Overview

Elastic is a free and open search company that powers enterprise search, observability, and security solutions built on one technology stack that can be deployed anywhere. From finding documents to monitoring infrastructure to hunting for threats, Elastic makes data usable in real-time and at scale. Thousands of organizations worldwide, including Barclays, Cisco, eBay, Fairfax, ING, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, The Mayo Clinic, NASA, The New York Times, Wikipedia, and Verizon, use Elastic to power mission-critical systems. Founded in 2012, Elastic is a distributed company with Elasticians around the globe. Learn more at elastic.co.

We are looking for a talented visual designer with agency or in-house design team experience. You have crafted imaginative advertising campaigns, defined design systems and collaborated with talented content owners. Come join our distributed team of creatives and help us build a fun, quirky and memorable brand.

Please note that a portfolio is mandatory for consideration. We appreciate your understanding.

This is a distributed role to be located in one of our entity countries including (and in no particular order) USA, Canada, the Netherlands, UK, Germany, France, Switzerland, Sweden, Norway, Spain, Denmark, Hong Kong, South Korea, Japan, Australia, or Singapore.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Work closely with our Product Marketing, Demand Generation and Content teams to develop and design campaigns to promote Elastic the company, build our brand as well as promoting our products
  • From icons, typography and color palette to illustration and photography, you will know how the pieces come together and why. Enforce design standards, curate asset libraries and enforce brand integrity
  • Support internal partners through clear guidelines, assets and creative problem solving
  • This can include both internal and external initiatives like events, product launches, training and company culture

What You Bring Along:

  • 6+ years of working as part of design teams at creative agencies or in-house. This is not an entry-level or associate role
  • You have strong art skills. You must be a doodler and a storyteller. Concept sketches are a must when working with our content team and copywriters. Icons? No problem, you’ve been there and done that
  • Strong portfolio with examples of advertising campaigns, design systems and asset creation. Breadth is important to us. (mandatory)
  • You have mastered all the usual Adobe tools, such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign. Mandatory emphasis on Illustrator
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively in small and large groups and defend your design decisions
  • Prior experience working in the technology industry. You enjoy learning about new technologies and are able to collaborate with Product Marketers as well as Product Managers and Engineers
  • Understand business goals, product roadmaps and user insights to translate into clear design priorities for yourself
  • We also use Sketch to design web pages and ads. Yes, presentation tools like Keynote will be used
  • Stay current with the latest design and technology trends across web, desktop, and mobile platforms, and adopt modern techniques as appropriate
  • Ability to uphold responsiveness and collaboration in a remote environment. You are an organized self starter with strong communication skills. Being part of a distributed team requires proactive communication and sometimes even oversharing

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with animation/video production process. Working with writers to develop storyboards.
  • After Effects: You enjoy bringing stories to life with animation. Maybe just fun, animated gifs. It’s all good.

Additional Information – We Take Care of Our People

As a distributed company, diversity drives our identity. Whether you’re looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life. Your age is only a number. It doesn’t matter if you’re just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.

We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.

  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Health coverage for you and your family in many locations
  • Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Double your charitable giving – We match up to $1500 (or local currency equivalent)
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave

Different people approach problems differently. We need that. Elastic is committed to diversity as well as inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to the principles of affirmative action. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. If you require any reasonable accessibility support, please email candidate_accessibility@elastic.co.

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