Graphic Designer (Contract, Part-Time)

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Graphic Designer (Contract, Part-Time)

Job description


Major League Hacking (MLH) is looking for a part-time contract Graphic Designer who specializes in print design and illustrations to help us educate and empower our community. Every year, thousands of developers, designers, and makers attend MLH events where they learn new skills and develop a deep passion for technology.


As a Graphic Designer, you'll be responsible for helping us design all of the print assets that communicate what MLH is and what we do at those events. You'll partner with our Head of Product Design to quickly bring your designs to life.

This is a Part-Time Contract role that must be performed in US EST hours. This is a fully remote role.


Responsibilities:

  • Mockups and drafts of graphics and print/digital assets. You'll partner with our Head of Product Design to understand the goals of each asset and then create it.

  • Illustrating variants of styles/designs for sub-brands of MLH. 

  • Design high fidelity assets for print and socials. You'll turn your approved drafts into print-ready assets that can be handed off to our operations team. You'll be responsible for creating assets such as:
    • Social media graphics

    • Stickers

    • Print cards

    • Swag materials

    • Posters, etc.

About Major League Hacking (MLH):
Major League Hacking (MLH) is rethinking technical education for the modern world. Now that every company is a technology company, we need faster and more effective ways to train the talent that everyone depends on. Our unique hands-on, community-driven approach has helped more than 500,000 technologists worldwide launch their careers and stay up-to-date with the latest trends. If you're passionate about technology, education, and the future of work – this is the place for you!

  • We’re a team of 30 full-time people with offices in New York City and Bangalore/Delhi.
  • Our co-founders, Swift and Jon, were recognized for their work in education by Forbes in the 2017 30 Under 30 list.
  • We work with some of the top technology brands like Dell, Oculus, and Amazon to help them reach our community and get the latest and greatest tools into their hands.
  • We have a group of world-class investors focused on technology and impacting technical education including General Catalyst, Alexis Ohanian (Reddit), Jeff Lawson (Twilio), Rethink Education, Jobs for the Future, and Reach Capital.
  • We are a mission driven B Corp, committed to responsibly serving the world and our community.

If you’ve found yourself excited thinking about this role, even if you don’t quite meet every requirement, we encourage you to apply. Hacking is all about figuring out different solutions to problems, and showing how your experience might serve as a substitute for our requirements might be your first hack with us.


We serve a diverse community and perspectives of women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ people, and those with backgrounds typically not served by technology help us serve our community more deeply. We strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities.


Requirements

  • Skills in Figma, Adobe Creative Suite, and Google Workspace (GSuite)

  • Ability to clearly communicate complex ideas using text, images, icons, custom illustrations

  • Responsiveness — we'll be iterating over your work quickly.

  • Availability to work during US EST business hours most days of the week

  • You must be at least 18 years old for this position

Preferred skills:
  • Figma/Figjam
  • Illustration
  • Social Media digital/physical assets
  • Brand design
  • Motion design