships. Founded by CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd in 2014, the Bumble app was one of the first dating apps built with women at the center, and the Badoo app, which was founded in 2006, was one of the pioneers of web and mobile dating products. Bumble currently employs over 700 people in offices in Austin, Barcelona, London, and Moscow. For more information, please visit: https://team.bumble.com/

Associate Designer
Austin, TX, US | Full-time
Creative
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